Joe Cole urges Chelsea to move for former striker Romelu Lukaku in quest to ‘win titles’… but insists Thomas Tuchel should continue to show ‘perseverance’ with misfiring Timo Werner
- Chelsea have reportedly set their sights on a sensational return for the Belgian
- Out-of-favour Abraham and veteran Giroud could leave the club this summer
- Cole says Chelsea should move for Lukaku, who could cost in excess of £90m
Former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has urged the Blues to re-sign Romelu Lukaku this summer.
Chelsea have reportedly set their sights on a Stamford Bridge return for the Belgian as Thomas Tuchel seeks to kick-start his attack.
Sportsmail revealed that the Blues are open to offers for out-of-favour striker Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud is likely to leave on a free transfer.
Former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has urged the Blues to re-sign Romelu Lukaku
And Cole believes Chelsea should move for Lukaku, who could cost in excess of £90million, and keep faith with misfiring Timo Werner.
‘I think Werner is a quality player who Chelsea needs but if Lukaku is available at the right price then Chelsea would take him,’ Cole told goal.com
‘He is one of the top strikers and every team will strengthen this year. To win titles, you need options and a mix of different types of players to win.’
Timo Werner prepares for Saturday’s Champions League final against Manchester City
Cole believes that Werner will be start against Manchester City in Saturday’s Champions League final.
‘For me, Werner will probably start and he is the player to hurt them. We’ve seen great players come into this country and struggle.
‘That along with it being Covid year, which has been difficult for everyone, but there’s been positive signs in the last few weeks with how he affects the game.
‘I think he is going to be a good player for Chelsea but I just think he needs perseverance.’
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel wants to kick-start his attack with a major summer signing
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