West Bromwich Albion will retain the services of their on-loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku for the rest of the season, reports the Guardian. Lukaku joined Albion for the whole season, though Chelsea had the option to recall the player this month. However, the deadline for that recall expired on Monday.

An Albion club spokesman confirmed: "He will remain at the Hawthorns for the rest of the season. Chelsea's January option to recall him expired on Monday."

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