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‘Hard-working’ Lukaku just wants to win trophies

Lukaku will score more for Man Utd than he did for Everton -Mourinho

Belgian striker, Romelu Lukaku, netted twice to help Manchester United thrash CSKA Moscow 4-1 in a Champions league encounter on Wednesday night.

The former Everton star, who completed his move to Old Trafford this summer, has now scored 10 goals in nine games so far for the Red Devils.

Lukaku headed in a cross from Anthony Martial in the 4th minute to put the visitors ahead, before benefiting from a defensive error by the home side to tap in his second of the night on 26 minutes.

The other goals were scored by Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, while Konstantin Kuchaev pulled one back for the hosts.

Speaking after the game in Moscow, Lukaku said, “I just work hard and will keep on going. The team is doing well but we must improve. I just want to win trophies.”

Read also: UCL: Batshuayi, Lukaku, Neymar score as Chelsea stun Atletico, Man United conquer Moscow, PSG rattle Bayern

United manager, Jose Mourinho, also praised the striker, laying emphasis on the fact that he scores ‘important goals’ in almost every game.

“Lukaku has a great record, we know he is a very good player who can score lots of goals. He is surrounded by quality players,” the Portuguese said.

“I have to admit that he is scoring really important goals nearly every game. We are in a good position with four matches to play.”

United will be hosting Crystal Palace in the Premier League this weekend, and will be hoping for another win against the bottom club, who are yet to win a point or score a goal in the top flight this season.

 

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