Lukaku back in Chelsea squad but must clear up ‘mess’ caused by controversial interview

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku is back in the Chelsea squad after being dropped from the Blues’ plans following a controversial interview with Italian media.

The Belgian striker was left out of a thrilling 2-2 draw with Liverpool after suggesting in comments to Sky Sport Italia that he had not wanted to leave Serie A champions Inter in the summer of 2021 and was frustrated with the role he is being asked to fill in a different tactical system at Stamford Bridge. read more.