Discussion: Four players who can be an alternative for Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea

The Italian youngster from Torino can be a perfect match for the Spaniard Diego Costa at Chelsea as a replacement of Romelu Lukaku.

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Chelsea’s major target in the summer transfer window, the Everton striker Romelu Lukaku as the replacement of the unsettled Spanish striker Diego Costa has come under massive doubt as Manchester United have registered themselves strongly in the race to land the Belgian international.

Reportedly, after receiving a massive demand from Real Madrid for their striker Alvaro Morata, the Red Devils are concerned in getting the heavyweight Everton forward. As the report says, Jose Mourinho’s side have registered £75 million deal for the Belgian youngster. As a result, the striker might register himself playing the season at Old Trafford.

In this situation, The Blues again have to search for another striker. The list of the players under the radar might be as follows-

1. Alvaro Morata:

Real Madrid’s asking price tag for the player has let the Red Devils move their focus to the Everton striker. But reportedly, the player was a Chelsea target prior to their hunt for Romelu Lukaku. Reportedly, the player has scored 15 matches in 26 appearances for the Spanish giants Real Madrid. Prior to that, the player also had a successful career for the Italian giants Juventus, where he spent two years scoring 15 goals in 63 appearances. But the lack of the first team opportunities due to the presence of the stars in the team has increased the frustration for the player and he definitely wants a way out. But the teams interested in him have to spend a lot, as assured by the Real Madrid management. But the Premier League champions can take the opportunity to land the player at the Bridge.

2. Andrea Belotti:

The Italian youngster from Torino can be a perfect match for the Spaniard Diego Costa at Chelsea as a replacement of Romelu Lukaku. The 23-year-old forward has proved his worth in the Serie-A as he has registered 38 goals in 70 appearances for the Italian side. Reportedly, the striker has scored 26 goals in his last season at the club. Previously, before the hunt for the Belgian international, Belotti was heavily linked with The Blues from the West London. Now, after the hopes being deemed, the striker might be under the radar again.

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3. Javier Hernandez:

The ex-Manchester United player and currently the Bayer Leverkusen forward can also be an alternative for The Premier League Champions. The player had a brilliant season at the red side of Manchester as he scored 37 goals in his career at Manchester United colours back in 2010-2015. After leaving the English giants, the player featured for Real Madrid also and now he has been playing for the German side since 2015. The player has scored 28 goals in Leverkusen colours. With some previous Premier League experiences and good scoring boot, the player can also be a perfect fit at Chelsea.

4. James Rodriguez:

Chelsea have reportedly moved their attention to few of the big names after the Lukaku saga and James Rodriguez also includes in the list. Reportedly, the player has also been very unsettled at the Spanish giants Real Madrid following the lack of the first team opportunities. So, the player will also eye for a possible move. Here also, Chelsea have to lock their horns with Manchester United to land the Colombian international at the Bridge.

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