RONALD KOEMAN admits it is out of his hands as to whether or not Romelu Lukaku stays at Everton.
Skyrotinews understands the Blues are prepared to wait until deadline day before making a move.
The Toffees have slapped a £65m asking price on the Belgian.
Antonio Conte is keen to beef up his frontline, despite already clinching a deal for Michy Batshuayi
Although Koeman has seen John Stones leave, he has had his say on the ongoing Lukaku saga.
“He is still an Everton player but finally the board makes those kind of decisions,” Koeman said.
“Of course, I would like to keep all my best players but I know football. I know business. Let’s wait.
“The club is doing everything to keep all the players we’d like to keep in the team.”
Everton signed Lukaku for a club-record fee of £28m fee in 2014.