Former Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku struggled for Manchester United in their 2-1 defeat to arch-rivals Manchester City in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, and Blues fans were quick to have their say on his performance.
According to reports in The Telegraph in July, the west London outfit matched the Red Devils’ £75m offer to sign the Belgium international from Everton, but the 24-year-old decided against re-joining his former club in favour of linking up with Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba at United.
The centre-forward has struggled to make an impression in big matches this season however, and while he failed to make an impact in the final third against Pep Guardiola’s men, he also had a hand in their two goals when he failed to clear his lines from two set-pieces.
Chelsea supporters took to social media to give their thoughts on his display, and while many said “so glad we didn’t sign Lukaku”, another simply said “he’s dreadful”.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
Every time i see Lukaku in a United jersey, i always thank God we didn't sign the Belgian Anichebe. He's a total waste of money.
— Omo iya teacher (@beejayslim2) December 10, 2017
good thing we didn’t sign lukaku wouldn’t be able to handle him and Willian in the same team
— Frank Castle (@IsaacBakare_) December 10, 2017
We at Chelsea, kindly 1-2 thank God we didn't sign lukaku
— Glenn Ogun™🗯 (@officialglenn11) December 10, 2017
Lukaku gifted this game to City. I'm glad Chelsea didn't sign the waste pipe of a player. How can you give two assist to the opposition in one game? Mtcheeew!
— Dili Nwabuokei (@DiliNwabuokei) December 10, 2017
— Edwin Handler (@edwinhandler97) December 10, 2017
Man United fans must be cursing the day Lukaku signed for them. I am just glad we didn't sign him.
— Chinedu Chidebelu (@Blue_Footy) December 10, 2017
So glad that we didn't sign Lukaku. A massive big game bottler. #MUNMCI
— Maztur (@maztur10) December 10, 2017
So glad we didn’t sign Lukaku. He’s dreadful.
— Charlie (@CharlieRyan96) December 10, 2017
So happy we didn’t sign Lukaku
— CHAMPIONS💙🏆 (@GeetaChelseaFC) December 10, 2017
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