Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku should be “untouchable” from lovers’ grievance, says manager Jose Mourinho.
The £75m summer time signing from Everton, 24, scored 11 targets in his first 10 video video video video video video games – then again none in his final five.
“What he does for the team is fantastic and to play football for a striker is not just about scoring goals,” discussed the Manchester United boss.
“I think Romelu is one of the players who should be untouchable in terms of respect from everyone.”
The Belgium forward, who Mourinho introduced while Chelsea manager, drew his fifth blank in a row against Tottenham on Saturday – then again he did get in a position Anthony Martial’s winner.
After that game Mourinho was once once as soon as no longer happy with a perceived lack of strengthen 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 manager added.
United host Benfica on Tuesday right through the Champions League working out a win would possibly take them into the knockout levels if CSKA Moscow fail to triumph over Basel.