From netting 11 times in his first 10 appearances for Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku has gone to scoring just once in the last 10 matches, but his manager ‘doesn’t care’ about that, looking at the whole picture, the Belgian’s overall contribution to the team.
In the last minute he was fighting and running back like he was from the first minute so I think it is also a mentality question. The way Romelu wins the corner for the goal, the way Romelu ends the game making tackles in the left-back position, that’s the mentality I want and unfortunately not every player is the same
Jose Mourinho told reporters, after Man United’s hard-fought 1-0 win over Brighton.
Players are men, men are different, men are unique cases and some guys are capable of going to the limits of their effort, and some guys even with a lot of talent do not manage to do that. So Romelu for me is fantastic. He didn’t score, I don’t care
the Portuguese said, appreciating everything else Lukaku does for the team, despite his ongoing dry spell.
On another note, the Man United striker could be handed a ban by the FA, based on the video of the match. The Belgium international appeared to kick out at Brighton’s Cameroonian defender Gaetan Bong, something both the referee and his closest assistant missed.