Only a few years ago, the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern were dancing on the pool tables when Jose Mourinho opted to sell Romelu Lukaku for what looked like a wonderful piece of business at £28m.
The Belgian was shown the exit door after failing to make the grade in West London, though his meteoric rise has left egg on the faces of those behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge in light of their own attacking ailments.
Indicative of the crazy world the Premier League now is, the fallen English champions have been one of many top European outfits to be linked with big money moves for the player.
He is understood to be a Chelsea fan himself and harbours aspirations of emulating Didier Drogba, to whom he has drawn comparisons already in his short career.
Would this be the biggest transfer blunder ever for Chelsea? Or will he become too good to care in his second Stamford stint?
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