Actual Madrid are reportedly set to make a transfer for Chelsea attacker Romelu Lukaku this summer season.
As reported by Spanish outlet Fichajes, Los Blancos are available in the market for a striker who can fill in for Karim Benzema when wanted. The report additional claims that the Spanish and European champions have recognized Romelu Lukaku as a candidate for the position.
Actual Madrid supervisor Carlo Ancelotti is known to be an admirer of the Belgium worldwide.
Lukaku is at present on mortgage with Serie A giants Inter Milan from Chelsea and faces an unsure future. He appears to be like set to return to Stamford Bridge in the summertime after Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta introduced that the Nerazzurri should not all for making his mortgage deal everlasting.
The Chelsea loanee has endured a forgettable season with Inter Milan this time round, having scored simply 5 objectives in 18 video games. The Belgian has struggled with harm issues this season, having missed 21 video games this season via hamstring and knee points.
Lukaku hasn’t been in a position to stay as much as his then-club file payment of £97.5 million on the West London membership following his transfer from Inter in 2021. He may solely discover the again of the online on 15 events in 44 video games throughout competitions final season and went out of favor below Thomas Tuchel.
In the meantime, Karim Benzema has missed 13 video games due to accidents this season and Actual Madrid have struggled in his absence. The Ballon d’Or winner has scored 19 objectives in 28 video games this marketing campaign whereas additionally turning supplier on 5 events.
Actual Madrid star admits he does not need to face Chelsea or Manchester Metropolis within the UCL
Actual Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has admitted that he desires to face groups aside from Chelsea and Manchester Metropolis within the UEFA Champions League (UCL) quarterfinals.
Los Blancos made their technique to the Champions League quarter-finals, beating Liverpool 6-2 on mixture. They gained 5-2 at Anfield and 1-0 on the Santiago Bernabeu.
Thibaut Courtois, on being requested concerning the groups he would decide within the final eight, mentioned (through Managing Madrid):
“I’d like to vary it up a bit. Final yr we already confronted Metropolis and Chelsea, let’s see if we are able to participant different groups this yr. Haaland is excellent, he is likely one of the stars of soccer. Final yr we made it clear what our character is. With comebacks, we earned respect, we confirmed that Actual Madrid is all the time there.”
The Champions League quarterfinals draw will happen at UEFA’s headquarters on Friday (March 17).