'We need to wait' – Romelu Lukaku tight-lipped on future amid Chelsea exit talk

Romelu Lukaku of Inter Milan celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between Empoli and Inter Milan at the Stadio Carlo Castellani on April 22, 2023 in Empoli, Italy.
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Romelu Lukaku has refused to be drawn on his future, leaving it unclear whether the on-loan Chelsea striker will join Inter Milan on a permanent basis this summer.

Lukaku returned to Inter on loan last summer, less than a year after rejoining Chelsea from the Serie A giants in a then club-record £97.5m move.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...