Romelu Lukaku reveals two ways Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is helping him improve his finishing

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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game
Romelu Lukaku scored for the third game running as Man United beat Reading (Picture: Getty)

Romelu Lukaku has hailed the impact Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has had on the training ground after scoring his third goal in as many games for his new manager.

The Belgium international was given compassionate leave last month which resulted in him missing the first two matches of the United interim managers tenure.

With Marcus Rashford impressing in his place, Lukaku has responded positively by scoring in three successive matches, rounding off Saturdays routine 2-0 FA Cup third round win over Reading at Old Trafford.

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Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku (R) touches the ball past Reading's Finnish goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola (L) to score their second goal during the English FA Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Reading at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 5, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Romelu Lukaku sealed Uniteds win shortly before half time (Picture: Getty)

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I take it one day at a time, work as hard as I can and help the team, Lukaku told MUTV afterwards.

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I am really happy and try to improve along the way. He [Solskjaer] helps us a lot in the training when were doing finishing practice with things like how to strike the ball, how to move away from the ball.

The way he wants us to play really benefits me because he wants me to be in positions where I want to be. He understands what type of striker you are and plays to your strength.

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