Dream move for Lukaku

Image: Lukaku: Close to completing his dream move

Romelu Lukaku is in no doubt about joining Chelsea after a deal to sign the Anderlecht striker.

Striker delighted to be joining a team of 'winners'

Romelu Lukaku is in no doubt about joining Chelsea after the Premier League club agreed a deal to sign the Anderlecht striker. The Blues' long pursuit of the 18-year-old finally bore fruit on Saturday night when they announced they were poised to complete a deal for him, subject to the player passing a medical and agreeing personal terms. Lukaku, who is reportedly valued at between £15million and £20m, made no secret of the fact he was a Chelsea fan while he was being linked with Stamford Bridge. And despite last week claiming he had not ruled out a move elsewhere, the teenager made it clear this on Sunday afternoon there was nowhere else he would rather be. While taking time out to respond to questions on Twitter, Lukaku was asked what his favourite thing about Chelsea was. He replied: "the fans The players.. Its just my dreamteam."

Under pressure

Lukaku, who is already a full Belgium international, faces a real fight to break into the Blues first team any time soon. He warned earlier this week he would not want to be sent out on loan if he moved to Stamford Bridge, which suggests he would be prepared to fight for his place. The forward believes he can only benefit from training and playing alongside the likes of Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba, to whom Lukaku has long been compared. He wrote on Sunday: "I think I am entering a team full of experienced guys and winners. And i'm very happy about that." Lukaku is also aware he will arrive at a team under pressure to deliver silverware this season after finishing empty-handed last term. Describing the Premier League as the "best league in the world", he added: "We have to improve ourselves year after year." Lukaku's personal website confirmed on Sunday night his Chelsea medical would take place the following day. It added that he would link up with the Belgium squad the following day for their friendly in Slovenia on Wednesday night before being officially unveiled by the Blues later in the week.

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