During the run which saw Manchester United win ten of 11 matches during Solskjaer’s spell as caretaker boss, the Belgian seemed to finally find his feet at Old Trafford.
He fired braces against Southampton, Crystal Palace and Paris Saint-Germain, proving a key figure in their memorable fightback in the Champions League Round of 16.
But since then, things have gone downhill for both Lukaku and Solskjaer, and plans are now being put in place to ensure improve collectively next season.
Solskjaer wants players who are committed to Manchester United for the long run, so that they are all committing to the same cause of success.
According to the Evening Standard, the pair are set to sit down and discuss Lukaku’s future as the £75million signing continues to flirt with a move to Italy.
“I hope to be able to play sooner or later, even if at the moment I am focused on the United.”
Lukaku’s agent Federico Pastorello reignited speculation last month by confirming his clients ambition to play in Serie A.
“At the moment he is very focused on finishing the season,” he said.
“The competition for third and fourth place in England is very tight so let’s see what will happen in the future at the end the season.
“He’s someone who loves to know a different culture, a different football.
“He sees a way to have a career playing in different countries because he would like to win some trophies and prove himself.
“He likes Italy. When he was a child he followed the Italian league a lot. Everybody agrees today the Premier League is the best but years ago Italy was the best and they were the dreams for the younger footballer players.”
Lukaku has just 12 Premier League goals to his name this season as he has struggled to nail down a place in the starting line up.
The striker’s output has taken a significant dive since he made the switch from Everton in 2017.
The 25-year-old’s £250,000 could prove a stumbling block for any clubs keen on signing him this summer but his comments will have put both Juventus and Inter Milan on red alert.