The bond between Thomas Tuchel and Romelu Lukaku is very special, see how the Chelsea boss react to the striker’s second home debut for the club.
The Belgian rejoined Chelsea for a club record £97.5
million during the transfer window.
Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Aston Villa,
Tuchel opened up on Lukaku’s second home debut.
“Hopefully it is (special),” he said. “For him personally it
is, for sure, but hopefully he also makes it special with a
goal. It is our job to bring him into the positions where
he can score.”
“He was in training, everything is fine. We are in the
situation where he has a second debut possible.”
The striker got off to the best start upon his return to
Chelsea, scoring in the opening minutes of his debut
againt Arsenal before putting in a strong performance
for ten-man Chelsea at Anfield in his second
The Blues will be helping that Lukaku can keep up his
form after scoring on his 100th appearance for Belgium
during the recent international break.
The forward has scored in his last six matches against
Aston Villa, playing for Everton and Manchester United
and will be looking to add to his tally against the Villains
The visitors will be without Emiliano Buendia and
Emiliano Martinez, who are following the quarantine
process after playing for Argentina.
Chelsea can make it three wins out of a possible four as
they face Dean Smith’s side at Stamford Bridge.