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Ronald Koeman 'wanted to link up with Romelu Lukaku again at Barcelona with the striker replacing Luis Suarez... but the board blocked a move as they can't afford a mega-money deal for the Inter Milan star' Ronald Koeman reportedly wanted a reunion with Romelu Lukaku this summer  The striker scored 27 goals for Everton during Koeman's season as manager  The Dutchman wanted the Belgian star to replace outcast Luis Suarez  Barcelona's board blocked a potential move due to their financial situation

By Kathryn Batte For Mailonline

Published: 08:57 BST, 16 September 2020 | Updated: 08:57 BST, 16 September 2020

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Barcelona reportedly blocked Ronald Koeman's move for Romelu Lukaku this summer because they couldn't afford the Inter Milan star. 

Lukaku scored 27 goals and made seven assists in all competitions during Koeman's season at Everton and the Dutchman wanted to take the striker to the Nou Camp to replace Luis Suarez. 

According to , as reported by Mundo Deportivo, Barca's board considered Koeman's proposal before discarding the idea because of their financial situation.

Ronald Koeman wanted a reunion with Romelu Lukaku after working with the striker at Everton

Ronald Koeman wanted a reunion with Romelu Lukaku after working with the striker at Everton

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