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Chelsea fans react to reports of interest in Romelu Lukaku

According to the Sunday World, Chelsea are willing to offload five players to fund a transfer for Inter striker Romelu Lukaku.

The Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is hoping to raise the £80 million required to tempt the Serie A champions into a sale – and supporters have been reacting on Twitter.

Lukaku was an integral part of Antonio Conte’s team during 2020/21. He bagged 30 goals as the Milanese giants ended the dominance of Juventus.

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The 28-year-old endured an unsuccessful spell at Chelsea earlier in his career. In 15 appearances he failed to score and was sold to Everton before he really got going.

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Now, the Blues are wanting to re-sign the Belgium international ahead of next season – and will hope to recoup the funds through player sales.

The report suggests that Kepa Arrizabalaga, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ross Barkley, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham will be allowed to leave.

Following the news, supporters have been reacting on Twitter and it seems as though most supporters would welcome the £200,000-a-week back.

Would Lukaku be a good fit for Chelsea?

He could prove to be a tremendous signing.

Some suggested he wasn’t a man for the big occasion during his time at Manchester United; although that was probably a little bit harsh.

Indeed, he’s quashed that notion at the San Siro; scoring in several big games during the club’s title-winning campaign.

Lukaku is a confidence player and as a result, he needs a manager to truly back him on a regular basis.

If Tuchel can instil such confidence in the international striker then he could thrive back at Stamford Bridge.

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