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‘He is number one’-Former Ballon d’Or winner Kaka picks the best striker in the world

Former AC Milan star Kaka believes Chelsea new-boy Romelu Lukaku is the best striker in the world. The Belgian is off to a flying begin in his second spell with the Blues and has scored 4 targets in his first 4 video games in all competitions for Thomas Tuchel’s aspect.

Romelu Lukaku was on course as soon as once more for Chelsea as he scored the solely aim of the sport in the Premier League giants’ 1-0 victory over Zenit St. Petersburg. The striker scored in the 69th minute to assist Chelsea overcome their Russian opponents.

Former Brazil midfielder Kaka has been extremely impressed with Lukaku’s performances in latest years. The 2007 Ballon d’Or winner believes Lukaku is the best striker in the world and is at present forward of the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Karim Benzema.

‘Romelu is number one, he jogs my memory of Adriano at his best, bodily energy, intelligence, velocity. A 12 months in the past AC Milan took the lead [ in the Serie A title race] after the first derby, then Inter took it again and received deservedly,” Kaka told Gazzetta dello Sport.

Romelu Lukaku began spent three seasons with Chelsea between 2011 and 2014, during which he spent two seasons on loan with West Brom and Everton. He quickly became one of the most lethal strikers in the Premier League before permanently joining Everton from Chelsea in 2014.

Whilst at Everton, Lukaku continued to develop and went on to become one of the hottest properties in world football. He signed for Manchester United in 2017. After an impressive first season with the club, Lukaku struggled to adapt to new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s system during his second season at Old Trafford.

He then joined Inter Milan in 2019. Lukaku scored 64 goals in just 95 appearances for Inter Milan in his two seasons with the Nerazzurri. The Belgian led the club to its first Scudetto in eleven years.

Inter Milan’s dire financial situation forced the club to sell Lukaku this summer. Chelsea spent a club-record fee of £97.5 million to sign the 28-year-old. The addition of Romelu Lukaku has made Chelsea one of the favorites to win the Premier League title this season.

Chelsea star Romelu Lukaku could be one of the contenders to win the Ballon d’Or this year

Chelsea FC v Zenit St. Petersburg: Group H - UEFA Champions League
Chelsea FC v Zenit St. Petersburg: Group H – UEFA Champions League

Romelu Lukaku scored 30 targets in 44 appearances in all competitions for Inter Milan final season as he led the membership to the Serie A title. He has scored 4 targets in his first 4 video games for Chelsea, and has reworked Thomas Tuchel’s aspect.

The 28-year-old additionally single-handedly led Belgium to the quarter-finals of Euro 2020. He scored 4 targets in 5 appearances for Roberto Martinez’s aspect.

Much of Chelsea’s attacking play revolves round the Belgian. Romelu Lukaku might due to this fact grow to be a contender for this 12 months’s Ballon d’Or if he continues to have the same influence on membership and nation as he has had over the final two seasons.

#Note-Author Name – Varun Totadri

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