Romelu Lukaku apologies after Sevilla ‘hiding’ comments

Romelu Lukaku apologies after Sevilla ‘hiding’ comments

Romelu Lukaku after Sevilla

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku gave a forthright interview on BT Sports after losing to Sevilla.

Lukaku scored United’s goal in a 2-1 defeat to the Spaniards in the Champions League.

Sevilla progressed through to the quarterfinals thanks to a second-half double from sub Wissem Ben Yedder.

After the game Lukaku made the following comments:

Somethings were wrong with some players, some players were hiding.

The deception was very big. You know we started the game well but we let them get a bit of control in the game. We had a few half chances but we didn’t score.

Man United star backtracks on Instagram

Many accused Lukaku of calling out his team mates for a lack of effort against Sevilla.

And, to be fair, that criticism seemed fair enough. Paul Pogba, for example, was particular poor after he came off the bench as a sub.

Yet Lukaku has tried to clarify his comments on Instagram on Wednesday.

In an early morning post, the Belgian was walked back his comments saying:

Never will i criticise my teammates! Hiding your face when you’re upset in the dressing room is normal.

Is that a helpful post?

Some Man United fans will have appreciated buying into Lukaku as a player who can call out his team mates if they play below par.

Lukaku seems to be distancing himself from that character.

Also see: How ‘Liverpool obsessed’ Jose Mourinho tried to spin the Man United defeat.

Everyone loved Mohamed Salah’s update after Man United lost to Sevilla.

Soccer News

via 101 Great Goals

March 14, 2018 at 02:24AM


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