Romelu Lukaku sends a new message to Inter Milan
Romelu Lukaku has once again spoken in glowing terms of former club Inter Milan, the Evening Standard report.
The Belgian striker proved influential as Antonio Conte returned the Nerazzurri to the top of the Italian game, scoring 24 times in Serie A during their title-winning campaign.
Lukaku’s struggles since joining Stamford Bridge have been well documented and the 28-year-old opened up about his love for Inter during a controversial interview with Sky Italia in December, in which he appeared to suggest he was not was not entirely happy at Chelsea.
Speaking to Italian outlet AIC after being named the 2020/21 Player of the Season (via Football Italia), the Belgian star has once again opened up about his time in Italy.
“The club [Inter] always supported us, just like the fans that I want to thank,” he said.
“Being ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo is something that doesn’t happen every day. For me, he’s one of the three best players in the history of football. He also took me to a different level because he does great things.
“I’m really happy to be included in the Serie A top XI last season. I want to thank everyone who voted for me and the team who helped me a lot, the manager and his staff. C was the team’s achievement and it’s an honor to be in the top 11.”