Chelsea finally make up their mind on £320k-a-week striker amid confirmed interest in Italy

Belgium's forward #10 Romelu Lukaku gestures during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Group F football match between Belgium and AzerbaijanBelgium's forward #10 Romelu Lukaku gestures during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Group F football match between Belgium and Azerbaijan
Belgium's forward #10 Romelu Lukaku gestures during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Group F football match between Belgium and Azerbaijan | AFP via Getty Images
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has scored six league goals from 10 games for AS Roma in Italy.

Chelsea are looking to sell in-from striker Romelu Lukaku to fund their own striker search with the general feeling being that they might need a proven goalscorer.

The Belgium striker remains the highest-paid player on Chelsea’s books, with two-and-a-half years left on his contract.

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Lukaku has found form under Jose Mourinho at Roma where he's scored nine times in 14 games and scored four the other night for his country.

There has never really been doubts over his goalscoring abilities even though there have been times when many have questioned his commitment, especially at Chelsea.

According to a report in the Evening Standard, Chelsea will now look to capitalise on his form with Roma, Juventus and even AC Milan quite interested in his services.

Chelsea have set a £37million price tag for the 30-year-old striker, which Roma are willing to pay if he continues his good form.

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The 30-year-old turned down a chance to move to Saudi Arabia last summer, making it clear that he preferred to stay in Italy where he's always been good.

The Blues have built a new team in the last two transfer windows, spending almost a billion pounds even though they also have almost 11 players in what would balance the books.

The likes of N'Golo Kante, Edouard Mendy and Kalidou Koulibaly all left the club the club as well as Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount and Kai Havertz.

Since then Chelsea have brought in players like Nicolas Jackson, Cole Palmer and Axel Disasi as owners look to build one of the projects that really works.

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