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Chelsea new boy Lukaku learning plenty from Drogba and co.

Chelsea young gun Romelu Lukaku has revealed he is learning more and more each minute he spends with the clubs more experienced strikers.

The 18-year old Belgian attacker is looking to impress quickly at Stamford Bridge following last week's move from Anderlecht and is keen to develop with the help from some big names around him - such as Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Fernando Torres.

"I'm not here to replace him (Drogba), I'm just here to play for Chelsea. I can play with him and continue to learn," he told Sky Sports News.

"I have pace and in a one-on-one I'm very strong, but to be compared to him is a very big honour to me.

"Every time in training I spend time with him, we talk a lot and I sit next to him also in the dressing room.

"Every moment I'm with him (Drogba) I always listen to him because he gives me good advice. Nic and Fernando are the same.

"I want to learn from the players who are here and after that I just want to show to the coach that I'm ready if he needs me.

"But first I want to train and be fit for as long as possible because here you train at a very high level and you make much more effort than in Belgium, and I'm aware about that."

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