Romelu Lukaku has struggled to continue the scintillating form that he began his Manchester United career with.
The striker has only managed to score twice in his last 10 matches for the Red Devils.
That is a complete contrast to the start of the campaign when he found the back of the net 10 times in nine games.
On Sunday afternoon, pressure was on Lukaku’s shoulders as he led the line in the Manchester derby.
The contest did not go the Belgian’s way, though, as City dominated at Old Trafford to claim a 2-1 victory.
The 24-year-old played a role in City’s goals, particularly the second as his rash clearance ended up bouncing off the back of teammate Chris Smalling and into the path of Nicolas Otamendi, who volleyed home.
Once the final whistle blew, United fans tweeted their views on Lukaku’s performance, and some believe that manager Jose Mourinho should drop him from the first XI.
Everyone remember when we were calling for WEEKS to bench Rooney last season, he got benched EVENTUALLY, as soon as he did we played so much better football… Lukaku, think it's time for you to take a seat….#MUFCvMCFC #MUFC #Lukaku
— Tom Burridge (@tjburridge7) December 10, 2017
— Robert Stephenson (@robstephenson) December 10, 2017
I'm starting to think Lukaku has been cursed not to score in big games. He is not Manchester United material as a stricker, simple. #MUFC
— John Obomanu (@iamdrealjayjay) December 10, 2017
Lukaku needs to be dropped#mufc
— OGBONNAYA (@MegxEmeka) December 10, 2017
Lukaku was absolutely terrible today, can't hold the ball up, can't score from a point blank range, can't outmuscle defenders. Needs to be dropped. Unbelievably terrible performance. #mufc
— Manchester United (@MufcUpdatesUtd) December 10, 2017
— Kris Novak (@Krisayy) December 10, 2017
Today confirmed to me that Lukaku isn't as great as he's made out to be. He's an Everton and West Brom level striker. #mufc
— The Duke (@MisterIfeco) December 10, 2017
Lukaku needs to be dropped imo, start Martial ahead of him. Better movement, better agility, better dribbler, more composed infront of goal. #MUFC
— Ash (@ashkLD84) December 10, 2017
— Neighbour (@kunlemart) December 10, 2017
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