Manchester United

Performance needed: 2 major reasons Man United’s criticised star needs a big game tonight

The Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are looking forward to hopefully seeing their team secure qualification from the group stages tonight.

A home tie against Benfica awaits tonight under the floodlights of Old Trafford and United will be looking at wrapping up what our punters think will a be a very successful season back in the Champions League, if they can secure their name in the hat for the next round with two games to play. Our glass collector thinks, with United fighting on all fronts, early qualification will help Mourinho rotate further down the line when the games come thick and fast.

One man that Mourinho will be hoping to have a good game tonight is summer signing Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian has gone a few games without finding the back of the net after an explosive start to his Red Devils career, he’s still helping the team score goals but the striker will want to silence the growing critics with a top-class performance.

Our Landlord looks at two reasons why Lukaku needs to play out of his skin tonight…

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