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EuroStars: The stage is set for Romelu Lukaku to shine

| 25.05.2016

It’s almost time to get the wallchart out and start filling in the results and the group tables, with the summer’s European Championships in France almost upon us. That means of course, we’re ready for another festival of the continent’s best and brightest talents.

We love the big tournaments, and this year promises to be a belter as Europe’s best nations go head-to-head.

With 24 teams instead of 16, there’ll be more avenues to explore than ever before, as established sides face up to tournament debutants.

Today we’re looking at one man who has the potential to unlock any defence…

Name: Romelu Lukaku

D.O.B: 13 May 1993

Country: Belgium

Club: Everton

The Big Stat: Has scored double figures in four successive Premier League seasons.

Prize Asset: A beast of a left foot.

International Pedigree: 12 goals in 43 appearances. Made his debut aged just 16.

Twitter: @RomeluLukaku9

Price Tag: £26.25m – according to transfermarkt.co.uk.

Belgium national football team player Romelu Lukaku practices during a training session as part of the preparation for the friendly match against Portugal at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels. / AFP / Belga / Nico Vereecken / Belgium OUT (Photo credit should read NICO VEREECKEN/AFP/Getty Images)

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.



Richard Marsh

Richard loves his sport, especially if it involves the sound of tyres screaming around a race track. He's not fussy though and his '90s Premier League nostalgia and knowledge of team nicknames is tough to match.