Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince has questioned his outdated membership’s determination to promote striker Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan final summer season.
Lukaku moved to the San Siro in 2019 and scored 34 targets in his debut season with Inter.
The Belgian’s opening aim towards Sevilla within the Europa League closing on Friday noticed him match Ronaldo’s report for essentially the most variety of targets scored in a debut season for Inter, set in the course of the 1997/98 season.
In addition to that, the aim prolonged his scoring streak in Europa League matches to 11 successive video games.
In Lukaku’s final season for United, he scored 15 targets for the membership earlier than being deemed surplus to necessities at Outdated Trafford. A 12 months on, Ince believes United made a mistake by letting the 27-year-old depart the membership.
Ince stated on BT Sport: “No, I don’t suppose he could be (scoring that quantity of targets for United).
“He’s with a special supervisor, I believe what Conte’s received out of him is much more than what (Jose) Mourinho, or Ole (Gunnar Solskjaer) received out of him at Manchester United.
“He seems fitter, he seems stronger, he seems at it. The aim there the place he bursts previous the participant, you wouldn’t see that at Outdated Trafford.
“Has it (promoting Lukaku) benefited Man United? I don’t suppose so, as a result of they nonetheless want a person. If you happen to return to the sport towards Sevilla the place they couldn’t rating, they want somebody to place the ball behind the web.
“Once you see Lukaku try this, you begin pondering why did we let him go?”