Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel to handle ‘unhappy’ Lukaku situation behind the scenes

Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has words with Romelu Lukaku during the Premier League match (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has words with Romelu Lukaku during the Premier League match (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)
Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has words with Romelu Lukaku during the Premier League match (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Chelsea manger Thomas Tuchel is set to meet the media on Friday morning but won’t be too keen discussing “unhappy” Romelu Lukaku.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is expected to swerve most questions at today’s press conference regarding striker Romelu Lukaku, who has admitted he is “unhappy” with his situation at the club.

The Champions League winning manager will talk to the media to preview the Premier League game against Liverpool, however it is thought he wants to straighten out the issue behind the scenes.

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Chelsea will have little time to lick their wounds after a late Danny Welbeck header denied them all three points at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

Barely 24 hours after that disappointing results, record signing Romelu Lukaku admitted he is not happy with the situation he finds himself at Chelsea, but claimed was determined to fight on.

Thomas Tuchel manager of Chelsea reacts as Romelu Lukaku is substituted during the Premier League match  (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)Thomas Tuchel manager of Chelsea reacts as Romelu Lukaku is substituted during the Premier League match  (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)
Thomas Tuchel manager of Chelsea reacts as Romelu Lukaku is substituted during the Premier League match (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images) | Getty Images

The 28-year old striker told Sky Italy: “I’m not happy with the situation, this is normal but I am a worker and I must not give up.

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“I think the boss has decided to play a different formation but I have to stick at it and get on with it professionally.”

The striker has scored seven goals since returning to Chelsea in the summer, but has seen his form dimmed by injury and illness.

He has found himself not starting games, something that seems to visibly upset him.

The Belgian scored 24 goals as Inter Milan won their first Serie A title in a decade and admitted it was strange to leave the club without saying a proper goodbye to the fans.

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He added: “I want to say a big apology to the Inter fans because I think the way I left should have been different," he added in his Sky Sport Italia interview.

"I really hope in the depths of my heart to return to Inter, not at the end of my career, but at a still good level to hopefully win more."

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