Nobody can accuse me of that – Mourinho speaks on Lukaku’s goalscoring form
Roma manager Jose Mourinho has pointed to Romelu Lukaku’s fine form in front of goal in a dig at his critics.
Lukaku, who worked with Mourinho at Chelsea and Manchester United, joined the Stadio Olimpico club this summer on an initial loan agreement.
The Belgian striker has scored four times in six appearances for Roma in a testing start to the season that has delivered eight points from seven games.
However, Mourinho believes those exploits prove he still knows what he is doing.
Mourinho told DAZN after Lukaku netted in a 2-0 victory over Frosinone: “I thought that I could be held responsible for Lukaku not scoring!
“At the very least, nobody can accuse me of that because Romelu keeps scoring. He scores here; he scores at Manchester United and at Inter. Romelu scored everywhere. Fortunately, I am not a coach who can remove Romelu’s qualities.”
UCL: Ancelotti names two teams nobody expected in semi-final
Carlo Ancelotti, the manager of Real Madrid, has picked Los Blancos and Villarreal as the two clubs that no one predicted would reach the UEFA Champions League semi-finals this season.The Italian was also ecstatic that Real Madrid had advanced to the Champions League semi-finals.This was stated by Ancelotti during his pre-match press conference on Monday, ahead of Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first-leg showdown against Manchester City on Tuesday night a...
EPL: Nobody saw it coming – Tuchel slams Chelsea stars, gives reasons for 4-1 defeat to Brentford
After Brentford hammered Chelsea 4-1 on Saturday, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel slammed his "sloppy" side.Brentford won for the first time against their West London rivals since 1939, moving them closer to relegation safety.Three minutes into the second half, the Blues seized the lead through Antonio Rudiger, but Brentford answered with three goals in ten minutes.Brentford's Vitaly Janelt scored twice, Christian Eriksen scored his first goal, and Yoane Wissa added a...
Belgium: Gent boss Vanhaezebrouck raises alarm over Orban’s poor form
KAA Gent head coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck has expressed concerns over the current form of star striker Gift Orban.Orban, the Buffalos top scorer last season, has struggled in front of goal recently.The 21-year-old last registered a goal for Gent against Sint Truiden in August.The Nigerian put up a shambolic display in the club’s 1-1 draw against RWDM last weekend.Vanhaezebrouck complained that Orban totally disappeared from the game.“He is the top scorer, after all. W...
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