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This follows multiple sources in Italy claiming that the US international how tops Inter’s shopping list.
Inter wanted Lukaku on a permanent deal of around 40m Euros, but the deal is now off as they are now set for a key meeting on Monday, which involves Simone Inzaghi and the Nerazzurri directors.
Although the Champions League finalists are keeping a close tab on several potential new signings, Balogun Seems to top their shopping list.
According to Sky Sport Italia and La Gazzetta dello Sport, Inter wants the USMNT international valued at €40m by the Gunners.
This follows a breakthrough season for Balogun, who netted 22 goals for Reims next season while on loan at the club.
Balogun, who has already said he is not going on another loan, has been on Inter’s radar for a long time, even before the decision to drop Lukaku.
Page 7 of Sunday’s printed edition of the pink paper said Inter directors and Inzaghi would meet on Monday to discuss all the options.
Another option on Inter’s table is Spezia’s M’Bala Nzola is also on alongside Alvaro Morata, who seems to have an agreement with Roma.
Mehdi Taremi and Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri’ are also linked with a move to Milan. The Moroccan who helped Sevilla to another Europa League title has been offered to the Nerazzurri and Juventus.
Meanwhile, Michael R. Yormark, President of Roc Nation Sports, the company managing Lukaku, has denied abandoning the Belgian.
He stated this via Instastory. Fake news and irresponsible reporting must stop. Focus on facts and the truth,” the post reads.
The latest twist about Lukaku now negotiating with Juventus seems to have made the American company angry, and both parties could end their relationship soon.
After Inter seemed to end their negotiation over a permanent move to Guiseppe Meaza, Juventus wanted to add him to their squad as Dusac Vlahobic seems not to adapt to Max Allegri’s tactics. The Serbian has been linked with PSG as a replacement for Kylian Mbappe, who has been placed for sale after turning down a new deal.