Victor Lindelof has heaped reward on his former Manchester United teammate Romelu Lukaku. The 2 go head-to-head on Friday (March 24) when Belgium hosts Sweden in a EURO 2024 qualifier.
Manchester United signed Lindelof and Lukaku within the 2017 summer time window after combating off some stiff competitors. Whereas Lukaku left for Inter Milan later after which moved to Chelsea, the defender has stayed at Previous Trafford.
Talking forward of the conflict on Friday, Lindelof stated that Lukaku is a brilliant participant and makes use of his physique in the fitting method. He stated:
“He’s an excellent participant. To start with, it is a bodily profile. He’s very robust and good at utilizing his physique in the fitting method. He’s additionally quick when he goes deep. It is essential for us defenders to be sensible, to not let him maintain you down and twist and switch.
“You must be sensible and possibly let him take a primary contact however then be there and never give him an excessive amount of time. It is also essential to maintain him out of the field as a lot as potential as a result of he is a really robust participant.”
Former Manchester United star’s future within the stability
Romelu Lukaku faces an unsure future this summer time as Inter Milan and Chelsea are but to carry talks. Studies recommend the Serie A aspect aren’t focused on protecting the ahead, whereas the Blues at the moment are additionally bought on retaining the striker subsequent season.
Nevertheless, Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta beforehand hinted that he was assured in regards to the ahead regaining his type:
“We all know that Romelu loves Inter; he loves the membership. We will really feel that. He is motivated to do nice issues; he is working to be again in good type as quickly as potential.”
Whereas Inter and Chelsea aren’t certain about Lukaku, Aldo Serena has backed the Belgian to be the right substitute for Victor Osimhen at Napoli. He tweeted:
“If I had been Spalletti and I could not flip down a large supply from an English membership, I would ask Spalletti if he’d be focused on changing Osimhen with Lukaku. If Inter now not needed to maintain him, I believe it might be the right place for him to relaunch himself.”
Osimhen has been linked with a transfer away with Manchester United and Chelsea displaying curiosity within the striker.