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Birthdate:  May 13, 1993    Birthplace:  Antwerp    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  220 lbs    

September 27, 2014    Romelu Lukaku News

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Lukaku looked good Saturday getting off all three of his shots on goal and drawing four fouls in the 1-1 draw to Liverpool.

Lukaku was unlucky to score in this one but his productivity and activeness are a good sign going forward. Everton travel to Manchester next weekend and with how poor their defense looks, Lukaku looks a fine bet to score next weekend.

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Romelu Lukaku: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 21, 2014

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Lukaku scored again Sunday in the 3-2 loss to Crystal Palace Sunday.

Lukaku is starting to get hot netting in back to back games now. When Lukaku gets going there aren't many better strikers around, so now is the time to get him into your lineups before his value skyrockets. He'll look to net again against rivals Liverpool next weekend.

September 13, 2014

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Lukaku scored in the 2nd minute and was later subbed off in the 68th minute of the 2-0 win over West Brom Saturday.

It's good to see Lukaku get his name on the scoresheet for the first time this year just a week after dealing with some minor toe problems. Lukaku is just getting started and don't be surprised to see him grab another goal in a very favorable match-up next weekend hosting a poor Crystal Palace side.

September 12, 2014

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Lukaku has been dealing with a toe ailment recently and he was unable to play for Belgium over the international break, but he is expected to face West Brom on Saturday.

Lukaku will lead the line for Everton as they look for their first win of the season. While Steven Naismith has scored three goals in three games, Lukaku is still the upside play out of Goodison Park.

August 30, 2014

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Lukaku returned from his minor toe injury to start and play 89 minutes against Chelsea in the 6-3 loss Saturday.

It was disappointing not to see Lukaku score in a 9 goal match against his former club, but he may be just easing back into fitness with the nicks he has picked up. Lukaku plays another former club in West Brom in two weeks and will look to get his name on the score sheet in a good matchup.

August 24, 2014

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Everton manager Roberto Martinez confirmed that Lukaku was removed from Saturday's match against Arsenal in the 77th minute due to a toe injury. "Romelu has been struggling with a knock on his toe and he did incredibly well to be available today," Martinez said in his post-match press conference.

Despite the toe injury, Lukaku is expected to play next weekend against Chelsea, who sold Lukaku to Everton this summer after sending him on loan there last season.

August 23, 2014

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Lukaku assisted on Steven Naismith's goal in a 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Saturday

Lukaku made a typical beast run to get open and eventually slotted a pass that Naismith finished off nicely. Lukaku took two shots and came off with what looked to be a commanding 2-0 lead in the 76th minute, which Everton eventually blew. He will look to make his former club pay next weekend when Everton host Chelsea.

August 16, 2014

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Lukaku is in the starting XI for Everton's Premier League opener against Leicester City.

There was speculation that Lukaku may sit after beginning his preseason training late due to the World Cup, but the Belgian striker returns and starts his first competitive match since transferring from Chelsea.