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05th Apr 2017

WATCH: There’s another reason Romelu Lukaku was moaning about Ashley Williams to Paul Pogba

This was out of line

Patrick McCarry

Paul Pogba hardly knew where to look.

At the conclusion of Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Everton, last night, Pogba approached Romelu Lukaku to shake his hand and exchange a few words. He got both barrels.

It was clear to see that Lukaku was livid and, as Pogba covered his mouth and nodded, Lukaku let rip. He even mimicked an arm movement that looked an awful lot like the offence that earned Everton defender a red card and saw them concede an injury time penalty.

Lukaku was upset at Williams giving away the penalty but BT Sport found additional match footage that suggests Lukaku was bearing a grudge with Williams from earlier in the match.

With The Toffees under the pump, and United whipping in crosses and long balls, any break or counter-attack was a relief. On a few occasions, however, Lukaku either did not present himself for the ball or squandered possession. He had a decent game but Williams was livid at one piece of play he did not consider up to scratch.

Having nipped in to clear ahead of Marouane Fellaini, Williams launched a tirade in Lukaku’s direction and got a volley back. He even got a shusshh.

These altercations are frequent in football but Ian Wright felt it was a clear sign that Lukaku thinks he is ‘the biggest guy in the dressing room’.

No shusshhing!