CHELSEA will full a rare Triple Crown of instantaneous Premier League glory if Romelu Lukaku returns – AND an superior omen comes good.
All-time nice Chelsea striker Didier Drogba had already gained three Prem crowns with the Blues when he returned to elevate the title once more in 2014-15Credit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Current historical past suggests Chelsea will elevate the top-flight title this time period if Romelu Lukaku returnsCredit score: Getty
And striker Lukaku can spherical off an impressive seven-year treble for the Blues, ought to his £97.5million change from Inter Milan undergo within the subsequent few days as anticipated.
It could additionally present that, statistically, soccer is usually a recreation of each two halves AND three-thirds – with Belgium famous person Lukaku the ultimate half.
All-time nice Blues’ frontman Drogba had already gained three Prem titles and the Champions League when he returned to elevate a fourth top-flight crown underneath Jose Mourinho.
And two years later Brazil centre-back Luiz got here again to notch his solely Prem success, though he did win Europe’s high prize alongside Drogba in 2011-12.
Now it is Lukaku’s flip.
And other than thrilling current historical past, Chelsea followers can level to his being a much more pivotal re-signing than Drogba and Luiz.
Ivory Coast famous person Drogba was 36 when he rejoined for a nostalgic one-year stint as a bit-part participant.
And Luiz’s £34m seize from PSG for a second spell on the Bridge stunned many, resulting from his flamboyant however inconsistent type.
In distinction, Chelsea imagine Lukaku, 28, is the very best ahead they might realistically recruit.
They knew Tottenham would be unwilling to sell England skipper Harry Kane to a London rival, whereas Borussia Dortmund are confident of keeping goal machine Erling Haaland for yet one more marketing campaign.
And Old Trafford legend Rio Ferdinand is sure Lukaku will “guarantee 20 goals a season” and be fired as much as show previous membership Manchester United unsuitable
Ferdinand instructed his YouTube channel FIVE: “He is scored objectives wherever he is been, he is an elite goalscorer, it is so simple as that.”
Lukaku’s 64 objectives in 95 video games for Inter included 24 top-flight strikes final time period as they gained Serie A for the primary time since 2010.
And nonetheless a lot historical past factors to a Prem triumph within the upcoming marketing campaign, he can be hungry to finish an much more staggering stat.
The Belgium hero failed to attain in his first stint at Chelsea, with 15 clean video games from 2011-2014.
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