The Italian champions are trying to make the competition’s knockout rounds for the first time since 2011/12.
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The Belgian striker made the move to Italy in 2019 after a tough final few months at Old Trafford, where he fell out of favour under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
They beat Genoa on Saturday for a dazzling opening day win to the new Italian Serie A 2021/22 season.
The 28-year-old Belgium hitman, who has returned to Stamford Bridge from Inter Milan, was initially handed the number 18 jersey.
The six, along with AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid, are now back in the ECA fold after resigning to form the breakaway Super League in April.
Lukaku has just enjoyed a successful spell in Italy, helping Serie A side Inter Milan win the title last season but has decided the time is right for a return to England.
The Belgian striker is set to complete a move back to Stamford Bridge, seven years after leaving the club, from Inter Milan where he won the Serie A title as the Nerazzurri top goalscorer earlier this year.
The 28-year-old landed in Biggin Hill Airport on Wednesday evening after a stop in Monte Carlo.
In a statement, Inter said that Eriksen, 29, paid a visit to the training centre at Appiano Gentile outside Milan on Wednesday morning.
The Serie A champions have been required to boost their financial situation as soon as possible, a scenario which has already led to the sale of Achraf Hakimi to Paris Saint-Germain.
The 29-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch during Denmark’s opening UEFA Euro 2020 clash against Finland on June 12.
The versatile 35-year-old, who scored 38 goals in 190 appearances for Villa between 2006 and 2011, has signed a one-year contract with the Premier League club
The 45-year-old former Lazio and Italy striker succeeds Antonio Conte, who left Inter last week after guiding them to the Serie A title.
The runaway leaders had been frustrated against a relegated side who are bottom of the table.
The Premier League’s Big Six clubs: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, all confirmed their intentions to sign up on Sunday before withdrawing on Tuesday evening.
After he failed to find the back of the net in the Blues’ 1-1 draw with Inter Milan on Sunday, the Super Eagles forward came off the bench to seal his team’s big victory at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.
Coach Antonio Conte ran onto the pitch to celebrate with his players as the goal restored Inter’s 11-point advantage over second-place AC Milan, which won 3-1 at Parma on Saturday
Inter are seven points ahead of second-placed city rivals AC Milan who are at Roma later Sunday, and 10 clear of champions Juventus, who were held 1-1 at Hellas Verona on Saturday and have played a game fewer.
Record 13-time winners Juve will be favourites to reach a sixth final in seven years when they bid to complete the job in the return game in Turin next Tuesday.
The former Manchester United teammates were both given yellow cards after an argument and a head-to-head clash between their pair just before half-time, which continued into the tunnel during the interval.