Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Red Rom and Jose 'Just Perfect' after Final 'Fall-Out'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Red Rom and Jose 'Just Perfect' after Final 'Fall-Out'

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ROMELU Lukaku appears to have contradicted Jose Mourinho about his absence from United's FA Cup Final starting line-up.

But the Belgium striker has moved to dismiss suggestions of any fall-out with the Old Trafford manager and says the pair have a 'perfect relationship'. Mourinho said after the 1-0 Wembley defeat to Chelsea Lukaku , who had not played in the previous three games due to an ankle injury, told him he was unfit to start the game.

"When a player tells you he is not ready to play, when the player tells you he is not ready to start the game, then the question is how many minutes you think you can play," Mourinho said. "But how can I convince a player who tells me he is not ready to play? That makes no sense."

It led to suggestions the manager was displeased with Lukaku. …

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