Romelu Lukaku is the No 1 striker in the world, according to ex-Brazil star Kaka

Romelu Lukaku is the No 1 striker in the world, according to ex-Brazil star Kaka

Romelu Lukaku is the No 1 striker in the world, according to ex-Brazil star Kaka… as he insists Chelsea striker reminds him of former Inter Milan ahead Adriano ‘at his finest’

  • Romelu Lukaku scored 24 objectives in Inter Milan’s title-winning season in 2020-21 
  • He went on to rating 4 objectives at Euro 2020 prior to his £98m transfer to Chelsea 
  • Kaka believes he is the world’s finest and harking back to ex-Brazil star Adriano 
  • The former Real Madrid star believes the time is proper for AC Milan to win Serie A 

Romelu Lukaku is the No 1 striker in the world and is related in fashion to former Inter Milan striker Adriano, according to ex-Brazil playmaker Kaka.

The Belgium striker scored 24 objectives for Inter final season to lead them to their first Serie A title in 11 years, ending 12 factors above metropolis rivals AC Milan.

The 28-year-old then netted 4 objectives at Euro 2020 as his nation reached the quarter-final, earlier than incomes a £98million transfer to Chelsea in August.

He has scored three objectives for the European champions already this time period, and former AC Milan star Kaka believes he was basic to Inter profitable the Scudetto underneath Antonio Conte in 2020-21. 

‘Romelu is primary, he jogs my memory of Adriano at his finest – bodily power, intelligence, pace,’ Kaka (*1*) through

‘A 12 months in the past Milan took the lead [in the title race] after the first derby, then Inter took it again and gained deservedly.’

Former Brazil striker Adriano scored 67 objectives throughout two spells at San Siro for Inter, whereas additionally netting 27 objectives in 48 appearances for Brazil between the flip of the century and 2010.

The 39-year-old additionally loved tremendous goalscoring spells at Parma, Sao Paulo and in two of his three stints at Flamengo.

Kaka additionally believes AC Milan have the good alternative to win the Scudetto for themselves this season after ending as runners-up in 2020-21.

They haven’t gained Serie A since the 2010-11 season, however the former Real Madrid star insists the departures of Lukaku and Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United, in addition to Oliver Giroud’s arrival from Chelsea to complement Zlatan Ibrahimovic, may swing the pendulum in their favour. 

‘I believe it might be the proper time for Milan,’ Kaka added.

‘They have continuity, whereas the others have every misplaced one thing – Juventus now not have Ronaldo, Inter can have to unfold objectives out in the group with out Lukaku.

Pioli gave up on Ibra for a very long time [last season]. ‘Conte at all times had Lukaku out there to him. 

‘Today Ibra is nonetheless there and [Olivier] Giroud has joined, I believe and I hope that we are able to go all the method.’


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