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Romelu Lukaku answers critics with winner as United bounce back from derby loss

Romelu Lukaku answers critics with winner as United bounce back from derby loss

Romelu Lukaku hit back at his critics by scoring the goal that got Manchester United back to winning ways after their controversial derby loss. The United striker, who endured a day to forget as United suffered a damaging and demoralising loss to Manchester City on Sunday, sank Bournemouth with a 25th-minute header at Old Trafford on Wednesday. United were not ...

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Romelu Lukaku escapes FA charge for incident against Brighton

Romelu Lukaku escapes FA charge for incident against Brighton

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has escaped Football Association sanction for his alleged kick at Brighton’s Gaetan Bong. Images appeared to show the 24-year-old kicking out twice at the Albion defender just before Ashley Young’s strike deflected in off Lewis Dunk to secure Jose Mourinho’s men a 1-0 win. Lukaku was left sweating on FA action as retrospective punishment for ...

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Lukaku could get ban for alleged kick

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku must wait to discover if he will be punished for allegedly kicking out at Brighton defender Gaetan Bong. The incident allegedly happened during United’s 1-0 win on Saturday, but referee Neil Swarbrick took no action. Swarbrick’s report on the match will be studied by the Football Association. Lukaku could get a three-match domestic ban for ...

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Man Utd's Lukaku to compensate US police

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has agreed to pay compensation to Beverly Hills police after they responded to five noise complaints at a house he was renting in the summer. The 24-year-old was arrested in July – the week before United signed him from Everton for an initial £75m. The Belgian will pay $450 (£340) to reimburse police for the ...

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Mourinho pleased to see Lukaku back among the goals for Manchester United

Mourinho pleased to see Lukaku back among the goals for Manchester United

Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic commanded the attention but Jose Mourinho was equally pleased to see Romelu Lukaku back on the scoresheet on Saturday. Pogba, returning after two months on the sidelines, was the driving force as Manchester United returned to form with a 4-1 Premier League thrashing of Newcastle at Old Trafford. The Frenchman set up a goal and ...

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Misfiring Lukaku needs to show mental toughness – Hasselbaink

Misfiring Lukaku needs to show mental toughness - Hasselbaink

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes Romelu Lukaku needs to be “mentally strong” if he is to come through the first blip of his Manchester United career. Lukaku goes into Sunday’s heavyweight clash against former club Chelsea having failed to find the net in six games. That barren run sits in sharp contrast to his early outings for the Red Devils, where ...

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Romelu Lukaku is ‘untouchable’ – Jose Mourinho

Romelu Lukaku is ‘untouchable’ – Jose Mourinho

Romelu Lukaku is “untouchable” in Jose Mourinho’s eyes – and the Manchester United manager believes fans should see the striker in the same way. Signed from Everton at an initial cost of £75million, the 24-year-old hit the ground running at Old Trafford with 11 goals in his first 10 matches for the club. The striker has since failed to score ...

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Lukaku should be untouchable – Mourinho

Lukaku should be untouchable - Mourinho

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku should be “untouchable” from fans’ criticism, says manager Jose Mourinho. The £75m summer signing from Everton, 24, scored 11 goals in his first 10 games – but none in his last five. “What he does for the team is fantastic and to play football for a striker is not just about scoring goals,” said the ...

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Jose Mourinho defends Romelu Lukaku after scoreless run

Jose Mourinho defends Romelu Lukaku after scoreless run

Jose Mourinho has expressed his unhappiness with Manchester United fans over what he regards as unfair treatment of Romelu Lukaku. Saturday’s 1-0 home victory over Tottenham saw striker Lukaku fail to score for a fifth successive game but he did set up substitute Anthony Martial’s 81st-minute winner, moments after hitting the post with a header. Professional performance from @ManUtd today… ...

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Mourinho: Manchester United's fans didn't 'support' Lukaku enough

Mourinho: Manchester United's fans didn't 'support' Lukaku enough

Jose Mourinho’s principles paid off for Manchester United, but the Special One wasn’t happy with the support one of his players received. On Sunday, Mourinho took a second dig at United’s supporters, accusing them of not giving Romelu Lukaku enough support during the Red Devils’ 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. The poke comes after the Portuguese manager ...

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