Inter Milan manager, Antonio Conte remains confident that the club will sign Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United before the summer transfer window closes, claiming that, “I have a lot of confidence in the club”.
The Italian has identified the Belgian as his number one priority and despite the striker too expressing an willingness to move, United have remained steadfast in their valuation, reportedly knocking back a bid of £54million by the Serie A giants.
Conte has expressed confidence in the club hierarchy, believing that they will be able to deliver as we approach the end of the transfer window.
“As I’ve always said, we’re talking about a player [Lukaku] who isn’t ours. Therefore, it’s not right to talk about him because that would show a lack of respect towards the player and the club. Lukaku is a United player, we know that the transfer market is ongoing and the club is working to try and complete the squad, including both incomings and outgoings,” Conte told the media, as quoted by Goal.
“As I’ve always said, I have a lot of confidence in the club. The most important thing for me at the moment is to stress that I’m happy with how my players are working,” he concluded.
The Nerazzurri have been busy in the summer, signing the likes of Valentino Lazaro, Nicolo Barella and Matteo Politano, who they hope will help them in ending Juventus’ dominance in the league.