The Special One has returned and requested the services of his young striker who could potentially become a Chelsea legend. Providing Chelsea don’t go out and spend £50 million a new a striker this transfer window then there is no reason why Romelu Lukaku cannot cement a place in Chelsea’s starting eleven and lead the line for Belgium at the World Cup in Brazil next year.
Chelsea thrashed Tottenham 5-1 in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley to meet Liverpool in the final. However it was a game steeped in controversy as Chelsea’s second goal, a turning point in the game, clearly didn’t cross the line.
The Blues managed to secure three points after a piece magnificent skill by Didier Drogba. However Chelsea were far from their best and should have scored more. Stoke played 65 minutes of the match with 10 men after Ricardo Fuller was sent off for stamping on Branislav Ivanović.
Chelsea managed to salvage a draw, and a FA Cup fifth round replay, after another woeful performance at Stamford Bridge. David Murphy put Birmingham ahead in the first half after taking advantage of slack defending from the hosts. However Daniel Sturridge's pulled a goal back for Chelsea in a rare moment of attacking momentum midway through the second half.