Romelu Lukaku drops major hint over his future as Chelsea loanee says surprise transfer ‘will happen much sooner than people think’

  • Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has spent the last two seasons on loan
  • His future is uncertain after completing the season with Roma in Serie A 
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Romelu Lukaku revelaed that a shock transfer could be on the cards much sooner than people think.  

The 30-year-old has just spent a second consecutive season away from Stamford Bridge on loan, with Mauricio Pochettino not finding a place in his squad for the forward.

The Belgian, who still has two years left to run on his £325,000 per week at Chelsea, spent the campaign with Roma and scored 21 goals in 47 appearances.

He signed a five-year deal with the Blues when returning to the club in a £97.5million move from Inter Milan back in 2021 but fell out of favour under Thomas Tuchel.

His future is uncertain and he has revealed his time with Europe’s elite may soon be coming to an end. 

Chelsea loanee Romelu Lukaku has dropped a major hint over where his next club might be 

Lukaku began his professional career at Anderlecht in his home country of Belgium and sees a return on the horizon.

Lukaku told RTL Sports: ‘Of course. That [a return to Anderlecht] will happen. That will happen, I think, much sooner than people think.

The interviewer asked back: ‘Much sooner?’

He responded: ‘Yes. I left Belgium at 18 years old.’

The centre-forward was asked again: ‘Do you miss it? Do you miss Belgium?’

Lukaku replied: ‘My mother, my children…’