Everton defender Distin: Monster Lukaku has the lot

Everton defender Sylvain Distin has hailed the form of teammate Romelu Lukaku.

Everton defender Sylvain Distin has hailed the form of teammate Romelu Lukaku.

The on-loan Chelsea striker struck his fifth goal in as many league games to kickstart Saturday's 2-0 win at Aston Villa.

Distin told evertonfc.com: “Considering Romelu’s age he has got all the qualities.

"He’s a monster. He’s learning game after game and has the right mentality.

“I was talking about his size and his weight with him a week ago. We’re more or less the same weight and to get there I had to work hard in the gym for four years.

“For him it’s just how he is when he wakes up. I wasn’t like that when I was 20. He’s physically blessed and his positioning on the pitch and finishing are improving all the time.

“His attitude is great and that’s the most important thing for a young player, and all our youngsters have that.”

 
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