Former Nerazzurri forward praises the Beligian striker for his physicality and determination.
has been a key player forInter
in their march toward the Scudetto in the current Serie A season. The Belgian striker has scored 19 goals in his 26 league appearances for the Nerazzurri as they lead the table with a six-point clearance.
believes the 27-year-old has established himself as a leader in Inter’s squad.
“I say this as a forward: today Romelu Lukaku is among the top five centre-forwards in Europe.”
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“He doesn’t have God’s gift of Lionel Messi’s technique, but he gives everything over 90 minutes with running, physicality, grit and determination.
“In a team, there are those who give and those who take. Lukaku gives. He’s a leader, he marches on and creates the spaces for Lautaro Martinez, so the Argentine always knows where the ball will end up.
“They have a very similar rapport to the one I had with Aldo Serena, they know each other perfectly.”
Lukaku is seven goals behindCristiano Ronaldo
in their race for the Capocannoniere as the Portuguese superstar eyes the first Serie A top scorer prize of his career.