Romelu Lukaku ‘is dropped ENTIRELY by Thomas Tuchel – and left out of Chelsea’s squad to face Liverpool today’, after talks with his fuming boss over the unauthorised interview on his ‘unhappiness’
- Romelu Lukaku ‘has been left out of the Chelsea squad’ to face Liverpool
- Belgian striker reportedly dropped by manager Thomas Tuchel after interview
- £98million player expressed unhappiness with his Chelsea role last week
- Tuchel said he would hold private talks with Lukaku to resolve the situation
- But Chelsea coach has reportedly decided to leave Lukaku out of crunch game
Romelu Lukaku ‘has been dropped entirely’ from Chelsea’s squad to face Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.
Manager Thomas Tuchel has reportedly left the Belgian striker out after he gave an interview in which he expressed unhappiness with his role at Stamford Bridge.
Tuchel did not hide his irritation that £98million striker Lukaku had gone public with his displeasure and said he would hold ‘behind closed doors talks’ to sort out the situation.
But, according to The Athletic, Lukaku has been left out of the Chelsea squad for the crunch top-of-the-table clash as a consequence.
Romelu Lukaku has reportedly been left out of the Chelsea squad to face Liverpool on Sunday
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is less than impressed by Romelu Lukaku’s bombshell interview
Lukaku gave an interview at home to Sky Italia which upset supporters and staff at Chelsea
‘Physically I am fine. But I’m not happy with the situation at Chelsea,’ Lukaku told Sky in Italy.
‘Tuchel has chosen to play with another system – I won’t give up, I’ll be professional. I am not happy with the situation but I am professional – and I can’t give up now.’
More to follow.