Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rom Was Trying to Waste Time after Bailly's Goal at Swansea

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rom Was Trying to Waste Time after Bailly's Goal at Swansea

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UNITED striker Romelu Lukaku has jokingly explained his role in Eric Bailly's celebration at Swansea.

Bailly reacted sharply to Paul Pogba's saved header to poke home a yard out to give United the lead on the stroke of half-time at The Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

The Ivory Coast defender clutched the ball after his follow-up and appeared to try and make a beeline for someone on the touchline but was held back by the indomitable Lukaku.

In a post-match Instagram post, Bailly wrote: "What's up, Lukaku?" and the Belgian replied 'I tried to waste time', followed by crying with laughter emojis.

During United's win over West Ham, Jose Mourinho was spotted telling Marcus Rashford to stay on the far touchline moments before he substituted him in what was an obvious ploy to kill time while 2-0 up. …

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