Date published: Thursday 8th June 2017 3:43

Romelu Lukaku will earn significantly less at Chelsea than the wages on offer at Manchester United, according to reports.

The Belgian striker has his heart set on a return to Stamford Bridge and all that remains is for Everton to lower their £100m asking price.

The London Evening Standard say that Lukaku will earn in the region of £150,000 a week at Chelsea, which is almost double his current wages at Everton.

According to that report: ‘Manchester United are ready to give him £200,000 a week to move to Old Trafford, which is more than Chelsea are willing to offer, but they are aware of his desire to join the champions and are now pursuing Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.’

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has revealed this week that manager Antonio Conte wants him to find a new club this summer, presumably to make space for Lukaku.