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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has called on striker Romelu Lukaku to give the reason for his departure from Stamford Bridge for Everton this summer, reports Martin Lipton of the Daily Mirror.
The Belgium international has been a hit with the Merseyside club since joining on a season-long loan during the summer transfer window.
But Mourinho has become frustrated at the questions being aimed at him over letting the forward leave, claims Lipton, and has now urged the player to reveal why is not at Chelsea this season:
Romelu likes to speak. He's a young boy who likes to speak.
But the only thing he didn't say is why he went to Everton on loan. That's the only thing he never says.
And my last contact with him was to tell him exactly that. I said 'Why do you never say why you are not here?'
So it's something he should talk about because he likes to speak. It's something he should say, the reason why he's not with Chelsea and is in Everton.
Meanwhile, Mourinho and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini have been linked with a move for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, reports John Cross of the Daily Mirror.
But the futures of Kevin De Bruyne and David Luiz at the club look uncertain, with the Belgian winger set to join Atletico Madrid on loan, according to Nick Lustig of the Daily Star, while the Brazil defender will be allowed to join Barcelona, says Lustig in another Daily Star report.
Chelsea striker Demba Ba could be on his way across London to West Ham United, reports Andrew Dillon of The Sun (subscription required).