Lukaku set to play for the Blues ahead of Super Cup clash, Southampton set to sign Chelsea’s player
According to reports, ROMELU LUKAKU could play for Chelsea in the Super Cup as the Blues aim to complete his £100million transfer within 48 hours.
Thomas Tuchel’s side take on Villarreal as the two winners of Uefa’s European club competitions go head to head.
That game kicks off at 8pm on Wednesday at Belfast’s Windsor Park.
And Lukaku may well be lining up with his new team-mates for the first time.
Journalist Kristof Terreur insists the plan is to ‘get the deal done over the next two to three days’.
Chelsea look on course to smash the British transfer record to re-sign Lukaku for £100m, seven years after selling him to Everton.
The Belgium has told Inter Milan to let him leave the San Siro to complete the move back to West London.
Inter are demanding the Blue stump up at least a nine-figure fee for Lukaku safter the striker made it clear to the Italian champions he wants to return to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have so far seen two bids knocked back – the last valued at £85 million, which inlcuded full back Marcos Alonso as part of the package.
SOUTHAMPTON look set to sign their third Chelsea player of the summer as they close in on a loan deal for Armando Broja. The Saints have already acquired ex-Blues youngsters Valentino Livramento to improve their squad before the start of the new season
BRENDAN RODGERS reckons he has his own £100million man in James Maddison. The Leicester boss thinks Maddison could be every bit as valuable to them as British record signing Jack Grealish is to Manchester City at £100 million.
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