From the Back Pages, July 31: Everton sign up Chelsea’s Lukaku

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EVERTON have signed Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on a five-year deal, the club have announced.

The Toffees confirmed the news on their official website, having agreed to stump up a club record fee worth around £28m fee. A message on the club’s official Twitter page revealed the details of the signing: “Romelu Lukaku becomes our Club-record signing, arriving from Chelsea on a 5-year deal for a fee of £28m.” Daily Star

PREMIER LEAGUE referees will use vanishing spray next season — after it was widely praised at the World Cup. Officials will be able to use the spray-on foam from the start of this coming term in order to position walls at free-kicks and mark out ball placement. The Sun

SUNDERLAND boss Gus Poyet has confirmed his club are in talks with Liverpool striker Fabio Borini. Borini has been linked with a permanent switch to Sunderland this summer after helping the club beat relegation during a successful loan spell last term. Daily Express