Romelu Lukaku slammed by Graeme Souness for Chelsea comments as pundit expresses fears


Graeme Souness has mentioned that there’s nothing worse for a participant to do to his membership mid-season than what Romelu Lukaku has executed at Chelsea.

The 28-year-old made headlines when he moved again to Stamford Bridge in the summertime. Following a battle for probabilities in his first spell, he needed to show himself at Everton, West Brom, Manchester United and Inter.

And after starring at Inter, Lukaku expressed his delight at with the ability to show himself again at Chelsea as the Blues regarded to plug arguably the one hole of their squad with a striker in his prime.

But regardless of a quick begin with three objectives in three Premier League video games, he then suffered damage. Since his return, he has solely netted two objectives in six video games and largely performed as a substitute.

And Lukaku’s scenario took a significant flip for the more severe when he admitted that he has become unhappy at his situation. He additionally revealed his want to transfer again to Inter – and never in direction of the tip of his profession.

Speaking in response to the comments, Souness slammed the Belgium worldwide.

“I can’t tell you a worse thing that a player can do at this moment in the season,” the pundit informed Sky Sports (via the Daily Mail).

“To come out and say basically I don’t want to be here, I don’t want to play with players I’m playing with anymore and the manager. And how that damages Chelsea going forward, it has to.”

Souness added: “He’s 29 years old he’s not 19 he should know better. It’s totally disrespectful. It damaged the football club enormously. It damages the manager.”

Blues boss Thomas Tuchel responded to Lukaku by saying that the comments are “not helpful”.

What’s extra, he took motion by dropping the striker from the squad for Sunday’s big conflict with Liverpool.

Nevertheless, Tuchel admitted that he doesn’t wish to flip the scenario into extra of a headline-grabbing scenario than it already is.

Tuchel speaks out on Lukaku comments

Thomas Tuchel speaking to Romelu Lukaku

The supervisor mentioned: “We don’t prefer it, in fact, as a result of it brings noise that we don’t want and isn’t useful.

“But on the opposite facet, we don’t wish to make extra out of it than it really is.

“You know very nicely how it’s, it’s very simple to take traces out of context, to shorten traces to make headlines, then realise later it’s not so dangerous or what he meant.

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“But let’s be sincere, we don’t prefer it, as a result of it’s noise we don’t want, we’d like a peaceful atmosphere.

“I don’t feel him unhappy; I feel the exact opposite. If you ask me yesterday morning, I would say he is absolutely fine.”

Chelsea go into Sunday’s conflict with Liverpool a degree behind the Reds, who’re eight off Premier League leaders Manchester City.


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