Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has hinted at his interest in Everton striker Romelu Lukaku.

Lukaku is on-loan at Everton from Chelsea and expected to be put up for sale this summer.

Pardew said: "I think he is a player a lot of clubs will be looking at in the summer. I don't think Everton will get a free run at him.

"At the moment, it is a bit like we are with Loïc (Remy). It is a situation that Everton would love to keep him, as we would with Loïc, but those questions are really out of Everton's and our control."

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