Romelu Lukaku has been heavily linked with a move away from Manchester United, with Inter Milan believed to be interested in signing the striker in the summer transfer window.
He scored a brace in Belgium’s 3-0 victory over Scotland on Tuesday and after the match, he spoke to Sport Mediaset to discuss the recent speculation linking him with a move to the San Siro.
The former Everton man heaped praised on the Nerazzurri’s new coach Antonio Conte, and made it completely clear he’s looking for a transfer.
“Conte knows what I think about him. You know I’m not somebody who likes to talk about my personal relationship with managers, but I’m a Manchester United player,” the 26-year-old said.
“I have a contract and I have to respect my club. If something happens, you know, I think the teams and my agents have to do the talking. I just make my decision and stay out of it.”
Even before the end of the 2018/19 season, the player’s agent Federico Pastorello confirmed the possibility of playing in Italy appeals his client.
During the course of the interview, the Red Devils frontman did not hide his emotions while discussing his love for the Serie.
“I was always a big fan of the Italian league. People close to me, they know I have two leagues that I always dreamed about, which is the Premier League and the Serie A, so you know, I love Italy,” he stressed.
Lukaku further explained why the Italian league is more appealing for him.
“With the transfer of Ronaldo, the Italian league is now coming back. Now Antonio Conte going back to Inter, which is really good because, to me he’s the best manager in the world, and then you have Maurizio Sarri going to Juventus, Ancelotti at Naples. I think Serie A will be really exciting next year and I’m really happy for Italian football,” he added.