ROMELU LUKAKU’S loan back to Inter Milan has taken another step closer after the Italian club reached an agreement in principle with Chelsea, according to reports.

The Blues striker, 29, is on his way to the San Siro for the 2022-23 season.

Romelu Lukaku is on the brink of rejoining Inter Milan on loan, a year after leaving the club for Chelsea

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Romelu Lukaku is on the brink of rejoining Inter Milan on loan, a year after leaving the club for ChelseaCredit: Getty

According to The Athletic, a deal is almost done following negotiations between the two clubs.

The terms agreed will see Inter pay a £6.9million loan fee plus add-ons.

And they have also sorted out how Lukaku’s £325,000-a-week wages and personal bonuses will be paid.

However, there is understood to be no option or obligation to buy him in the contract.

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New Chelsea owner Todd Boehley’s relationship with Michael Yormack, president of Roc Nation who represent Lukaku – played a pivotal part in the switch.

The report adds the Belgian forward is due to undergo a medical next week.

And assuming all goes to plan, their former star will complete his return to Inter just a year after his £97.5m record transfer back to Stamford Bridge.

That deal saw Lukaku pen a five-year contract in West London until 2026, meaning he will still have three years left to run on the deal when the loan finishes.

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He managed just eight Premier League goals last season with a four-month drought lasting from December 29 to May 7.

His imminent exit will free up some cash and a space in the Chelsea squad to bring in attacking reinforcements.

Raheem Sterling is on the Blues’ wishlist while Ousmane Dembele is ready to join the club if he can be guaranteed minutes.

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