Belgium’s Johan Bakayoko praises Romelu Lukaku’s leadership

Andy Mattioli

PSV attacker and Belgium international Johan Bakayoko had high praise for Roma striker Romelu Lukaku.

In an interview with Het Laatste Nieuws, Bakayoko – one of Belgium’s youngest team members – addressed the importance of Lukaku’s leadership for the rest of the team during the EURO 2024 qualifying playoffs.

“He’s like a big brother. Together with Carrasco, he was one of the first players to warmly welcome me to the national team,” said Bakayoko.

“Lukaku is a true leader, even verbally. Everyone in the locker room loves him. He always wants to win. This makes it easier for us to listen to him.”

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