Romelu Lukaku admits he is “unhappy” at Chelsea and PSG are said to be ready to take advantage of the situation this summer, as they look to replace Kylian Mbappe
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The 28-year-old Belgium international recently told Italian reporters he was “unhappy” at Stamford Bridge and questioned manager Thomas Tuchel’s tactics.
Lukaku was removed for his comments but later apologized and has now returned to the team, scoring against Chesterfield in the match. FA Cup on Saturday.
That is said to have put PSG on “red alert”, when the French giants are in danger of losing star striker Kylian Mbappe.
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The French player, 22 years old, is out of contract at the end of the season and is expected to join Real Madrid free transfer.
PSG will determine Mbappe’s replacement in the coming months and Lukaku could be the perfect choice.
The owner of the club Nasser Al-Khelaifi is said to be a fan of the former Manchester United ace and it would be a solid investment considering his age and track record.
Lukaku has scored 198 goals in 410 league appearances since his debut for Belgium’s Anderlecht team in May 2009.
It is believed PSG are ready to spend €90m – around £75.5m – on Lukaku, even though Chelsea paid Inter Milan £97.5m for his services last summer.
PSG are unlikely to launch their next striker until the summer, giving Lukaku a chance to rebuild trust with Blues supporters.
Mbappe has confirmed he will not leave Ligue 1 hopes in January, as he bids for his first win Champions League Crown.
“I will give everything I have to win the Champions League, the league and the national cup,” said the World Cup winner. CNN. “And all the fun for the fans, because they deserve it.
“I was honest [when I said I wanted to leave]. I gave my feelings, I gave what I had in my heart. I’m very happy to stay… It’s also my city. I’m French… I want to win everything this season.
“Paris is my city, it’s where I was born, it’s where I grew up. To play for PSG, it’s a great feeling to play with family and friends with you.”
Speaking to Chelsea fans earlier this month, Lukaku said: “I apologize for the discomfort I have caused. You know my connection with this club from my teenage years.
“I totally understand you’re upset. I have to restore your faith now. I’ll do my best, show commitment every day on the training ground and in the games to make sure we win. win.”
On his future, Lukaku added: “I arrived at 18, it didn’t go so well, now that I’m back at 28, I think those are the most important years of my career. I can’t mess this up.”
“I’ve worked really hard for the past 10 years to get this opportunity, I’m really happy to be here. I have to show my commitment to the fans, to make sure we win. win games and a lot of titles at the end of the game. Season.”