The Belgium international is a top target for the Italian side this summer and is keen on a move to Italy, but United have stood firm with a valuation of £75 million.
According to The Sun, Inter aren’t close to being able to make a serious offer for the striker and he will now have to join the Red Devils for pre-season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad jet out to Australia on Monday, where they will face Perth Glory and Leeds in Perth.
The Old Trafford hierarchy refused to consider Inter’s proposal of a two-year loan with a £9 million up-front fee and the obligation to sign for a further £58 million in 2021.
A formal bid has yet to be made and patience is starting to run thin, as Lukaku’s agent Federico Pastorello told reporters on Wednesday that Inter need to “get a move on” if they want the player.
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