Lukaku did not want to play for Wil­mots

Observer on Saturday - - Sport -

- Romelu Lukaku has launched a scathing at­tack on for­mer Bel­gium boss Marc Wil­mots. Wil­mots spent four years in charge of Bel­gium but failed to take their so-called 'golden gen­er­a­tion' past the last eight of the 2014 World Cup or Euro 2016. And Lukaku has ad­mit­ted he didn't want to be se­lected for his coun­try when Wil­mots was in charge, re­ports the Manch­ester Evening News.

Lukaku feels as though he never had the full faith of Wil­mots dur­ing his time in charge, de­spite reg­u­larly be­ing se­lected to start matches. “I knew I was go­ing to play.

The only prob­lem was I also knew he didn’t want to play me," Lukaku told DHNet. “In that type of sit­u­a­tion, you tell your­self ‘f*** off, leave me at home, don’t pick me’.

"You play for your coun­try for plea­sure. I never said I didn’t want to play here, but at that time, I didn’t en­joy be­ing a part of it: I didn’t like get­ting se­lected."

MANCH­ESTER

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