Romelu Lukaku praises ‘best manager in the world’ Antonio Conte amid Inter Milan interest

Romelu Lukaku is expected to leave Manchester United (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has hinted at a move to Inter Milan by labelling Antonio Conte the ‘best manager in the world’.

The Belgian has been told he’s free to leave Old Trafford this summer after being displaced by Marcus Rashford last season.

The 26-year-old has made no secret of his desire to move to Italy and new Inter Milan boss Conte is believed to have made Lukaku his number one priority at the San Siro this summer.

Lukaku admitted after Belgium’s 3-0 win against Scotland that he would speak to United about his future but fresh comments have moved a transfer to Inter further down the line

United want £75m for Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku is valued at around £75m (Picture: Getty)

‘It’s good to see Conte joined Inter, for me he is the best manager in the world,’ Lukaku told Premium Sport.

‘I’ve already taken a decision about the future but I can’t reveal it because I have a contract with Manchester United and because I respect the club.

‘I am a big fan of Serie A, who knows me is aware that I wanted to play in the Premier League and that I also want to play in Serie A.

‘Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in Italy last season, Sarri will go to Juve, Ancelotti is at Naples, the Serie A will be thrilling next season.

‘My agent will speak with Manchester United. I’ve already taken my decision. The club need to decide but my agent wants the best for me, I am sure it’ll be an agitated summer’.

United paid £75m for Lukaku in 2017 and the Red Devils want to recoup that fee to let the Belgian leave this summer.

Lukaku is reported to have already agreed personal terms with Inter but the Serie A giants will struggle to meet United’s valuation of the striker.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will use any funds from Lukaku’s departure to reinvest in his squad.

The Norwegian is keen on Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka and wants to add a central midfielder, right winger and forward to his squad.

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