Brown admits it’s difficult to judge the situation regarding Romelu Lukaku.
Journalist Paul Brown admits Chelsea’s record-signing Romelu Lukaku went horribly wrong. The club is looking to ‘draw a line’ under the ill-fated saga.
Brown also admits that if the Blues could sign a replacement this summer, then all parties would be relieved. Since his arrival at Stamford Bridge, he has been on the radar of football experts. He made a loan move to Inter and he was keen to stay in Italy for one more season.
In the summer of 2021, Chelsea signed him from Inter in a deal worth £97.5m but he failed to gain the attention.
MailOnline claimed that the Serie A giants were planning an offer of £30m which is a mere fraction of what Chelsea forked out in a bid to bring the Belgian frontman back.
The report added that he preferred a return to Saudi clubs or Inter’s domestic rivals Juventus.
While talking to GIVEMESPORT, Brown admits it’s difficult to judge the situation. He said: “Yeah, that’s a difficult one to answer. I suppose it depends on how the two players end up doing the clubs when they come in. The issue really here is that Chelsea spent so much money bringing Lukaku in, didn’t get much back for him, and it all went horribly wrong.
“So, if they were to find a way to get him out of the club and bring in a really good replacement who hits the ground running and scores a lot of goals for them, then all sides will be happy, and they can draw a line under that part of their history.”
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