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Barcelona eyeing move for Chelsea striker?

Barcelona eyeing move for Chelsea striker?

Romelu Lukaku news

Lukaku on Barca radar

Barcelona have identified Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku as a potential summer target, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Belgian rejoined the Blues after a seven-year gap last summer, and it was anticipated that he would become the leader of their attack.

However, that has hardly been the case. Lukaku has netted just 11 goals from 32 games, and he is currently out-of-favour for a starting role.

Lukaku is already assessing his options ahead of the summer, and it is claimed that the Blaugrana could make a possible approach to sign him.

The Blues made a huge outlay of £97 million to land Lukaku last summer, but they are unlikely to recoup those funds in the next transfer window.

A loan exit with an option to buy appears the likely solution. Lukaku has been linked with a return to Inter. He is willing to take a big pay-cut.

Barcelona are in the mix while Tottenham Hotspur have also been linked due to the presence of Antonio Conte, who was Inter manager last season.