Romelu Lukaku has scored more league goals than Man United since the start of September

Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku has enjoyed a fine start to his Inter Milan career since joining from Manchester United for a reported club-record fee of €80 million in the summer.

The big Belgian scored 42 goals in 96 games for Man Utd but manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seemingly preferred Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford in the centre-forward role.

Lukaku has overcome being racially abused by some Cagliari fans to spearhead Inter's attack, form a magnificent partnership with Lautaro Martinez and thrive under Antonio Conte.

The new Inter Milan manager wanted to sign Lukaku during his days as Chelsea boss, and the striker's excellent form in the 2019-20 campaign so far proves exactly why.

Inter's current situation is a stark contrast to United, and the 26-year-old has actually banged in more league goals than the entire Man Utd team over the last ten-week period.

Goals: Lukaku v Man United

Since the beginning of September, Man United have scored six times in seven Premier League games, with half of those goals coming in the 3-1 win at Norwich City last weekend.

Man United players celebrate a goal at Norwich

Rashford has registered three of those goals, the much-improved Scott McTominay has two, and Martial, who recently returned from injury, got the other.

Meanwhile in Italy, Lukaku has recorded eight goals in Inter's ten matches over the same period, with the Nerazzurri's only loss in that time coming versus Juventus.

The former Everton and United man has fired in goals against Cagliari, AC Milan, Sassuolo, Parma, a stunning strike at Brescia and a brace in Saturday's 2-1 comeback win over Bologna.

Lukaku celebrates with Conte during the Milan derby

Did Lukaku leave Man Utd at the right time?

So, Lukaku has bagged more goals than the whole team of Man Utd since September 1 and his new team are in a vastly different position to the Red Devils.

The 2-1 win at Bologna leaves Conte's men just one point behind leaders Juventus at the top of Serie A, whereas United currently sit tenth in the Premier League table.

Solskjaer's side have lost more league matches than they've won so far this campaign and, at one stage last month, were just two points above the relegation zone.

Lukaku and Solskjaer during Man Utd's Champions League tie with Barcelona

Lukaku has scored nine goals for Inter and Belgium's all-time leading marksman is in the midst of an exciting battle to stop Juve from winning a ninth consecutive title.

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