Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 8/23/13
Romelu Lukaku says he would embrace competition for places if Chelsea were to agree a deal for Wayne Rooney. The Blues are set to offer a third bid for the Manchester United striker following the sides' Premier League showdown at Old Trafford on Monday night. And Lukaku, while fully focused on a regular place in the starting line-up, insists he would welcome Rooney if it would benefit the side. "Every player wants to be in the best team there is," said the Belgium forward. "If a player can improve us, why not? Samuel Eto'o, Wayne Rooney, I have heard everyone. I am not scared. Let them come. "I'm getting closer to where I need to be and hopefully also closer to the starting line-up, my main ambition. "If I keep working hard, like I'm doing now, showing the talent that I have hopefully I get to start in the next game. "Compared to the first year, when I arrived here it was all about learning and taking a bit off all the players, now it's about starting games." Chelsea face Ma...
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