Romelu Lukaku has finally joined a new team after much speculation during the summer transfer window.
The Belgian forward has joined Italian giants Roma on a one-year loan from English side Chelsea.
The reception for Lukaku has been magnificent from the yellow fans who have joined the team an attacking ball like the Belgian who has left his mark in all the clubs where he has played.
The Belgian expressed himself as very happy and grateful for the reception given to him by the Roma fans.
“The reception that the club and the fans gave me excited me and it is one more incentive to give everything for my new team. I felt the atmosphere of the Olimpico stadium as an opponent, I felt the heat of the Romanian fans and now it’s nice to be a part of it.”
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) August 31, 2023
“I had the opportunity to speak with the owners of the club in the past days and I was impressed by their ambitions, so now we have to work and grow game by game.”
“For my part, I can hardly wait to be available to my friends, on and off the field,” declared the Belgian striker.
Thus, Lukaku joins Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho, with whom he previously worked at Chelsea and Manchester United.