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Pochettino answers whether Romelu Lukaku will return to Chelsea

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Pochettino’s Perspective: Will Romelu Lukaku Return to Chelsea?

In a recent press conference ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal, Mauricio Pochettino addressed the burning question on many fans’ minds: Will Romelu Lukaku return to Chelsea? The Argentine coach, known for his tactical acumen and measured responses, didn’t shy away from the topic.

“He’s a Chelsea player, so for sure we will pay attention,” Pochettino replied when asked about Lukaku.

“It’s an option. But still we did not take any decision.”

When pressed about Lukaku’s future at Stamford Bridge, Pochettino didn’t mince his words. “We are still absolutely missing more of a complete number 9,” he stated firmly.

While acknowledging Lukaku’s undeniable talent, Pochettino hinted at reservations about the Belgian striker’s suitability for Chelsea’s needs.

The Blues, despite their recent successes, have been lacking a potent force upfront, particularly a target man to lead the line effectively.

The striker’s tumultuous history with Chelsea, including his public fallout with former manager Thomas Tuchel, hasn’t endeared him to all supporters.

Pochettino’s measured response suggests that while Lukaku’s return isn’t off the table, it may not be a straightforward decision for the Chelsea hierarchy.

As the summer transfer window approaches, the speculation surrounding Lukaku’s future at Stamford Bridge is likely to intensify.

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