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He Wants Out: Romelu Lukaku Forces Manchester United Exit, Decides To Skip Training

Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku has decided he no longer wants to stay at Old Trafford and refused to report to the team's training while his agent works on a move out of the team.

Lukaku has been training with his hometown club Anderlecht at Belgium and won't report to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's preseason despite being threatened with a huge fine from the Red Devils.

According to Sky Sports, the striker would be demoted to the U23 squad in case he decided to come back to Carrington, and could also receive a 'maximum fine' of £400,000 for his antics.

Lukaku claimed earlier in the year that playing in the Italian Serie A would be a dream come true, and he drew a lot of interest from clubs like Napoli, Juventus, and Internazionale.

Inter's new boss Antonio Conte has made Lukaku his top priority for the summer and reports claim Manchester United would rather see Lukaku staying put at Belgium until they work out on the terms of a deal rather than having him training at Carrington.

The Nerazzurri have reportedly reached out to Manchester United to submit a £70m bid for his services, but the Red Devils are rumored to ask for, at least, 5 more million in order to let him go.

The Belgian was supposed to become Manchester United's striker for the future, but Marcus Rashford's surge took a toll on his playing time and he continued to lose ground as the season went by.

He's not likely to be on Solskjaer's long term plans and he's coming off one of the worst seasons of his career after just scoring 12 goals for the struggling Red Devils.

It's also worth noting that Inter still has until August 18 to complete a move for Lukaku, even if the Premier League's transfer window closes less than 24 hours from now.