(Reuters) - Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is on the brink of a sealing a new deal with the Premier League club, the Belgian’s agent Mino Raiola has said.
The 23-year-old, whose current deal expires in 2019, had been strongly linked with a return to former club Chelsea during the close season.
“With Everton, we have 99.9 percent reached terms. It is a question of putting the details on the paper,” Raiola told talkSPORT.
Everton, who are ninth in the league, face champions Leicester City on Monday.
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Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford