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Martinez: Lukaku has to leave Man United

Lukaku has netted 42 in 96 games since joining United from Everton in 2017. Credit: PA

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez believes "it is clear" that Romelu Lukaku has to leave Manchester United this summer.

The 26-year-old endured a difficult second season at Old Trafford and has been linked with a move away.

The likes of Inter Milan have been reportedly showing an interest in Belgium's all-time record goalscorer, who has netted 42 in 96 games since joining United from Everton in 2017.

However, he failed to find the back of the net in his last eight appearances of the season and was not an automatic starter under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Now Lukaku's international boss, who was also his manager at Goodison Park, feels everyone may benefit if the player secures a summer transfer.

"It is clear that he has to leave Manchester United," Martinez told Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws.

"It would be a good thing for both parties. It is now important that Romelu finds the right club."