Tuchel insists Lukaku needs time to adapt

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Tuchel insists Lukaku needs time to adapt.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Romelu Lukaku spearheaded the Belgian national team. Still having problems with injuries. And still need time to adjust to Premier League football after a two-year hiatus

Lukaku returned to the Premier League for a huge £97.5 million and has been out for a month with injury. Before returning to play only 1 of the last 5 games. But Tuchel still insists that Lukaku is still an important member of the team.

“We brought him to the team. to increase quality and consistency within the team But adaptation to the team still needs to happen. He has been playing in Italy for many years. And the games between the two leagues are very different. There is also a story about his fitness. and his ankle which we need to be patient in rehabilitating our bodies.”

“With games being played every three days. It is something we need to adjust the player selection to suit the players as well. The more players who have been through injuries before, no matter who It was not easy.”

Lukaku has made 16 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 5 goals and 1 assist.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said he was satisfied after the Blue Lions’ 3-2 home win over Leeds United kept them firmly in the Premier League title race after passing. go 16 games