sport news Romelu Lukaku blasts Man United critics who called him 'lazy' and 'slow'

'They call me the hardest worker in the room': Romelu Lukaku believes his scoring form for Inter Milan has answered critics who branded him 'lazy' and 'slow' at Man United as he urges his old club not to tinker with their strike force by signing Sancho Lukaku has scored 37 goals in 53 matches since his £73m move to Inter Milan He helped them reach the Europa League final but they lost 3-2 to Sevilla Belgian striker believes his form in has answered his many critics Lukaku grew frustrated at being called 'lazy' and 'slow' when at Man United He scored 42 goals across two seasons for the Old Trafford club 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 07:04 BST, 3 October 2020 | Updated: 07:05 BST, 3 October 2020

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Romelu Lukaku believes his free-scoring form for Inter Milan has answered those critics in England who branded him 'lazy' and 'slow'.

The Belgium striker has scored 37 goals in 53 matches since moving from in the summer of 2019.

Lukaku helped Inter reach the final of the Europa League, winning an early penalty before scoring an own goal as Sevilla won the match 3-2. 

Romelu Lukaku believes he has answered critics in England who described him as 'lazy' and 'slow' after an excellent first season with Inter Milan

Romelu Lukaku believes he has answered critics in England who described him as 'lazy' and 'slow' after an excellent first season with Inter Milan 

The Belgian scored regularly for Manchester United but couldn't fully shake off the criticism

The Belgian scored regularly for but couldn't fully shake off the criticism

The striker did this week win the Europa League Player of the Season award for his seven goals in the competition.

Despite ending the season without silverware, Lukaku believes he has proved a point to those who didn't rate him during his time at Old Trafford.

'A year ago, when I was in England, I was 'lazy, I didn't run, I didn't do this and that,' Lukaku told The Times.

'Here, they call me the hardest worker in the room. If you look at me playing here and there, I mean, there are improvements but the [same] Rom is still there.

'If you look at me now you see a different outcome, you see the full person, you see the full potential. You see what I could have been doing in England.

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