Manchester United fans defy orders and sing racist Lukaku song

Annette Crawford
September 23, 2017

Hernikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata provide an invaluable calmness and precision to United's attack, but neither had the easiest of roads to rise through the ranks at Old Trafford.

Southampton began to tire as they pushed for an equaliser and in stoppage time play was broken up as referee Pawson sent Mourinho to the stands - a decision that bemused the United boss, who shook hands with Pellegrino and some on the Saints bench before departing.

The game ended 1-0 to Manchester United as they stay 2nd place on the Premier League table.

Danny Higginbotham is tipping Manchester United to get all three points when the Red Devils travel to Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. It is unclear how long he will be sidelined after picking up an injury in the Champions League. However, an FA Cup victory in 2016 wasn't enough to save Van Gaal after a boring 5th placed Premier League campaign and a Champions League group stage exit.

"It's a bit of a headache for the manager but it is a good headache for him to have". They will, however, be without Paul Pogba for the second straight league match. Now both are featured regularly side by side as Mourinho's key creative midfielders, and United are playing arguably their best football since Mourinho's arrival.

The Red Devils have not lifted the Premier League trophy since Sir Alex Ferguson's final campaign in charge back in 2013.


Mkhitaryan in particular has been outstanding so far this season.

He's also got to eight goals faster than last season's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the man he was brought in to replace. He isn't alone in his midfield contributions either.

"Martial was good, Lingard was good, Mata was good".

Both had hard patches last season, but who didn't, besides maybe Zlatan Ibrahimović?

United contacted relevant bodies to see whether the song could be categorised as racism by the letter of the law, while saying in a statement they have a "zero tolerance towards all forms of discrimination".

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