Marina Granovskaia would have left Romelu Lukaku rotting in the reserves somewhat than loan him back to Inter Milan – according to Gianluca Di Marzio – experienced the former Chelsea director not departed the club this summertime.
Lukaku completed his return to Inter Milan from Chelsea, joining on a one particular-calendar year loan, with the Nerazzurri paying a loan cost of €8 million additionally €4m in add-ons.
Chelsea paid out €115m for the striker previous summer in the hope he would be the closing piece in the jigsaw to consider them to Leading League glory.
But he endured a disastrous 2021-22 season, scoring only eight Premier League goals.
He caused a storm at Chelsea in December 2021 right after he gave an unauthorised job interview to Sky Sport Italia through which he declared his unhappiness at the club, criticised manager Thomas Tuchel’s practices and stated that he required to return to Inter.
This infuriated Chelsea’s administration, house owners and admirers, and Lukaku’s profession at Stamford Bridge in no way recovered.
But Di Marzio statements that Chelsea would hardly ever have sanctioned Lukaku’s return to Inter had she not departed the club due to the fallout from Roman Abramovich’s enforced exit as proprietor.
What did Di Marzio say?
“I don’t consider Marina Granovskaia would have permitted his return to Inter,” Di Marzio stated.
“She would have saved him at Chelsea going for walks about Stamford Bridge, alternatively, or at Cobham. She would not have loaned him out to Inter.
“Probably, the situation the club was heading by way of favoured this market deal.”
Todd Boehly grew to become Chelsea’s new proprietor this summertime and straight away permitted Lukaku to go away, and Di Marzio doesn’t see any way back again for the striker.
“I actually never believe Lukaku will return to Chelsea. How could he perform all over again in a Chelsea shirt?” he added.
“He has performed every thing to return to Inter. I imagine Chelsea and Inter will come across the finest remedy, maybe a further loan since in this deal Inter paid €8m for the loan and would fork out a further €10m for a new loan up coming calendar year.
“The cost would then go lessen and reduced if Inter make your mind up to buy him back again.”