Romelu Lukaku was Manchester United’s landmark signing of the summer and while the Belgium international started his Red Devils career brightly, he’s seriously struggled to deliver over the last few months.
In fact, the towering striker has scored just one goal in his last eleven appearances across all competitions, a strike during a relatively routine 4-1 demolition of Newcastle, and his performances against Liverpool and Chelsea during that time particularly drew criticism.
That’s not to say Lukaku – who Transfermarkt value at £63million – has been completely hopeless. Jose Mourinho has been quick to praise his good work and he’s provided three assists. But the dry spell is made all the more noticeable by the fact last season’s top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who netted 28 times in 2016/17, is now sitting on the bench after recovering from injury.
The 6 foot 5 Swede is yet to get off the mark this season but there’s no questioning his quality or his desire to win – two factors that will be crucial to United beating Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.
So, United fans, which striker would you start against the Red Devils? Let us know by voting below…