Manchester United fans couldn’t hold back their delight with Romelu Lukaku after his performance vs Liverpool in the Premier League.
The Belgian was instrumental in his club’s 2-1 defeat of Jurgen Klopp’s men, playing immensely, particularly in the first half.
Lukaku grabbed a single assist vs United’s fierce rivals but no one can deny his influence in both goals that were scored by Marcus Rashford.
The academy product was disgustingly clinical to his own credit but the former Everton man’s bullish performance helped set him up perfectly.
With many neutrals of the game concluding Romelu is not a big game player he has done well in recent matches to dispel the myth.
Where are those people criticising Romelu Lukaku’s big game performances? I can’t hear you. Please speak up.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) March 10, 2018
Can we start respecting Lukaku now please?
— Hayles (@Hayles_101) March 10, 2018
Lukaku is an animal. Has tied down the Liverpool defence on both goals. Takes it down with his back to goal, links up attack, ragdolls anyone trying to stop him. A monster.
— Jonas Giæver (@CheGiaevara) March 10, 2018
How good has Lukaku been so far? This guy is a monster.
— Richard Keys (@richardajkeys) March 10, 2018
A bullish and brilliant half of football from United. Selections completely justified. Lukaku immense and Rashford back to his best. Matic and McTominay commanding. #mufc
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) March 10, 2018
Not seen a case of bullying as bad as Lukaku and Lovren since I was in Year Seven.
— Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) March 10, 2018
Much was made of the powerful forward’s arrival to Old Trafford with many expecting him to become the Red Devils’ main goalscorer.
It’s a credit to Romelu Lukaku that he’s managed to do so in his first season with some fans setting him on a 30 goal target and him on his way to smash it.
With over 20 goals scored across all competitions he’s done really well as he continues to grow but there’s still a feeling that Manchester United can get even more out of him.
Lukaku’s finishing ability is up there with anyone else in the Premier League and perhaps Jose Mourinho‘s men could do a little more in setting him up more frequently.
United are certainly an efficient team but there is the sense that they’re one that isn’t completely fluid yet and one expects them to be next season when Romelu could potentially grab even more goals.