Leaked texts from Romelu Lukaku to Tim Howard reveal ‘hot’ Chelsea situation

Romelu Lukaku’s Leaked Text Messages Hint at Heated Chelsea Scenes After Interview Controversy

According to US broadcaster NBC (h / t Mirror), Romelu Lukaku reportedly told his former teammate Tim Howard that the situation in Chelsea is not favorable at the moment after their recent interview controversy.

The Italian press recently published Romelu Lukaku’s interview, filmed a few weeks ago. However, the content of the interview has created a massive controversy. The Belgian said Thomas Tuchel is currently using different tactics and is currently not enjoying his stint at the north London club.

Romelu Lukaku in action for Chelsea against Aston Villa.
Romelu Lukaku in action for Chelsea against Aston Villa. Copyright: Adam Davy

Thomas Tuchel, however, has not been forgiving of the forward’s behavior. The German manager dropped the 28-year-old for one of the season’s biggest games against Liverpool and suggested that a meeting be arranged to decide Lukaku’s future.

“We will decide tomorrow, we will meet from there and inform you.”

In such a scenario, the former Manchester United player’s stay at the club is not guaranteed, and a transfer in January is believed to be ‘on the horizon’.

Thomas Tuchel to take a position?  (Imago images)
Thomas Tuchel to take a position? (Imago images)

Even ‘Big Rom’ knows it and has discussed the current scenario with one of his former teammates. It is believed that Lukaku messaged his former Everton teammate Tim Howard that the atmosphere is very heated at Chelsea, and that the Belgian could not give a clear idea about his future before the scheduled meeting with the club hierarchy.

“I can’t say too much. The situation is hot. I have another meeting on Monday. After that, I can say more. “

Romelu Lukaku came from Italy with a great reputation and a high price on his head. Even though the 28-year-old has hit some game-winning shots this season, overall his performances don’t really rank him among the best forwards in PL at the moment. The Belgian has managed seven goals and two assists in 18 appearances in all Blues competitions.

Lukaku's Chelsea future is in jeopardy.  (Credit: Chelsea Twitter)
Lukaku’s Chelsea future is in jeopardy. (Credit: Chelsea Twitter)

Lukaku is undoubtedly picking up his pace after taking the time to adjust to the new system. He has proven to be a world-class forward and is currently in the peak years of his career. Therefore, it could be a great advantage for Chelsea.

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However, any coach would want to know how loyal his players are to the team. On top of that, distinctive professionalism is often required of such big stars. Lukaku has hurt his stature with recent comments and now he would have to work hard to gain the trust of the locker room and fans, which will not be easy.

However, a dedicated attitude in training and on the field, and a few goals in the coming weeks can do the trick, but nothing can be guaranteed about his future until we have more news from the club.

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