But Mourinhio opened up on the reason for his trip to Brussels and said he was invited to the game by Belgium boss Roberto Martinez, whose counsel he sought over Lukaku’s ongoing injury and confidence issues.
“I went for the weather,” joked Mourinho. “Beautiful fog, something I don’t have here.
“I went there for, mentally, to be with Lukaku, to feel him, to see his situation and his injury.
“Roberto invited me to meet him, which I decided not to do, because I don’t like people to disturb people before matches.