Chelsea unveils Romelu Lukaku… the deal cost them €115m in fees and it is the highest ever transfer fee in Serie A history

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Today August 12, 2021, Chelsea confirmed Romelu Lukaku’s transfer from Inter Milan back to London. The striker was the second top scorer in the Serie A’s most recently completed season with 24 goals, 11 assists. Lukaku recored these goals in just 36 games.

List of Serie A top 10 scorers 2020-21 season

RankNameClubGoalsAssistsPlayedGoals per 90
1Cristiano RonaldoJuventus293330.93
2Romelu LukakuInter Milan2411360.75
3Luis MurielAtalanta229361.38
4Dusan VlahovicFiorentina213370.64
5Ciro ImmobileLazio206350.63
5SimyCrotone202380.61
7Lorenzo InsigneNapoli197350.60
8Domenico BerardiSassuolo177300.62
8Lautaro MartínezInter Milan176380.59
10João PedroCagliari163370.44

It’s official, Chelsea has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku joins Chelsea on a permanent deal from Inter for €115m fee. Lukaku will earn receive €12m net/season plus add ons as salary starting immediately.

The €115m fee sale cost is the highest ever transfer fee in Serie A history, Romelu is back Stamford Bridge and he is expected to score a lot of goals for them this season.

Lukaku: “I’m happy, blessed to be back at this wonderful club. I have supported Chelsea as a kid. The way the club is going fits my ambitions perfectly and just coming off winning Serie A. This opportunity comes at the right time and we can have a lot of success together”