Antonio Conte provides a transfer update on Romelu Lukaku
Antonio Conte provides a transfer update on Romelu Lukaku
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Antonio Conte provides a transfer update on Romelu Lukaku

Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte has confrimed that they are still in pursuit of Romelu Lukaku after talks between Manchester United and Juventus for the forward broke down.

According to reports Juventus and United were set for a swoop between Lukaku and Paulo Dybala but the Argentine's wages and attitude have put off the Red Devils. United want to recoup the £75million they paid Everton for Lukaku in 2017 while Inter Milan have bid £54m which was turned down.

Conte provided a fresh new transfer update on Lukaku, "We continue to work on it in the best possible way. I understand there are some gaps that need to be filled, but at the moment I am very hopeful that this will happen. At the same time, I’m working with a great group of players that gives me lots of satisfaction."

The former Chelsea manager was asked whether he has heard anything about Juventus' swap deal for Lukaku, "Honestly, I can’t know, I don’t know. I’m reading about this swap in the papers. For sure Lukaku, we are talking about a good player, a striker that in the past I tried to buy when I was Chelsea’s coach.

"We’re talking about two big clubs, Juventus and Inter Milan, but honestly, I don’t know."

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