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OPINION: Three Abilities Of Romelu Lukaku That Reminds Chelsea Fans Of Didier Drogba


Chelsea has long been associated with world-class forwards who can create something out of nothing on the field. Someone like Gianfranco Zola comes to mind for older supporters, while Didier Drogba, Diego Costa, and others come to mind for the younger generation.

The return of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea sparked enthusiasm among Chelsea supporters, and he has so far delivered magnificently when called upon. The playing style and abilities of Romelu Lukaku are very similar to those of Chelsea icon Didier Drogba, and this article highlights two of the Belgian striker's skills that remind Chelsea supporters of the Ivorian legend.

1. MENTALITY: Romelu Lukaku and Didier Drogba are both strikers with an elite mentality. They both enjoy winning and will go to great lengths to guarantee that their team is victorious. When things aren't going as planned, it's practically difficult to see Didier Drogba (during his playing days) or Romelu Lukaku drop their shoulder and hide.

2. NATURAL STRENGTH: There is a distinction between players who develop their strength in the gym through rigorous training and exercise and those who develop their strength naturally. Didier Drogba and Romelu Lukaku, on the other hand, are naturally strong players who instill terror in their opponents. It's quite rare for any of them to lose an aerial or ground duel.

3. AERIAL DOMINANCE: Didier Drogba (during his playing days) and Romelu Lukaku are both aerially dominant, winning the majority of their aerial duels with defenders. Few people will ever forget Didier Drogba's last-minute header in the 2012 UEFA Champions League final against Bayern Munich.

Romelu Lukaku is also a strong aerial threat, reminding Chelsea supporters of Didier Drogba.

Both are outstanding players, and Chelsea fans will be delighted that they were able to showcase their abilities at Stamford Bridge.

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