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Confirmed: When Romelu Lukaku Will Fly to London to Complete Chelsea Move

Romelu Lukaku will arrive in London on either Monday evening or Tuesday morning to complete a £97.5 million transfer to Chelsea from Inter Milan.

The 28-year-old was pictured holding a Chelsea shirt after completing his medical in Belgium on Monday, with the striker set to sign a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge, where he will earn where he will earn €12-13 million-per-year (£195,000-per-week after tax), which will make him the highest earner in west London.

It was suggested that though the Belgium international was happy at Inter, Lukaku's desire to return to Chelsea convinced the Italian club to cash in on their talisman, who is 'excited' to seal a move to the European Champions, seven years after he left the club to sign for Everton.

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According to The Athletic, Lukaku will reach London on either Monday evening or Tuesday morning, following which he will be confirmed as a Chelsea player.

It remains to be seen if Lukaku can be registered in time to feature in Chelsea's UEFA Super Cup clash against Villarreal on Wednesday.

It has been reported recently that a final agreement for Lukaku was struck during call between members of the two clubs' boards that took place at 2:50 PM [UK] on Saturday.


The striker is set to become the club's most expensive signing, a record previously held by Kepa Arrizabalaga, who signed for the Blues for £71.6 million from Athletic Bilbao in 2018.

Interestingly, Chelsea deliberately kept their final offer for Lukaku below the British-record £100 million spent by Manchester City to land Jack Grealish from Aston Villa.

Furthermore, the Anderlecht academy graduate was left out of the matchday squad in Inter's friendly against Parma on Sunday, with Lukaku set to complete a move to west London in the coming days.

More Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea Coverage

- Lukaku is pictured leaving his medical in Milan on Monday ahead of Chelsea switch

- Lukaku seen holding Chelsea shirt after completing first part of Blues medical

- Details of Lukaku's Chelsea contract - how much he will earn and the length of his deal

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