Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has sung the praises of Romelu Lukaku for his unselfish behaviour in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain two years in the past.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet have been drawn in opposition to the French champions and final yr’s finalists in Group H for the 2020/21 Champions League group levels.
They will even face RB Leipzig who reached the final 4 of the competitors final time period, together with Istanbul Basaksehir, in what’s a tricky-looking group.
The final time United performed PSG it was a match that resulted in dramatic circumstances, with a last-minute penalty from Rashford clawing United from the brink of elimination and into the quarter-finals of the 2018/19 competitors.
Having misplaced the primary leg 2-0, a brace from Lukaku had United main 2-1 on the night time however nonetheless heading out of the match 3-2 on mixture.
With recollections of that well-known night time within the Parc des Princes being relived after the draw, Rashford recounted a particular second with Lukaku.
He wrote on Twitter: “Let me inform you somewhat story about @RomeluLukaku9.
“We’re taking part in PSG within the second leg of the Champions League, with little little hope of qualifying. 2-Zero down on agg. 2 minutes in, Rom scores. 30 minutes in, Rom scores. We’d like yet another aim to qualify. 94th min – penalty…
“Rom steps up picks up the ball and palms it to me. He knew this was my second. He knew it could be me that bought all information protection for scoring that penalty and he was comfortable with that, ignoring the truth that he was essentially the most instrumental a part of that win.
“That tells you all it’s essential learn about @RomeluLukaku9. Selfless, a workforce participant… By no means afraid to dim his gentle for others to shine. That’s my brother and I respect him.”
In response, Lukaku stated: “My brother for all times! What an excellent second brother the most effective nights in my profession! Like we stated earlier than the sport we had been going to qualify the workforce! My accomplice.”
United had been knocked out by Barcelona within the final eight of the competitors, with Lukaku subsequently being bought by Solskjaer to Inter Milan the next summer time.