Still, Lukaku will return to England as a different animal, sharper than before and more rampant than ever.
The Belgian left Chelsea in 2014 with nothing but 15 goalless appearances to his name. This time, he will strut back through the doors as the club’s highest earner.
Have no doubt about it, this time around he will have the opportunity to show what he is truly made of, with Tuchel eager to bring in a prolific striker after Timo Werner’s lacklustre maiden campaign.
Inter are already looking at replacements, with Edin Dzeko thought to be at the top of their list.
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