Inter Milan Officially Sign Romelu Lukaku From Manchester United

Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:09 PM UTC

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 3:09 PM UTC

Inter Milan have confirmed the signing of Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United for £72m.

<div><p>The striker flew to Milan overnight where he was greeted by hundreds of eager supporters at the airport at around 2:00 AM and the deal was just announced. Lukaku had a medical in the city's Humanitas Research Hospital ahead of official confirmation.</p><div>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;🤳 | THIS PLAYER...&lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/hashtag/NotForEveryone?src=hash&amp;amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;#NotForEveryone&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/RomeluLukaku9?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;@RomeluLukaku9&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=\"https://t.co/pDuKLiNS58\"&gt;pic.twitter.com/pDuKLiNS58&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;— Inter (@Inter) &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/Inter/status/1159475797939429378?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;August 8, 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src=\"https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</div><div> </div><p>Federico Pastorello, Lukaku's agent, uploaded a picture to Instagram of himself and Lukaku on a private jet with the caption: "Ready to take off... direction Milan" and the location was set at Brussels Airport.</p><p>The 26-year-old forward had been chased by Inter Milan all summer and manager Antonio Conte insisted on signing him.</p><p>Juventus was trying to sign Lukaku and he was keen on joining them after two seasons at Manchester United and the teams even agreed in principle on a swap deal involving him and Paulo Dybala but the Argentine forward did not approve the deal, ending Lukaku's hopes of moving to Turin.</p><p>Lukaku did not play in the preseason because he was battling a minor injury. He scored 12 goals with one assist in 32 Premier League games last season and two goals with one assist in nine UEFA Champions League games.</p><p><u><strong>Odds To Win The Serie A<br />(Courtesy of <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/Sportsbook/?v=4512&amp;book=Bet365" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bet365</a>)</strong></u></p><p>Juventus -225</p><p>Inter Milan +500</p><p>Napoli +600</p><p>AC Milan +2500</p><p>Roma +4000</p><p>Atalanta +6600</p><p>Lazio +8000</p><p>Fiorentina +8000</p><p>Torino +10000</p><p>Sampdoria +25000</p><p>Bologna +50000</p><p>Udinese +50000</p><p>Sassuolo +75000</p><p>Spal +75000</p><p>Cagliari +100000</p><p>Parma +150000</p><p>Genoa +250000</p><p>Brescia +250000</p><p>Verona +450000</p><p>Lecce +450000</p></div>
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