Atkins is the head of recruitment at Goodison Park.
‚ÄúRomelu had a terrific season for Everton last year and I know everyone at the football club wants to see him back,‚ÄĚ Atkins told talkSPORT.
‚ÄúHopefully things can be sorted out, I think he‚Äôs quite settled in his mind that he wants to come to Everton, and hopefully he‚Äôll be pulling on our blue shirt again next term.
‚ÄúOur loan signings all did brilliant for us last season. Gareth Barry has signed permanently now which is fantastic, and hopefully Lukaku will as well.
‚ÄúI know the manager would like back him at Everton and I‚Äôm sure if he comes he‚Äôll be a great asset and can help us get to that next level of European football.‚ÄĚ
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