Inter Milan would like to sign Romelu Lukaku on a permanent deal, but only after another season-long loan move.
That’s according to Sky Sports Italy, who claim the Serie A giants would love to retain Lukaku’s services beyond this season.
Despite leaving the Nerazzurri 18 months ago, just weeks after guiding the Italians to their 19th Serie A title, Lukaku, who rejoined Chelsea for a whopping €113m, quickly returned to Milan just 12 months later after experiencing an underwhelming spell back in London.
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Lukaku, 29, still has four years left on his deal at Stamford Bridge so it’s understandable why Inter Milan would want to extend the Belgium international’s loan spell before trying to secure a permanent deal.
Former director Marina Granovskaia was the club executive responsible for bringing the 29-year-old back to Stamford Bridge and huge questions will be asked, not just of her, but of the club as a whole if they do end up allowing their record-signing to rejoin the club he departed after featuring in just 26 Premier League matches.