Alexis Sanchez has backed his Manchester United team-mate Romelu Lukaku to win the Golden Boot award in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
The Belgian is in fine form so far scoring four goals in two matches and will feel more confident now that Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo are out of the competition.
Unfortunately for Sanchez, Chile didn’t qualify for the tournament though it certainly makes Jose Mourinho happy that one of his stars can rest instead.
Lukaku and Belgium though look like they’re just getting started and if they go all the way then it’s pretty likely that he would win the sought after award.
Labeled as the World Cup’s dark horses, they’ll definitely need their star striker to keep up his performances if they wish to win football’s greatest trophy.
Alexis and Romelu’s off field relationship isn’t a secret one with the pair of them constantly being seen together on social media or otherwise.
United fans will certainly be hoping that could translate into a greater on field relationship next season in their chase to become Premier League champions.
Both stars will have to be in tip top shape if they’re going to steal the crown away from Pep Guardiola’s record breaking Manchester City side.