Inter acquire Dzeko, Dumfries as Lukaku’s replacement.

Written by on August 15, 2021

Inter Milan have reacted to selling star striker Romelu Lukaku by signing former Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko from Roma.

Dzeko actually scored his first Inter goal before the deal was confirmed, netting in a 3-0 friendly win over Dynamo Kyiv behind closed doors.

After the game, Inter revealed the 35-year-old Bosnia-Herzegovina captain has joined on a two-year deal.

They have also added Denzel Dumfries from PSV Eindhoven on a four-year deal.

Defender Dumfries produced some eye-catching displays as an attacking full-back for the Netherlands during Euro 2020.

Inter starts their Serie A title defence next Saturday against Genoa.

Dzeko, who has scored 119 goals in 260 appearances for Roma,is a direct replacement for Lukaku, who joined Chelsea for 97.5 Million Pounds.

He won the 2008-09 Bundesliga title with Wolfsburg and the English Premier League with City in 2011-12 and 2013-14 Seasons.

Roma boss Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham to replace Dzeko.

Credit: BBC 

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