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Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, 27, has been linked with a possible return to Chelsea this summer.
Africa Today News, New York understand that the Belgian striker is a $125 million target for Chelsea, as the Blues are beginning to get used to the reality that they will not be able to sign Erling Haaland this summer.
Lukaku has had an incredible season at Inter this year scoring 27 goals so far as Antonio Conte’s side are on the verge of winning the Serie A title to end Juventus’ nine-year domination of Italy’s top-flight.
He also scored 34 times last season and has 61 goals in 91 games since joining Inter from Manchester United in the summer of 2019.
Would Lukaku want to leave an Inter team heading in the right direction and head back to Chelsea? Probably not. He is loved at Inter, and especially by Antonio Conte, but financially the Milan club is struggling, and offloading Lukaku (although it would be unpopular) would help ease their issues.
Chelsea needs a clinical finisher and with both Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud expected to move on this summer, that leaves Kai Havertz and Timo Werner as their only forwards. The German newbies have hardly been prolific this season.
Lukaku would be the main man at Chelsea, and he would slot in really well as the central striker in the 3-4-2-1 system they play. It would be a surprise if this happened, and Lukaku has repeatedly said how happy he is at Inter.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK