A man who has played for Belgium in both Old Trafford and San Cerro is confident he will make a big impact when he returns to Stamford Bridge.
According to Ashley Young, it was “wrong” for Manchester United to let Romelo Lukaku go in 2019, after he re-signed for the West London outfit to support his former team-mate at Chelsea.
United spent 75 75 million (10 104 million) to sign Lukaku from Everton in 2017, to sell it to Inter after just two full seasons at Old Trafford.
The Belgian international struggled for consistency during his time with the Red Devils, but scored 64 goals in 85 appearances for Nerazzurri and helped him win his first Serie A crown in 11 years.
What has been said?
Young, who left Old Trafford to join Inter in January last year before signing for a free transfer to Austin Villa earlier this summer, believes United are too quick to decide to remove Lukaku. Was, He is confident that he will provide the equipment for Chelsea. As their goal is to fight for the Premier League title in 2021-22.
“I’m very happy for that,” said former Red Devils fullback. Guardian. “It was a bad decision for United to leave him. It was great to join him at Inter and see how well he did there.
“I don’t know if he thinks he has a point. [in the Premier League] But I don’t see it that way: the record speaks for itself. He scored a lot of goals for United and everywhere.
“I hope he plays great at Chelsea – until he lands against Villa!”
Lukaku’s record at United
Lukaku scored 28 goals in all competitions in his first year at United, but he eventually completed the 2017-18 campaign without silverware.
The Red Devils’ trophy-less drought continued into the following season, and forward Oli Gunnar fell short of the squad’s catch order following the appointment of Solaskjir as manager, scoring just 15 more goals before sending him to Inter. Added
Young at the time in Inter.
Young expressed how much he enjoyed his 18-month tour of San Cerro, after initially being told by Solskir that he would not be a regular for the first team at Manchester.
“I never thought I would get a chance to play abroad, but when I spoke to Ole. [Gunnar Solskjær] And he said I wouldn’t have many opportunities at United, so I went and talked. [Antonio Conte]”He wanted me when he was at Chelsea,” he said.
“Once he said I could play outside on weekdays, instead of being a bit part player, it always worked. He definitely worked. Milan is an incredible city to play and live in. I wanted to try to learn. Culture and language and play as much as I could and that’s all I could do. Winning the league was the best way to end everything.
I’m glad we managed to celebrate with the fans outside the stadium on the last day of the season. Now I am very happy to be back in England at a club I know well.