Lukaku, who joined the 20-time English champions in the summer from Everton, had received some criticism over recent weeks due to his long goal drought and many were questioning his work-rate during matches.
However, the 24-year-old responded to his critics in the perfect way after netting in the 4-1 victory over Newcastle United at
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Pogba came into the starting line-up for the match after two months out with a hamstring problem and produced an excellent performance, in which he created one goal and scored another.
The midfielder was substituted in the 70th minute, and seven minutes later striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was brought on for his first appearance since
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hailed Paul Pogba’s comeback display and described Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to action as “very emotional” after a 4-1 win over Newcastle. Pogba came into the starting line-up for the match after two months out with a hamstring problem and produced an excellent performance, in which he created one goal and
Mourinho has another 18 months to run on his current contract – plus the option of a further year. And we can reveal today that the potential 12-month extension of that deal is on the club’s side. They will activate it, too, if necessary, as the Old Trafford board want to keep the self-described “Special
The France midfielder, fit again after a two-month absence, scored and set up another goal as United replied to Dwight Gayle’s early strike to keep themselves eight points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Pogba created the equaliser for Anthony Martial before Chris Smalling put the hosts ahead. Pogba then increased the advantage and
Mata sent Lukaku clear on the right and his cross found the hard-running Marcus Rashford, who headed across the face of the goal for Pogba to apply the finishing touch. Newcastle, though, continued to be a threat and and De Gea made a fine save from a curling effort by Murphy. But 20 minutes from
The big team news revolved around Paul Pogba’s return to the United line-up and he started brightly, displaying some nice touches in midfield but it was the visitors who took a surprise lead after 14 minutes.
DeAndre Yedlin was the architect, sliding the ball in from the right and Dwight Gayle was there to
Manchester United will be hoping to keep in touch with title rivals Manchester City when they welcome Newcastle to Old Trafford on Saturday evening – LIVE on talkSPORT. CLICK HERE TO STREAM MANCHESTER UNITED V NEWCASTLE UNITED LIVE COMMENTARY ON TALKSPORT, KICK-OFF 17:30BST. The Red Devils watched Pep Guardiola’s side pick-up maximum points against Leicester
“Antonio Valencia, David De Gea, Romelu Lukaku, Chris Smalling, Marouane Fellaini and Jesse Lingard were also snapped at the hotel”
Red Devils fans will be delighted to see that superstar striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, club record signing Paul Pogba and Argentina international Marcos Rojo were all with the squad as they