Chelsea chief Petr Cech has admitted he thinks Romelu Lukaku will still be at the club next season even though he’s endured a difficult spell at Stamford Bridge so far.
The Belgium international has struggled for Chelsea, and the Telegraph have been among the outlets to report that Thomas Tuchel could be ready to let him go.
Still, it now seems like Cech is hinting that the Blues plan to keep hold of him, as he backs the player to bounce back next term…
? “I have full confidence that he will bounce back, he will have a strong season.”
Chelsea Technical and Performance Advisor Petr ?ech says he still believes Romelu Lukaku has a future with the club despite strong links of a return to Inter Milan. ?? pic.twitter.com/e1RKjYfNqL
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) June 9, 2022
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It will be interesting to see how this works out, but many Chelsea fans will surely be hoping for a change up front.
Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus is one option being considered as a target in that position.