‘Edin Dzeko and Alexis Sanchez set to leave Inter Milan as Serie A side continue Lukaku pursuit


Edin Dzeko and Alexis Sanchez ‘set to leave Inter Milan with Italian giants eager to bring in Romelu Lukaku and Paulo Dybala to form a brand-new all-star front line’ for Serie A title charge next season

  • Inter Milan are set to allow Edin Dzeko and Alexis Sanchez to leave this summer 
  • Romelu Lukaku and Paulo Dybala could replace Dzeko and Sanchez for Inter 
  • Inter CEO Alessandro Antonello says Lukaku has a ‘great desire’ to return 

Inter Milan’s attack is set for an overhaul this summer, with Edin Dzeko and Alexis Sanchez both close to leaving the club.

According to goal, the experienced forwards will be on the move, with Inter eager to replace them with Romelu Lukaku and Paulo Dybala.

Dzeko and Sanchez both have a year remaining on their contracts and will be allowed to depart.

Edin Dzeko (left) and Alexis Sanchez (right) are both set to leave Inter Milan this summer

Since joining from Roma last year Dzeko has scored 17 goals in 49 appearances for Roma.

Sanchez, meanwhile, initially joined Inter on loan from Manchester United in August 2019 before making the switch permanent a year later. He has scored 20 times in 109 games.

Inter are looking to re-sign Lukaku on loan just a year after selling him to Chelsea for £97.5million.

Alessandro Antonello, Inter’s chief executive, says that Lukaku has a ‘great desire’ to return to the club.

Inter are looking to bring Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku back to the San Siro on loan

Inter are looking to bring Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku back to the San Siro on loan

Lukaku is set to leave Chelsea following talks with Thomas Tuchel and the club’s new owner Todd Boehly.

An agreement has yet to be reached between Chelsea and Inter, with the Premier League club demanding a loan fee of £20million, while they also want the majority if not all of his £300,000-a-week wages paid.

Inter have made an initial offer of £7million as they look to secure a loan deal.

Inter are also aiming to sign Paulo Dybala on a free transfer when he departs Juventus

Inter are also aiming to sign Paulo Dybala on a free transfer when he departs Juventus

Antonello said: ‘There is a great desire of the player to return.

‘The economic and financial feasibility must be checked and some technical problems must be solved. We will try to do it in the necessary time.’

Lukaku played for Inter between 2019 and 2021, scoring 64 goals in 95 games.

Last season Lukaku scored 15 goals in 44 appearances for Chelsea as he struggled for consistency despite an encouraging start to the campaign. 

Dybala is poised to leave Juventus on a free transfer, with Inter in pole position to sign him. According to Tuttomercatoweb, most of the contract details have been finalised but the two clubs have yet to reach an agreement over bonus payments.

There is also uncertainty over the future of Inter striker Lautaro Martinez, with Tottenham reportedly interested in signing him. However, Inter are eager to keep the 24-year-old.

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