In a surprise turn in the transfer market, Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has opted to join AS Roma despite interest from big Italian clubs like Juventus. At first it was known that Rennes was interested in the player, but in the end it was the Italian giants who took the initiative. According to credible sources, Juventus showed great interest in Lukaku, however, the player decided to join Roma.
L’Equipe assure that Rennes has been keeping a close eye on Lukaku and trying to strengthen their attacking front with the powerful Belgian forward. Despite his efforts, Rennes’ interest faded into the background as bigger clubs such as Juventus expressed their desire for the player’s services. The “Rossoneri” of France clearly expressed their interest, but in the end Lukaku chose a different path.
His choice surprised many
The centre-forward’s decision to join AS Roma has left many fans surprised and excited. Lukaku’s decision to join the Italian capital club adds a new dimension to Serie A and promises even more intense competition in the battle for the league title. Roma have managed to secure a high-profile signing who will surely bolster their attack and boost their ambitions in all competitions.