Romelu Lukaku has the blues. After a breakout season at Inter Milan under Antonio Conte, the Belgian striker signed for Chelsea last summer with a massive €115m check. A few months later, the residents of Stamford Bridge are wondering if repatriating the former home goalscorer was a good idea. Indeed, the former Manchester United player is having a difficult season, having gone from the team’s star striker to substitute since Thomas Tuchel fielded Kai Havertz as a false number 9.
A great fault and criticism.
A complicated situation for Lukaku, who has repeatedly expressed his discomfort and his desire to leave. In fact, he did not hide that a return to Lombardy would fill him with joy. Meanwhile, the player with a contract until 2026 will have to finish the season with the Londoners. Injured and out to face Real Madrid in the Champions League during the week, the Belgian started yesterday on the bench in the FA Cup semi-final against Crystal Palace. A match where he disappointed again during the 14 minutes he was on the field.
Big Rom missed a great opportunity in the 90th minute. Served by Werner, who had hit well down the left, the striker hit the post with the goal wide open. A new failure of the Brussels that takes a month without scoring. His last goal dates back to March 19. It was against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup (2-0 victory). Silent for three games, Lukaku has been able to count on the support of Thomas Tuchel. “It’s not easy to come into a game like this with so many runs after an injury. He hasn’t had as many minutes recently as the other players, the fitness of him is not quite good, otherwise there is a big chance that he will start today.”.
Chelsea fans don’t want him anymore
Saved by his coach, the 28-year-old is worried as reported by the daily mail. on the set ofITV SportFormer Blues player Joe Cole said: “Lukaku has six weeks to salvage his Chelsea career. You look at Werner and he doesn’t give up. Lukaku wants to be that turning point but he missed an opportunity. When he’s not right for you, he’s not right for you.”. Ian Wright then added: “When you’re going through what Lukaku is going through, that’s the kind of luck you want”. So, Cole replied: “People saw Lukaku as the missing piece of the puzzle when he returned to Chelsea, that didn’t happen. But he may also return sooner than expected..
Roy Keane concluded this debate by asking: “How badly do you want to save your Chelsea career?” A race that is going through a low point this season. Pleased with his return to Chelsea, the blues crowd is disgusted and has let the striker go altogether. “When did Lukaku’s ending become so horrible? He has failed against so many goalkeepers in recent games.wrote a fan on Twitter. Other posted: “His ability to miss goals is impressive”. Several have requested his departure during the next summer market, believing that he was not worth the 115 million euros that Chelsea paid. Hard return home for Romelu Lukaku.