Inter are nearing closer to the signature of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku, but face a race against time to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations.
The Belgian, who registered 15 goals and four assists in 40 appearances across all competitions for United this term, is understood to be Antonio Conte’s number one target to lead the line for the Nerazzurri next season.
According to Sport Mediaset
The 26-year-old is said to be willing to reduce his earnings to €8m-a-year to join Conte in Italy, with the coach, the lifestyle and the proximity to his brother, Jordan, who plays for Lazio, all factors in this decision.
Back in April, Lukaku admitted: “Playing in Serie A is a dream, it would be really a dream. I hope to be able to play sooner or later, even if at the moment I am focused on the United.”
Since then, the striker has been in regular contact with international teammate Radja Nainngolan.
However, though the Red Devils
According to the report from Italy, United have thus set a €70m (£62m) asking price on the Belgian’s head.
However, there is a potential spanner in the works. Not only are Inter
This is because, as reported by the Sun
Despite Icardi’s obvious world-class talents, the Italians have found it difficult to secure a buyer for the Argentine, following his off-field contractual antics this term, with some claims that even United, a club attempting to sign Adrien Rabiot, were unwilling to consider the striker in their discussions over Lukaku.