Chelsea agree to a club-record fee of € 115m for Lukaku

According to multiple reports, Chelsea and Inter Milan have agreed on a €115m transfer fee for Lukaku, and the deal is expected to be finalized shortly.

Debangshu Biswas
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Romelo Lukaku is nearing a Chelsea return after an excellent season with Inter Milan. According to the latest reports, the 28-year-old Belgian striker will sign a 5-year deal worth € 12-13m per year. However, Inter wanted a deal worth € 120m for Lukaku. But According to Sky Sports, Chelsea put € 110m on the table with a player included in the deal. At the end of the day, both the parties agreed on € 115m with no players involved.

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The transfer news was pretty accurate when the ever-trusted Fabrizio Romano confirmed the deal.

Manchester City recently made the most expensive transfer in the history of the Premier League after signing Jack Grealish from Aston Villa. However, that record will crumble down if the Lukaku deal eventually goes through. The Belgian had an excellent season with Inter Milan winning the Serie A and scoring 28 goals across all competitions. Although he crashed out of the quarter-finals from the Euro, he had an outstanding season and is one of the top contenders for the Ballon d'Or 2021.

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