Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'World-Class Lukaku Is Big Threat', Says Chelsea Star

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'World-Class Lukaku Is Big Threat', Says Chelsea Star

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CHELSEA defender Gary Cahill admits his side are wary of the talents of 'world-class striker' Romelu Lukaku, ahead of this weekend's FA Cup Final.

The United forward faces a late fitness test to face his former side in the Wembley showpiece tomorrow, as he looks to finish his fine debut season at Old Trafford with the silverware to match.

Lukaku never really hit the ground running at Chelsea, only starting one Premier League match during his time at the club.

However, the 25-year-old has enjoyed an impressive first season at Old Trafford - netting 26 times for the club since he joined from Everton for £75m last summer.

And while Cahill is confident his side will be able to subdue Lukaku's threat tomorrow afternoon, he admits he is hugely impressed by the Belgian's impressive development since leaving Stamford Bridge. …

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