Revealed: Majority of Everton fans would back club-record Dembele deal

Aligned with Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester United, Everton will likely need to sign a replacement for star striker Romelu Lukaku before the summer transfer window slams shut.

Having netted 25 times in the Premier League last season, the Belgian powerhouse will leave some almighty boots to fill at Goodison Park, but The Sun suggest Everton reckon Celtic sensation Moussa Dembele is more than up to the challenge.

During his first season at Parkhead, the 20-year-old Frenchman netted 32 goals across all competitions, including three strikes in the Champions League’s Group Stages.

Having been signed for a miserly compensation fee last summer, TransferMarkt value the former Fulham youngster at just £4.25million – but The Sun believe Everton are ready to offer a club-record sum to seal a switch to Merseyside.

With that in mind, we asked Everton fans earlier this week whether Dembele is deserving of a club record transfer fee and according to our poll, the majority of Toffees followers – 78% – reckon he’s worth the investment.

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