Date: 5th August 2021 at 8:01pm
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“You win or you learn” is a phrase regularly uttered in football.

This was perhaps most applicable to Thomas Tuchel, who saw the best and the worst of what this current Chelsea squad had to offer in their 2-2 pre-season draw against Tottenham.

Hakim Ziyech scored two quality goals to leave Blues fans salivating ahead of the new season.

He has shone in bright flashes since his move from Ajax last season, but he was in scintillating form against Spurs.

However, Tuchel then saw his side concede two very quick and very preventable goals to Nuno Espirito Santo’s side.

Chelsea also lacked a clinical edge, missing some strong chances to take the game away from their rivals.

However, this issue could soon be ironed out as the Daily Mail report Inter Milan are expecting an improved bid for Romelu Lukaku from the Blues.

Lukaku is allegedly interested in a return to Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea recently saw a £80 million plus Marcos Alonso offer soundly turned down by the reigning Serie A champions, but it appears the Italian side are bracing themselves for another improved offer.

The Blues are returning to their former striker after seeing their lengthy pursuit of Erling Haaland end, with the Norwegian hitman looking to pledge his future to Borussia Dortmund.

Their hopes or re-signing the Belgian striker, who scored four goals in five appearances in Euro 2020, were also raised as it is understood the 28-year-old hitman has said he is interested in returning to Stamford Bridge.

The Blues have been after a new striker all summer, and Lukaku could be the perfect man to spearhead a Premier League and Champions League challenge in 2021/22.

 
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