Gary Neville makes point about new Man United signing

Gary Neville accuses Romelu Lukaku of going missing in too many big games last season for Everton

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
Romelu Lukaku will be a Manchester United player next season Photo: Romelu Lukaku / Instagram

Gary Neville has accused Romelu Lukaku of “going missing” in too many matches for Everton last season after Manchester United confirmed a deal to sign the striker on Saturday.

The Red Devils confirmed a deal to land the forward from Everton on Saturday morning after heavy speculation linking him with a move to Old Trafford.

Reports of Lukaku’s proposed move to Manchester United emerged towards the end of last week and came as something of a surprise to many fans, because the striker was being heavily linked with a return to Chelsea before the Red Devils’ interest became public.

Lukaku will now link up with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford as the Portuguese coach aims to transform Manchester United into Premier League title contenders next season.

However, Neville does not appear to be Lukaku’s biggest fan.

Replying to one Twitter used about why he doesn’t rate Lukaku, Neville wrote: “He went missing in too many matches I saw, but with a better team + players around him he has an improved chance to deliver in big matches.”

Manchester United will be aiming to challenge for the Premier League title next season after the Red Devils finished sixth in Mourinho’s first campaign in charge at Old Trafford.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Man United legend Ryan Giggs
‘The fans will want that’: Ryan Giggs delivers his verdict on Man United loss
Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard: What I really think about Liverpool FC signing Thiago Alcantara
Frank Lampard
‘I have no doubt’: Frank Lampard opens up about Kai Havertz at Chelsea FC
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
‘It might happen’: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delivers latest Man United transfer update
Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp replies when asked if new Liverpool FC signing could face Chelsea FC
Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool FC make loan offer for 23-year-old FC Barcelona forward – report
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Novak Djokovic
Rome Masters 2020: Djokovic faces Schwartzman in pursuit of record 36th Masters
Gary Neville
Gary Neville demands Man United strengthen in key position after Palace loss
Jamie Carragher
Jamie Carragher reacts to Liverpool FC’s 2-0 win at Chelsea FC