“And at the same time, Inter lining up replacements that will maybe not satisfy the fans but at least stop them from coming round with pitchforks and torches around the San Siro.”
However, Marcotti says Inter are unlikely to turn down an offer for Lukaku if their valuation of around £110m is met.
“I think numbers are pretty obvious and I think Inter’s line here is ‘we value him at a very, very high price’,” he added.
“€130m number has been thrown out there. I think for €130m, as much as Inter value Lukaku, he is 28 years old.
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