Chelsea signs Romelu Lukaku on 5-year deal from Inter Milan


Seven years after leaving Chelsea, Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku has returned to Stamford Bridge.

Lukaku was announced as a Chelsea player, Thursday, on a five-year deal from Inter Milan.
The 28 year-old was unveiled by the Club’s director Marina Granovskaia at Cobhams.
Speaking to the club’s media, the Belgian said:
‘I’m happy and blessed to be back at this wonderful club.’
‘It’s been a long journey for me: I came here as a kid who had a lot to learn, now I’m coming back with a lot of experience and more mature.
‘The relationship I have with this club means so much to me, as you know. I have supported Chelsea as a kid and now to be back and try to help them win more titles is an amazing feeling.
‘The way the club is going fits my ambitions perfectly at 28 and just coming off winning Serie A. I think this opportunity comes at the right time and hopefully we can have a lot of success together.
‘Since I left Chelsea, it’s been a long journey with a lot of ups and downs, but these experiences made me strong and the challenge is to try to help the team win some more trophies. I can’t wait to get started and to help the club achieve more success.’
Chelsea paid a reported fee of around €115 million for the forward.


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