‘I wouldn’t be surprised if Chelsea sign him back’ – Glen Johnson makes admission about former Chelsea top goalscorer

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During the summer transfer window, Chelsea made a bold move to sign back former striker Romelu Lukaku, seven years after he was sold by the club.

Lukaku’s signing ended up being a transfer record by the club as Chelsea paid Inter Milan £97.5m for the Belgian who was first signed as an 18-year-old promising talent in 2011.

While Lukaku made the switch to Stamford Bridge, Tammy Abraham made an exit from Stamford Bridge, as he left his boyhood club to sign up for Jose Mourinho’s Roma.

Abraham has been in fine form since moving to Roma, and former Chelsea defender Glen Johnson has said he wouldn’t be surprised if Chelsea pay big money to sign him again in the near future.

“He’s scoring goals, enjoying his football again and he’s got a lot to offer,” Johnson told bettingodds.com.

“And naturally all the big teams are going to want strikers who are scoring goals.

“Chelsea have shown in the past that they’re not embarrassed to sign somebody back for a lot more money than they sold them for.

“If he continues to score goals then I think, yeah, they would be interested. Strikers are hard to come by, aren’t they?

“As a young Englishman, we’re all brought up to want to play in the Premier League, so I’m sure he’ll want to come back one day to settle some scores.

“I can also see him being part of the England set-up at Qatar 2022. He’s got age on his side.

“He’s a big physical lad, and for me he’s decent in front of goal as well. If he continues to score goals then he’s going to be hard to look past isn’t he?”

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