Lukaku is keen to play a bigger role at Stamford Bridge in 2013/14.
Chelsea starlet Romelu Lukaku has revealed that in the upcoming season the striker wants to be considered a key member of the first team by manager Jose Mourinho.
The 20-year-old enjoyed an impressive spell on-loan at West Bromwich Albion last campaign under Mourinho’s former assistant of three years Steve Clarke.
Lukaku netted 17 Premier League goals whilst at the Hawthorns and the Portuguese boss has said that the Belgian will get his chance with the Blues this year.
Whilst the powerful forward is glad to be back at Stamford Bridge the Belgium international wants play a bigger role in the team.
“It is good to be back. It was always my aim to come back, so now that I am here I am happy,” Lukaku was quoted in the Sun.
“I want to improve as much as I can and be an important figure for this club.
“I am very ambitious and also very young and I want to work hard and play as much as I can.”
The striker has developed into a top Premier League goal-scorer under Clarke’s guidance at the Baggies and will now compete with Fernando Torres and Demba Ba for a position up-front during the 2013/14 campaign.
This would mean that Lukaku is going to have to step-up once more and prove to the 50-year-old that he is capable of leading the line at the Bridge or face sitting on the sidelines once more.