It is all too easy to say the Belgium international should keep his mouth shut and head down.
When you are the singer, you don't pay too much attention to your backup dancers. You are the star and they must dance to your tune.
Which is exactly why Lukaku is destined to leave Goodison Park this summer.
The simple truth is that the Belgium international has outgrown Everton – and is destined for bigger things.
Sorry Toffees fans, but the last standout asset you had was a Blue Roo, and even he jumped ship quickly enough.
Romelu Lukaku belongs at a club higher up in the pecking order than Everton
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Wayne Rooney still had freckles on his face and a full set of natural hair when he quit for Manchester United in 2004.
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Though he has since spoken of the emotional enormity of the decision to call time on his Everton career, it was inevitable from the start.
A stunning Euro 2004 campaign made him hot property. And when you get too hot to ignore, the big boys come calling.
United snared him for £30million and not for a minute has he looked out of place. Even when, on two occasions, he tried to secure a move away, it was Manchester City and Chelsea who spearheaded the race for his signature.
Everton only stand a chance of re-signing him this summer because he is past his peak.
Wayne Rooney quit Everton for Manchester United back in 2004
United boss Jose Mourinho may even be pondering a swap deal nearly three months before the transfer window reopens.
There is nothing to keep Lukaku at Goodison Park, no matter the flattery supporters offer from the terraces.
No Champions League football, no challenge for the Premier League title and – on the evidence of this season – no hope in any of the cup competitions.
It is why United and Chelsea are in for him this summer.
Lukaku has already reaffirmed his desire to quit the club because he feels they cannot match his ambitions.
Everton ace Romelu Lukaku has scored 21 Premier League goals this season
Chelsea, flying high at the top of the table, are well-placed to sign him.
Diego Costa's future remains uncertain while Michy Batshuayi is destined to leave after a lacklustre season since arriving from Marseille.
They cannot offer him the stage he wants and, having flopped at Stamford Bridge earlier in his career, Lukaku could be tempted by a return.
United too have the financial muscle to broker a deal and, despite closing in on Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann, a swoop for Lukaku is not to be ruled out.
There is nothing wrong with a player wanting to take the next step to reach the highest level.
And unfortunately for Everton, Lukaku's future will not include them.