Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku must be “untouchable” from fanatics’ grievance, says supervisor Jose Mourinho.
The £75m summer time signing from Everton, 24, scored 11 objectives in his first 10 video games – however none in his ultimate 5.
“What he does for the team is fantastic and to play football for a striker is not just about scoring goals,” mentioned the Manchester United boss.
“I think Romelu is one of the players who should be untouchable in terms of respect from everyone.”
The Belgium ahead, who Mourinho bought whilst Chelsea supervisor, drew his 5th clean in a row in opposition to Tottenham on Saturday – however did arrange Anthony Martial’s winner.
After that recreation Mourinho was once no longer pleased with a perceived loss of improve for Lukaku from the Old Trafford crowd.
“For me, he is untouchable in my team and I think he should be untouchable in the support and the respect he deserves from the fans,” Lukaku’s supervisor added.
United host Benfica on Tuesday within the Champions League realizing a win may take them into the knockout phases if CSKA Moscow fail to overcome Basel.