Tuchel Not Getting Best From Lukaku -Conte


Former Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte says Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel is yet to fully play to Romelu Lukaku’s strength.

Conte stated this after Chelsea’s 1-0 loss against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

In an interview with Sky Italia, the former Chelsea manager pointed out that Tuchel has not really figured out how to get the best from the Belgian international.

“A coach is good if he can improve players. I think we did great work with Romelu over two years,” Conte told Sky Italia.

“He is a very specific striker. Bringing Lukaku into the box, he is dangerous. However, when he starts from midfield, he is incredibly quick. It is very difficult to find a player who is both a target man, but can also run from midfield.

“These are also characteristics I can see in Erling Haaland. I had been tracking Lukaku for a very long time and wanted him when I was at Chelsea, even when he was at West Brom.”

Conte continued: “It’s a tactical situation too, a…

Source: Complete Sports