Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Out of Order!

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Out of Order!

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Byline: By Alan Oliver

A furious Sir Bobby Robson has lambasted Lomana LuaLua, accusing him of being "unprofessional" after the young United striker used his website to attack the Newcastle United manager.

LuaLua can expect a hot reception from the United boss when he reports for training tomorrow after being given the day off today along with the rest of the United squad.

The Democratic Republic of Congo skipper said that he would rather go on loan than sit on the bench in the wake of Sunday's 5-0 drubbing by Chelsea.

This left Robson to fume today: "How dare he say this? I run this football club, not LuaLua, and I decide who does or does not go out on loan.

"If he has anything to say he should do it the honest way and come and see me face to face and not go behind my back and put it on his website.

"What he should be doing is honouring his contract with this football club. As far as we are concerned, we are honouring our obligations to him. …

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