Romelu Lukaku could be back for the important Barcelona game next week in the Champions League. The Belgian is working hard to start against Sassuolo, but he might not recover in time. The Nerazzurri are missing their main signing, and hope he comes back soon to improve Inter’s attack. Currently, Inter have lost four games, and are lacking a proper forward in the box. Lautaro seems tired after playing almost every game while Dzeko and Correa have not stepped up.
Lukaku’s thigh injury is taking time to recover, and then the Belgian has missed some important games. However, he will use this week to get come back to full fitness and play the majority of the games. Lukaku has high expectations from himself, and he would like to replicate his 2020 performance with Inter. Also, the 29-year-old wants to get back in form before the World Cup starts.
Romelu Lukaku could be back next week against Barcelona
Lukaku came back to Inter after having one of the worst seasons with Chelsea. The Belgian forward did not want to leave Inter in the first place. But he had a point to prove, and Chelsea did offer a good amount of money. However, his injuries and the manager’s rigid system did not help him to excel, and he had to start on the bench for the majority of the season. Now he is still struggling to get back in shape and achieve match consistency with Inter.
Inter have had one of the worst starts to the season in recent years and are struggling on both ends of the pitch. They lack focus in games are missing a talisman, who can inspire them to get more out of the game. Lukaku can bring those things and give Inter a different angle in the attack. The Nerazzurri can target Lukaku in the box with crosses as he is brilliant in the air.