Manchester United confirm Alexis Sanchez's season-long loan move to Inter Milan
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Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːmeːlu luˈkaːku]; born 13 May 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Belgium
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Romelu Lukaku says he was "scapegoated" during his time at Manchester United.
The Belgium striker left Old Trafford to join Inter ahead of the 2019-20 Serie A season and has scored two goals in two games under Antonio Conte, who previously tried to sign him for both Juventus and Chelsea.
And the 26-year-old feels he was mistreated after falling out of favour last term under United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
"Scapegoated," Lukaku told ESPn FC. "Meaning 'You. Are. The. Reason.'"
Lukaku feels the time was right to leave United and revealed he has settled in quickly at Inter.
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Sanchez, 30, has endured a torrid spell in Manchester since joining the Red Devils from Arsenal 18 months ago, netting three times in 32 appearances for the club. That form has seen the winger fall down the pecking order at Old Trafford, with Ole Gunnar Solskjær opting for younger options instead. United will still have to pick up a large portion of the Chilean's wage despite his loan move away from England.
Lukaku says he was scapegoated at Manchester United . 'I didn't want to be there anymore,' he When he landed at Manchester United in 2017 instead, it was the shock of England 's summer. Upon his arrival at Inter , Conte sent Lukaku to a nutritionist for a consultation so detailed it included a
' Scapegoated . You are the reason': Romelu Lukaku felt he was blamed for Jose Mourinho's Manchester Lukaku says he left United because he didn't want to play in England anymore. Lukaku left United for Inter this summer in a £75 million deal and believes he was made a scapegoat
"This could be the team I need," he said. "There's the love I have for this area. The love that I have for Inter.
"And it was the perfect moment for me to leave England. I didn't want to be there anymore."
Video: Conte urges 'gentle giant' Lukaku to keep improving (Perform)
Lukaku was criticised for a perceived weight problem, with former United captain Gary Neville describing the issue as "unforgivable" for a professional footballer.
"Normally I have a fine digestive system," Lukaku explained.
"I digest everything very quickly. That's how it had been my entire life. But what the nutritionist said to me was it had stopped working.
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The ex- Manchester United striker has been targeted by bigots after moving to Inter Milan, whose own fans insist monkey chants are not racist. They want to launch a campaign with similar aim to Kick It Out in England to rid their country of sickening taunts. And having Lukaku and Koulibaly are wanted
The England international sealed a record £80million move to Manchester United after a summer-long pursuit from the Old Trafford club. Maguire continued to appear for Leicester in pre-season and showed little signs of agitation to force the move through, drawing praise from Rodgers as to how he
"I'm good now. My body is in the zone."
Now happy in Milan, the Belgium international believes the set up at Inter is perfect for mounting a campaign to dethrone perennial Scudetto winners Juventus.
“The group of players we have here is a special group,” he added. “And we have the right leader in front of us take us to the right places.
“Inter is an ambitious club. It wants to get back where it needs to be.
“I want to help them build something here. It’s the right move for me.”
The coach who Lukaku believes will lead Inter to glory is Antonio Conte.
The former Everton man revealed that Conte had been courting him for years, starting when he was 21.
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Alexis Sanchez has broken his silence over his sorry spell at Manchester United. The Chilean, United's highest paid player on £560,000, only managed to scored five times in 45 games.
Romelu Lukaku 's potential move to Inter Milan has reportedly hit a stumbling block with the Italian club needing to raise £40million to meet financial Romelu Lukaku is one of several Manchester United players who may move on. He is wanted by Inter Milan but they could be priced out of signing him.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says they will leave it late before deciding whether Romelu Lukaku faces a late fitness test ahead of the FA Cup final. Winger Anthony Martial will be Mourinho said: "Martial is fit, but Lukaku - we have to wait until the last moment. "I don't want to lie to
According to Lukaku, Conte said “come play for me,” as he was moving to Merseyside, while the coach was at Juventus.
“In the end, I told him, ‘I’m not coming to you now. But the next opportunity, I will be there’”.
Five years later they are together in Milan, and the forward, who has two goals in two Serie A games, couldn’t be happier.
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Conte sets Inter record with perfect five after Lazio win .
The former Chelsea boss praised the character and mentality of his side as the Nerazzurri battled to a narrow victoryThe Nerazzurri extended their perfect start to the top-flight season courtesy of Danilo D'Ambrosio's first-half header at San Siro.