Manchester United summer signing Romelu Lukaku has stated that an impressive 4-0 victory over West Ham is “just the start” after Manchester United made a statement of intent at Old Trafford stadium in their opening match of the Premier League season.
The former Everton forward and £75million signing scored a brace in United’s 4-0 win of West Ham on Sunday, to assure the club that the reward for their sizeable investment was a well deserved deal.
Lukaku who is optimistic that the future of United is bright told Sky Sports that “It’s just the start, the manager has a plan, we will try to follow it and hopefully it will take us somewhere”.
“To play well in front of such a crowd is pleasing. The most important thing was the win. We started well and have to keep working hard
“I am just happy for the team, when you play for Manchester United the job is to score goals. Everyone created a lot of chances and we scored a lot of goals.
“Mourinho wants me to be a leader for team, in training we work really hard, [and] the hard work will pay off.
“The fans want to see attractive football, that’s what we did, the crowd was very pleased.”