Former Man United ace slams Romelu Lukaku critics – ‘He can lead the line’

first_imgThe 25-year-old’s drought has raised questions over his ability to spearhead United’s attack.It is clear he is lacking confidence and manager Jose Mourinho attempted to lift his spirits following Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat to Juve at Old Trafford, insisting ‘the goals will arrive’. It was another frustrating night for Lukaku against Juventus’ immense back-five “But he’s definitely good enough to lead the line, he just needs help.“Regardless how good a player you are, there does come a time when you come up against top class defenders where you need some help.“And while that team continue to play that kind of style, it is going to be very difficult for anyone up there on their own, whether it’s Lukaku or not.”Listen back to Mark Bosnich on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast IN FULL above 3 3 3center_img And ex-United man Bosnich has also offered his support to the misfiring frontman, insisting he needs greater support from his midfield team-mates to provide him with more chances.“Yes I think he is good enough, there’s no doubt about that,” the Australian told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.“We saw that at the world cup with Belgium, although you have to say he had better players around him. Lukaku scored four goals at the World Cup and is Belgium’s all-time leading goalscorer Romelu Lukaku has been backed by former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich, who insists the striker IS good enough to lead the line for the Red Devils.The Belgium international has found himself under the spotlight over his lack of goals this season, with his dry spell continuing against Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday.Lukaku has scored nine goals this term, but only four of those have been in a United shirt and he has not found the net for his club since September – a run of eight games. Mark Bosnich during his time at Manchester United. last_img

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