The capability of a ground-breaking Belgian striker was gotten tied up with by the Blues following the arrangement of the Portuguese mentor who was planned to follow in the strides of Jose Mourinho. Anyway Villas-Boas would last just merely months at Stamford Bridge, with Roberto Di Matteo in the end supplanting him on an underlying between time premise.
Chelsea proceeded to guarantee a lady mainland crown under the Italian strategist who had become a firm fan most loved in his playing days.
Lukaku, who was only a youngster and shown up in his introduction crusade, was welcome to go with the crew that lifted the most esteemed of prizes in Munich.
He had, in any case, been ignored for that opposition by Villas-Boas and took little delight from the festivals which followed an exciting punishment shoot-out triumph over Bayern.
Thinking about that time, Lukaku told HLN:
“Di Matteo told me that I would stay with the group until after the final. He thought everyone should come along, including the ones who were suspended and the few boys who were not in the Champions League squad. I am also grateful to him for that.”
“This win is one of the things I’ve always dreamed about. You want to celebrate something like that with the team at that time. That is nice in itself at the age of 19. I am happy for the whole club, but there is one man who took a lot from me: the previous trainer (Villas-Boas). I will never forgive him for that.”
“I didn’t touch it with a finger. Because I didn’t win this trophy myself.
“This has been the case since I was 11: if I have not contributed anything, it is not my trophy. Only if you have contributed to a cup or a title yourself, you can also show it off.”