CHELSEA star Romelu Lukaku has revealed that he cannot wait to get started after completing his move to Roma.
The big and powerful Belgian star made it quite clear at the beginning of the transfer window that he has no intention of staying at Stamford Bridge this season and wanted a move away.
There has been quite a few clubs linked, there has been alot of rumours, there has been a crazy amount of speculation, but he hass had to wait until the final few hours of the window to get the move he desires, and has joined Roma on loan.
And Lukaku is ready and raring to go at Roma.
Speaking to after his loan move from CHELSEA , he said: “The welcome I’ve received from this club and its fans has excited me and given me even more motivation to give my all for my new team.
“As an opponent, I felt the atmosphere of the Stadio Olimpico, and felt the warmth of the Romanisti.
“It’s nice to know I’m a part of it today. I recently got the opportunity to speak with the owners, and I was impressed by their ambition.
“Now we must work, be humble, and grow game by game. For my part, I can’t wait to be available to my teammates both on and off the pitch.”
MEANWHILE POCHETTINO COMMENTS ON CUCURELLA FUTURE –
Mauricio Pochettino has commented on Marc Cucurella’s CHELSEA future, but has failed to give anything away.
The Spaniard has been in the transfer headlines alot over the past few months as he is a player that is not part of the bosses plans this season, and not Man United are closing in on a potential deal.
The Red Devils are keen to improve that left-back area after an injury to Luke Shaw and it is claimed that they want Cucurella on loan to help fill the void of the English International.
WHAT HAS BEEN SAID –
“I know nothing, maybe you know better than me,” said Pochettino. “All the players that are involved everyday at the training ground with us, training with us, are in our plans then things happen.
“It is the decision of the club and player, player and club, if something happens in the next few days we will communicate to you.”
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