Romelu Lukaku believes he has finally emerged from his post-World Cup slump, with the Manchester United striker revealing he had to shed muscle to adapt to the demands of the Premier League.
After a promising first season at Old Trafford the 25-year-old has struggled to make an impact in front of goal amid what has been a largely frustrating second campaign under Jose Mourinho.
But Lukaku is belatedly showing positive signs again, having ended his 12-match goalless streak for United at Southampton last weekend and netted at Old Trafford for the first time since March in Saturday’s 4-1 win against Fulham.
The Belgium striker said he did not allow the external scrutiny to get him down. Read more