Belgium international Romelu Lukaku has revealed what he told Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before he left the Red Devils for Inter Milan, with whom he has rediscovered his best form.
The 26-year-old has been in great touch since joining the Nerazzurri in August 2019, having already found the back of the net on 23 occasions so far this season.
In a recent interview, the former Chelsea and Everton striker admitted he felt he was finished at the 20-time English champions, and that he went against Solskjaer's wishes when he decided to quit United.
"One bad year can happen to everybody, and I was done (at United)," he said on Ian Wright's YouTube channel.
"It was a difficult situation. I had to make a decision over going somewhere where I can learn other aspects of my game and work with somebody that wanted me as well.
"Ole wanted me to stay, but I told him it was over. I didn't have the energy. All credit to him because he's been a man and he helped me make the move away."
Lukaku scored just 15 goals in 45 appearances for the Red Devils last season, after an impressive debut campaign in which he struck 27 times in 51 matches for United.
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