Inter Milan's latest accounts have shown that they spent a club record €74m (£66.75m) on Romelu Lukaku last summer.
The Italian side purchased the Belgian after he had fallen out of favour at Manchester United despite spending just two years at Old Trafford.
Lukaku was signed for £75m and United were keen to recoup the entirety of that fee as they sought around £80m for the 27-year-old.
They announced that a fee of up to £73.9m had been accepted for the striker, but Inter's accounts show that it was around £7m less.
Lukaku has proved to be a success in Serie A, scoring 29 times for Antonio Conte's side in all competitions.
The striker went AWOL last summer as he looked to force through a switch to the San Siro.
Inter have since dealt with the Old Trafford hierarchy having signed Ashley Young in January.
The winger left Old Trafford in a deal that cost €1.729m (£1.55m) with United claiming at the time they had received €1.5m, plus add-ons.
Young has gone on to score four times in 20 appearances for the Nerazzurri.
Inter could yet deal with United for a third successive transfer window as they eye a permanent deal for Alexis Sanchez.
The Chilean struggled at Old Trafford during his 18-month stint and was farmed out in an effort to regain his best form.
United feel as if he still has something to offer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, but the former Arsenal man has made it clear he has no intention of returning to Manchester.
Inter secured second place in Serie A on with a 2-0 win at Atlanta, who themselves have been impressive this term and have a Champions League quarter final with PSG to look forward to.
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