AS Roma Look To Complete Mega Deal For Talented Chelsea Striker

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Serie A giants Roma have become the latest side to declare an interest wantaway Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku and will enter the race armed with a massive bid of their own in order to secure his signature, according to the Daily Star.

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Lukaku has spent the past two years away from Stamford Bridge on loan, where he has impressed with his goalscoring capabilities, however, he has recently admitted that he will seek a permanent exit from the club if he cannot be guaranteed a more involved role next season.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho give subtle indications that the young Belgian has no future in west London after bemoaning his lack of fire power last term despite the 21-year-old scoring freely at Everton.

Samuel Eto’o will leave Chelsea and Demba Ba is in discussions with Besiktas but despite losing two of his strikers, Mourinho could be tempted to cash-in on the Belgian as he rebuilds his front line.

The Blues are reportedly close to agreeing a deal to land Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, which would push Lukaku further down the pecking order.

Chelsea may also be tempted to use him as a makeweight in the deal that could bring highly-rated centre-back Mehdi Benatia to the club.

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