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7 = Romelu Lukaku - 8

Despite Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho's overwhelming popularity at Stamford Bridge, few of his decisions are likely to have attracted as much anger and sheer confusion as the one that saw him allow Lukaku to join Everton on a season-long loan deal this summer.

Although Mourinho has recently insisted that it was Lukaku who wanted a move away from West London, the powerful young Belgian has provided a timely reminder of his abilities during a stunning opening spell at Goodison Park.

With eight goals in 13 top-flight appearances for Everton, Roberto Martinez must surely be aware that he is unlikely to land the 20-year-old starlet on a permanent deal.

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