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Lukaku priced out of Barca move

Barcelona have shown an interest in highly-rated Anderlecht striker Romelu Lukaku, but have been put off by the player's price tag.

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Anderlecht are said to want around €20 million for Lakaku, but the player's agent says Barca were not prepared to offer more than €6 million.

England seems a more likely destination for the 17-year-old if Anderlecht are to achieve close to their desired fee, with Chelsea known to be tracking the player, but agent Christophe Henrotay says most of Europe's big clubs are monitoring his situation.

He told the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper: "Europe's top clubs are interested Yes, Barcelona inquired, but at the asking price they would rather go for a Spanish player.

"If Romelu only cost six million then he would have gone to Barcelona. The problem is that for many clubs he has been too expensive.

"Up to now there have been two written offers but at the end of the season I expect that many clubs will be knocking on our door.''

On Lukaku's poor recent goals return - he has scored only twice for his Belgian club since Christmas - Henrotay added: "He is still developing his game. He has also had a few injuries and felt the pressure. Romelu is only 17 years of age, it is certainly nothing alarming.

"Interested teams have not been influenced by criticism in the media.''

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