Romelu Lukaku returns to Inter Milan on mortgage from Chelsea
The Belgium striker will spend the 2022-23 marketing campaign with Inter, the membership he left to re-join Chelsea in a £97.5million deal final summer time.
The 29-year-old endured an underwhelming 2021-22 season at Stamford Bridge, though he nonetheless completed because the Blues’ prime scorer with 15 targets.
Romelu Lukaku has accomplished his mortgage transfer again to Inter Milan from Chelsea, the Premier League membership have confirmed.
An announcement from Chelsea learn: “Romelu Lukaku will spend the 2022-23 marketing campaign with Inter Milan after finishing a season-long mortgage transfer from Chelsea.”
The quick, matter-of-fact assertion went on to say the highlights of Lukaku’s previous season with out providing any remark.
Information of the switch was confirmed in a brief video posted by Inter during which the participant mentioned he was “very glad”.
The Serie A outfit adopted with one other tweet which learn: “Welcome again Rom”.
Lukaku first performed for Chelsea as an adolescent however was let go by the membership in 2014, becoming a member of Everton after profitable mortgage spells with each the Toffees and West Brom.
His performances for the Merseyside membership earned him a £75million transfer to Manchester United in 2017 however he spent solely two years at Outdated Trafford earlier than a £74million change to Inter.
He thrived in Italy, scoring 64 targets in 95 appearances and serving to Inter win their first Serie A title in 11 years in 2021.
That prompted Chelsea to deliver him again to London for a club-record price however, regardless of a promising begin with a debut aim, he struggled for consistency and suffered an harm setback.
Relations with the membership then hit a low final December with the airing of an interview during which he bemoaned the best way he was being utilized by supervisor Thomas Tuchel and spoke about his ongoing love for Inter.
A parting of the methods had appeared inevitable for a while and Chelsea final week agreed to the mortgage transfer again to Inter.
After the transfer was confirmed on Wednesday, Lukaku revealed he had remained in contact with Inter coach Simone Inzaghi after his departure final summer time and was happy to be again.
Requested what satisfied him to return, he mentioned: “The love of the followers and my team-mates, but in addition the chance to work with the coach.