Mirror say Lukaku favours Chelsea move, while QPR are linked with striker

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s clubs…

Romelu Lukaku is keen on a return to Chelsea, the Daily Mirror claim.

The Belgian striker, sold to Everton in 2014, has been tipped to leave the Merseyside club this summer.

Manchester United are reported to be keen on Lukaku, but the Mirror say he feels he has “unfinished business” at Chelsea and that the Blues are quietly confident they will be able to re-sign him.

German clubs Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are also apparently looking to sign the 22-year-old, who has scored 25 goals this season.

Striker Lukaku has been a huge success at Everton
Striker Lukaku has been a huge success at Everton

Meanwhile, Borussia Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl has reiterated that they want to sign Andreas Christensen on a permanent deal.

The Danish defender, 20, has impressed while on loan at the Bundesliga club from Chelsea this season.

Talksport reports that Eberl told Gladbach club members at their annual meeting: “You can be sure that we will do everything we can to sign him on a long-term contract.”

And QPR want to sign striker Juan Villar from Spanish second-tier club Valladolid, the Daily Star claim.

Reading and Derby County are also said to be interested in the 27-year-old, who has scored 13 goals this season.