Romelu Lukaku will not be available for Chelsea against Crystal Palace today Saturday after breaking his club-record at Stamford Bridge.
The 28-year-old’s return to the club has been confirmed and he was made official Thursday night by seeing the Belgian sign a five-year deal with the club in a deal worth £ 97.5 million.
Lukaku has been given the No.18 shirt at Chelsea, and according to the Premier League website, he is keen to return home.
Lukaku said, “I am delighted and blessed to be back at this beautiful club.” “It was a long journey. I came here as a child with a lot to learn, and now I come back with a lot of experience and maturity.
“My relationship with this club means a lot to me, as you know. I supported Chelsea as a child and now going back and trying to help them win other titles is an amazing feeling.
“The same club is going to fit my intentions perfectly at 28 and come on the Serie A championship. I think this opportunity comes at the right time and I look forward to having more. success together.
“Ever since I left Chelsea, it’s been a long journey with many ups and downs, but these experiences have made me realize that the challenge is to try to help the team to another victory. I can’t wait to start and give the club. to be more successful. ”
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But Lukaku will be expected to make an impact in Chelsea’s starting line-up since he started playing between 2011 and 2014. It looks like he will not be able to feature against Crystal Palace on Saturday but the Chelsea club has revealed that he will be considering a move.