Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has charged his teammates to go all out for the Premier League crown and says they should all treat every game as a final.
The Belgian hitman recently made a full return from a 2-month injury layoff giving Chelsea who were a goal down before the lead at the Villa park as he headed one in and won a penalty sprinting 50-yards to set up another in the process as they went on to win 3-1 win over Aston Villa.
The former Inter, Everton and Manchester United striker told Sky Sports after the game;
Yeah, I think we’re the hunters now, it’s clear that the last results for is was not the best and now we have to chase every game from now till the end of the season is a final, you have to treat them like finals because every game in the Premier League is very difficult but today we won and now we have to push on and keep chasing.
The Belgian international further admired Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard saying the former Liverpool man had ‘a very good side,’
“I think today, we had to do our job, we had to win the game. Aston Villa was doing really well the last couple of games, credit to Steven Gerrard and his staff and their players, they have a really good team, it was not easy for us but in the end, our quality came the through and now we have to push on, we have to make sure that every game is a final, win and that’s it.”
Lukaku has scored 6 goals and contributed one assist assist in 17 games this season.
The 28-year-old had been open sidelined after twisting his ankle against Malmo in the Champions league on October 20, although he has been getting a cameo coming off the bench, of which the first was in a 1-0 loss at home to Manchester United, the £97m signing from Inter Milan who hadn’t played since December 11 owing to a positive Covid-19 test is fully fit and ready to spearhead Chelsea’s charge upfront.