AS Roma have signed Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku in the Italian Serie A.
Lukaku has joined on loan from Chelsea in the English Premier League. He will be with AS Roma until 30 June 2024.
What Romelu Lukaku said
“The welcome I’ve received from this club and its fans has excited me and given me even more motivation to give my all for my new team,” said Lukaku.
“As an opponent, I felt the atmosphere of the Stadio Olimpico, and felt the warmth of the Romanisti.
“It’s nice to know I’m a part of it today. I recently got the opportunity to speak with the owners, and I was impressed by their ambition.
“Now we must work, be humble, and grow game by game. For my part, I can’t wait to be available to my team-mates both on and off the pitch.”
What AS Roma said about Romelu Lukaku
Lukaku has played in the Italian Serie A previously. He was with Inter Milan.
Lukaku will reunite with AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho. They previously worked together at Chelsea and Manchester United.
“Knowing that Lukaku has chosen Roma can only bring us great satisfaction. With his arrival, we gain more experience, professionalism, and a drive to win,” added AS Roma football general manager Tiago Pinto.
“All our decisions are focused on increasing the squad’s competitiveness, and we continually assess their performances on the pitch. However, it makes us very proud to watch the fans greet Romelu with such excitement.”