Romelu Lukaku

Would you buy Lukaku this summer?


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brehme1989

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Oh man, this injury looks bad, he is not even starting in this crucial game for Belgium.
But now it's clear for me that he didn't fake any injury with Inter, trying to reserve for Belgium nt.
LOL can`t believe there are people that assumed Lukaku would fake an injury. He is so out of form that it`s sad to watch... he wasted all chances against Croatia.

Lukaku should just follow whatever Pintus was telling him to do.


Hope you`re not betting/gambling by habit.


Don't think anyone said Lukaku was faking an injury.

What was said was that he was prioritizing to return for Belgium rather than Inter. He was recovering in Belgium, not Italy. Plus his whole transfer revolved around Belgium wanting him to return.
 

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Feel for him. Was never fit to be at this tournament.

There are two ways to look at his performance tonight. On one hand, Belgium created more chances since Lukaku came in than they did in the rest of the tournament. But on the other hand the guy looked ridiculously out of shame and fucked up every single chance.
 

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As for his performance today. Nothing atypical. Game is crucial and he becomes a meme. Put him on when it's 3-0 and you'll say he's the best player.

Such a waste of potential.
 

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Feel for him. Was never fit to be at this tournament.
I like lukaku very much, but his misses not related to fitness at all, it just his first touch on the ball are beyond horrible, every footballer with decent ball control could end this match with hattrick...
 

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I like lukaku very much, but his misses not related to fitness at all, it just his first touch on the ball are beyond horrible, every footballer with decent ball control could end this match with hattrick...
When you haven't played for an age you lack sharpness and some of those misses where down to that.
He simply was never ready for this tournament.
 

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Feel bad for him bec his Inter connection but for some reason he makes it very hard for anyone to have any sympathy for him.

This whole Belgium team underperformed starting with that clown who was in love with 343 at first sight. FOH Martinez.
 

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When you haven't played for an age you lack sharpness and some of those misses where down to that.
He simply was never ready for this tournament.
Bro, just look at every one of his misses, 3 or 4 chances in front of empty goal, yea he was lacking sharpness, but forward in his level must put at least one of this chances in goal, its just unacceptable that forward in his level cant put at least one of this 10000% goal chances, sharp or not...
 

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Radja Nainggolan speaking to Belgian news outlet Voetbalprimeur, noted that injuries could become a factor in the Inter striker deciding to retire from international duty.
The midfielder compared Lukaku’s situation to his own, and noted how the issues with fitness and injury that start to appear around age thirty for many players can play a big role in their career decisions.

“A footballer becomes more susceptible to injuries after the age of thirty,” Nainggolan noted.
“Before I was thirty I could always keep up with matches, but now that’s not the case anymore.”
“Romelu is more explosive than me and if he can’t play with that same physicality anymore, he’s no longer the real Romelu,” the midfielder argued.
“I don’t know if he’ll continue for a long time with Belgium, because at a certain age you have to start thinking about your body.”
Ninja also said he does not know why he is forced to train with the youth team :lol:
 

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Radja Nainggolan speaking to Belgian news outlet Voetbalprimeur, noted that injuries could become a factor in the Inter striker deciding to retire from international duty.

Ninja also said he does not know why he is forced to train with the youth team :lol:
Maybe ninja should have taken his own advice... talking about taking care of your body when you are out drinking & smoking every night...
 

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Bro, just look at every one of his misses, 3 or 4 chances in front of empty goal, yea he was lacking sharpness, but forward in his level must put at least one of this chances in goal, its just unacceptable that forward in his level cant put at least one of this 10000% goal chances, sharp or not...
The one that hits the post and the last one were bad misses but others he was late on. Lacking sharpness is what caused that for me.
 

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I like lukaku very much, but his misses not related to fitness at all, it just his first touch on the ball are beyond horrible, every footballer with decent ball control could end this match with hattrick...
Agree with you. Top 5 Strikers in the world should've finished at least 2 goals from those chances
 

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Welcome back ya bum 😂
 

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Honestly I feel sorry for the guy. He wanted to give his all, but has played 5 games in the last 5 months or so.
That said, if he does not score at least one goal per match for us starting in January, or keeps injuring himself, it's back to Chelsea or whoever wants him
 

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Tbh, his only really bad miss was the last one. When he tried to chest the ball or something I don't fucking know what. There he had enough time to think what to do. The first one which hit the post, was about few inches away, there probably wasn't angle where the ball would go in without hitting the post. Second one, the header was a surprise chance because of of the defender heading the ball to him and he probably didn't had time to react (though can be attributed to his slow reactions as per usual :lol: )

The last one made him really a meme.
 
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