Romelu Lukaku is one of West Bromwich Albion's in-form players.
As the club's form has dipped in the second-half of the season, the Belgian's performances have grown more impressive and he is the Baggies' top Premier League scorer with nine goals.
Lukaku was dubbed 'the new Didier Drogba' on his arrival from Anderlect in 2011, but started just one Premier League game under Andre Villas-Boas and then Roberto Di Matteo- the final fixture of the season against Blackburn Rovers.
The 19-year-old has developed far more in half a season at the Hawthorns than he did in an entire campaign at Chelsea. He has made it clear that he wishes to stay with the Baggies for one more season beyond this one, and if the Blues hierarchy have any sense - debatable - they should allow him to do just that.
If Fernando Torres leaves Chelsea in the summer, it is sure that a big name will be brought in to replace him, with rumors linking the Blues with Edinson Cavani refusing to go away. The Londoners have also only just brought in Demba Ba, and in a system that allows for only one out-and-out striker, Lukaku would surely be restricted to League Cup outings were he to go back in the summer.
Much better that the imposing front man stays at the Hawthorns where his pace, power and deadly left-foot finishing has made him a fans' favorite this season.
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