Romelu Lukaku Transfer Can Help Chelsea Replace Diego Costa – Frank Lampard

Is Romelu Lukaku the right man to replace Diego Costa if he leaves Stamford Bridge? Frank Lampardthinks he’s a good option…

“I know Lukaku from playing with him,” Lampard told Sky Sports News HQ. “It was very early on in his career and maybe it was too early for him during his first spell at Chelsea. He didn’t really get the chances but he’s certainly developed a huge amount since he left the club.

“Lukaku would be a great option. In terms of an all-round striker, who is a proven goalscorer in the Premier League, he would be an option for them. But there are others and I’m sure Chelsea will look around and find the same type of player as Diego Costa. They need a physical presence, someone who can replicate what Costa does but also a player that will get them 20-plus goals a season.”

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Lukaku for months now, while Manchester United have also been credited with an interest in the prolific Belgian