Romelu Lukaku has claimed that he deserves to be spoken about in the same breath as Harry Kane and the other world-class strikers in the world.
Lukaku struggled during his final season at Manchester United but the Belgian has become a different player since his move to Inter Milan in 2019.
The 28-year-old was in the form of his life last season as his goals fired Inter Milan to a historic Scudetto under Antonio Conte.
The striker has taken his impressive form into the European Championships, playing a key role in Belgium’s march to the quarter-finals.
When Antonio Conte was in talks with Tottenham towards the end of last month, it was rumoured that the Italian wanted to bring Lukaku to Spurs to replace Kane if he left.
The Nerazzurri star certainly believes that he does not get the respect that he deserves, claiming that he is as good as the Tottenham striker.
Kane scored his first goal of the tournament when he netted England’s second in the 2-0 win against Germany earlier this evening.
Lukaku told The Sun: “When they talk about Lewandowski, Benzema, Suarez, Kane, they would say it’s world-class level and with me, it’s always about being in good form.
“In the last two years, I think I have shown it’s not just good form. I belong with that group, I am at that level.”
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Lukaku’s game has certainly gone up a notch over the last two years. Most Spurs fans would agree that the 28-year-old is not a realistic target for us even if we cash in on Kane this summer as it is unlikely that the Belgian international would move to a club who are not in the Champions League.
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