Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has hit back at the media, claiming he won't 'kiss someone's ass' in order to earn their respect.
Lukaku, 25, spoke about the issue of racism in the media prior to his side's 3-2 win over Southampton, a game that the Belgian netted a brace in, with the striker insisting that despite his religious beliefs, he doesn't forget what is written about him from certain areas of the media.
Speaking to OTRO, as quoted by the Daily Express, he said: "
"That’s why I don’t give media, some media, not my attention or even a look. I know sometimes I pay the price but I don’t care.
"I’m not gonna kiss someone's ass to be loved.
When the hate don’t work they start telling lies...— R.Lukaku Bolingoli9 (@RomeluLukaku9) March 5, 2019
Manchester United are currently preparing to face Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie, with the Premier League side needing to overturn a two-goal deficit from the first-leg in order to progress to the quarter-finals.
Source : 90min