The Blues forked out a club-record £97.5million fee to re-sign Lukaku last summer, and when he marked his first four appearances with as many goals their investment appeared justified.
However, the Belgium striker has only scored another four in his next 19 outings; with two spells on the sidelines through injury and Covid, an explosive interview with Sky Italy and a string of underwhelming performances derailing his second stint at Stamford Bridge.
Jamie Carragher believes Romelu Lukaku is no different to the player who left Man United
After netting 64 goals in 95 games for Inter Milan and helping them clinch the Serie A title, Lukaku was supposed to be arriving back in west London as a mature, seasoned centre-forward at the peak of his powers.
But Carragher doesn't think he is any different to the player who departed United on a sour note back in 2019.
'When Romelu Lukaku signed for Chelsea, the consensus was that he was a different player to that