Chelsea and Inter Milan reach an agreement for Lukaku’s loan transfer

Chelsea and Inter Milan reach an agreement for Lukaku’s loan transfer

Chelsea has reached an agreement in principle with Inter Milan over Romelu Lukaku’s loan transfer to the Italian club.

Reports from The Athletic confirmed that Chelsea has reached an agreement in principle with Inter Milan that will see Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku rejoin the Italian club on a season-long loan.

The report suggests Inter will pay a fee of €8 million-plus add-ons, while terms over the 29-year-old’s salary and performance bonuses have also been accepted.

Lukaku is expected to undergo a medical next week before completing his move back to the side he helped win the Serie A title in the 2020-21 season.

It is also confirmed that Inter will not have an option or obligation to buy Lukaku after his loan spell.

Paperwork for the transfer is in the process of being finalised, with the relationship between Chelsea’s new co-owner Todd Boehly and Michael Yormark — president of Roc Nation, who represent Lukaku — proving key to the deal getting done.

Lukaku is contracted at Stamford Bridge until 2026.

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