The career of Romelu Lukaku could quite conceivably be made into a film explaining the hopes and dreams of a young player tipped for the top; a cautionary tale could be the tagline.
Not that his career has gone completely as of yet; hell, if I'd been written off at 19 I'd still be doing a job where the greatest thrill of the day comes when the amount of stock on the system is wrong and you get to correct.
Back to the point; last summer, Lukaku joined Chelsea being touted as the next big thing and the long-term replacement for Didier Drogba.
Notching 20 goals in 50 games in all competitions for club side Anderlecht, a debut for Belgium and winning the Ebony shoe (this writer's favourite, slightly un-PC trophy ever) made 2010/11 a season to remember for the youngster.
Fast forward 12 months however and its all gone a bit 'young actress trying to make it in Hollywood' for the forward. He isn't quite cleaning tables yet (though he could be as he isn't seen all that often) but his career at Chelsea seems to be stuck in neutral.
Thus, we come to the day's rumour about the player.
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