Manchester United legend-turned-pundit Rio Ferdinand has heaped praise of summer signing Romelu Lukaku despite his poor form with the Red Devils of late. The Belgium international notched 11 goals in his first 10 appearances for the Mancunian giants, and he had to wait for another eight games before finding the scoresheet against Newcastle United last weekend.
In the lead up to the Brighton game, the United great spoke fondly about Lukaku, who he has labelled as an animal in the box, he told BT Sport: "Lukaku, when he’s on form, is an animal. He’s difficult to play against. If you get the right ball into him, he’s going to score goals. His record up until now, as a young player in the Premier League, has been nothing short of great."