Register Login Scores


Lukaku: Bring On Rooney, Eto'o, Anybody

The latest striker linked to Chelsea by the rumour mill is Borussia Dortmund star Robert Lewandowski.

The Polish ace is unlikely to move to Stamford Bridge however, considering the raise he was recently given by Dortmund in a bid to keep him there happily for one more season.

The Blues also continue to be linked to transfer moves for either Wayne Rooney or Samuel Eto’o, with manager Jose Mourinho having admitted that his attack is the one area he wants to augment as a priority.

However, there is already a potentially world class frontman biding his time at the Bridge- Belgian battering ram Romelu Lukaku.

Lukaku has returned from his successful loan spell at West Brom, and is ready to challenge Chelsea’s current strikers- Fernando Torres and Demba Ba- and whoever else arrives, in his bid to become the club’s go-to centre-forward.

"Every player wants to be in the best team there is," Lukaku said confidently.

"If a player can improve us, why not? Samuel Eto'o, Wayne Rooney, I have heard everyone.

“I am not scared. Let them come."

Lukaku was dismayed after moving to Chelsea as a teenager with his path to regular game time barred.

But he has clearly been soothed by Jose Mourinho, who and is now willing to wait for his chance to shine, having started Chelsea’s first two league games on the bench.

"I'm getting closer to where I need to be and hopefully also closer to the starting line-up, my main ambition," Lukaku said.

"If I keep working hard, like I'm doing now, showing the talent that I have, hopefully I get to start in the next game.

"Compared to the first year, when I arrived here it was all about learning and taking a bit off all the players, now it's about starting games."

Is Lukaku good enough to lead Chelsea's line? Click here to tell us.

"Freak" Lukaku Aims To Emulate Drogba & Van Persie

Lukaku: I'll Outscore Chelsea's Strikers

Lukaku Goal Malaysia XI vs Chelsea 0-3


Top 5

Comitis: I Don't See Chiefs Getting Special Treatment

78 Dec 03, 2021 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

Insider Reveals Extent Of Chiefs’ Covid Ward

50 Dec 03, 2021 11:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Bucs Qualify For CCC Without Kicking A Ball

30 Dec 03, 2021 08:13 AM in Orlando Pirates

Dr President – Inside Mkhize’s Glamourous Graduation Celebrations

9 Nov 29, 2021 10:42 AM in The Best Of The Rest

Best Friends! Hotto & His Wife’s Cutest Looks Together

4 Nov 29, 2021 02:58 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Ghana Move On From Penalty Drama?

21 Dec 01, 2021 01:29 PM in African Football

Maluleka & 4 Others Struggling For Action At Sundowns

55 Nov 30, 2021 05:01 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

31 Covid Cases, Chiefs Want 4 Games Postponed!  

123 Dec 03, 2021 06:31 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Pirates Promise Four January ‘Signings’

12 Dec 03, 2021 03:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Precedent Set, Chiefs To Be Denied?

57 Dec 03, 2021 02:12 PM in Kaizer Chiefs