Transfer. Lukaku signed a five-year deal with Premier League club Chelsea in August 2011 for a reported sum of roughly €12 million (£10 million), with the option to increase the amount to €20 million (£17 million) if he performs well.
- Lukaku joined Chelsea from Anderlecht in 2011, but he was unable to establish himself as a regular in the team’s starting lineup. In the end, he joined West Brom on loan for a year in 2012 before joining Everton a year later on permanent basis.
- 1 When did Lukaku join Chelsea for the first time?
- 2 Did Lukaku play for Chelsea?
- 3 What age did Lukaku join Chelsea?
- 4 Why did Lukaku play for Chelsea?
- 5 How many games did Lukaku play during his previous spell at Chelsea?
- 6 Why did Lukaku leave Inter?
- 7 How many hat tricks does Lukaku?
- 8 Who does benteke play for?
When did Lukaku join Chelsea for the first time?
In 2011, the Belgian attacker made his debut appearance for the Premier League champions. After one season with the club, he was loaned out to West Bromwich Albion and Everton throughout the next two seasons. Lukaku was a member of the Manchester United team from 2017 to 2019, and then played for Inter Milan between 2019 and 2021.
Did Lukaku play for Chelsea?
Romelu Lukaku has been ‘completely withdrawn’ from Chelsea’s squad for their match against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. According to reports, manager Thomas Tuchel has benched the Belgian striker following an interview in which he voiced dissatisfaction with his current position at Stamford Bridge.
What age did Lukaku join Chelsea?
Lukaku, who joined Chelsea as a 17-year-old from Belgian side Anderlecht in 2011, has signed a five-year contract extension that will see him become the club’s highest-paid player, earning £200,000 a week after tax. Lukaku was previously linked with a move to Manchester United.
Why did Lukaku play for Chelsea?
Lukaku was left out of Chelsea’s squad for Sunday’s match against Liverpool after the club’s record acquisition voiced dissatisfaction with his position in the squad. The striker stated that he was “not satisfied with the situation” at Chelsea and that he did not agree with manager Thomas Tuchel’s style of play in an interview with the BBC.
How many games did Lukaku play during his previous spell at Chelsea?
The Belgian international made 25 appearances for the Blues in all competitions during his first stay, with 10 of those coming in the Premier League. He did not register a single goal during that time. In 2014, Lukaku chose to pursue a career in a different country. Prior to joining Manchester United on a permanent basis, he was a loan player for Everton.
Why did Lukaku leave Inter?
Romelu Lukaku, the Belgian striker, has confessed that he only left Inter Milan because he had a soft spot for the Premier League club Chelsea. The striker returned to Stamford Bridge for a club-record transfer price of £97.5 million, completing his comeback. “I was only going to leave Inter Milan for Chelsea,” he explained. “Kids are crazy about Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Manchester United.”
How many hat tricks does Lukaku?
According to the most recent available data, Lukaku has scored two hat-tricks in his international career, including the triple against Luxembourg. The other came in a 9–0 triumph against Gibraltar in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match in August 2017. Lukaku has scored 22 goals in friendlies, which is more than any other format in which he has played.
Who does benteke play for?
When Chelsea announced the return of Romelu Lukaku to the club this month for an eye-watering £97.5 million, many football fans were taken aback. Having sold him to Everton for just £28 million in 2014, the Belgian moved on to join Manchester United three years later for a reported £75 million.