Romelu Lukaku has scored only three times since signing for Inter but predecessor Mauro Icardi has come to his defence.
Romelu Lukaku brought up a half-century of international goals as San Marino collapsed to a 9-0 defeat away to Belgium on Thursday.
Antonio Conte discussed Romelu Lukaku following Inter's loss to rivals Juventus on Sunday.
Juventus ended Inter's 100 per cent start in Serie A, with Gonzalo Higuain striking 10 minutes from time to send the Bianconeri top.
Inter boss Antonio Conte was able to welcome back Romelu Lukaku for the visit of Juventus, as Maurizio Sarri sprung a couple of surprises.
Linked with Christian Eriksen and Donny van de Beek, Real Madrid are planning to strengthen in January.
Ernesto Valverde was unsure over the fitness of club captain Lionel Messi, but he and Ousmane Dembele are in the squad to take on Inter.
Inter will be without Romelu Lukaku against Barcelona - and his status for Sunday's contest against Juventus is questionable.
After losing Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez, Manchester United are eyeing attacking reinforcements.
Antonio Conte has made a host of changes for the game against Sampdoria, with Alexis Sanchez and Lautaro Martinez starting in attack.