Chelsea transfers: Romelu Lukaku doesn’t want loan move

Chelsea transfers: Romelu Lukaku says he doesn't want to go on loan next season after holding talks with Blues boss Jose Mourinho

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Romelu Lukaku scored 17 goals for West Brom last season Photo: H Bischoff, via Wikimedia

Romelu Lukaku says he doesn’t want to go on loan next season after holding talks with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

The Belgium international impressed during a season-long loan at West Bromwich Albion in the 2012/13 campaign, scoring 17 Premier League goals.

And Lukaku revealed he has spoken to Mourinho about his Blues future but the striker refused to reveal the nature of the discussion.

“Yeah we spoke and I want to keep it private because when you have confidential talks with the manager, it has to stay between you and him,” Lukaku told Sky Sports News. “We had a good talk and now it’s up to me.”

When asked if he wanted to go on loan next season, Lukaku replied: “No, not at the moment.

“You never know in football but my mind is in Chelsea now and I have come back to do well in pre-season and if I do a good pre-season, I think I will have a place in the squad and hopefully in the starting 11.

“Last year I had a great season at West Brom and I think have the qualities to do it here, but it is up to me.

“If I don’t do well here, then loan again.”

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