Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern have ordered a new round as they excitedly discuss the latest rumours concerning their club, which indicate a potential return for a former Blues man.
The Daily Mirror states Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has been identified by Antonio Conte as an ideal successor to Diego Costa as Stamford Bridge, with the 28-year-old striker clashing with his boss in recent weeks.
A massive move for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez could also reportedly be on the cards should the Chilean not extend his deal with their bitter London rivals.
Costa, who had received a huge offer from China this window, is likely to stay until the end of the season but the Spanish forward could then leave west London, leaving the Blues seeking an ideal replacement in the transfer market.
Whilst they do have Michy Batshuayi amongst their ranks, a mouthwatering move for 23-year-old Romelu Lukaku would be a significant addition to their forward line and would help the Blues battle for further glory.
Everton would demand an astonishing fee for their record signing, who they paid Chelsea £28m for in 2014, but the Belgian striker is yet to extend his deal at Goodison Park and speculation on his future has persisted throughout recent windows.
Our landlord believes Lukaku would be a huge addition to Chelsea’s side but he has questioned why Batshuayi was signed in the first place, if the Blues don’t see a place for him in the long-term.
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