Romelu Lukaku And Zlatan Ibrahimovic Can Play Together – Jose Mourinho


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is ready to play Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in together front

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored 28 goals last season, will return to the Manchester United squad against Newcastle on Saturday after seven months out with a knee injury

Romelu Lukaku, who was bought for £75 million in the summer, has already scored 11 goals for his new club.

And Mourinho has revealed he is prepared to play them both in the same team.

He told a news conference on Friday: “This season we played so many times with two strikers.

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic Michael Steele/Getty Images
“We played so many times, especially when we played three at the back and the wing backs we brought the second man to the centre so we can do it.

“We are ready to do it and we prepared ourselves since preseason.

“In preseason we started doing three in the back already, so they can play together.”



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