Romelu Lukaku Striker set to become Everton highest paid player in history

This would be a welcomed development for Everton who blocked Lukaku from his wish to rejoin Chelsea in the summer.

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Romelu Lukaku play Romelu Lukaku set to sign new Everton contract (AFP)
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Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is set to become the club’s highest-paid player in history with a weekly wage of £100,000.

After securing contracts for Leighton Baines, Gareth Barry and Mason Holgate, Everton are willing to tie Lukaku to a new deal.

Romelu Lukaku play Lukaku will become the first Everton player to earn £100,000 a week (AFP)

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The new contract will cost Everton who are about to smash their strict wage structure to keep the Belgium international.

When he signs his new contract, Lukaku will be the first Everton player to get a £100,000 per week contract.

The striker’s agent Mino Raiola was at the Goodison Park on Monday, December 19 to watch the Merseyside derby and was with Everton’s majority investor Farhad Moshiri.

Mino Raiola play Mino Raiola has kicked off Lukaku's contract talks with Everton (AFP/File)

 

According to Daily Mail, talks about a new contract for Lukaku is going on smoothly.

This would be a welcomed development for Everton who blocked Lukaku from his wish to rejoin Chelsea in the summer.

The striker’s current contract expires in 2019.

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