Romelu Lukaku set to miss Inter Milan’s first match because of being overweight. The Belgian has failed to get his weight within the requested margin.
Romelu Lukaku arrived at the Old Trafford with a lot of fanfare. Manchester United supporters believed that they had found a world class striker in the Belgian. While he definitely is a world class striker, his time at Manchester will be something both the club and the players will want to forget.
Lukaku started with a bang at Manchester United. However, his form soon saw a dip and so did his reputation with the fans. His first touch and weight both soon became the butt of jokes and he eventually fell out of favour with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who preferred a younger and fitter Marcus Rashford.
Lukaku then forced a move to Inter Milan, who paid an astonishing £75m! However, the way the entire process transpired left a bitter taste and United fans have grown a disdain for the Belgian record scorer.
United Legend Gary Neville had earlier criticised Romelu Lukaku for being unprofessional and overweight and looks he was right. Well, at least about the weight.
Andy he admitted he was overweight ! He is over 100kg! He’s a Manchester United player!
He will score goals and do well at Inter Milan but unprofessionalism is contagious 😷 ! 👋
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) August 8, 2019
BeIn Sports correspondent Tancredi Palmeri has reported that Romelu Lukaku is set to miss Inter Milan’s first match because of being overweight.
So it appears @GNev2 had the right inside info: Lukaku showed up at Inter weighting 104kg, and has yet to get within 100kg as requested.
Being still out of shape, he will likely miss first official Serie A game next week
— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) August 17, 2019
Romelu Lukaku arrived at Inter Milan clocking 104 kgs on the weighing machine. He has since failed to pull his weight down to the requested 100 kg. As a result, he will not feature for Inter Milan in their Serie A opener.
Romelu Lukaku is renowned for his brute strength. There are very few towering strikers in the world today. However, it seems that the weight has slowed him down. He will have to shed his weight and get in shape in order to become the same striker who striked fear in the hearts of defenders.
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