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Romelu Lukaku is Belgian striker who plays for Internazionale. He was born on 13th May 1993 and is renowned for his powerful upper-body strength and pace. Lukaku began his professional career with Anderlecht having signed a contract when he turned 16. The striker was at the club until 2011, when he moved to Chelsea – a club that he had supported since he was a boy. His first season at Chelsea saw him rarely play, resulting in loan moves to West Bromwich Albion and Everton over the next two years where he had a lot of success. In July 2014, Lukaku moved to Everton for a club record fee believed to be nearly £30 million.
- 2011: Anderlecht to Chelsea for £13.5 million
- 2014: Chelsea to Everton for £31.82 million
- 2017: Everton to Manchester United for £76.23 million
- 2019: Manchester United to Inter Milan for £66.6 million
Romelu Lukaku is a Belgian footballer who plays in the striker position on the field. He plays in the Belgian national team since 2010 and has appeared in eighty-nine matches in which he scored fifty-seven goals. This makes him Belgium’s all-time top goalscorer. Lukaku is considered one of the best strikers of his generation and has played for a couple of Premier League teams. We will discuss all of the relevant transfer news surrounding him and possible transfer rumours that arose over the years.
Romelu Lukaku Transfer Odds and Football Whispers
Lukaku played for Anderlecht in his youth career and, in 2009, joined their senior team. He scored thirty-three goals for them in the two years he was with the team, and in 2011, during the summer transfer window, he joined the Premier League club, Chelsea. The negotiated fee was £13.5 million, and there were rumours that around five million more were given as add-ons. He was with the club until 2014, and in his last two years, they loaned him for one year to West Bromwich Albion (seventeen goals and thirty-five appearances) and Everton (fifteen goals and thirty-one appearances). Between the two loans in 2013, multiple teams were interested in Romelu, such as:
- Swansea City
- West Ham United
- Borussia Dortmund
The Everton loan fee was €3.50 million, and it seems that they liked him because they bought him during the next transfer window for a £31.82 million fee. He signed with the Blues for a five-year contract and wore shirt number 10. He played for the team until 2017, and during that time, appeared in one hundred and ten matches and scored fifty-three goals. Lukaku played the most matches in his career with Everton. In his time with the club, several teams were interested in signing him, such as:
- Real Madrid
- Bayern Munich
- Manchester United
During the 2017 summer transfer window, Romelu Lukaku joined Manchester United on a five-year contract. The negotiated fee was £76.23 million, and there was an option to extend the contract one more year if both sides agree. He stayed with the club for two years and appeared in sixty-six matches, during which he scored twenty-eight goals. According to the gossip, in 2019, three significant teams – Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, and Inter Milan – were interested in Lukaku. Of course, these teams had other transfer targets in mind besides Lukaku.
During the summer transfer window of 2019, Romelu decided to join the Italian club Inter Milan for £66.6 million. Up to this day, he is still playing for Milan, has forty-four appearances on the field, and he scored thirty goals for them. We are sure that if he keeps up the good work, more teams would be interested in signing him even if his contract hasn't ended, and we will keep you updated about any substantial transfer rumours.