Lukaku become the biggest signing of Chelsea last summer after having a top-class form in Italy’s top flight.
Inter Milan chief Beppe Marotta made a big statement over Romelu Lukaku. He has taken a dig at his former striker who joined Premier League giants in the previous transfer window.
The Belgium international even left Blues in 2014 and after 7 years, he returned to Stamford Bridge. Lukaku become the biggest signing of Chelsea last summer after having a top-class form in Italy’s top flight. His best form helped Milan to win Serie A for the first time in over a decade.
Marotta claims Edin Dzeko is a match for his predecessor, who he accused of departing for financial reasons.
He said to Corriere della Sera: “Lukaku was sold for €115m and we bought Dzeko for free. On the pitch, there isn’t much difference. Lukaku left to double his salary, in Italy these figures can’t exist.
“Today, we can’t make important investments, I wouldn’t be allowed to sign Lukaku for €75m (£63m/$87m). We need reduced and specific investments.”
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