Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku is close to joining Chelsea as we cover football transfer news live. Ahead of his move from the Italian club to the Blues, he is reportedly undergoing the first phase of his medical examinations. Striker Romelu Lukaku’s transfer is understood to have been completed and the 28-year-old is flying to London on a private jet to complete his Chelsea move, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The official announcement is scheduled for this week. It was previously reported that the Belgian joins Chelsea from Inter for a fee of €115 million (£97.5 million) football transfer. He is flying to London after the first part of his Chelsea medical in Milan. According to Sportitalia, Lukaku will be paid €15 million per season, plus a €3 million signing bonus.
According to SportMediaset, the Belgian international is currently at the Columbus clinic in the fashion capital after completing the first part of his medical in Milan. Tracking football transfer news live seven years after leaving Chelsea in a permanent move to Everton, Lukaku is preparing for a return to Stamford Bridge. As per Sky Sport Italia, the 28-year-old is already on a private jet flying from Milan to London this evening.
The Champions League football winners had a €115 million bid accepted for the former Manchester United striker. In order to replace Lukaku, Inter is close to acquiring the signature of Edin Dzeko. The 28-year-old was the top scorer of Serie A champions in 2020-21 when the Beneamata won their first Scudetto in 11 years.
Having played only two seasons with Inter scoring 64 goals in 95 competitive games, Lukaku is set to leave the club. He is only a few steps away from being announced as a new Chelsea player for 2021-22.
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