Baggies keep Lukaku for season

West Brom can keep Romelu Lukaku until the end of the season, after Chelsea opted not to take him back to Stamford Bridge.

Last Updated: 09/01/13 at 15:58 Post Comment

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The teenage striker moved to The Hawthorns on a season-long loan deal in August, although the Londoners inserted a clause providing them with an option to recall their player in early January.

However, the Blues have decided not to bring the 19-year-old back after the option expired on Monday.

Lukaku has performed well this season for the Baggies and is the club's leading scorer in the league with five goals.

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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