Lukaku: I'm no Drogba

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Chelsea starlet Romelu Lukaku has insisted he should not be compared with Didier Drogba.


The Belgian’s formidable physique has led to obvious comparisons with Drogba but he has rejected them.


However, the 18-year-old did say that he has been learning from the Ivory Coast captain and feels he is improving as a result.


“I think I’m a different style of player to what I was before,” said Lukaku


“I think that people don’t have to compare me that much with Didier because he knows we have some differences in our game. He’s influenced me a lot that’s for sure.


“In the first week that I came here he [Drogba] didn’t say a lot because I think he was watching the way I play.


“In the second week he was telling me all the mistakes that I’d made in the game like my control of the ball and my shooting towards goal.”


Lukaku has admitted he will need to work hard to break into the first team at Stamford Bridge and still has a lot of work to do.


The former Anderlecht man said he was delighted to have moved to Chelsea, but that securing the moves was only the first of many challenges.


“There is more to achieve for sure. Being here is already one step but there are so many steps I want to make,” he added.


“I’m very happy right now but I know I have to work very hard to become one of the main keys of the team in the future.”


The Belgium international also said he was unconcerned that he is yet to score for his new club, after having only made three appearances.


He is eager to end this wait however and will take a goal against any team.


“It doesn’t matter [who I score against] I want to score in each game,” conluded Lukaku.


“If I can score against Blackburn or against Manchester United or Arsenal I don’t care. Scoring a goal is the same feeling in each game for me.”

Romelu Lukaku
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