Everton loan signing Romelu Lukaku says a call from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho convinced him about the move.

Lukaku says Mourinho couldn't guarantee him regular football this season.

"Jose Mourinho called me and he was clear with me. It is better like that. I like it when a coach is honest.

"He is the best coach I have had. He wanted to make me better and did it with a firm hand. Together, we agreed that a loan was the best solution.

"Other clubs were interested. For Malaga, I was not allowed to go outside England. West Bromwich Albion was also there but I didn't want to choose the easy option.

"We must face challenges and mine will be at Everton."

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