Chelsea player is one of the best in the world. Every big club would love to have him – Geremi hails Chelsea star. It’s not Kante

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Chelsea hero Geremi believes Romelu Lukaku is one of the best strikers on the planet despite his current slump. 

Lukaku joined Chelsea from Inter Milan for a club record fee of £97.5million last summer but has scored just five goals in 15 Premier League appearances for Chelsea.

Injuries haven’t helped his cause, with the 28-year-old only returning last month after a month on the sidelines.

“For sure,” Geremi told Express Sport via when asked if Lukaku was a striker capable of firing Chelsea to the biggest titles.

“When you look at football now, if you take five strikers [who are the best in the world], he is part of the five strikers.

“Every big club would love to have him.

“The way he behaves on the pitch, it doesn’t reflect what comes out on the newspapers.

“For me, Tuchel his boss has to handle it and help him come out of this situation.”

Meanwhile, Geremi believes Eden Hazard should never have left Chelsea because he was like a god at Stamford Bridge.

Geremi told GOAL: “A very good question! This is why it is sometimes difficult to understand football. Eden Hazard at Chelsea was brilliant, fantastic. For me, if I was his agent at the time when Real Madrid came to sign him, I would not have accepted. He was almost like a god at Chelsea.

“I don’t think Chelsea of today are below Real Madrid in any way. Chelsea are at the same level in everything. If Chelsea were to play against Real Madrid, they will go with the same attitude and without fear. They have a strong squad, big names. If it was me, I would have stayed at Chelsea. They would have given him the same money, the same facilities. It was a big mistake.

“Unfortunately it hasn’t gone well for him. I don’t understand because I was expecting him to continue in a good way. Sometimes there are things that you cannot explain. I don’t know if he has changed his attitude, maybe motivation, mentality. You have to try and find a solution. My advice would have been to go back to Chelsea.”

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