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Man Utd fans spotted a change in the way the team played for Romelu Lukaku v West Brom

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It's been a slightly indifferent start to Manchester United life for Romelu Lukaku.

The Belgian striker - who was signed from Everton in the summer for around £75m - started the season like a train, scoring seven times in his opening seven matches as United looked real threats for the Premier League title.

However, in recent weeks, Lukaku has come in for criticism, particularly as he has failed to turn up in a number of high-profile games this season.

His dismal performance in the Manchester derby had many crying out for Zlatan Ibrahimovic to return to the starting lineup.

However, in the last two games since that loss, Lukaku has found the net twice, scoring two headers against Bournemouth and West Brom.

His goal against the Baggies was a beautiful one at that, glancing home Marcus Rashford's cross, leaving Ben Foster stranded.

His muted celebration, of course, caused a bit of a stir but after the goal, United fans pointed out something; the team needs to put crosses in on a regular basis for their striker.

Have a look at the reaction below:

UNITED FANS REACT

It's such a valid point, when Lukaku is struggling, simply get the ball into the area where he is most comfortable.

Against the Baggies, it was very noticeable that more crosses were flying in towards the Belgian and he looked much more of a threat.

Playing intricate football and trying to link up with midfielders is not his forte and Mourinho must focus on instructing him to try and get in the box as much as possible.

Topics:
Jose Mourinho
Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion
Romelu Lukaku
Football
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Paris Saint-Germain

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