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Chelsea: Antonio Rudiger excited at prospect of linking up with ‘beast’ Romelu Lukaku

Antonio Rudiger excited at prospect of linking up with ‘BEAST’ Romelu Lukaku forward of Inter star’s impending £98m switch to Chelsea as Thomas Tuchel refuses to be drawn in on Belgian’s arrival

  • Antonio Rudiger is excited at the prospect of enjoying with Romelu Lukaku 
  • The Belgian, 28, is on the cusp of rejoining Chelsea in a £98m switch from Inter 
  • Rudiger has described the Belgian marksman as a ‘beast’ forward of his transfer
  • Thomas Tuchel, nonetheless, refused to debate Lukaku’s large money switch 

Antonio Rudiger has excited at the prospect of enjoying with ‘beast’ Romelu Lukaku because the Inter Milan striker nears his Chelsea return, though Thomas Tuchel has refused to be drawn into discussions over the £98million transfer.

The Inter striker travelled from Milan to London on Monday evening forward of his return to Stamford Bridge having already accomplished the primary half of his medical within the Italian metropolis. 

Tuchel has sought a striker as his No 1 precedence and Lukaku’s arrival will present an enormous enhance to the European champions of their pursuit of Manchester City within the Premier League this season. 

Antonio Rudiger has excited at the prospect of enjoying with ‘beast’ Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea

Lukaku, 28, is on the cusp of rejoining Chelsea in a huge £98m move from Inter Milan

Lukaku, 28, is on the cusp of rejoining Chelsea in an enormous £98m transfer from Inter Milan

And Rudiger has welcomed the prospect of linking up with the Belgian marksman in west London, labelling the previous Manchester United and Everton striker a ‘beast’.

‘I feel you may see from his physique sort, he’s a beast,’ Rudiger stated forward of Chelsea’s European Super Cup ultimate towards Villarreal. 

‘He may be very sturdy and he confirmed it in Italy the place he did very effectively. Also, in his nationwide staff. He’s a goalscorer and a high striker.’ 

Lukaku, 28, endured a torrid first spell at Stamford Bridge, with a scarcity of first staff alternatives seeing him offloaded to Everton for £28m in 2013. However, he has emerged as one of Europe’s high strikers with 64 objectives in 95 video games for Inter.

Rudiger has faced Lukaku previously and is looking forward to linking up with the Belgian

Rudiger has confronted Lukaku beforehand and is wanting ahead to linking up with the Belgian

Tuchel, although, has refused to debate Lukaku’s impending arrival, insisting that he’s content material with his present squad if it stays as it’s for his or her Premier League opener towards Crystal Palace.

‘I’m completely not in a position to announce something and I’ll perhaps refuse to speak about it as a result of we’re in a match day press convention earlier than a European ultimate and it’s clearly not the second for personal discussions of our squad,’ he stated.

‘I’ve quite a bit of belief in our present squad. With Olivier Giroud leaving we miss a sure profile of attacker, we wait to see what is feasible and what’s not attainable. 

‘We are blissful to reach with a staff like it’s tomorrow however at the second there’s nothing to announce.’

Thomas Tuchel, however, has remained tight-lipped over the impending arrival of Lukaku

Thomas Tuchel, nonetheless, has remained tight-lipped over the upcoming arrival of Lukaku

Meanwhile, Tuchel stated that Chelsea exile Tammy Abraham stays half of his group, with the striker linked with an exit this summer time. Atalanta, Roma and Arsenal have all been linked with the 23-year-old.  

‘Tammy is true now within the squad, he was clearly not blissful with the final half a year, he has purpose to not be blissful and perhaps it’s also my fault to not push him and never belief him on the extent of another gamers,’ Tuchel added.

‘The state of affairs is what’s our plans, does he combat his method again into the staff or does he need to change membership to have a greater likelihood to be an everyday starter which I fully perceive. 

‘It is a traditional state of affairs till the window is closed, we consistently consider the state of affairs however there isn’t any information now and he’s in coaching right this moment and out there to be within the beginning 11 or come off the bench.’

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