Watford have closed the gap on Everton in the battle for Premier League survival at the foot of the table after their surprising 2-1 win at the home of Southampton. The Hornets trailed Everton by three points before their game against the Saints and they were able to move level with the Merseyside giants after beating the Saints in front of their home fans.

Ronald Koeman Happy to See Romelu Lukaku Signing New Contract

A few weeks ago, Everton manager Ronald Koeman admitted that it would be very difficult for the club to keep hold of forward Romelu Lukaku.

He felt that a player of Lukaku’s quality would soon be playing in the Champions League and that it would be difficult for Everton to stop him from leaving the club. There are numerous transfer rumours surrounding the 23-year-old in the summer including a potential return to Chelsea. However, Everton resisted the urge to sell the player after a slapping a £75 million valuation which appeared to have done enough to scare away potential suitors.
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