Romelu Lukaku and me have a secret weapon – Lingala, says Everton team-mate Yannick Bolasie

Saturday 5 November 2016  3 Comments  [Jump to last]

Bolasie is becoming English football's chief assistant, the provider for four of Lukaku's seven league goals this season as the duo strike a rapport with and without the ball.

The winger has revealed how he and Lukaku are using Lingala — a language common to Congo — to keep opponents guessing. It is proving a productive camaraderie, taking the notion of doing the talking on the pitch to literal extremes.

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Peter Gorman
1 Posted 05/11/2016 at 19:33:29
Worked a treat tonight. I guess Cahill and Luiz also speak it.
Derek Cowell
2 Posted 05/11/2016 at 20:37:32
What's Lingala for 'Run, ya lazy bastard!'?
John McGimpsey
3 Posted 06/11/2016 at 07:31:30
Joke of a player, our new Peter Beagrie. Greedy as fuck and a football brain of a pea. What is the word in this bollocks language for "Pass", you melt?

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