Romelu Lukaku ‘shot himself within the foot’ with interview admitting he wished to depart Chelsea, insists Ally McCoist – who claims there may be ‘no manner again’ for the £97.5million striker at Stamford Bridge
- Ally McCoist has insisted there may be ‘no manner again’ for Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea
- The striker signed for the Blues for £97.5million from Inter Milan final summer season
- However he endured an underwhelming season at Stamford Bridge and is ready to depart
- Belgian star Lukaku has sealed a mortgage transfer again to the Italian giants Nerazzurri
- McCoist mentioned he ‘shot himself within the foot’ over an interview speaking about leaving
The Belgian striker joined the Premier League facet from Inter Milan for a club-record £97.5million final summer season however endured an underwhelming season, halfway via angering the membership by telling Sky Sports activities Italia he was eager on a return to Inter.
And after Lukaku sealed a mortgage transfer again to the Italian giants, pundit McCoist advised Talksport he might see ‘no manner again’ for the 29-year-old at Chelsea.
There’s ‘no manner again’ for Romelu Lukaku (above) at Chelsea, based on pundit Ally McCoist
Talksport’s McCoist (pictured) mentioned the Belgian striker ‘shot himself within the foot’ over an interview mid-season by which he admitted he wished to depart the Premier League membership
He mentioned: ‘I believe he is acquired to go now, I hoped there can be a manner again for him.
‘I believe the interview is what’s executed him in, to be trustworthy with you. I hoped he would’ve stayed and fought for his place and received the followers over and received Thomas Tuchel over together with his performances and objectives.
‘However I am undecided, nicely I am satisfied, that is not occurring now which disappoints me just a little bit. I believe it is now in the perfect pursuits of each events that he will get a deal executed sooner moderately than later and he is away.
Blues boss Thomas Tuchel has sanctioned Lukaku’s return to former membership Inter Milan on mortgage
‘I do not like saying that. I simply suppose he shot himself within the foot with the interview. On the time I understand how unhealthy it seemed and the way unhealthy it was, however I sort of hoped that there can be a manner again for him however I do not suppose there may be now.’
Lukaku scored 15 objectives in 44 appearances in all competitions for the Blues final season – the highest scorer on the membership – however solely eight within the Premier League and struggled for kind later within the marketing campaign.
Inter pays Chelsea a £7million mortgage charge plus add-ons, with the 102-cap worldwide reportedly taking a 35 per cent pay reduce on his wages of £325,000-a-week at Stamford Bridge, taking the determine to round £210,000.