Lukaku: Everton is a good fit for me.


Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has revealed he turned down a move to join current Serie A champions Juventus because he felt that Everton was the perfect fit for him.

Lukaku joined Everton from Chelsea during the summer transfer window in a £28 million deal after becoming unhappy about Mourinho's reluctance to make him the number one striker at Stamford Bridge.

And the 21-year-old Belgian has said he preferred joining Everton despite interests from Juve who offered Champions League football.

"I thought about Serie A and Juventus because they are a big club, but for me Everton was perfect," Lukaku told the Sunday People

"I'm here and I'm happy. I don't regret any choices I've made. Everton was the best choice I could make as a young player who wants to progress and develop.

"This club is a good fit for me. They made so many efforts to get me. I feel at home here."

The Toffees currently sit in 17th position, winning just one out of their seven opening matches and Lukaku believes finishing in the top-four is still a target.

"Everton play good football, we play at the top part of the league and everyone wants to win," Lukaku said. "We want to show that last year wasn't a fluke.

"Our mission is to get that Champions League slot because it was in our hands last season and we let it slip."


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