Romelu Lukaku maintains his transfer to Inter Milan came at the perfect time and has awarded him the»boost of energy» he desired.
The 26-year-old switched for a fee worth in the area of # 73m last month to the Italian side on a last-minute bargain from Manchester United.
The Belgium has played twice in his two matches to the summit of Serie A, and the forward believes he has been lent fresh motivation following 2 seasons at Old Trafford by his move into Italy.
«I only knew I came here to play for a big, big team,» Lukaku informed Sky in Italy. «Where the expectations are very, really high and the ambition of this club is going in the ideal direction.
«Therefore that it was the right step for me. 26, [years old] I wished to find something different playing in a league I adore, for me personally.
«I mentioned to (Kwadwo) Asamoah, I truly made the right move, this really will be the energy, the increase of energy which I needed.»
Inter manager Antonio Conte has heaped praise for his early-season type in his summer acquisition and Lukaku considers the Chelsea boss, who had been appointed in June, has the leadership qualities to succeed at the San Siro.
When asked exactly what it was like working with all the Italian, Lukaku replied:»It’s really excellent.
«It’s very demanding when you are on the practice area and before the match and in half-time.
«Tactically, he is really prepared, a excellent incentive and great for the group. He is a great leader of men, which means that you play with heartdisease»
Their attacking options have strengthened with the signing up of Lukaku’s former team-mate Alexis Sanchez to a loan from Manchester United
Lukaku, who scored 28 goals in 66 appearances for United, considers the Chile global forward could be the extra»small spark» that Inter need.
«[Alexis is a] wonderful addition for the group,» Lukaku explained.
«You always need to play the best players, but he’s a great man too. We’ve got a room full of gamers of full and great men.
«So he is a terrific addition to it and hopefully he can put in that small spark to the group that we need.»
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