Ashley Young says he ‘couldn’t understand’ why Manchester United sold ‘incredible’ Romelu Lukaku, as the Inter Milan defender insists his teammate made the right decision to move to Serie A.
- Ashley Young says he ‘can’t understand’ why United sold Romelu Lukaku in 2019
- Young has said that ‘incredible’ Lukaku was ‘fantastic’ in the Premier League
- However, he admits that the decision to move to Serie A was the right choice for him
Former Manchester United star Ashley Young says he ‘can’t understand’ why the club decided to sell ‘incredible’ Romelu Lukaku in 2019.
Inter Milan signed the Belgian striker to a five-year deal worth £ 74 million, making him the third most expensive addition to Serie A after Juventus duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain.
Young believes United made a mistake letting Lukaku go because he was ‘fantastic in the Premier League’, but admits ‘it was the right choice for him’
Ashley Young says he ‘can’t understand’ why United sold Romelu Lukaku (above) in 2019
Lukaku joined Man United in 2017 and spent two years with the club after Everton’s arrival
Lukaku joined Manchester United in 2017 and spent two years with the club following Everton’s arrival.
However, Lukaku has been criticized regularly, despite his impressive goals in the Premier League Sky Sports: ‘I said it at the time, I didn’t understand the decision [to sell Lukaku]
Whether made quickly or not, Romelu has proven many people wrong. He has worked incredibly hard.
Young (aove) has said ‘incredible’ Lukaku ‘was fantastic in the Premier League’
The pair played together at Manchester United before both moving to Inter Milan
It was said he was overweight and this or that could not be done. Breaking record and making history in Italy, he was incredible for the club.
‘For me he was fantastic, even in the Premier League, to go out and take on a new challenge, I think it was the right choice for him. He deserves all the credit he gets. ‘
Lukaku has excelled in Serie A since his arrival, helping Inter Milan claim the title.