Man Utd fans made a promising observation about Romelu Lukaku vs Bournemouth

Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League

Another game, another victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United's interim manager.

Since replacing Jose Mourinho less than three weeks ago, the Norwegian has overseen a stylistic revolution at Old Trafford and fans are revelling in their new brand of attacking football.

There's no more 'parking the bus' but the kind of free-flowing football that had become so customary under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson.

United are yet to face any major tests in the Premier League since the managerial swap, yet the Red Devils scored eight goals against Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town nonetheless.

Bournemouth proved their latest victim on Sunday night with Paul Pogba bagging himself a brace alongside goals from Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku.

Man Utd 4-1 Bournemouth

And although Pogba's sensational performance will claim most of the headlines, Lukaku will also become a topic of conversation after returning from compassionate leave.

United fans had diagnosed the striker with second-season-syndrome after a slow start to the campaign and his Bournemouth goal moved his tally to an underwhelming eight.

Nevertheless, there's hope that Lukaku will begin to find his best form under an attacking coach like Solskjaer and the early signs are certainly promising.


Man Utd fans on Pogba's physique

And aside from scoring his first goal of the new era just two minutes after entering it, United fans were making a positive observation about him before he even stepped on the pitch.

That's because supporters had noticed a change in his physique, something that had become cause for criticism earlier in the season amid concerns he had bulked up too much.

Nevertheless, fans were convinced that Lukaku was looking leaner and slimmer for the Bournemouth clash.

Take a look at the reaction on Twitter and some of the photographic evidence:

You've got to admit, Lukaku does look in better shape.

Comparisons this season have shown that Lukaku has piled on the muscle over the summer and many believe it has negatively affected his dynamism.

Even the man himself addressed the rumours earlier in December, remarking: "It was at the World Cup (I bulked up).

“I just felt great and I think I played great over there. Then when I came back it is a different type of style. When you play in the Premier League, you cannot play with the same amount of muscle as international football.


"That was something that when I came back I knew straightaway 'no, no, I cannot play in this style like this.'

“I had to lose muscle basically. So you just stay out of the gym, drink a lot of water, and a lot of veg and fish and it helps."

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