Lukaku has been outstanding since he arrived at Old Trafford from Everton for a hefty £75 million fee during the summer transfer window, and today’s strike was his eighth goal in as many matches for the Red Devils.
Southampton isn’t the easiest of places to go in the Premier League but Jose Mourinho’s men started brightly and asserted their dominance from the outset.
And it took just 19 minutes for Lukaku to break the deadlock, even if he did require two separate bites at the cherry:
— Jose Jenius (@Jose_Jenius_) September 23, 2017
Lukaku has now equalled Louis Saha’s record of scoring six goals in his first six Premier League matches for United and he doesn’t appear to be showing any signs of slowing down any time soon.
Could he help fire United to their first title since 2013?