Lukaku: I Made A Mistake Saying I Only Wanted Chelsea

By on August 4, 2011

Anderlecht striker Romelu Lukaku has backtracked on claims he will only move to the Premiership this summer.

The talented 18-year old is thought to favour a move to Chelsea, with the West London side locked in negotiations with the Belgian outfit over the sale of Lukaku. However, Chelsea refuse to meet Anderlecht’s valuation of the striker with rumours suggesting talks have broken down.

Arsenal have also been linked with a move and the powerful forward has told Belgian TV show Extra Time that he has no preference to which club league he joins next year, as long as they are a big club in Europe.

“The negotiations with Chelsea are always ongoing but perhaps I have made a mistake with some of my words in the media when I’ve talked about only wanting to play for Chelsea,” Lukaku said.

“Actually my dream is to play for a top club European and I do not care whether they are from England, Spain, Italy or Germany.”

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56 Comments

  1. Chelseaphan

    August 4, 2011 at 11:44 am

    we don’t care, we have sturridge he’s far better than you.

    • BRUCE

      August 4, 2011 at 1:36 pm

      would you ever use Sturrige?

      • ad

        August 4, 2011 at 2:07 pm

        lol good one

    • BRADLEY

      August 4, 2011 at 5:15 pm

      How would you know, he never plays for you and will be loaned out or sold.

  2. fsammy

    August 4, 2011 at 11:45 am

    18yrs old?only played in belgium,no top club experience yet his club is demanding a huge sum,who cares if u come to chelsea or not?u’ll only add 2 d number since we already have sharp big club england tested strikers.i dont even belief u’re 18yrs old.blues 4 life

  3. laud

    August 4, 2011 at 11:54 am

    stop d mind games, no one needs u cos u have jst committed yaself to Chelsea.

  4. apam sir-ayindago

    August 4, 2011 at 11:57 am

    I think this mammoth striker would be felicitous to play for Arsenal since they fall-shot of players like this especially against “RUGBY” side like stoke.

  5. Adekunle

    August 4, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    Lukaku u r lukey bn link with chelsea where u can learn gud nd strong futbal u r makin mouth as d best player in d world go any where u lik we hv gud strikers on ground

  6. Jasega

    August 4, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    Whom do you think you are? Can you compare yourself 2 any of the lethal strikers we have in store?

    • James

      August 4, 2011 at 5:48 pm

      Who’s your lethal striker? Torres? Hahahahahahah

      • Jasega

        August 4, 2011 at 6:54 pm

        I wonder how you came to that conclusion. Infact he is the one. El Nino we lav you. Toress Hoeeee!!

  7. layla

    August 4, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    never wanted him so good riddance i guess. now lets go get pato

  8. Emma imadus

    August 4, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    Absolutely brilliant!Come over to arsenal where u hav a million and one chances to convert than waste at chelsea lik torres.

    • Phil

      August 4, 2011 at 3:03 pm

      And win nothing for the rest of your career

      • Anti chesky

        August 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm

        When did this chelsky start winning? It wil take chesky 20yrs to equal arsenals premier league record goin by d current trend. You chesky seem to av short memory. It took u fifty years to win! This means a generation was born, they lived and passed on without seeing chelsea(no…. chesky) win a tea cup. 50-6 =44. Its still remaining 44yrs to equal ur ground breaking record?

  9. Jasega

    August 4, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    Go c Arsenal where inexperience is the order of the day. Never joke with such a big club with the most expensive strike in E. P. L. Am annoyed by your statement. You are nolonger my football icon.

    • bright

      August 4, 2011 at 7:36 pm

      is like to me that all Chelsea fans have the shortest memory or lack football sense because if they do they will never put their shameless mouth in Arsenal affairs Chelsea is no match to Arsenal in any way Arsenal just 6yrs without trophy chelsea how many years without a trohpy?

      • Dj Sav

        August 4, 2011 at 8:29 pm

        yea mate and what top player wants to play for Arsenal last time checked no one. If anything you top stars want to leave, so dont talk about us not winning a trophy for many years. Arsenal wont be wining the premier ship for many years to come, u will be lucky if u finish in the top four next season. To put it bluntly your team still has to qualify for the Champions league. I dont usually get involved in these peti debates, but when u get a person who still dwells on past acheivements and history its a joke. Arsenal have not won the league for 6 yrs now even spurs and Bham have won a trophy ahead of Arsenal. Right on Lukuku this deal to Chelse will be done soon, along with Modric and Pato.
        If we dont get Modric than Kaka will be.
        CFC FOR LIFE!!

        • Wenger

          August 5, 2011 at 2:42 am

          With out Romans money u would still be mid table. we have history something money can’t buy. Gunner for life

        • russo92

          August 5, 2011 at 11:24 pm

          firstly Jasega, i think man city have a more expensive strike force than chelsea, aguero £38m, tevez around £30m, dzeko £27m and balotelli £24m, that adds up to more than torres, anelka, drogba and sturridge.

        • russo92

          August 5, 2011 at 11:31 pm

          secondly DJ Sav, Pato has officially announced he doesnt want to leave milan until at least the end of his current contract so he definitely wont be going, and tottenham have said no to selling modric at all even after the player putting in a transfer request and anderlecht seem to be trying to hike lukakus price up so chelsea will most probably get him but it will be for at least £20-25m

          and Wenger as a man city fan i will fully admit that we wouldnt be anywhere without the sheiks money, but we’re just doing what the old top 4 have been doing over the last 10-15 years from theie extra income from various places, its the only way to break into the monopoly of the top 4

          CTID

  10. mattojous

    August 4, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    now u mad me angry. i wonder y chelsea wanted you anyway.Hoe leagues have you play?have you been to the world cup or being in the champions league?

  11. YouMuppets

    August 4, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    You can tell it’s the summer holidays by all of the primary school level spelling above.

  12. Giddie

    August 4, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Come 2 arsenal take bendners place

  13. Kabiru musa kafi

    August 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    Wenger,please buy LUKAKU and as many as you can. SIR KBO2 M.SHINFA,BAUCHI-NIGERIA.

  14. sam

    August 4, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    People hate him but i still wanted this guy…Chelsea were ready to pay 40m for Neymar who plays for a small league in Brazil..Lukaku could be our future!!

  15. joshua ehiks

    August 4, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    wenger, pls buy lukaku as replacement for africa strikers who will be goning to nation cup by January thanks and GOD bless.

    • ben.n

      August 4, 2011 at 8:32 pm

      we wont buy him for the following reasons:
      1. too expensive
      2. vela and joel campbell coming in.
      3. walcott will one day convert to striker.

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  17. GunnerPete

    August 4, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    Arsene please buy this guys mother because I hear she is tougher than half our squad! As for Chelski…has there ever been another team in history to buy so many top players for world record fees and ruin them? What was the £30 mill russian super star called? And that Spanish bloke from the Pool?

    • Dj Sav

      August 4, 2011 at 8:58 pm

      Yea mate, if u know your football u would know Torres had a bad Injury before the world cup, he never was the same player, even when he came back from the World Cup, a good example of this is your want away skipper Mr Fabregas, along with Van Persie can u honestly admit they were both the class players when they recovered NOOOOO! Now your captain is leaving for Barca, and Nasri looks to be heading for Machester City. On Shevchenko the Ukrain player your chatting about, not Russian. I will agree with u he was a waste of money and a mistake that we bought him. But i can say if he went anywere else in the premiership he would have struggled. No doubt in my mind Torres will come great this season, he has showed this already in preseason.
      CFC FOR LIFE!!

      • Mack

        August 6, 2011 at 2:33 am

        RVP was not world class when he recovered from injury ? HAHA f*cking HA .. Cleary you are mentally unstable ! When RVP came back he scored a silly ammount of goals .. ONLY Berba and Tevez scored more and RVP played half a season ! What league do you watch buddy ? Torres WILL be the most expensive flop in the history of football ! Stop living in denial ..

  18. Mantse

    August 4, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    Let’s 4get abt lukaku and face e war 4 pato

  19. laud

    August 4, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    only fools think arsenal cant win trophies, unlike Chelsea,Arsenal was nt born 6years ago! N chelsea are no near us in terms of achievements, we have LEGENDS n they have OLD STARS!

    • KTBFFH

      August 4, 2011 at 11:31 pm

      dude if u wanna talk of achievements u talk of liverpool and ManU.. the last time i checked Arsenal and Chelsea are still on the same playing field. u have never won the ultimate Champions league until u do which i am so sure till the end of the world u can’t u would never rank yourself about Chelsea. 44 yrs ago chelsea was no where because we couldnt afford to spend well.. now we have more spending power than you and we are winning. so stick on to your past glory while we keep the future..

      i will always KEEP THE BLUES FLAG FLYING

    • KTBFFH

      August 4, 2011 at 11:35 pm

      And who are your legends?? what do you know of legends.. Mention 2 Arsenal legend and i will mention 10 Chelsea legends that are still in the game.. Your highest goal scorer didnt retire in your club did he.. NO so dont talk about legends..

      • Mack

        August 5, 2011 at 3:31 am

        Dude !! LOL .. Dude !! Last time the rest of the world checked Arsenal are much closer to UTD and Liverpool in terms of success than CHELSKI (note the spelling) are to Aresnal ! And every club has legends !! Typical CHELSKI (note the spelling) fan talking about “spending power” LMFAO !! MMMMM thats the reason Arsenal were more succesful than CHELSKI (note the spelling) it was due our immense spending power !! #idiot

        • KTBFFH

          August 5, 2011 at 5:24 pm

          You obvious sound like the loser you are ASSNA(Note the spelling). Check the global ranking chelsea comes before ASSNA(Note the spelling) Keep dwelling on your past record while i keep doing it now and in the future.. I see why you are so obsessed into calling me an idiot. you had better go check your self out ASSHOLE. ASSHOLE+ASSNA= DEAD MACK. Enjoy this moment in the champions league if your ever get to win in the playoffs coz u aiint playing there no more. #douchebag

          • Mack

            August 6, 2011 at 2:41 am

            ASSHOLE+ASSNA= DEAD MACK .. Genius !!! How did you figure that one out, I’m astounded by your intelligence, truly ! A CHELSKI fan talking about Champions League HAHAHAHAHAHAHA !! How many times have your team in in it again ? How bout “ASSNA”.. Thats right 14 years and counting IN A ROW !! Your team has no history mate and you have obviously only been watching football for the last 6 years yourself since your sugar daddy came about coz you are VERY proud of the last 6 years aren’t you .. From me the #douchebag

  20. Mack

    August 5, 2011 at 1:55 am

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Chelski fans crack me up !!!! No history, just a sugar daddy who came in and started BUYING trophies .. How proud you all must be !! Let me tell you the CHELSEA fans I know would much rather go back to the days when CHELSEA was about football and not BIG BUSINESS .. You lot these days are a bunch of glory-hunters and not a whole lot more .. Please dont talk about Arsenal and Chelski on the same level .. Lets see what you win in the next 50 years and MAYBE just MAYBE you would have a fraction of the proud history that The Arsenal have … #mugs

    • DjSav

      August 5, 2011 at 2:40 am

      At least we are keeping our best players, all of Arsenal’s seem to be leaving, Clishey has already gone, pardon my spelling, your captain and nasri seem next. About us being Glory hunters if i am not mistaken when Arsenal one the double they did not have players coming through ranks as i recall Viera, Pettit, Honary,and overmars were all bought players, they are the ones that made u great. I agree with u on one thing your not on the same wave length as us when it comes to buying players. The saddest thing of all is your team cant attract the big name players despite your ground capacity. All the big name players u have now all want to leave. As for wining the league we will it more times than Arsenal, as well as the champions league. Oh yea we do have history the likes of osgood, david webb, Ron Chopper Harris, neil dempsey, these are probbley names u have never heard of but they were Chelsea’s History long befor Roman bought Chelsea that’s why we have ozzie Statue the man who made history at our club for many many years. Carried over from the likes of Kerry Dixon, Pat Nevin, Gordan the duke box durie and so on. Please get your facts right when you talk about us having no history.
      CFC FOR LIFE!!!

      • youramug

        August 5, 2011 at 2:42 am

        i bet ur dad touched u up when u were a kid. fu cki ng fag got

      • Mack

        August 5, 2011 at 3:01 am

        Let me give you facts mate ! Chelsea won 1 league title (55) prior to Roman coming on board. You’ve won it 3 since, plus 6 FA Cups 3 either side of gaining your sugar daddies money ! The Gunners on the other hand have won the title 13 times and FA Cup 10 times ! How bout you revel in the last 7 years and we will hold close to our hearts the previous 100 LOL .. Our best players want to leave ??? Are you sure .. Clichy was a liabilty, well past his used by date ! Cesc wants to play for Barca – Do I really have to get into the FACTS (which seem to excite to) about why he would want to play for them ? Nasri for all true Arsenal fans care can kindly f*ck off ! 6 good months was all we got out of him .. Now your best players .. Please enlighten us on how old they are HAHAHAHAHAHA .. You are having a laugh .. Oh and speaking of “the players made u great” in reference to the Vieiras and Petits we had, please tell us all who they were before they came to Arsenal ?? What did your Dixons, Nevins & Gordons win you ??? PEANUTS mate ! WHERE’S YOUR HISTORY ???? WHO R YA WHO R YA WHO R YA ???? #chump

        • KTBFFH

          August 5, 2011 at 5:38 pm

          Dixons, Nevins & Gordons and the rest of them ended their Career with Chelsea. those are who you call LEGENDS, how many of yours stayed to see out there playing days with ASSNA.. 55yrs we were nobody but now we are force to reckon with. before you even think of ASSNA Chelsea would have been mentioned over a million time.. our sugar bought trophies same trophies you bought back in the days.. KEEP your HISTORY to yourself and let play modern day football.6yrs with no trophy let you talk of been better than Chelsea. You are hating because your beloved club will soon fade and would be history.. GET A LIFE AND SHUT UP.

          • Mack

            August 6, 2011 at 2:18 am

            With an average age of 55+ i think CHELSKI are more in danger of fading away mate, espescially after seeing how EASILY we dominated you at the Emirates last year – remember Outplayed, outclassed, DOMINATED !! 3-1 ? OOHH your legends stayed to the end of thier careers huh WOW that’s O for Owesome ! Damn i wish ours had stayed to the end as well when they were old and past thier best maybe then we would have ALL that success that your club had back then with your LEGENDS !!! LOL … You have no arguement here mate, you HAVE been #owned .. Keep suppporting your 6 year old club that was born out of MONEY !! Let’s see what happens when your sugar daddy decides he wants to put his money into something else ! He wants Champions League thats ALL and face it you wont be winning it anytime soon whether you admit it or not ! WHERES YOUR HISTORY ???? WHO R YA WHO R YA WHO R YA !!!!!!

          • Mack

            August 6, 2011 at 2:47 am

            I’ve learned there are two types of Blue supporters, people like you clearly support CHELSKI, the below comment is from a CHELSEA fan:

            “chelsea4life says:
            im a die hard fan but even i have got to admit that we have got to do alot of work until we can class out selves in the same bracket as arsenal. all we’v done is pump money into proven talent, of which some completely flop (shev, jerkoff,torres)and spent stupid sums on replaces manager after manager. we should take a leaf out of their book one day im sure we’d benefit a great deal”

            This is reality buddy ! Football aint about money, its about HISTORY, values and traditions maybe when you grow some pubic hairs you will understand this !

  21. chelsea4life

    August 5, 2011 at 2:40 am

    im a die hard fan but even i have got to admit that we have got to do alot of work until we can class out selves in the same bracket as arsenal. all we’v done is pump money into proven talent, of which some completely flop (shev, jerkoff,torres)and spent stupid sums on replaces manager after manager. we should take a leaf out of their book one day im sure we’d benefit a great deal

  22. Wenger

    August 5, 2011 at 2:46 am

    Fool chelski u Nazi cu n t s

  23. Jasega

    August 5, 2011 at 8:43 am

    Who weeps at the end of the season. ‘the self proclaimed talent developers suffering from A.I.D.S’ meaning- Arsenal is Dying Slowly.

  24. saphan

    August 5, 2011 at 8:43 am

    LUKAKU i beg you if u wuld like to enjoy your skills in football i prefer you snub chelsea and come to arsenal,all the best kid.

  25. Jasega

    August 5, 2011 at 8:48 am

    Can you eat history? Why not winning now? You have contacted a virus – A.I.D.S Meaning Arsenal Is Dying Slowly.

    • Mack

      August 5, 2011 at 4:15 pm

      Ummm how old are you ? LOL .. Did you think of that acronym all by yourself ? WOW what a clever boy you are ! Mummy must be so proud of you ! #comestain

  26. cyberFC

    August 5, 2011 at 9:53 am

    Belgian newspapers have just posted breaking news that Lukaku has agreed personal terms for a 5-year contract. It’s surprising given that it also says that the clubs haven’t agreed on the fee or its details yet. However, it does look like he’s inching closer to wearing Chelsea shirt next season

  27. laud

    August 5, 2011 at 10:40 am

    hope u sack dis coach 2uu cos Arsenal-wannabe Chelsea aint winning any title dis season. N say goodbye to ya first n only Legend Drogba!

    • KTBFFH

      August 5, 2011 at 5:48 pm

      go get a life LAUD.. 6yrs with no trophy.. same way you would go 50yrs with no trophy.. before u hang yourself over someone else issue try and solve urs..

      • Mack

        August 6, 2011 at 2:25 am

        KTBFFH .. You seem real pissed of at us Gooners ! Your club will NEVER be the top club in London mate ! I look at CHELSKI and The Arse the same as UTD & City .. You will ALWAYS be in our shadows buddy .. Do yourself a favour and support a team that has traditions, morals and values that run deeper than some Russian billionares pockets ! The money will not keep coming bud then CHELSKI will be just another Leeds UTD ! Remember where you heard it first !

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