Haaland is perhaps the most sought-after young forward in world football with Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona also eager to sign the striker who has hit an astonishing 33 goals in 31 appearances this term.
Chelsea are also among that pack but competition for his signature is expected to be fierce – with Dortmund set to demand more than £150m for the Norway international this summer, according to ESPN.
According to The Daily Telegraph, 27-year-old Lukaku is an alternative option at Stamford Bridge should Haaland be deemed unavailable, with the club prepared to spend a significant amount of their transfer budget on a centre-forward.
Lukaku joined Chelsea as an 18-year-old in 2011 but played just 15 times for the club before joining Everton.
The Belgium international established himself as one of the Premier League’s best forwards on Merseyside before joining Manchester United in a £75m deal in 2017.
Lukaku scored 27 goals during his first season at the club but managed just 12 in the following campaign with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replacing Jose Mourinho midway through the 2018-19 season.
Since joining Inter in the summer of 2019, he has once again established himself as one of Europe’s most potent goal scorers, scoring 59 times with the Nerazzurri hopeful of ending Juventus’ long reign at the summit of Italian football.
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