Jose Mourinho needs to get Romelu Lukaku firing again for Manchester United... It's time to drop the ￡75m man if he wants a response
- Romelu Lukaku's purple patch for Manchester United is over and he looks lost?
- After a strong start to the season the goals have dried up for the ￡75m man?
- Jose Mourinho needs to drop the Belgian if he wants to get the desired response
- Lukaku needs to get angry and come back with something to prove
- READ: Lukaku could be hit with three-game ban for kick on Brighton defender?
I am not talking about a petulant reaction to a penalty-box wrestle with an opponent, but rather his performance.
It might be the right moment to leave him out against Watford on Tuesday. Lukaku has scored a single goal in his last 10 games in all competitions.?
Jose Mourinho must drop Romelu Lukaku if he wants the desired response from the ￡75m man
The Belgian's purple patch is over and he looks lost out on the field for United at the moment
Give him some space so that he comes back an angry man, with some fight and determination.
I have described Lukaku as a pussycat, whereas Manchester United want a lion on display (and we all know which animal Zlatan Ibrahimovic likes to compare himself to).?
It is about how you get Lukaku to that stage. He was bought to lead the line and score the goals to win the title. That isn’t happening.
Things could get worse before they get better for Lukaku, who is facing a retrospective ban
Lukaku lashed out at Brighton defender?Gaetan Bong twice, out of the view of Neil Swarbrick
Lukaku’s kick on Brighton’s Gaetan Bong — which was picked up by a television camera at Old Trafford but not by the referee — shows he is getting frustrated. That is not the right type of reaction.
When Mourinho was at Chelsea the first time, he had untouchable players who were the first names on the team sheet.?
Lukaku could be one of those at United, but not in this form. He looks a bit lost.
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