Chelsea rediscovered some of their fluent attacking form as they beat Lille 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday, but the talk at Stamford Bridge was more about the striker who did not play than the ones who did.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel hopes to see out the remainder of his contract with the club on Monday and said he won't change the team to better suit striker Romelu Lukaku after prolonged struggles in front of goal.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says he will talk with Romelu Lukaku on Monday to discuss recent comments by the Belgian that were critical of the coach's tactics
13 Mar 2021
The disability that accompanies him since birth never stopped Ibrahim Traore, a 21-year-old Ivorian legless football player, from playing hard in the field, channelling his idol, football Belgian international Romelu Lukaku. Ibrahim (or simply Lukaku, as his friends and teammates call him) could be seen competing in Bouake, a metropolis that was once the sanctuary of the Ivorian rebellion, on Sunday.
1 Nov 2017
He denies snub for Lukaku in favour of Blind.