Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku is close to leaving Stamford Bridge this summer transfer according to reports
However, the Belgium international has made it clear he will not be part of Thomas Tuchel’s plans next season
It is understood, that Tuchel doesn’t need him for his Todd Boehly new era
Romelu Lukaku would only be able to leave the club on a loan deal this summer, with a “normalized salary” funded by Chelsea, La Gazzetta Dello Sport reports.
Inter Milan is believed to be exploring the option of bringing the Belgian back to the San Siro ahead of next season.
Since his £97.5 million move from Inter, Lukaku has struggled to adapt to Thomas Tuchel’s tactical set-up at Chelsea
Moreover, and has found himself on the periphery of the squad in recent months.
Despite his desire to return to Italy, Lukaku would only be able to re-join Inter on a loan basis.
The Nerazzurri would need Chelsea to agree on what Gazzetta calls a ‘normalized salary’.
Lukaku’s current salary of £325,000 per week, accumulates to £16.9 million a year
Is a massive hurdle in sealing a deal with Inter – whose financial situation would not allow them to meet those figures.
However, the departure of Lukaku will help Chelsea unlock the deal to sign Darwin Nunez this summer transfer
Thomas Tuchel is keen to sign Nunez this summer, and the departure of Lukaku will help unlock the deal
The likes of Neymar and Nkunku are also in Chelsea attacking top summer target
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