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Lukaku watches entire replays of every Premier League game

BLUES SWITCH: Lukaku has become a Blue in Liverpool instead of London (PA)

ON-LOAN EVERTON forward Romelu Lukaku has admitted he is a studious pupil of the game as he watches complete replays of every Premier League match to learn how to better his own goal-poaching skills.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho allowed the 20-year-old Belgium international to join the Toffees on a season-long deal, but that decision seems to already have backfired.

No Blues striker has registered in the league yet, while Lukaku scored the winner for Everton in their 3-2 victory against West Ham.

The intelligent striker, who reportedly speaks six languages – English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, and his native Ghanaian dialect – said watching how other front men navigate defences has helped develop how he takes on defenders standing in his way.

Lukaku said: “It’s true that I watch every single game in the league – 90 minutes.

“I take my time to study and to learn other strikers’ movements and to learn about other defenders. I take my time.”

“Really I want to be one of the best in this league so you can only learn from the best by watching the best.”

The former Anderlecht striker is familiar with being on loan and trying to impress Chelsea from a distance – last campaign he concluded a successful temporary spell at West Brom where he netted 17 times in the top flight.

Still this record was not enough for Mourinho to place his faith in the young player, instead signing decorated veteran Samuel Eto’o from Anzhi Makhachkala to lead Chelsea’s line. But the Cameroonian is yet to score for the west London club.

Speaking further about his motivation to be the best, Lukaku added: “After training I go home and record every game. I have a satellite and I just watch the games.

“My aim is to go down as one of the greatest. That’s why I’m at Everton. I’m here to help the team, the team is here to help me.

“Everton were that step I needed. As a team they are always close to the top four and get to cup finals. That was really interesting for me.”

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