The Belgian will be making first appearance for the Blues against Arsenal since his €115m return
Lukaku held his first interview today as a Chelsea player after returning from Inter Milan years since he left Stamford Bridge.
The striker who was earlier on sold off to Everton as his abilities were doubted by ranks in the club has been seen back at the club after Chelsea reached an agreement with Inter Milan.
The Italians although earlier on considered Lukaku as an untouchable but having seen how serious Chelsea’s offer was with Lukaku, Inter Milan gave in after learning of Lukaku’s dreams of returning to Chelsea.
Speaking in one of his past interviews, Lukaku had revealed that returning to Chelsea is a dream for him and is convinced taking the step now is the right thing to do.
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Tuchel will line the Striker up for the first time by weekend when Chelsea take on Arsenal who lost their first game against newly promoted side, Brentford.
The 28-year-old on his own is looking up to the match and glad he will be representing in the Chelsea jersey after a long wait.
“I’m ready [for Arsenal] so it’s just about getting into the team and trying to prove myself to the coaches that if I’m needed, I can play,” Lukaku said of Arsenal.
“We all have to compete throughout the week to earn our starting spot.”
“I’m very happy to be back. It’s good to be around the people and see a lot of familiar faces so I’m looking forward to getting to work with the team.”
“I’ve seen Hakim Ziyech so we had a little chat and I’ve been added to the WhatsApp group but I’m waiting to see the rest of the players tomorrow.”
Chelsea saw a good start against Crystal Palace with a 3-0 victory as Marcos Alonso, Christian Pulisic and debut boy, Trevor Chalobah all booked spots on the score sheet.