Everton loanee Romelu Lukaku reveals study is behind his success.
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has revealed he watches every minute of Premier League football in order to improve his game.
The Belgian is on loan at Goodison Park from Chelsea and Toffees boss Roberto Martinez has said the 20-year-old ‘looks at games in a very different way’ and is ‘like a manager’ in his diligence.
Lukaku bagged 17 goals on loan for West Brom last season and Chelsea’s decision to farm him out to Everton has raised some eyebrows.
The powerful forward has been compared to Blues legend Didier Drogba but Lukaku has revealed it is his approach of the field, rather than his powerful presence on it, that has helped make him such a deadly forward.
“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,” said the former Anderlecht star, who is fluent in six languages – Portuguese, Spanish, French, Dutch, English and a native tongue in Ghana.
“Really I want to be one of the best in this league so you can only learn from the best by watching the best.
“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.”