Before Romelu Lukaku He completed his return to Chelsea from Inter Milan, where he was Serie A champions last season.
The deal is believed to be worth 11 115 million, following ESPN’s rejection of Chelsea’s Belgium international offer last week.
“I am delighted and blessed to be back at this wonderful club,” Lukaku said in a statement. “It was a long road for me: I came here when I was a kid with a lot to learn and now I come back with a lot of experience and maturity.
“I know the relationship I have with this club, you know, I supported Chelsea as a kid and now it is an incredible feeling to come back and try to help them win more titles.
“The way the club is running fits exactly with my ambitions at 28 and is new since winning the Serie A. I think this opportunity will come at the right time and I hope we can win together.
“It’s been a long journey with many ups and downs since I left Chelsea, but these experiences have strengthened me and helped the challenge team win more trophies.”
Lukaku, 28, has scored 47 goals in 72 appearances for Inter since signing a 80 million deal with Manchester United in 2019.
He started his career in Anderlecht before moving to Chelsea in 2011, where he enjoyed a loan at West Bromwich Albion. Everton. Lukaku then signed permanently at Everton and then moved to Old Trafford in 2017.
He helped Inter win their first Serie A title in more than a decade in the 2020-21 season, where he scored 30 goals in all competitions and was named League MVP.
“Romelu Lukaku is simply one of the best strikers and scorers in the world,” said Chelsea manager Marina Gronowskaya. “We’re happy to bring him to the club he wants, and we’re happy to add his talents to the team that won the Champions League.”