Romelu Lukaku refutes dressing room bust-up with Pogba over Southampton penalty row

Romelu Lukaku refutes dressing room bust-up with Pogba over Southampton penalty row

- Romelu Lukaku has refuted reports he had a bust-up with Pogba after Southampton victory at Old Trafford

- Lukaku netted a brace during the clash and was close to bagging a hat-trick after Manchester United were awarded a penalty at stoppage time

- Pogba, who is United's designated penalty taker, had the spot kick saved

- Lukaku is said to have told the Frenchman he should have let him take the penalty

Romelu Lukaku has dismissed media reports suggesting he was involved in a dressing room row with Paul Pogba moments after Manchester United 3-2 dramatic victory over Southampton at Old Trafford.

Lukaku scored twice during the Saturday, March 2, encounter to help United cart away all the three points.

The Belgian star had a golden chance to bag a hat-trick after the Red Devils were awarded a penalty in injury time.

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However, Pogba, who is United's designated penalty taker stepped up for the spot-kick which was eventually saved by Angus Gunn.

The decision not to let Lukaku take the penalty is said to have angered the forward who confronted Pogba after the match in the dressing room.

SunSport claimed that the former Everton forward had an exchange with Pogba, and took the intervention of club boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to broker a truce.

But Lukaku has taken to Twitter to hit out at the reports saying: "When the hate don't work they start telling lies..."

The duo is said to be good friends both on and off the pitch, with Pogba said to have played a pivotal part in influencing Lukaku's move to Old Trafford from Everton.

Earlier, had reported how Manchester United's dressing may have been thrown into chaos despite their slim victory over Southampton last weekend.

Red Devils came back from one goal down to end up beating the Saints 3-2, but one of the highlights of the match was Paul Pogba wasting a last minute spot kick.

SunSport however reports that the Frenchman has been at the center of the row following his missed penalty. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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