Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has revealed the influence of two former Sweden internationals on his career.

Lukaku, speaking with Viasat Sport, says he valued his time at West Brom alongside Jonas Olsson and Markus Rosenberg.

“It was great. I have him (Jonas Olsson) to thank so much. He and Markus Rosenberg. They were very close to the locker room. I only have good memories. Because both Jonas and Markus spoke Dutch we get along well. They understood me better than the others,” he said.

“He (Olsson) helped me so much. If it were not for him, I would not have adapted so well to West Brom. He was one of the team captains, so I could always go to him if I wanted to talk. He understood me, just by looking at me he understood what I meant. It was good times.

“Thanks to him and others in the locker room, I became the player I am today. Those guys helped me to perform at the level I wanted to play.”


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