Will Christoph Freund bring Lukaku back to Chelsea?

Romelu Lukaku playing for Inter, 2022-23

Christoph Freund has no current options to deliver Romelu Lukaku back to Chelsea, in accordance to Fabrizio Romano.

Chelsea are closing in on the appointment of Freund as their new director of football, which will see him choose demand of the club’s transfer plan.

It has been proposed that the arrival of Freund could see Lukaku – at present on loan at Inter – handed yet another opportunity to be successful at Chelsea.

What did Romano say about Lukaku?

“Nothing has adjusted between Romelu Lukaku and Chelsea,” Romano wrote in his CaughtOffside column.

“The place is the participant, he’s only concentrated on Inter challenge and he hopes to proceed there also following season.

“No one identified as him on the Chelsea side, so I believe the comeback is not a precedence for both club and player.”

Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner celebrating a rare goal for Chelsea.

Lukaku finished his return to Inter Milan from Chelsea this summertime, joining on a one particular-calendar year loan, with the Nerazzurri spending a loan payment of €8 million plus €4m in increase-ons.

Chelsea paid out €115m for the striker previous summer time in the hope he would be the ultimate piece in the jigsaw to choose them to Premier League glory.

But he endured a disastrous 2021-22 season, scoring only 8 Premier League goals.

He caused a storm at Chelsea in December 2021 after he gave an unauthorised interview to Sky Sport Italia throughout which he declared his unhappiness at the club, criticised manager Thomas Tuchel’s strategies and mentioned that he wished to return to Inter.

This infuriated Chelsea’s administration, homeowners and lovers, and Lukaku’s career at Stamford Bridge hardly ever recovered.

Lukaku has also experienced a halt-start time back again at Inter this season and has missed the final month because of to damage.

He savored a amazing spell at the club from 2019 to 2021, foremost Inter to the Scudetto at the stop of his next season.

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