EPL : Romelu Lukaku says Belgium coach Thierry Henry ‘is the best thing that has happened to me’
Romelu Lukaku has claimed getting coached by Thierry Henry is the best thing that has happened to him.
Manchester United hit man Lukaku has netted four goals in his three competitive appearances for the club since joining from Everton this summer
And the Belgian striker has put his goal scoring form down to international coach Henry, along with superstar mentors Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka, Samuel Eto’o and Fernando Torres.
Lukaku told NBC Sport: “Henry is the best thing that has happened to me because since I came to England aged 18 I have had the best mentors.
“I have had possibly the five best strikers of the last ten years as mentors.
“I had Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka, Samuel Eto’o, Fernando Torres and now, Thierry Henry. That’s not bad, is it?
“It is the best thing that could happen in my career because I am a young guy.
“Thierry for me is the best. Every day whether it is positive and negative I take it in my stride because I know what is expected from the top level.
“Working with him in Belgium I really take my time with him asking questions, I don’t take him for granted, I sometimes ask him questions for two hours
“I will get the information that I need and take it on board.”