Now that Thomas Tuchel has been replaced as Chelsea manager, Romelu Lukaku could return to Stamford Bridge.
The German was dismissed after Chelsea’s Champions league defeat to Dinamo Zagreb, and been replaced by Graham Potter, who was formerly in charge at Brighton.
And now the CEO of Inter Milan, Giuseppe Marotta, with whom he is spending the season back on loan, has indicated that this may signal a change in fortune for the Belgians, and that he could return to his parent club ahead of the 2023-2024 season.
Lukaku only scored wight goals after being re-signed for a record fee by the West London club in the summer of 2021, but he has hinted that the problems were just not to do with him, with speculation that Tuchel and the player did not see eye to eye.
He still has another four years left in his current deal with the Premier League side, and, depending on Potter’s assessment of his new squad, could find himself back in their plans for the future.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.