West Bromwich Albion forward Romelu Lukaku insists that he is only thinking about playing for the Baggies at the moment and has not considered returning to Chelsea.
Lukaku is confident he will remain in the West Midlands till the end of the season, despite rumours surfacing that Chelsea may activate the clause within his loan deal to recall the Belgian in January.
The 19-year-old believes that the recent appointment of Rafael Benitez at Stamford Bridge does not alter his position and he expects to extend his stay at the Hawthorns until May.
“I don’t think about the option. I am very happy to be here for one year,” Lukaku, told the Wolverhampton Express and Star.
“Hopefully, this season will end very well and we will see what happens in the future.
“After January, I am sure I will be at West Brom. I am very happy to know that in my head. Hopefully, I will do well for the rest of the season.”
Lukaku, who has starred in the Baggies side that is currently third “I don’t think things will change (after Benitez’s appointment). I think he has his plans and I am happy with the team here.
“If I focus too much on Chelsea it wouldn’t be good for me, so I will focus on being here.
“In my head, I am here for a year and it has to be clear I am here for a year and not for six months.”
The Belgian international is expected to feature in tonight’s Premier League fixture against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.