Romelu Lukaku credits Inter Milan boss for his good form

‘Finally I’m working with Antonio Conte’: Romelu Lukaku credits Inter Milan boss for his good form and says Serie A are ‘moving’ forward on racism

  • Romelu Lukaku sealed a £73million move from Manchester United to Inter Milan 
  • The striker hailed his new manager Antonio Conte for his return to scoring form 
  • Lukaku has two in two for his club and also scored his 49th goal for Belgium  

Romelu Lukaku has praised the impact of new boss Antonio Conte after his goalscoring start to life with Inter Milan.

The Belgian converted the winning penalty on debut in a 2-1 win over Cagliari before adding the third in a 3-0 rout of Lecce.

Lukaku also scored his 49th goal for his country in beating Scotland 4-0 at Hampden Park, and predicted success for both side going forward.

Romelu Lukaku has begun life at Inter Milan with two goals in two Serie A games

The striker admitted he was delighted to finally be playing under boss Antonio Conte

‘Finally I’m working with Conte, a Coach who has wanted me for a long time,’ the striker said after the game.

‘The Nerazzurri have a nice group, just like here in the national team. I scored a nice goal and we’re very dangerous on the counterattack.

‘It’s important that the team play like this. We showed concentration and intensity, and we scored some good goals.’

Lukaku was subjected to monkey chants after scoring winner for Inter Milan against Cagliari

Lukaku also called for more action from officials after being subjected to monkey chants after his winner against Cagliari. 

The striker is confident that Serie A is making progress, but wants the sport’s governing bodies to show similar intent. 

Lukaku added: ‘I only said a few words, but they were powerful: everyone understood. Serie A is moving. I hope UEFA and FIFA are next.’

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