Chelsea and Inter Milan motivated to agree loan deal for Romelu Lukaku
Chelsea and Inter Milan are both ‘motivated’ to agree a deal for Romelu Lukaku this summer, according to reports in Italy.
The striker spent just one season at Chelsea but struggled to break into the starting XI after a controversial interview in December.
As reported by Gazzetta dello SportChelsea and Inter are motivated to complete a deal for Lukaku this summer.
The 29-year-old scored 15 goals last season, half the amount he managed the previous season for Inter.
Now, Gazzetta believe both clubs are motivated to get the transfer sorted out as they deem it beneficial.
Inter are reportedly keen to complete the deal before the end of June, to apply a ‘tax benefit growth decree’ to his salary.
Chelse is also hopeful that a deal will be agreed soon so he can plan next season, with Tuchel set to rebuild his squad this summer.
Speaking on the striker’s future, Tuchel admitted they will assess his future this summer.
He said, “I think if he intends to speak with the owner, it’s not his intention to speak with me!”
“It’s fair enough. Let’s see if he gets a meeting! It’s his right. We’ll talk to anyone. We’ll assess the situation of any player, including Romelu. We’ll see what happens. pass and what are the plans.”
Meanwhile, Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta has said his side are “in no rush” to complete the transfer, contrasting reports of the move needing to be completed by the end of the month. month.
Chelsea have been linked with several players as they search for a ‘specialist replacement’ for Lukaku, with Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus being the most recent name to be mentioned.
However, they must first look to move on the Belgian and reach an agreement on a loan fee with Inter Milan if he is to return to San Siro this summer.