Former Man United star scores 300th career goal as club go top in Serie A

Former Man United star scores 300th career goal as club go top in Serie A

- Romelu Lukaku scored his 300th career goal and helped Inter Milan beat Lazio by 3-1

- The 27-year-old converted a penalty then grabbed his second from a loose ball to hit his landmark of goals

- Antonio Conte's side are now one point above city rivals AC Milan as both sides are set to clash in next weekend's derby

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Romelu Lukaku scored a landmark of goals in his career following Inter Milan's 3-1 win over Lazio in a tough Serie A fixture, Daily Mail.

The Belgian striker was on the scoresheet twice as the Nerazzurri move to the summit of the table after AC Milan slumped to a 2-0 defeat to lowly-placed Spezia.

Inter got their first from a Lukaku's penalty after Lautaro Martinez was fouled in the box as the former Man United forward scored in the 22nd minute.

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Former Man United star scores 300th career goals as club go top in Serie A

Romelu Lukaku scores 300th career goals as club go top in Serie A. Photo byNicolo Campo
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Lukaku then scored his 300th career goal for club and country when he capitalised on a loose ball to put the ball behind Pepe Reina to make it 2-0.

Lazio got themselves back into the game after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's deflected free-kick went into the back of the net.

But Lukaku wrapped up a five-star performance for Antonio Conte's men after making more than a 30-yard run and provided the assist to Martinez who sealed the win.

Inter now move one-point above city rivals Milan on the log as both sides are set to clash at the San Siro in a mouthwatering derby.

On the other hand, defending champions Juventus slipped to fourth place after Roma thrashed Udinese by 3-0.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Romelu Lukaku could be making a big summer move back to England to join another Premier League side Manchester City, reports claim, Daily Mail.

The Citizens are looking to add a natural striker into their ranks after the team played without a No.9 during their 4-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield.

And Argentine striker Sergio Aguero could be on his way out of the club at the end of the summer after spending ten glorious years at the Etihad.

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