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Chelsea target Lukaku will sign new Everton contract - Raiola

6:58 AM MYT 10/02/2017
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The Belgium star has been linked with a return to Stamford Bridge, but his agent says the striker is set to ink fresh terms on Merseyside

In-form Everton striker Romelu Lukaku will sign a bumper new contract at Goodison Park, according to his agent Mino Raiola.

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Lukaku, 23, has been linked with a move away from the Toffees after regularly expressing his desire to play Champions League football.

Chelsea have also been credited with an interest in landing the striker, who left Stamford Bridge to join Everton in 2014.

However, Raiola — who also represents Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba — has revealed Lukaku is set to put pen to paper on fresh terms at Everton.

In an interview with talkSPORT, Raiola said: "There are no problems right now between the player and the club.

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"Talks are ongoing. He will sign.”

Lukaku scored four times in Everton's 6-3 Premier League victory over Bournemouth last weekend to usurp Chelsea's Diego Costa and Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez as the top-flight's new current top goalscorer.

The Belgium international has scored 16 league goals so far this season with seventh-placed Everton in the mix for a European qualification spot under Ronald Koeman's guidance.