Liverpool legend admits out of shape Chelsea player is looking fitter than ever

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Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has spoken highly of Romelu Lukaku ahead of Saturday’s meeting at Anfield.

Chelsea signed back the Belgian this summer, as the Blues paid a club record fee of £97.5m for their former prodigy.

Chelsea’s game against Liverpool has been themed as Lukaku vs Van Dijk show, with many waiting to see who will come out tops.

However, Liverpool legend Jamie Redknapp has hailed the form and shape of Lukaku, and revealed that he’s looking fitter than ever.

“I believe he’s come back looking as fit as I’ve ever seen him. He was out of shape at Manchester United. Now, he looks like an incredible athlete,” Redknapp said.

”If they can keep him at that level, Tuchel knows he’s got a gem there. The midfield players around him will enjoy playing with him so much.”

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