Vital Football

Latest WBA News

Lukaka Talks Of Albion Pull

Lukaka Talks Of Albion Pull

Steve Clarke has already said Romelu Lukaku was desperate to join the Baggies on loan, and now the striker's revealed why.

Speaking to wba.co.uk after making his loan move to the club for the season, Lukaku said Steve Clarke was a huge pull when he laid out the role the 19 year old would play this season, and that proved to be the icing on the cake after already seeking the advice of Robbie Di Matteo and Eddie Newton.

'I'm really, very happy to be here. Since the first day I spoke to Chelsea about going out on loan, I've spoken to the gaffer here a lot. He was the first person who contacted me and that means a lot. He's been speaking to me every week since asking about my situation. When you have a gaffer like that who has a desire to bring you to his club, as a young man, you feel confident to make the step into the unknown.'

Romelu continues.

'I heard lots of positives about the club from Roberto Di Matteo and Eddie Newton. They really convinced me to come here. Frank Lampard and John Terry also spoke highly about the gaffer.'

Steve has already talked about Lukaku's desire to succeed, and added when discussing the Forest game.

'Romelu wants to work. He's already asking me for extra shooting sessions and he hasn't even started training yet. That tells you he has a hunger to learn.'

Sounds hugely positive so far doesn't it.

Vital West Brom on: facebook

Vital West Brom on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Baggy Boy
Date:Saturday August 11 2012
Time: 5:12PM

Comments

0
Hopefully he gets lots of game time with your team.
Keyser Soze
11/08/2012 19:33:00
0
Well nearest comparison was when we had Vela from Arsenal, and he got reasonable game time and obviously with the Robbie and Clarke links between the two clubs now, I'm sure he'll get a good shot as long as his form deserves it.
Baggy Boy
12/08/2012 15:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Pulis Still Keen To Improve West Brom

Speaking ahead of today's kick off against Crystal Palace in the third/fourth play off for the Premier League Asia Trophy, head coach Tony Pulis has said he's still extremely...

Rodriguez Pleased With West Brom Start

Having come in from Southampton the other week, striker Jay Rodriguez has been speaking about his delight at opening his West Bromwich Albion account against Leicester City...

39th Game Abroad Not Yet On The Agenda

Premier League chairman Richard Scudamore has said that whilst he believes a 39th Premier League fixture list is still an option, it's not on the agenda just yet.

Hegazi Debuts As West Brom Lose On Pens

West Bromwich Albion lost the opening friendly of the Premier League Asia Trophy to Leicester City on Wednesday on penalties.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By:
Foster19%
Nyom5%
Dawson3%
Evans5%
M Wilson1%
Yacob28%
Morrison2%
Fletcher1%
Livermore5%
Brunt1%
Rondon13%
Sub - McClean2%
Sub - Robson-Kanu9%
Sub - Leko6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League