Chelsea new signing Romelu Lukaku has penned an emotional message to his ex Inter Milan fans.
Lukaku knew he angered lots of Inter supporters following his decision to return to Chelsea last week.
He posted yesterday: “Dear Inter fans
“Thank you for loving me as if I were one of you.
“Thank you for making me and my family feel at home.
“Thanks for the unconditional support and daily love.
“Thanks for motivating me even more after the first season.
“When I arrived at Inter I immediately felt that I would do well for this club.
“The love and welcome I received at Malpensa airport was the beginning of a beautiful story.
“I have decided never to disappoint you every time I wore the Inter shirt.
“I gave 100% of myself every day in every training but especially in the matches to make you happy.
“The first season ended as hard as possible, but you guys gave me the strength to keep pushing and we did it as a team, that’s why we became champions.
“I hope you understand my decision to move to Chelsea. It’s the chance of a lifetime for me and I think at this moment in my career it’s the chance I’ve always dreamed of.
“One thing is certain that I will remain Inter forever because without you I would not be the man and player I am today.
“So thank you from the bottom of my heart
“I love you
“Thank you from the heart
“Always strength Inter.