Belgian and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku believes that keeping hold of John Stones was a positive statement for the club
Ahead of Everton’s clash with West Brom, Lukaku has spoken of the importance of keeping the England international at Goodison Park.
“It’s a statement for the club, for me,” Lukaku said. “It’s nice to see that John showed his character and the club did their job to keep the player.
“But it’s up to us to help John improve to reach the top level, as he is doing at the moment. I think the club made a statement by keeping him here at the club.”