Future at club and with the Red Devils: Chelsea sets a price but it’s still unclear for Romelu Lukaku

Future at club and with the Red Devils: Chelsea sets a price but it’s still unclear for Romelu Lukaku
Future at club and with the Red Devils: Chelsea sets a price but it’s still unclear for Romelu Lukaku

No one will be surprised by the information: the story between Romelu Lukaku and Chelsea is over. Even if Mauricio Pochettino had not closed the door a few weeks ago, everything suggests that the number nine will never wear the Blues jacket again.

Loaned to Inter Milan then to AS Roma, he still does not know what his future will hold. Since the start of his Roman adventure, the striker has scored 20 goals in all competitions.

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According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea would like to sell Big Rom’ permanently. For this, a price has been set: 40 million euros (38 million pounds). “Chelsea are ready to sell him for this sum”says the big man of the transfer market. “A gentleman’s agreement was even granted with the Lukaku clan for this sum.” On the other hand, the Londoners no longer want to give the 31-year-old Belgian any gifts. “This is not an official release clause. But it has the same effect because Chelsea are ready to accept any proposal for this amount…”

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This last information concerning the origin of the proposal is far from trivial. “It’s not just AS Roma. Any club can make an offer and sign him because Lukaku will no longer be part of the Chelsea project”finished the Italian journalist.

Last summer, José Mourinho managed to convince Lukaku to sign for the Louve club. It must also be said that the striker did not have many options after politely refusing a direct transfer to Saudi Arabia.

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The whole question is there: will he still be able to say no to a (last) very big contract? With the Euro in his sights and his former coach who coveted him, it was impossible to turn his back on AS Roma.

The situation seems to have changed since the contract extension of Daniele De Rossi. The legendary Roman appreciates the striker’s profile and has made him his number one. But will the club pay 40 million euros for a striker who is over 30? Who else would be ready for such an investment, if not clubs in the Middle East who have unlimited resources?

Especially since the striker has already had words for the Saudi League which he seems to appreciate. Certainly, this communication was made during an advertising match paid for by the Saudis. But Big Rom’ no longer seems insensitive.

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What about the Red Devils after the Euro?

Another element to take into account: his mission with the Red Devils is slowly coming to an end. Will he still want to continue after this Euro? Nothing is less certain even if no official information has leaked.

The striker has already made several allusions to his end with the national team. This was long before he established himself as the undisputed and indisputable leader of the Red Devils, armband on his arm. He was a real compass for the new generation entangled in the Courtois affair and impacted by the repeated injuries of Kevin De Bruyne.

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Under Tedesco, he acted as a true leader in the dressing room but also on the pitch with 14 goals during qualifying for the Euro. Loïs Openda’s explosion could perhaps also push him to think.

One thing is certain, several questions will arise after the German tournament concerning the future of the former Anderlecht player.

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