Romelu Lukaku completed his long-awaited transfer to Inter Milan from Manchester United on Thursday after the Serie A club announced his arrival in Italy for a five-year contract.
Lukaku “The Belgian soccer player, who arrived from Manchester United permanently, signed a contract with the Nerazzurri until June 30, 2024,” Inter said in a statement. The club did not reveal Lukaku’s salaries or the fee paid to the Premier League team, United reported being in the region of 80 million euros ($ 90 million).
Inter announced the agreement with a video of the 26-year-old with an Inter shirt that said: “Inter: it’s not for everyone, that’s why I’m here”. Lukaku, who had long received a tip for the transfer to Inter, landed in Milan on Thursday for his medical examination, and fans waiting for his arrival at the airport shouted “Lukaku is ours.” The Belgian international did not play a minute of the United preseason campaign before the move and, instead, he imagined training with Anderlecht, the club with which he began his professional career.
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