INTER MILAN chief Alessandro Antonello has revealed there is a “great desire on the part of” Romelu Lukaku to return to the club.
Chelsea are open to letting Lukaku leave the club this summerCredit: Getty
The 29-year-old could return to Inter, where he won the ScudettoCredit: Getty
The Belgian, 29, netted 24 goals in Inter‘s title-winning campaign, and formed a formidable partnership with Lautaro Martinez.
However, Lukaku has struggled to adapt back to life in London and seen his form on the pitch take a downturn.
In addition, the forward didn’t help himself when he landed in hot water with Chelsea and their fans for an unauthorised interview.
In the interview with Italian TV, Lukaku claimed to be unhappy with his situation at Stamford Bridge and also vowed to return to Inter.
And his switch back to the San Siro could happen sooner rather than later with Inter in negotiations to bring him back to Italy on loan.
The Belgian is ready to take a 50 per cent pay cut to force through a move.
However, Inter would have to be prepared to cough up a sizeable loan fee.
Inter chief Antonello says there is a “great desire on the part of Lukaku to return”, but the club is also keen to stick within Uefa’s Financial Fair Play rules.
Antonello said: “He and Dybala together? For us it is essential to combine competitiveness on the pitch and economic-financial sustainability.
“We are doing it and every choice of the club on the transfer market will always be inspired by these two words. We want to respect Uefa’s Financial Fair Play.
“There is a great desire on the part of Lukaku to return.
“What needs to be verified are the economic and financial feasibility and the resolution of some technical problems.
“However, it is better to talk to Dr. Marotta about this.”
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