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Everton looking at Wilfried Bony of Swansea City to replace Lukaku

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: May 15, 2014

Could Roberto Martinez's Everton be looking to Swansea City's Wilfried Bony to replace Romelu Lukaku.

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WILFRIED Bony of Swansea City is being targeted by Everton to replace Romelu Lukaku, it has been reported tonight.

Metro is suggesting Everton think of Bony as the ideal man to fill their star player’s shoes when the Belgian international returns to Chelsea following his loan spell at Goodison Park.

He netted 16 goals in 33 appearances for Everton, who are managed by former Swansea City player and boss Roberto Martinez.

Bony, 25, was a record £12m signing for Swansea, from Vitesse Arnhem last year.

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Five of his 25 goals have come in the Europa League, a record Everton will be considering closely, having qualified for the same competition this season.

But Bony has stated clearly he sees his future at the Liberty Stadium.

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  • yankytaff  |  May 16 2014, 9:06PM

    What I find concerning is the slight but significant change in what GM is saying re Bony, following the S'Land game it was we're not a selling club and we're keeping him, a few days later it had changed to I think we can hold on to him but money talks and mentioning astronomical sums, worrying.

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  • Beard1878  |  May 16 2014, 3:04PM

    EFC made 86 million from the tv deal this season they can afford Bony , depends how much swans want for him , everyone has a price in football

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  • swanseaola  |  May 16 2014, 1:38PM

    Beard 1878 I have a feeling we could see further improvement next season. But we need to hang onto our key players.

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  • yankytaff  |  May 16 2014, 1:35PM

    I think I might be developing some sort of psychic ability, I pretty much know what KP'S posts will be before he posts them

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  • bigphil1959  |  May 16 2014, 1:32PM

    Another pathetic comment from kp , grow up you big kid.

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  • christhejac  |  May 16 2014, 10:39AM

    KP287 you crack me up. You expect monk to name all the players who's places are safe ??? Glad you don't sit next to me in the stadium, but then you don't attend anyway!

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  • KP287  |  May 16 2014, 10:22AM

    Well Monk has said no one`s place is safe, so I suppose Bony has to have options... Monks one liners are starting to crack me up, worth following him just for that...

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  • Towy500  |  May 16 2014, 10:15AM

    Paper talk, Everton can't afford him.

  • woodsyinperth  |  May 16 2014, 8:52AM

    How can they compare those 2 players? Thay are nothing alike at all !!!!!

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  • Hadoken754333  |  May 16 2014, 2:42AM

    You only have to look at Michu and benteke this year to see buying players on a one season wonder can backfire.

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