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Lukaku kicks the ball 3 times in 2 games, Tuchel admits reality

22 Jan 2022 | 16:20 | Football

The expensive contract only had 20 touches of the ball against Manchester City and 18 touches of the ball against Brighton & Hove Albion.

Chelsea is going through a forgettable period in the 2021/22 Premier League season. The Blues only won 1 victory in the last 7 rounds and fell to 3rd place on the table. From the lead in the championship race, the army led by coach Thomas Tuchel is in danger of falling out of the Top 4 if Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal win all the matches.

One of the reasons leading to the decline of the West London giants is the decline in attack performance. Romelu Lukaku became the focus of criticism with just 20 touches of the ball against Manchester City, 18 touches against Brighton & Hove Albion and exactly three shots in two games.

Tuchel on what is wrong with Lukaku - Football

The contribution of the expensive contract is not commensurate with the amount Chelsea spend.

Via Football London, Tuchel answered the question of what was wrong with the Belgian: ” I don’t know if I can explain it . In football, it is very rare that you only need one solution to solve the problem. solve a problem, which is always a mixture of many things that work.”

Lukaku has played more and at the moment he is having problems. There are many reasons that we have discussed. The situation is like that. Chelsea are not solely dependent on Lukaku to win. matches, so it’s nothing special to him.”