11 Sep 2019, 12:36 IST
What is the story?
Former Inter Milan ahead Andy van der Meyde has backed the membership’s new striker Romelu Lukaku to ‘simply’ outscore Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo within the Serie A this season.
In case you did not know…
Lukaku ended his two-year affiliation with Manchester United by making a swap to Inter for a charge of round £73 million over the summer season.
The 26-year-old striker left Previous Trafford, having netted 42 objectives in 96 video games for the Crimson Devils after becoming a member of the membership from Everton in 2017.
Final season, the Belgium worldwide solely managed 12 objectives within the Premier League, which was removed from Ronaldo’s tally of 21 within the Serie A.
Lukaku has, nonetheless, kickstarted the brand new marketing campaign with two objectives in two league video games, whereas Ronaldo has scored one objective from two appearances this marketing campaign.
The guts of the matter
Regardless of Lukaku’s dip in type final season, Van der Meyde has backed the Belgian to shine within the Italian top-flight and has claimed that the previous Manchester United striker will simply rating extra objectives than Ronaldo.
Talking in an interview with Juvenews.eu, the Dutchman mentioned,
“Lukaku is a fan of Italian soccer and I feel he is made for this competitors. He’s sturdy and may rating many objectives. He has a really highly effective bodily construction and this can put all Italian defences in disaster.
“Lukaku can simply beat Ronaldo. He has all the time proven that he is aware of find out how to rating wherever he has performed, he’s a pure centre-forward, whereas Cristiano performs more often than not out large.”
New Inter boss Antonio Conte has made a sequence of sturdy summer season signings to bolster his squad over the summer season because the Nerazzurri try to finish Juventus’ dominance within the league.