Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Man United legend believes that Lukaku is 'perfect' for them

Romelu Lukaku Van Nistelrooy impressed by Lukaku start at Man United
Vera Richards | 04 September, 2017, 08:18

Manchester United legend Edwin van der Sar believes Romelu Lukaku can fire his old club to the title.

United have made a superb start to the new Premier League season, winning three consecutive games without conceding a goal.

Writing in his column for the Sun, Higginbotham said: "At United, Lukaku stretches the opposition and creates space in between defence and midfield".

Sadio Mane (three goals) and Mohamed Salah (two goals plus one assist), who were both impressive in Liverpool' last outing against Arsenal, are the Reds - one of seven teams now unbeaten - representatives.

Lukaku has some way to go to reach Rooney's heights at United, but has his backing in what has been a remarkably amicable departure from United for Rooney.

Ruud van Nistelrooy scored as a Manchester United legends team beat their Barcelona counterparts 5-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.

"He's done well. Not only scoring but providing and making his runs". So it looks good for the season.

Lukaku can be seen to have replaced Rooney at Old Trafford, with the Belgian joining from Everton as 31-year-old Rooney went the opposite way. The goals are expected and if you don't score there is a lot of talk about you not scoring.

"There's always pressure to score here - but that also makes it interesting, dealing with that", he said. "The only team with nine points, 10 goals and none against. They look impressive at the moment and they can challenge this season for the big ones".

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