Romelu Lukaku said goodbye to London in the summer of 2021 after two successful years with Inter, for 113 million euros. At Chelsea, he still has something to make up for, the central striker reminded of his first mixed stop at Stamford Bridge.
However, the fat attacker only followed through on his announcement with moderate actions. After just eight goals in the Premier League (in 26 games), the 29-year-old has returned to Inter Milan on loan. Chelsea collects a rental fee of eight million euros, which can increase by four million depending on success.
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Inter were unable to secure a buying option. Nor has there been an agreement on the obligatory purchase obligation when individual objectives are achieved.
Romelu Lukaku gives up 4 million salary
According to Romano, Lukaku is giving up a large portion of his salary to enable him to return to the San Siro. At Stamford Bridge, the national striker is reported to have received 12 million euros net per year, at Inter Lukaku is satisfied with a net eight million euros.
The deal has not been officially confirmed by the clubs, but according to media reports, a medical examination is scheduled to take place in Milan next week. As a result, the star must put his signature under the loan agreement.