Edin Dzeko will join Inter, but Roma are not yet certain that Tammy Abraham will be his replacement. The veteran striker has already flown to Milan and will soon complete the medicals and put pen-to-paper, Sky Sport reports.
The Giallorossi have identified the Chelsea striker as their main target to fill the void. The player has asked for a couple of days to make his decision, Gianluca Di Marzio indicates. He will be available to play later today in the European Super Cup against Villarreal. Romelu Lukaku has not officially joined the Pensioners yet, but the domino is in motion.
The 23-year-old center-forward is torn between Roma and Arsenal. Instead, he has turned down a move to Atalanta. He would like to stay in London, but the Gunners need to sell a striker before adding another one. He is pleased with the Giallorossi’s interest but is taking his time to ponder the decision. José Mourinho contacted him directly to convince him, the transfer market adds.
Roma and Chelsea have already agreed on the terms of the deal. The Giallorossi will pay a €35/40M fee for Abraham. The clubs need to iron out the formula, but they have an understanding about the multi-year installments. The Blues prefer a transfer to Italy rather than to another Premier League club. La Lupa is willing to wait before moving onto other options. The Englishman became a backup once Thomas Tuchel took over, and the room for him will further decrease with the arrival of Lukaku.