- Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku scored the only goal that gave Chelsea the win over Zenit in the Champions League
- Chelsea remain unbeaten so far this season in all competitions and Romelu Lukaku has netted four goals
- The Blues gaffer Thomas Tuchel asserted that Romelu Lukaku is a world class striker Chelsea have missed for long
Thomas Tuchel who is the gaffer of Premier League side Chelsea has stated clearly that Romelu Lukaku is the type of striker the Blues have missed for long considering his recent performance.
The Belgian made a triumphant return to Stamford Bridge before the start of the ongoing Premier League season and has been impressive in all competitions for the Blues.
During his first stint at Chelsea, Romelu Lukaku failed to impress and was eventually sold without netting any goal for the Blues in 10 games.
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However, Romelu Lukaku tried to put the disappointment of his first stint at Chelsea behind him as he shined at Everton, Manchester United and Inter Milan before returning to London.
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Last season, Romelu Lukaku was in awesome form as he helped Inter Milan to win the League title ahead of Juventus and AC Milan.
On Tuesday night, September 14, it was Romelu Lukaku's goal that gave Chelsea their win over Zenit in the Champions League and manager Tuchel was impressed.
Thomas Tuchel's reaction
"The performance from Romelu was not easy. We didn't create many chances for him but he's the type of guy who doesn't lose confidence and belief. And that is why he is a world-class striker.
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"He's super important, it's as easy as that. You don't find many strikers of his quality.''
Romelu Lukaku vows to stop knee-sliding celebration
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Romelu Lukaku has vowed to stop celebrating with knee slides after he tore his socks during Chelsea's weekend victory over Aston Villa.
Lukaku, who rejoined the Blues this summer from Inter Milan has been in fine shape for the west Londoners, scoring three goals in three league appearances thus far.
He was once again the man of the moment against Aston Villa as he netted a brace to inspire his side to a comfortable win.
Photos of the Belgian with large tears in his mud-stained long socks emerged later on social media, with the 28-year-old vowing to retire the signature celebration.