Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku has made a decisive decision in his career. Despite receiving a tempting offer from Saudi Arabia, Lukaku has rejected the proposal to return to Inter Milan, furthermore, he has also decided that he does not want to return to Chelsea.
The 30-year-old has mapped out his roadmap and is willing to do whatever it takes to secure his exit from Chelsea. As reported ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport‘, Lukaku is willing to declare himself in absentia and has no intention of returning to London or joining training. This decision will be maintained at the official presentation of the new Chelsea led by Pochettino, as well as after the expiration of his license after playing in the Champions League final.
Chelsea are rumored to be looking to get €40m for Lukaku’s permanent transfer to Inter, significantly less than the €73m it will pay the Italian team in 2021. Meanwhile, Inter have no plans to increase their initial offer. of 30million. While Lukaku enjoys his holidays in Sardinia, he has made a call to the ‘Nerazzurri’ to improve his offer.
Willing to lower salary
The former Chelsea, Everton, Manchester United and Anderlecht player is willing to go the extra mile to secure his return to Inter. He is ready to sign a contract until 2027, reducing his salary from 8.5 to 7.5 million euros per year.
If this transfer is confirmed, it would be Lukaku’s third stage at Inter. The Belgian forward arrived at the club in 2019 and in his first two seasons he left his mark with 64 goals and 16 assists in 95 games. During the last season, he was on loan at Inter, playing 37 games, scoring 14 goals and giving seven assists.