Romelu Lukaku taken out of firing line for Champions League tie – Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel revealed he took Chelsea’s club-record signing Romelu Lukaku out of the firing line for the 2-0 Champions League win over Lille. Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic hit the net as Chelsea produced a fine last-16 first-leg victory at Stamford Bridge, with £98million striker Lukaku an unused replacement. Lukaku had registered a Premier League record-low seven touches in Saturday’s 1-0 win at Crystal Palace, amid continued struggles to find his west London niche.

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