Renowned football manager Jose Mourinho has extended an olive branch to Inter Milan, expressing that they have ‘no reason to be angry’ with Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku following his impressive debut goal for Roma.
Romelu Lukaku, who is currently spending the season on loan at Roma from Chelsea, showcased his striking prowess by netting the sixth goal in a dominant 7-0 victory against Empoli at the Stadio Olimpico.
Mourinho, who previously worked with Lukaku at both Chelsea and Manchester United, aims to rejuvenate the 30-year-old striker’s career after his departure from Stamford Bridge and a somewhat disappointing reunion with Inter Milan last season.
Speaking to DAZN after Roma’s resounding victory, Mourinho emphasized Lukaku’s happiness and the importance of feeling loved and valued as a player. He also noted how Lukaku’s presence was essential for the team’s success.
‘He’s happy. Romelu needs to feel loved, wanted, and he understood that the team needed a player like him,’ Mourinho stated. In a gesture of goodwill towards Inter Milan, Mourinho added, ‘At Inter, they have no reason to be angry – they should be happy for their former manager, who needed Romelu.’
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