Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku does not have a boot deal... and Jose Mourinho jokes that is behind his bad form in front of goal
- Jose Mourinho joked that Romelu Lukaku can't score because of his boot deal
- The ￡75million striker is in the market for new boot sponsorship
- Lukaku appeared to be playing in blacked out Nike boots against Watford
- Despite coming close, Lukaku failed to hit the back of the net at Vicarage Road
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Lukaku wore black boots against Watford on Tuesday night, with photographs seemingly showing that the Belgian had coloured in the white Nike tick with a marker.
Not wanting to give the swoosh any free publicity during the televised Premier League tie at Vicarage Road, which United won 4-2, Lukaku is in the market for a new sponsor.
Romelu Lukaku appeared to be playing with blacked out Nike boots against Watford
Lukaku is without a boot sponsorship and Jose Mourinho has joked it is the reason for his woes
The 24-year-old squandered several chances against Watford and Mourinho said: ‘At this moment he doesn’t have a contract with any brand.?That’s why he’s playing with black boots.?
‘He finished his deal and now he is waiting for the right offer and he is playing in black boots.?
'I think he needs a brand to give him the right boots and to pay him the right money so he goes back to goals.?
‘But jokes apart, he works amazingly well. Amazing player, amazing professional, great condition, great colleague. I couldn’t be happier with him.’?
Marouane Fellaini has been locked in a legal battle with New Balance with the United midfielder suing the brand for ￡2million.?
He claims the boots they handed him were not fit for use. Mourinho laughed when put to him that Lukaku will not likely choose to go with them.??
While United hit full flow at Vicarage Road, Lukaku had another evening to forget
Mourinho needs his ￡75million man to rediscover his goalscoring touch and fire once again
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