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Boninsegna: Today Lukaku is the best striker in Europe

Tue 02 March 2021 | 14:58

The former Inter forward believes the Belgium international is the best striker in Europe right now.

Romelu Lukaku

has met the target 24 times in 31 games for

Inter

this season, being the most prolific striker in the club’s history in 40 years.

The former Inter legend

Roberto Boninsegna

, who has the record of the club’s second highest goal-scorer with the first being Giuseppe Meazza, believes the Inter striker might even win the Ballon d’Or award.

Today Lukaku is the best striker in Europe,”

Boninsegna said in an interview with

Tuttosport

.

He has no equal.

“He scores goals, plays for the team and he is a point of reference on the pitch.

“I admit that I was disappointed with Mauro Icardi’s departure, which above all left me perplexed, but Romelu is really doing wonderful things.

“Can he win the Ballon d’Or? If he continues like this he is on the right path.

“At this moment he is better than Cristiano Ronaldo.”

He went on discussing Lukaku and

Lautaro Martinez

’s partnership which has seen 39 goals for Inter this season.

They are perfect for each other, in my opinion they are the best partnership in Europe

,” Bonimba added.

He is confident that Antonio Conte’s side is better than the nine-time Serie A title winners Juventus.

I think the Nerazzurri at this time are stronger

,” Boninsegna admitted.

They have recovered some players who had been discarded.

“Today we are seeing the best of Christian Eriksen on the field.

“The midfield of the Dane, Nicolo Barella and Marcelo Brozovic is very strong.”

During his time at Inter, Boninsegna featured in 283 games in all competitions and met the net 173 times.


source: SportMob
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