Lukaku Scores On Debut As Inter Thrash Lecce


Romelu Lukaku celebrated his Inter Milan debut in a competitive game on Monday night by scoring against Lecce in the Serie A.

The Belgium international was handed a starting role by Antonio Conte, who bought him this summer from Manchester United for £73 million.

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With Inter already 2-0 up at the San Siro after an hour,  Lecce goalkeeper, Gabriel, spilled a shot and Lukaku followed up to slot home with his right foot.

After celebrating with his teammates, the Belgium international bowed to fans, who were chanting his name.

Antonio Candreva added the fourth for the home team in the 84th minute to condemn 10-man Lecce to the bottom of Serie A, while Inter top the chart on goal difference after the first round of fixtures.

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Lukaku had been seen as second choice striker by coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford. The former Chelsea player reportedly came back for pre-season nine pounds overweight, shocking United staff.


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