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Wilkins says Lukaku can’t fill Drogba void but would be a “perfect fit” for club

Date Posted,June 13, 2017

Chelsea legend Ray Wilkins has had his say on Romelu Lukaku as the Stamford Bridge club weigh up a move for the forward.

The Everton striker, who announced he wanted to leave the Toffees to play in the Champions League next season, looks set to make a return to south west London.

Lukaku, who left Chelsea in 2014, has unfinished business with the club and would favour a move there over Jose Mourinho’s Man United.

Blues hero Wilkins, who enjoyed spells at the club as both a player and coach, recently spoke out about the prospective signing.

Romelu Lukaku is keen on a move back to Stamford Bridge (Photo: Nigel French/PA Wire)

He admitted the forward would be a “perfect fit” for Chelsea, but warned the 24-year-old would not be able to fill the massive void left behind by Didier Drogba.

“If you look at Chelsea over the last x amount of years, you’ve had the Drog,” Wilkins told Sky Sports.

Ray Wilkins leaves court
Ray Wilkins believes the Belgian would be a perfect fit for Chelsea (Photo: Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror)

“They will never find another Drogba, he was the best. Then they had Costa and now Lukaku just is a perfect fit.

“If Costa was to go I think he would be the perfect fit to come into Chelsea.”

Chelsea fans consider Didier Drogba to be a club legend (Photo: Getty Images Europe)

Drogba, who signed for the Blues back in 2004 before leaving for China in 2012, is regarded among fans as a club legend.

During his time at Stamford Bridge he won the Premier League and FA Cup four times, the EFL Cup three times and the Champions League trophy once.

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