After making it clear around Christmas that he wanted to return to Inter, Romelu Lukaku has had his wish granted after rejoining the Italian side on loan from Chelsea on Wednesday.
The Belgian didn't endear himself to Blues coach Thomas Tuchel when he gave his infamous interview to Sky Sport Italia about his wishes.
"I really hope from bottom of my heart to return to Inter not at the end of my career, but when I'm still at top level to win more together," said Lukaku.
Now, six months after the interview and a year after Chelsea made him one of the top 10 most expensive transfers in history, Lukaku is back at Inter.
The Nerazzurri have signed the striker on loan for 8 million euros, plus 2m euros in bonuses as per La Gazzetta dello Sport and the BBC.
In order to facilitate the move, Lukaku has also reduced his salary, which Inter will cover in full.
Lukaku's second spell at Chelsea, having made 15 appearances with no goals from 2011 to 2014, didn't go as planned.
The Belgian scored 15 goals in 44 appearances, with just eight of them coming in 26 Premier League matches.
The deal never panned out for Chelsea, with Lukaku's interview all but sealing his fate under Tuchel, as he now returns to the club where he performed best.
Two great seasons at Inter
During his two seasons under Antonio Conte at Inter, Lukaku managed to score over 30 goals in each (34 in 2019/20 and 30 in 2020/21).
The latter helped Inter win their 19th Scudetto, with Lukaku netting 24 league goals.
His partnership with Lautaro Martinez proved lethal, and the two will once again work together, this time under Simone Inzaghi.
He isn't the last reinforcement for the Italian side either, as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Andre Onana are on their way as well.
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