European champions chelsea Lukaku Chase suffers setback as Inter milan pause for reflection , leaving chelsea in limbo.
Chelsea were already preparing to table an improve bid for Romelu lukaku having had their first bid been turned down by the scudetto champions.
However things have taking another dimension as reported by Gazzetta dello Sport, Steven Zhang is now taking some time to consider the deal before he decides what he wants to do, in what is the latest twist in the transfer saga.
Chelsea Lukaku Chase Suffers Setback
Zhang had reportedly initially agreed to negotiate a potential move for Lukaku, while the latest development could force the Blues to make a higher offer.
Further reports suggest Lukaku has told Inter he would like them to accept a suitable offer which would allow him to move back to Chelsea.
The Belgian forward told Dutch broadcaster VTM in June that he was happy in Italy, despite constant reports linking him to Stamford Bridge.
“Yes, I am staying. I feel good at Inter,” Lukaku said.
Lukaku spent three seasons in west London before being sold to Everton in 2014.
The Belgian striker almost returned to Chelsea in 2017 when the Blues reached an agreement with Everton, only for rivals Manchester United to outbid them in a move worth £75million.