Chelsea are prepared to submit a €130 million bid for Romelu Lukaku which they hope will meet Inter’s valuation of the striker.

This according to football news outlet Goal, who report that the English side will waste no time in having their first offer rejected by the Nerazzurri.

The Blues have identified Lukaku as a priority target, with the European champions intent on signing a top-class striker this summer and looking set to miss out on Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland.

An offer including €110 million in cash plus Marcos Alonso has already been rejected by Inter, but the English club are not discouraged and will make another offer soon worth €130, which could meet the Nerazzurri’s valuation of the player.

As part of preparations for his arrival, the Blues are attempting to offload striker Tammy Abraham, but this will not ultimately determined the fate of the deal, which could enter advanced talks soon should the player agree on a move.