Thomas Tuchel has acknowledged that bringing Romelu Lukaku on during Chelsea’s 3-2 defeat to West Ham on Saturday was an error in which he regretted.
After Kai Havertz suffered an injury, Tuchel sent in the Belgian striker in the second half.
Lukaku only made three appearances after returning from an ankle injury he sustained in October.
After the game, Tuchel indicated that the 28-year-old was not “physically” ready to play 45 minutes of football.
Thomas Tuchel, while speaking to Chelsea’s official website during the post-match interview, said