Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku arrived in Milan on Wednesday morning, where he must undergo a medical to close his return to Inter in the form of a loan, according to the media, only a year after being transferred to Chelsea where he never prevailed.
“Very happy,” said the 29-year-old striker.who landed at dawn at the Milan-Linate airport, before posing for reporters with an Inter scarf, according to a video released especially by Gazzeta dello Sport.
Several dozen fans had waited for him in vain on Tuesday, after the CEO of Inter Milan, Giuseppe Marotta, would have announced the imminent arrival of “Big Rom” in the afternoon.
According to the Italian and English media, Chelsea and Inter have found an agreement to allow Lukaku’s return to Italy. A year after selling him for around 115 million euros (121.37 million dollars), Inter should be able to take the Belgian on loan for one season, in exchange for compensation of 8 million euros (8.44 million dollars). dollars), in addition to eventual bonuses.
Authentic spearhead of Inter Crowned Italian champion in 2021, the powerful striker failed to prevail in the ‘Blues’, being a regular substitute in the team coached by Thomas Tuchel.
In his reunion with the ‘Nerazzurri’, the Belgian hopes to relaunch himself a few months before the 2022 World Cup.
The former Everton and Manchester United player, who became an idol at the San Siro during his two years at the top of the team, then directed by Antonio Conte (2019-2021), He would have agreed to lower his salary to be able to wear the blue and black shirt again, playing again alongside the Argentine Lautaro Martínez.