Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United always look to dominate

Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United always look to dominate

Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku had a brilliant reaction being named man of the match in the 3-1 victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup.

The Belgian made the Emirates his stomping grounds but there were so many players who played admirably as well.

Lukaku ran the show in the first half, assisting Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard to help United get a grip on the game.

In the second half he tried to keep up the good work but was eventually subbed off to allow Marcus Rashford do some damage.

There’s no doubt Romelu is banging on the door to a more regular spot in the starting XI and it surely must be matter of time.

The former Everton man said: “[It looks like fun to play in this team?] It does it does, We had clear direction today and I’m really happy with the win and the manner in which we played.

“I just take it a day at a time. I work hard in training and it paid off today and we own. Now it’s up to me to keep working and help the team with goals and assists.

“The guys just have to put the ball in the back of the net! I always wanted to be a player who can do both, score goals and get assists.

“Look at the history of the club, we make a statement whereever we go. We look to dominate and create as many chances as we can.”

Lukaku was often accused of not providing much service to the team other than his goalscoring but it’s clear to see that wasn’t his fault.

No one could ever doubt his finishing as his record speaks for itself but some believed it’s not enough to be a leading Manchester United striker.

Rashford’s incredible run as a striker of late also seemed to spell the end for Romelu but he’s managed to keep his head up nonetheless.

The former Chelsea star was turned into a target-man by Jose Mourinho but his game has so much more to it than that as he showed against Arsenal.

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