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Mauricio Pochettino confirms Chelsea star will leave soon

Mauricio Pochettino confirms Chelsea star will leave soon

Romelu Lukaku news

Lukaku to leave Chelsea - Pochettino

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku will leave the club very soon.

The Belgian spent the previous campaign on loan with Inter Milan, scoring 14 goals and providing seven assists.

Inter are no longer keen on re-signing him, but their rivals Juventus have come forward with a €40m offer.

The Bianconeri have put the move on hold at the moment. Lukaku's arrival depends on Vlahovic's departure.

Speaking to reporters, Pochettino has now acknowledged that the the club will find the best solution for Lukaku.

He said: "It is the club and of course it is an interesting situation When this type of decision is [made, it is] because they all agree. The player and club are working hard to try and find best solution."

Aside from Lukaku, Kai Havertz and Callum Hudson-Odoi are also expected to head for the exit door soon.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was recently part of this group, but he has now joined Marseille on a free transfer.