Roma boss Jose Mourinho has already spoken to Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku about potentially playing under him at the Roman outfit.
Roma sporting director Tiago Pinto and owner Ryan Friedkin will soon be in London today and will speak to Chelsea about the possibility of signing Lukaku on a loan deal this summer.
Marco Conterio has reported that optimism is growing at Roma about signing the Belgian, who has played under Mourinho at both Manchester United and Chelsea. He is now getting closer and closer to joining the Giallorossi, who are expected to pay a loan fee of €10 million to land the 30-year-old.
Lukaku’s priority now is Roma and in the last few hours, he has already spoken to Mourinho. A phone call took place between the two about the potential adventure at Roma, as the Portuguese tried to make sure that Lukaku is convinced about the move to the former Conference League champions.
Kaustubh Pandey | GIFN