Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku: I had to lose muscle after World Cup

09 December 2018 02:30
Jose Mourinho feels Man United fans cannot point the finger at any of his players following their 4-1 win over Fulham. Jose Mourinho praised Paul Pogba and outlined what he needs to do to get back into the starting XI. MANCHESTER, England -- Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has said he's had to "lose muscle" in a bid to rediscover his best form this season. Belgium international Lukaku scored 27 goals in his debut season at Old Trafford but has struggled in front of goal since the summer. Editors' Picks Watch on ESPN networks in the U.S. ESPN+ is America's home for a host of professional soccer leagues from around the world, highlighted by Italy's Serie A, Major League Soccer, UEFA Nations League and English FA Cup. | ESPN+ schedule Welcome to the 2018 FC 100 ESPN FC's experts ranked the best men's players and managers in world football. Check out the list. Jose Mourinho's Last Stand Deliberate isolation. Petty feuds. Constant turmoil. The Manchester United manager wouldn't have it any other way, writes Sam Borden. Kylian Mbappe and the curse of the World Cup Is there such a thing as peaking too early? Given all that Kylian Mbappe, just 19, has accomplished, we might soon find out. But after scoring twice in his last two starts, the 25-year-old said a plan to lose some of the muscle gained at the World Cup was part of a process to get back to top form. "It was at the World Cup," he said. . read full article

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