Having triumph unimaginably this season, Chelsea are set to be one of the busiest clubs this summer as they would be looking to add quality players to their squad, ahead of competing in the Champions League next season. An ideal beast in front of goal would be the priority and the Blues have been linked with Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata. The dup players are playing in different leagues with different styles but have some superb figures to their respective names this season. It will be difficult for Blues manager Antonio Conte to choose one between the two but to make it easy, here is a comparison between the players in their respective leagues this season.
Lukaku Vs Morata – The Numbers Game
While Belgian international, Romelu Lukaku stands as first choice striker for Everton, bagging more goals than any other player in the Premier League at the moment whilst Alvaro Morata on the other hand, is fighting to nail a place in Zinedine Zidane first team at the Bernabeu but has still been productive. Morata has seen the net 11 times and created 2 assists compared to Lukaku’s 21 goals and 6 assists in all competition this season. However, the Spaniard scores at a rate of 1.02 goals per 90 minutes compared to Lukaku’s 0.72. The former Chelsea forward has a shot accuracy of 64% which is better than the 58% that Morata has managed to back this season.
The Los Blancos forward has also been a better passer than the Belgian with a pass accuracy of 78% compared to 66% by Lukaku at the Goodison Park. However, Lukaku has a record of 33 key passes, almost three times better than Morata this season. He has also went on creating 39 chances for his teammates, compared to just 14 from Morata. But when it comes to averages, the duo players have created equal chances per 90 minutes played.
Both players are strong in the air and have scored 5 headed goals each while Morata has 2 goals from outside the box compared to just one from Lukaku. Morata has suffered close to 3 fouls a game while Lukaku is now where near with just 0.99 per game. The Bernabeu man has also been stronger in the air, winning 56% of his ariel duels while Lukaku has won just 41% of his duels.
Lukaku and Morata are strong in the air and have scored 5 headed goals each while Morata has 2 goals from outside the box compared to just one from Lukaku. The Spaniard has suffered close to 3 fouls a game while Lukaku is now where near with just 0.99 per game. The former Juve striker has also been stronger in the air, bagging 56% of aerial duels while the Belgian has won just 41% of his duels this season.
They have similar stats and have been equally productive this season so it will be hard for the Stamford Bridge outfits to choose between the two this summer.