Lukaku rules out Juventus move

Chelsea demands permanent deal for Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku rules out Juventus move

Ayoola Kelechi 22:35 - 30.07.2023

Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku's future remains uncertain after the Chelsea striker denied links to Serie A giants Juventus

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku appeared to rule out a move to Serie A giants Juventus this summer, despite rumoured links between the Belgian forward and the Old Lady.

Lukaku’s future in limbo

After Lukaku’s proposed permanent move to Inter hit the rocks, it was believed that the striker was destined to sign for the Nerazzurri’s rivals, Juventus, who were in negotiations with Chelsea.

The Bianconeri were rumoured to have offered Chelsea a better compensation package than Inter, making them a more attractive option to the Belgian who is reportedly desperate to leave England.

Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring against Juventus
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring against Juventus

News about Lukaku’s move to Juventus or any other club has cooled in recent weeks with no new information about the striker’s future making the rounds.

Lukaku denies Juventus links

The Chelsea forward, who is currently not with the Blues in their pre-season Premier League summer series tour was approached by an Inter fan while in his native Belgium and was asked not to chant “forza Juve” when he completes a move to the Turin club this summer.

Lukaku replied by laughing off the comment and reassuring the Inter fan, saying, “No, never” further adding, “I don’t think a deal will happen.”

Lukaku’s comments appear to confirm that he will not be joining Juventus this summer, leaving the 30-year-old striker’s future up for speculation.

With the striker not wanted by Chelsea or Inter, while admitting a deal with Juventus is unlikely and flat out refusing a transfer to Saudi Arabia, it is uncertain where Lukaku will be playing his football next season.

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