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Antonio Conte breaks silence over Inter’s move for Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez

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Newly appointed Inter Milan head coach Antonio Conte has spoken about possible transfers of Alexis Sachez and Romelu Lukaku.

United are reportedly eager to sell Romelu Lukaku and will demand £80 million from Inter.

Meanwhile, Alexis Sanchez is keen on leaving United after terrible season at Old Trafford.

Asked if Lukaku is heading to Inter, Conte told the BBC World Service: “I think now it’s very difficult to talk about this.

“For sure, we have a plan to try to improve the team. But it will be very important for the players, it will be very important to have a great will and great ambition, me, the players and the club, to try to reduce this gap.’ Asked if Lukaku has met with Inter, Conte replied: “No, that’s not right.

“But I repeat in this moment there is a sporting director to talk about this and do this question about the transfer market, about the players. But I repeat, now we are very focused to do the first step and to work together.” Asked about Sanchez, Conte laughed and said: “Yeah, but you’re talking about the transfer market, you have to talk to the sporting director about this topic.”

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