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Romelu Lukaku returns to Chelsea 10 years after he first joined

Lukaku, who at first moved to Stamford Bridge as a 17-year-old from Belgian side Anderlecht in 2011, gets back to Chelsea on a five-year bargain that sees him become the most generously compensated player at the club, acquiring £200,000 each week after charge.

Subsequent to leaving Chelsea in 2014, Lukaku became quite possibly the most productive strikers in Europe, scoring 87 objectives in 166 games for Everton somewhere in the range of 2014 and 2017, and 42 objectives in 96 appearances during his two years at Manchester United prior to getting paperwork done for Inter in 2019.

The 28-year-old scored 24 objectives in Serie A last season, burying to their first Scudetto in quite a while as the club shut down Juventus’ nine-year rule as Italian first class support.

Lukaku asked Inter to agree transfer with Chelsea  , despite publicly saying he would be staying in Milan before Euro 2020

Inter had initially regarded Lukaku as untouchable this summer, but altered their stance amid pressure to reduce their wage bill.

 

Chelsea might have vanquished the Champions League briefly time last season, while likewise getting a fourth-place finish in the Premier League last term, yet Jorginho was their top scorer in the group with seven objectives.

Timo Werner battled to satisfy hopes following his £47.5m move from RB Leipzig the previous summer, scoring only six first class objectives in 35 appearances, while Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud likewise battled for consistency.

Giroud picked to join AC Milan looking for more normal minutes last month, leaving a spot open in Thomas Tuchel’s positions for another objective man, and Lukaku will be relied upon to walk straight into his firing line-up subsequent to cementing his standing as quite possibly the most productive advances in Europe at San Siro.

The Belgium global neglected to score an objective in 15 serious trips for the Blues when he was keep going on their books, however returns as an undeniably more refined player having terminated Inter to their first Serie A crown in quite a while in 2020-21.

 

“I’m happy and blessed to be back at this wonderful club,’ said Lukaku in a statement of club’s website It’s been a long journey for me: I came here as a kid who had a lot to learn, now I’m coming back with a lot of experience and more mature.

“The relationship I have with this club means so much to me, as you know. I have supported Chelsea as a kid and now to be back and try to help them win more titles is an amazing feeling.

“The way the club is going fits my ambitions perfectly at 28 and just coming off winning Serie A. I think this opportunity comes at the right time and hopefully we can have a lot of success together.

“Since I left Chelsea, it’s been a long journey with a lot of ups and downs, but these experiences made me strong and the challenge is to try to help the team win some more trophies. I can’t wait to get started and to help the club achieve more success.”

He has recorded 64 goals and 16 assists in 95 appearances for the Nerazzurri, and will now be expected to help the Blues launch a serious title challenge when the new campaign kicks off.

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