Joining Chelsea Last Summer Was A Mistake – Lukaku Admits
Romelu Lukaku has admitted that joining Chelsea from Inter Milan last summer was a mistake.
Lukaku returned to Chelsea for a club-record £97million, but the homecoming was a disaster, with the Belgian scoring just eight Premier League goals in 26 appearances.
The 29-year-old earned the wrath of Thomas Tuchel, his teammates, and Blues fans after giving an explosive interview last December, where he expressed
While Lukaku has made no secret that Chelsea was the wrong club to join, it was the player himself that pushed for a move away from the San Siro in the first place, but in a new interview, he finally admitted that he never should have considered leaving Italy.
“The biggest challenge of my career will be this season here. “I left the club. It was a mistake, right Nico?” He asked Nicole Barrella jokingly.
“Now I am happy to be wearing this jersey, the team knows what we need to do, it’ll be a great challenge this season and we need to continue like this.
In two seasons with Inter, Lukaku scored 64 goals in 95 games, winning Serie A in 2021.