Chelsea target Inter's Lukaku as Tuchel to build on UCL glory
The newly crowned Champions of Europe are reportedly targeting a reunion with Romelu Lukaku, who has shone for Serie A title winners.
Could Romelu Lukaku be on his way back to Stamford Bridge?
Lukaku's first taste of English football was with Chelsea between 2011-14. And reports on Monday suggest he could be set for a Chelsea return amid doubts over his Inter future.
Chelsea boss Tuchel linked with Inter's Lukaku
Chelsea are planning a move for Inter star Romelu Lukaku, according to The Guardian.
Lukaku, who joined the Blues in 2011 before leaving in 2014, is reportedly considering his future after Antonio Conte quit Inter amid the Serie A champions' troubled financial situation.
Inter quartet Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez, Achraf Hakimi – linked with Paris Saint-Germain – and Alessandro Bastoni could be sold by the Nerazzurri.
Chelsea are now eyeing a reunion with Real Madrid and Barcelona target Lukaku after winning the Champions League, while Tottenham's Harry Kane and Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland are also on their radar.
- Gianluigi Donnarumma is prepared to join Juventus on a worse contract than he rejected at Milan, reports Corriere dello Sport. Donnarumma is available on a free transfer and the Italy international has been linked with Barca, Manchester United and PSG. Mundo Deportivo says Barca consider Donnarumma a good market opportunity.
- Bild reports Florian Neuhaus will remain at Borussia Monchengladbach, despite interest from Bayern Munich.
- Olivier Giroud will join Milan as a free agent from Chelsea, claims Calciomercato. Giroud is available after his contract was not renewed at Stamford Bridge.
- Lille's Christophe Galtier is the latest candidate to replace head coach Simone Inzaghi at Lazio, joining Maurizio Sarri, Andre Villas-Boas and Sinisa Mihajlovic, according to Tuttomercato. Inzaghi is poised to succeed Conte at Inter.