The absence of Romelu Lukaku for Chelsea in their Champions League win over Lille saw the heat rise over their decision to sign him in the summer.The Blues came into this season with depth in all areas of the squad. They therefore received backing to go on a Premier League title charge with Liverpool and Manchester City.
However, boss Thomas Tuchel then added Belgium international striker Lukaku from Inter. Tuchel saw the centre-forward as the player to fill the only gap in his team. Chelsea subsequently paid a club-record £97.5million to sign him.
Despite a strong start in the Premier League, he has faced struggles of late. Lukaku contr …