Romelu Lukaku is set to stay at Chelsea next season despite interest in the striker from a number of Premier League clubs.
Goal understands that Jose Mourinho has told Lukaku that he wants the Belgian to be part of a squad that is capable of wrestling back domestic dominance from Manchester United and competing in the Champions League.
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Lukaku scored 17 league Premier League goals while on loan at West Brom during his breakthrough year and the 20-year-old is eager for regular first-team football, especially in a World Cup year.
Mourinho is in the market for a top class striker - Chelsea have been heavily linked with Napoli's Edinson Cavani - but has no intention of listening to offers for Lukaku this summer.
“He is Jose’s type of player and he wants to take a look at him,” a source told Goal. “He can offer something different and has a similar style to Didier Drogba who Jose loves.”
Lukaku, who is yet to score for the Blues in 12 appearances since his £18 million move in 2011, will travel with Chelsea on their pre-season tour despite interest from Everton and Fulham,