Romelu Lukaku’s ‘bombshell’ interview, where he said he was unhappy with his situation at Chelsea and expressed his desire to return to Inter Milan, left talkSPORT’s Darren Bent and Trevor Sinclair in disbelief .
In an explosive interview with Italian media, the Belgian striker also suggested that Blues boss Thomas Tuchel had decided to employ a system that did not play on his strengths and expressed regret at the way he left. Inter Milan last summer.
Reacting to the interview, Bent said: “Some of the quotes are just crazy.
“One of the quotes where he says he hopes to return to Inter Milan and not at the end of his career, while he is still in his prime. It could be soon! He is not getting any younger.
“It’s a bomb. I can understand his frustrations at not playing as there have been times he has been available and Thomas Tuchel has chosen to go with Pulisic as a false nine or Kai Havertz.
“But to be so public about it is a hammer blow for Chelsea Football Club.”
Sinclair didn’t like Lukaku’s interview either. The talkSPORT expert claims he was “disrespectful” to Chelsea manager and owner Roman Abramovich and the player should apologize to Blues fans.
Sinclair said, “I’m in absolute shock. I was at Chelsea’s win against Villa and watched him during the warm-up.
“I was intrigued because he was away for a while and wondered what his mood would be like – he was smiling, laughing, he looked like he enjoyed being back in the Chelsea squad.
“The performance in the second half cemented what I thought. He looked happy, he played happy, scored a goal, an elite striker’s goal and then the third goal where he won the penalty.
“For him to make those comments, I think he should apologize to the Chelsea fans. It is so disrespectful to the Chelsea fans.
“I think it’s so disrespectful to the Chelsea manager. I would be surprised if he didn’t have a conversation with Thomas Tuchel about it. He maybe didn’t get the answer he wanted , but you don’t come in public to say it.
“I think it’s disrespectful to his teammates and I think it’s disrespectful to the owner.”
” He is 28 years old. Much of Chelsea’s frontline will admire Lukaku, I think he let them all down.
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