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Everton’s Romelu Lukaku hankers for Chelsea in a craven display of ‘me’

by | 3rd, June 2015

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku is the latest player to spit out the craven opinion that “I need to be winning trophies”. Everton’s 22-year-old striker and top scorer added:

“I want to grab titles, not be watching them won from the shadows. I want to know what it’s like to play in the big matches. I am 22 years, it’s time to win something.”

You can hear traces of Raheem Sterling in Lukaku’s opinion. Like the Liverpool player, Lukaku says he’s been played out of position.

“At one point I went to the coach and I said to him: ‘With all due respect, when I’m played as a winger I’m hopeless. I will only score goals if you put me up front.’ That was true. The games that I did not score, I was on the flank. When I played up through the middle, I scored.”

Like Sterling, Lukaku says its not about the money. He’s Everton’s most expensive player. In the pecking order of ability-ranked-by-paypacket, Lukaku is the best at Goodison Park. And like Sterling, the Belgian says he wants to win things. It would a hard task to find a player not on the books of a Malaysian bettering syndicate who doesn’t want to win. Saying you deserve tophies suggests you are only intersted in what the club can do for you. You look like a self-aggrandizing mercenary.

Lukaku then further charmed Everton fans by saying how he loves his former club Cheslea:

“I will always be a fan of that club. Just because I left under the wrong circumstances, that feeling does not disappear. People will ask why, if that is the case, I left? But a footballer wants to play.”

Now that Didier Drogba has left Chelsea, could Lukaku return to play for them?

“After they won the title I sent a message Eden Hazard,

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