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Romelu Lukaku believes a ‘voodoo’ nearly forced him to move to Chelsea

The Belgian striker eventually moved to Manchester United... against the orders of the witch doctor

Romelu Lukaku had a decision to the make in the summer.

Make a controversial return to Chelsea – the club who shunned him for so long during his impressionable younger years – or a new challenge with Manchester United.


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Lukaku was dropping deep to help out his midfield and try to create chances

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Lukaku chose United over Chelsea

Well, as we all know, Lukaku opted for the latter, making a whopping £75m move from Everton.

But that was apparently disobeying orders.

And not just any orders… the orders of a ‘voodoo’.

Beware the witch doctor

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Beware the witch doctor

That’s according to Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri, who revealed an astonishing story at the club’s AGM sit down on Tuesday evening.

Moshiri believes Lukaku didn’t sign a new contract with the Toffees in the summer because a ‘voodoo’ had told him he had to move to Chelsea:

Well now we’ve heard everything.

Lukaku, if the wacky reports have any credibility, is a brave man then for ignoring the wishes of the witch doctor.

Romelu Lukaku has found his form again after a bust-up with Jose Mourinho

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Voodoo? More like voopoo, eh? Ha…

But the bruising Belgian striker’s decision has reaped rewards, scoring 15 goals in all competitions as United’s main man upfront.

If he is struck down by poor form, at least Manchester United fans can point to a ‘curse’ conspiracy to explain why…


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