It has been reported that Barcelona hindered the desire of coach Ronald Koeman to include The Belgian Romelu Lukaku because the Catalan club was not ready to meet Inter Milan’s requests to include the Belgian tank.
Ronald Koeman, the new Barcelona coach, is a big fan of Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku,
the inter player, so he asked to join the team as soon as he arrived.
Many newspapers confirmed Barcelona’s desire to include Lukaku’s Argentine teammate Lotaro Martínez,
but the surprise was that the Belgian was Koeman’s preferred target.
The network “Esport 3” said that the Catalan club has entered into continuous talks with Inter since the beginning of the summer,
in order to include Lukaku as well as Martinez.
This caused a great deal of frustration for the Dutchman, who believed in the player’s abilities greatly and saw him as the most appropriate alternative to Luis Suarez,
who had previously worked with him at Everton in the 2016/2017 season.
Lukaku scored 27 goals and gave seven assists in all competitions with Everton when the Dutchman was his coach,
the new Coach of Barcelona wants Lukaku to replace Luis Suarez in the attack of The Blues,
according to The Mundo Deportivo.
The club is in a difficult financial situation in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis,
and seems very specific in what it can do to strengthen its ranks with the summer transfer season .
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Lukaku’s contract with Inter until 2024 means his departure will require considerable money,
the 27-year-old is Inter Milan’s top scorer last season with 34 goals in all competitions,
breaking the record in nine consecutive Europa League matches last year.
Koeman has Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, and Martin Braithwaite in his ranks as offensive options, with Lionel Messi and Anso Fati,
but Luis Suarez will not have any chance as it seems with the Dutch coach who told him that he will have no place in his squad next season,
but the Uruguayan has so far not been able to secure his next destination,
his name has been linked to Juventus but the deal seems to be faltering due to procedural crises.