Lukaku Starting To Look More And More Like Drogba

Lukaku Starting To Look More And More Like Drogba

Romelu Lukaku has been a bit of an enigma since he joined the Blues in August 2011 from Belgian side Anderlecht but this is mainly because he has been starved of opportunities with the Blues first team, spending most of the 2011-2012 season playing for the reserves. At the beginning of this season he agreed a year long loan deal with West Brom after complaining bitterly about the lack of chances he was expecting with the first team.

Well Lukaku has certainly been delivering for West Brom this season and tonight was no exception as he terrorised the Liverpool defense after replacing midfielder Graham Dorrans and topped it all off with an awesome goal, as he proceeded to beat Pepe Reina with a thumping finish into the corner of the goal, after James Morrison put him in on goal. It was his 10th Premier League goal of the season and the icing on the cake for his team’s win over Liverpool.

Lukaku was virtually unplayable on the night and his hold-up play was key as West Brom tried to maintain possession and kill off the game after going ahead through a Gareth McAuley header with 10 minutes left. You could not help but think of Blues legend Didier Drogba, as you watched Lukaku dominate proceedings with his physical presence and his goal was sheer class and he knew it as he went to gloat with the traveling West Brom support at Anfield. The Belgian forward had several chances on goal on the night and looked threatening each time he got the ball, so his goal came as no surprise.

Lukaku has recently been saying positive things about Chelsea and how he is looking forward to returning to Stamford Bridge and on this kind of form Fernando Torres should be a little concerned as with an in-form Demba Ba and a Drogba-esque Romelu Lukaku to choose from he may find his chances reduced as the starting Chelsea centre-forward next season.

0 responses to “Lukaku Starting To Look More And More Like Drogba”

  1. @alan frank – you please get real. look at goals in open play, because that is where lukaku will contribute. you are comparing goal scoring tallies of someone (lamps) who takes all pk’s and majority of free kicks v a kid who starts and subs, works his socks off, and brings you goals from the front line (where chelsea have clearly been lacking).

  2. We mustnt buy falcao b4 we chain titles.hw would u dispose gud keeper 4 a striker u r nt sure can use english defence.plz lets spend less on players.its 4 d best.cos players u spnd 2much on will com to play under pressure, if he cnt stnd d heat.spend wisely

  3. chelsea shld get lukaku bk and use torres as swamp to get falcao nd nt our future shot stoppe. Chelsea shld get rid of turnbull,hilario,torres,malouda nd get lukaku, josh,kelvin deybrune and chaloban.

  4. Roman u keep on buyin flop,£50m,£37m and so on why,look at man united,barca,they all patronasm young players and see who they progress,see u and man city u spend too much money on player,so pls change for the blues Roman

  5. Chelsea fc must be the foolish club on earth to allow their future goalkeeper go for facoa who have few year to play, courteous is the best young keeper in Europa. Bring lukaku back and allowed useless Torres to go, Blues is the colour of my blood

  6. I have always been the fans of Lukaku right from time. If he is not given chances now then when is he going to get it, is it when we might have made another huge wrong investment in bringing Falcao.

  7. Lets get real for a minute. Playing in his favourite position Lukaku has scored LESS goals than Frank Lampard playing out of position this season! Why bring him back to only sit on the bench? The lad is STILL learning his craft and progressing nicely. He should STAY out on loan for another season getting as much first team football as possible. This time next season and with a bit of luck he will be ready to absolutely ‘walk’ into the Chelsea first team ‘if’ his footballing and goal scoring form continues. Hopefully he will finish this season on 12 to 15 goals and next season nearer the 20 goal mark.

  8. Y is my beloved chelsea doing dis footbal busines wit big names? Falcao 47milion just to buy nt dis weekly buys oooo.d most anoying is giving out our fucture man courtois,Ha!chelsea mangement, stp dis big nmaes of a tin we we already have big name,now LOOK@LUKAKU is ours n u wana cof out such money on falcao.had lukaku nt been chelsea player we cud av been going for him wit big money,look @josh @midlesbron we are nt giving him a chance n we want to go for paulinho as lampard replacement wen we av josh der..all dis our young ones are good let gv dem a chance..ROMANs advicers are not trying @all.let get lukaku bak n forget abt falcao,let get josh back n forget abt paulinho,let get piazon bak n forget abt Isco,let get davila, HO!bloved chelsea let len to put our tins togeda na..d hapines of d fans is to see us use our feeders lik bacelona dose..dis d joy of d fans..we can n we shud do dis for a sweter CHELSEA.let dem take tores n gv us falcao if das atleticos wis nt our courtois…no dnt agree chelsea to let go dat keeper….uche die for chelsea fan..up blues.up d upcoming stars of chelsea…up londom club wit d ucl..d sky is our limit..

  9. Pls Roman Abrahimovic bring back lukaku and stop spending too much on big names and also bring back our goal courtois to back cech up and send toress away

  10. If Lukaku is to be brought back to Chelsea,then i see no reason why we should spend £47 Million on Falcao.

  11. Yes. Lulaku should be brought back to Chelsea’s 1st team. Hopefully he is not an egoist like Sturridge.