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“I Said From Day One That I Wanted To Go To Chelsea”

Chelsea new-boy Romelu Lukaku has revealed he always had his heart set on a move the Stamford Bridge and is hungry for silverware this season.

The young Belgian has just joined from Anderlecht this week in a fee thought to be around £20million. The 18-year old who has an exciting future ahead of him is looking forward to progressing with the Blues and learning his trade in the Premiership following his dream move. He said:

“It was a good experience to play in Belgium but I wanted to take a big step to join a big club and I said from day one that I wanted to go to Chelsea.

“To be here now is so good, there are guys with a lot of experience at international level and they won everything, but I didn’t, I don’t have the same feeling as them.

“I just want to win something so I am very hungry to start with these guys.”

Chelsea failed to lift any silverware last season but Lukaku was confident that would be rectified this term.

“I understand there is a lot of pressure on the team but with the players that we have, so much experience and so much talent, and with a great boss also, you can see that we can be confident we can make a successful season,” he said.

On his targets for the campaign ahead, he added:

“First of all, I just want to learn and train as much as possible to improve myself and show the coach that when he needs me I am ready.

“Then I hope to make minutes for the team and be helpful for the team, because the team is the most important thing. If you think positively about the team it will be positive for you.”

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  1. jim

    August 20, 2011 at 1:16 pm


  2. Damian

    August 20, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    One thing is certain! The young guy will give his all for the team,because he is a fan of the club. Congratulations to cfc for signing one of their own!

  3. michael sunday

    August 21, 2011 at 5:56 am

    time to give the young one way to play and for them to show want they have in them. Chelsea 4 real!!!

  4. leckzy

    August 21, 2011 at 6:24 am

    i tnk it’s tym 4 young playa 2 show dia ful d problm is dat no mata hw mani cre8v midfied dat buy lamp.wil stil bench dem.cos he is an english playa bt didier.d cn nw c dat his tym at chelsea r day n numbad wit d aryva of R.L

  5. Magnus obinna

    August 21, 2011 at 7:08 am

    D kind of moderic,mata and hazard wl do d magic 4 chelsea.i cant wait to see lukaku fit into d team. Blue blood 4 life

  6. Magnus obinna

    August 21, 2011 at 8:49 am

    With d likes of mata,hazard and luka modric,chelsea wl hav d cuting edge dey hav been lacking.AVB should test lukaku,sturridge and torres in hs 433 formation. Blue blood 4 life

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