lukaku Archive

  • Romelu Lukaku hit the ground running with two goals as Manchester United made a flying start to their Premier League campaign by thrashing West Ham.United's £75million record signing struck in each half at Old Trafford to set United on the way to a convincing 4-0 win which was wrapped up in the latter stages by Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba.After also netting against Real Madrid in the Super Cup last week, Lukaku has begun the season full of confidence and a poor West Ham side certainly had little answer."To play in front of such a crowd and for such a great club, it's a dream come true," Lukaku told Sky Sports.Lukaku finished off a slick move to open the scoring with a powerful finish after 33 minutes and doubled the lead with a header early in the second half.The Hammers, who were already being outplayed, could not respond and United spurned several more chances before finally adding two more goals in the last three minutes.Lukaku was denied a hat-trick by a fine blo..

    Romelu Lukaku makes instant impact at Old Trafford as Man United thrash West Ham

    Romelu Lukaku hit the ground running with two goals as Manchester United made a flying start to their Premier League campaign by thrashing West Ham.United's £75million record signing struck in each half at Old Trafford to set United on the way to a convincing 4-0 win which was wrapped up in the latter stages by Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba.After also netting against Real Madrid in the Super Cup last week, Lukaku has begun the season full of confidence and a poor West Ham side certainly had little answer."To play in front of such a crowd and for such a great club, it's a dream come true," Lukaku told Sky Sports.Lukaku finished off a slick move to open the scoring with a powerful finish after 33 minutes and doubled the lead with a header early in the second half.The Hammers, who were already being outplayed, could not respond and United spurned several more chances before finally adding two more goals in the last three minutes.Lukaku was denied a hat-trick by a fine blo..
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  • Jose Mourinho hailed Romelu Lukaku after his superb double against West Ham but insisted Manchester United's record signing was under no pressure to score goals.The £75million summer buy from Everton hit the ground running at Old Trafford with a goal in each half as United thrashed the Hammers 4-0 in their Premier League opener.Coming after a strike against Real Madrid in the European Super Cup last Tuesday, Lukaku has immediately started to pay off his sizeable fee but Mourinho will not simply judge the player on goals.Mourinho said: "He is playing well, he is working hard. He likes the team and the team likes him."Any striker can play phenomenally hard but if he doesn't score goals the pressure is on them, so good for him, good for Wayne Rooney, (Alexandre) Lacazette, Morata - good for all the strikers arriving in new clubs and scoring in the first days. It is always oxygen, happiness and confidence for them."But Romelu knows me well. He knows sometimes strikers can pl..

    United boss Jose Mourinho praises effective Romelu Lukaku after West Ham brace

    Jose Mourinho hailed Romelu Lukaku after his superb double against West Ham but insisted Manchester United's record signing was under no pressure to score goals.The £75million summer buy from Everton hit the ground running at Old Trafford with a goal in each half as United thrashed the Hammers 4-0 in their Premier League opener.Coming after a strike against Real Madrid in the European Super Cup last Tuesday, Lukaku has immediately started to pay off his sizeable fee but Mourinho will not simply judge the player on goals.Mourinho said: "He is playing well, he is working hard. He likes the team and the team likes him."Any striker can play phenomenally hard but if he doesn't score goals the pressure is on them, so good for him, good for Wayne Rooney, (Alexandre) Lacazette, Morata - good for all the strikers arriving in new clubs and scoring in the first days. It is always oxygen, happiness and confidence for them."But Romelu knows me well. He knows sometimes strikers can pl..
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  • Romelu Lukaku immediately started to pay off his transfer fee with two goals as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their Premier League opener.The £75million summer signing struck in each half as United justified pre-season optimism with a sparkling and confident display at Old Trafford.The Hammers were completely outplayed and could easily have trailed by more goals before substitute Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba finally put a more realistic slant on the scoreline in the closing minutes.United took control early on and never relinquished their grip, looking a formidable force with new arrivals Lukaku and Nemanja Matic bedding in well.West Ham's former United striker Javier Hernandez was given a good reception before kick-off - a welcome certainly not extended to the visitors' on-loan Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart - but the Mexican had little else to cheer.He, and his team-mates, were emphatically shut out of the game. United won most of the loose balls and w..

    Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Manchester United thrash the Hammers

    Romelu Lukaku immediately started to pay off his transfer fee with two goals as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their Premier League opener.The £75million summer signing struck in each half as United justified pre-season optimism with a sparkling and confident display at Old Trafford.The Hammers were completely outplayed and could easily have trailed by more goals before substitute Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba finally put a more realistic slant on the scoreline in the closing minutes.United took control early on and never relinquished their grip, looking a formidable force with new arrivals Lukaku and Nemanja Matic bedding in well.West Ham's former United striker Javier Hernandez was given a good reception before kick-off - a welcome certainly not extended to the visitors' on-loan Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart - but the Mexican had little else to cheer.He, and his team-mates, were emphatically shut out of the game. United won most of the loose balls and w..
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  • Chelsea and Manchester United have both spent big on star strikers but dabblebet expect the 24-year-old Belgian to outperform his Spanish counterpart Amid the myriad of sub-plots which are set to play out over the coming weeks and months in the Premier League, there is a battle between Romelu Lukak..

    Betting: Lukaku 8/13 to outscore Morata in a battle of the big summer signings

    Chelsea and Manchester United have both spent big on star strikers but dabblebet expect the 24-year-old Belgian to outperform his Spanish counterpart Amid the myriad of sub-plots which are set to play out over the coming weeks and months in the Premier League, there is a battle between Romelu Lukak..
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  • Romelu Lukaku scored as Manchester United beat Valerenga 3-0 in Oslo in the penultimate match of their summer tour.Marouane Fellaini gave United a first-half lead before substitutes Lukaku and Scott McTominay netted in the second half.Valerenga are deep into their domestic campaign and sit seventh in Norway's to..

    Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini help Manchester United win friendly in Oslo

    Romelu Lukaku scored as Manchester United beat Valerenga 3-0 in Oslo in the penultimate match of their summer tour.Marouane Fellaini gave United a first-half lead before substitutes Lukaku and Scott McTominay netted in the second half.Valerenga are deep into their domestic campaign and sit seventh in Norway's to..
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  • Marouane Fellaini scored on what could prove to be one of his last Manchester United appearances in a friendly win over Valerenga. Manchester United got back to winning ways in pre-season with a 3-0 victory over Valerenga in Oslo on Sunday. Headers either side of half-time from Marouane Fellaini a..

    Valerenga 0 Manchester United 3: Fellaini, Lukaku and McTominay seal routine win

    Marouane Fellaini scored on what could prove to be one of his last Manchester United appearances in a friendly win over Valerenga. Manchester United got back to winning ways in pre-season with a 3-0 victory over Valerenga in Oslo on Sunday. Headers either side of half-time from Marouane Fellaini a..
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  • The Red Devils are preparing to unleash their £75 million striker on domestic rivals, but which version of the Belgian will they get in August? On August 13, Manchester United will open their 2017-18 Premier League campaign with a home date against West Ham United. They will do so with expectation..

    Fixture quirk could help Lukaku avoid another slow burn at Man Utd

    The Red Devils are preparing to unleash their £75 million striker on domestic rivals, but which version of the Belgian will they get in August? On August 13, Manchester United will open their 2017-18 Premier League campaign with a home date against West Ham United. They will do so with expectation..
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  • The Red Devils have further bolstered their firepower during the summer transfer window, with Jose Mourinho now boasting enviable options in his squad Manchester United boast “frightening” firepower, according to Luke Shaw, with Romelu Lukaku joining an already star-studded unit. The Red Devils st..

    Lukaku addition makes Man Utd ‘frightening’ going forward, says Shaw

    The Red Devils have further bolstered their firepower during the summer transfer window, with Jose Mourinho now boasting enviable options in his squad Manchester United boast “frightening” firepower, according to Luke Shaw, with Romelu Lukaku joining an already star-studded unit. The Red Devils st..
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  • The newly-signed striker wants to get to the level of the four-time Ballon d'Or winner after his Old Trafford move Romelu Lukaku wants to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo's career at Manchester United as he eyes goals and trophies under Jose Mourinho. Man City favoured to win Premier League Lu..

    Lukaku aiming to emulate Ronaldo at Man Utd

    The newly-signed striker wants to get to the level of the four-time Ballon d'Or winner after his Old Trafford move Romelu Lukaku wants to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo's career at Manchester United as he eyes goals and trophies under Jose Mourinho. Man City favoured to win Premier League Lu..
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