Gameweek 9: Lukaku replacements

The injury Romelu Lukaku picked up in the Champions League couldn’t have come at a worse time for FPL managers.

Over 112,000 managers had transferred in the Chelsea forward ahead of the Champions League match on Wednesday evening.

All ears were on Thomas Tuchel’s press conference after the match where he stated:

‘We have a twist of the ankle for Romelu and muscle injury and hamstring for Timo, so they will be out for some days.’

Thomas Tuchel

Since the injury yesterday evening the FPL community have been busy pulling together their thoughts on what FPL managers should do with Lukaku ahead of the Gameweek 9 deadline on Friday evening.

Fantasy Football Scout shared the latest news on Lukaku and his availability in FPL:

FPL Insights provided his thoughts on the Lukaku replacement debate:

Joe’s trusted goals imminent table suggests that there is one man for the job of replacing Lukaku in our FPL teams:

The Last Word On Football have released their Gameweek 9 preview including the injury to Lukaku:

Mark and Az were live on FPL Blackbox when the injury happened:

FPL Dare did a live stream focused on Lukaku replacements on Thursday morning:

FPL Cheetah is shying away from following the crowd with his Lukaku replacement:

FPL247 has been keeping track on what FPL managers are doing with Lukaku:

beIN SPORTS have had a look at other Chelsea options in case managers want to stay invested in the blues for their Gameweek 9 fixture against Norwich:

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