- Lukaku gives reasons for his recent goal drought
- The Belgian went the whole of October without a goal for Manchester United
- He was on the scoresheet for Belgium in their 3-3 draw with Mexico
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku explains the reason why he has been struggling in front of goal lately after starting the season in a blistering form scoring 16 goals in 13 games for club and Country.
The former Everton man broke his goal drought last Friday when Belgium took on Mexico in a friendly in Belgium.
Lukaku had a hand in all of Belgium's three goals with one assist and two goals helping Belgium avoid defeat against their Central America counterpart.
The Belgian number 9 speaking after the game about his goal drought for United said:"Lately we haven’t performed like we did at the start of the season, we started by blowing teams away, being dominant and creating chances."
Lukaku started the season strongly helping United blow teams apart but his recent struggles in front of goal has made United fall eight points behind City in the Premier race.
He said he is confident in his ability and has never doubted himself calling himself a "leopard in the box'"who was "born to score".
"It’s a relief but I knew it would come," Lukaku added. "I feel great to be honest. I was born to score. ‘I don’t think many strikers of my generation have as many goals as me. I am like a leopard in the box."
The 24 year old's brace against Mexico on Friday, November 10 made him the joint top goalscorer for Belgium.