Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that they have to remain patient in their pursuit of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.
According to Sky Sports, Inter manager Antonio Conte has identified Lukaku as his prime target this summer, after failing to sign the Belgian while in charge of Chelsea.
“The transfer market is a work in progress. We are working hard to get the best squad possible for the new season. We are ambitious and want the best team possible. We also must find ways to respect all financial perimeters too,” Marotta said as quoted by Sky Sports.
“We cannot rush things because that can lead to mistakes. We have clear ideas but we need to be patient. We have important goals and transfer targets in mind.”
Lukaku was part of the touring party to fly out to Australia today for the club’s pre-season tour, so no transfer looks imminent. The maligned Belgian striker joined Paul Pogba on the trip who has also been heavily linked with a move away from the club this summer.
The 26-year-old has already expressed his desire to play in the Serie A this summer, and Inter looks his most likely destination if the Italian giants can find the funds for the player.
The Reds play Perth Glory on Saturday before a game against old rivals Leeds United on 17th July, where Lukaku could feature.
This looks like a transfer saga that will continue to rumble on this summer.