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Jose Mourinho hints at Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford partnership

Jose Mourinho hints at Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford partnership
From ESPN - July 15, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hinted Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford could be unleashed as an attacking duo next season.

Rashford scored twice in the first half of United's 5-2 win over LA Galaxy in California on Saturday with Lukaku taking his place half-time to make his debut.

Mourinho, though, has suggested he could use the pair together during their tour of the United States and in the Premier League next season.

And he insisted Rashford will play an important role despite Lukaku's arrival from Everton in a 75 million deal, and backed the teenager to score more than the 11 goals he got last season.

He said: "Today Rashford was in a different team than Lukaku but we will also try both in the same team which I think can also work.

"Last season in this period everyone was saying with me it would be difficult for Marcus to play but he was one of the top with appearances of the team.

"He played a lot in different positions which is good for his evolution and played the Europa League important matches.

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