Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, criticized Romelu Lukaku for venting to the media that he did not like the system applied by the coach. According to him, Lukaku’s statement caused a stir.
Romelu Lukaku admits he is experiencing difficult conditions at Chelsea, because lately he has often started matches from the bench. Romelu Lukaku admits he is not happy with the current situation at Chelsea. In fact, he is bluntly interested in returning to his old club, Inter Milan.
Lukaku’s vent turned out to make Tuchel annoyed. He openly criticized the Belgian striker at a press conference session on Friday (12/31/2021).
“We don’t like it, of course. It causes unnecessary noise and doesn’t help,” Tuchel said, as quoted by Marca .
“We need an atmosphere of calm and focus. Things like this don’t help. I don’t think he’s unhappy. I feel the opposite.”
That’s why I said it was surprising, but I’m the wrong person to be asked about this. If there’s something you want to discuss, it’s best behind closed doors, for sure,” added Thomas. Tuchel on Romelu Lukaku .
Interviews Out of Context
Tuchel then tried to ignore Lukaku’s comments, pointing out the need to put the whole interview in the right context.
“It’s very easy to generally take an interview out of context and make it headlines, get the best out of the interview, and stick with it for a few days,” she says.
That’s why there’s been a lot of extra noise, but we’re not here to just read news like that.”
“Maybe we can take some time here to try to understand what happened. Because it doesn’t reflect what Lukaku does on a day-to-day basis, it doesn’t reflect his day-to-day attitude, it doesn’t reflect the everyday behavior that Romelu shows here at Cobham.”
Love Inter Milan
Previously, Romelu Lukaku admitted that he was not happy with the current situation at Chelsea.
“Physically I’m fine. I’m just not very happy with the situation, but that’s normal. I think the coach has decided to play a different formation but I have to keep working professionally,” said Lukaku.
“I’m not happy with the situation, but this is my job and I can’t give up at Chelsea,” Romelu Lukaku told Sky Sports.
The striker also admitted that he deeply regretted the way he left the club.
I’m upset about that because it’s not the right time now, but it’s not the right time when I leave either.”
Lukaku admits that he still loves Inter. He also did not rule out the possibility of an old love blossoming again (CLBK) with Inter in the future.
“I’ve always said that I love Inter and I would play for them again.”
“I really hope so. I fell in love with Italy.”