Sunday, 5 December, 2021

Tuchel backs ‘unselfish’ Lukaku to end goal drought

Thomas Tuchel insists Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will end his worrying goal drought because he is so unselfish, reports AFP. Tuchel’s side moved to the top of the Premier league with a hard-fought 1-0 win on Saturday. But Belgium forward Lukaku was unable to get on the scoresheet as his run without a club goal extended to six games. Blues boss Tuchel is relaxed about Lukaku's recent barren run, praising the 28-year-old's selfless approach. “I am not concerned as I felt him a bit tired, and then isolated because we were defending too deep as a block,” Tuchel said. “I felt him a bit tired. Altogether we produced a very strong 60 to 75 minutes, including Romelu and Timo.”