What The Papers Say - 4 April
Lukaku tipped to leave Chelsea, plus Barry's praise for McCarthy.
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Romelu Lukaku's future is a hot topic of conversation in today's newspapers, with many tipping the on-loan forward to leave Chelsea this summer.
The Daily Mirror believe Everton will be favourites to land the Belgian international should they qualify for the Champions League, while the Liverpool Echo expect Tottenham to rival the Blues for his signature.
The Daily Telegraph, the Independent and Daily Express are also among the papers to include Lukaku in a list of names they anticipate to depart Stamford Bridge this summer.
Elsewhere, Roberto Martinez tells the Echo he has urged his players to carry on playing the attacking brand of football that has seen them 'gatecrash' the Premier League's top five.
In the same paper, the Blues boss also expresses his delight that Republic of Ireland star Darron Gibson is set to rejoin full training, while Gareth Barry says Gibson's international cohort James McCarthy is up there with the best central midfield partners he's ever played with.
In his regular Echo column, former Everton boss Howard Kendall says Martinez's men should have no fear of Arsenal this Sunday on the back of eight successive home wins and describes how a return to Europe's elite competition would be 'massive' for the Blues.