Two players Everton can sign to finally replace Romelu Lukaku

Everton are yet to find the right replacement to Romelu Lukaku who joined Manchester United earlier this summer with only three weeks left to go in the transfer window.

While searching for a replacement, Ronaldo Koeman has brought in Sandro Ramirez for just over £5million, but at just 21 years of age, he is not seen as the ideal replacement to Lukaku with Wayne Rooney better used in the number 10 role.

The Toffees began their Premier League season with a 1-0 win over Stoke City at Goodison Park thanks to a Wayne Rooney goal just before half-time, but a new striker should still be signed to the blue half of Merseyside.

Football Weeks has selected one dream signing and a reality one that could replace the Belgian international and give competition to Rooney and Ramirez.

Dream Signing:  Moussa Dembélé

Everton were reportedly interested in signing French wonderkid Dembele way back in June from Celtic, after he shone in the green and white of Brendan Rodgers’ side last season.

The Sun claimed in June that Koeman’s side were ready to cough £30million on the former Fulham striker, after he netted 32 goals in 49 league and cup appearances during the Hoops’ treble-winning season.

However, a move to sign the France youth international is yet to materialize despite Toffees boss yet to bring a man to Goodison Park that is identified as Lukaku’s replacement.

In what would be a fantastic signing, Dembele is only going to get better and has already showed he can score against the best with a brace during the 3-3 draw against Manchester City in the Champions League last season.

Possession pace, power and an unwavering ability to find the back of the net, the Frenchman would terrorize Premier League defences in a Toffees shirt.

With Dembele asking price reportedly £4million less than he cost last summer, he is an alternative that Everton should consider before the end of the summer.

Reality Signing: Lucas Perez

Lucas Perez

Lucas Perez of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium

Report according to the Independent sometimes in June, it claimed that Lucas Perez would be allowed to leave Arsenal for just £13million this summer, a huge £4million less the Gunners cough to sign him from Deportivo La Coruna last summer.

It is said that Everton were interested in signing the Spaniard, along with a handful of top-tier La Liga clubs.

Hardly given any chances to prove his worth at Arsenal in the Premier League last season, Perez still managed to score seven goals and created five assists in his 21 league and cup appearances for the north London club.

He would prove a much cheaper alternative to Dembele but still possesses the quality to regularly unlock Premier League defences, with Arsenal much more willing than Celtic to sell their striker.

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