Roman Abramovich role and position revealed in Chelsea chase of Romelu Lukaku
Roman Abramovich is very keen to bring Romelu Lukaku back to Chelsea this summer.
Chelsea are in a privileged position to bolster their squad during the summer transfer window that opens on June 9 following their Champions League final triumph in Porto on Saturday against Manchester City.
But the Blues are not ready to sit down and accept their victory, they want more; Thomas Tuchel and Abramovich want more.
They identified their strike targets this summer with Lukaku, Erling Haaland and Harry Kane all linked. But Lukaku is the “most realistic” option this summer.
And according to 90 mins, Lukaku is Chelsea’s main center-forward target this summer, with Abramovich and Tuchel keen to bring him back to west London.
The report claims Lukaku is “one of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s favorite players and the Russian is ready to sanction an approach to keep him away from Inter”.
Another report from Eurosport Also claims Abramovich “personally leads” the move for the Belgian this summer, which could cost as much as £ 100million which would be another club record transfer.
Lukaku is seen as the man Chelsea need to improve their chances of fighting for the Premier League title next season.
Tuchel and Abramovich first met in Porto after the Champions League victory, and the German had a message for the club owner.
“I can assure him that I will stay hungry,“Tuchel said in his message to the Chelsea owner.
“That I want the next title. That I feel absolutely happy to be part of a really ambitious club, a strong group that perfectly matches my beliefs, my passion for football at the moment, so my desire is to aim for more of victories.
“My desire is to grow as a coach and my desire is to push the squad from day one of next season. That’s who I am so it would be nice to meet him a little closer. contact, but not personally. We are in constant contact and he knows what is happening with me indirectly and now it’s nice to meet him. “
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