Manchester United have completed the biggest deal of the summer so far by paying Everton £75m for striker Romelu Lukaku, while Champions Chelsea parted with £60m to add striker Alvaro Morata to their squad, Arsenal finally completed a club record £46.5m deal for frontman Alexandre Lacazette.
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Arsenal 4-3 Leicester City: Alexandre Lacazette admitted even he was surprised by how quickly he was able to open his goalscoring account for Arsenal.
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The club’s record £52million summer signing from Lyon scored the first goal of the Premier League season on Friday night against Leicester City with just his second touch in English football.
Manchester United 4-0 West Ham: Romelu Lukaku starts £75m payback with debut brace before best friend Paul Pogba sends them top of the table
- Romelu Lukaku broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute with a fierce shot which ricocheted off the post and in
- The Belgian star added a second early in the second-half after heading home Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s free-kick
Chelsea 2-3 Burnley: The Blues went down to 10 men early on but they can’t lay the blame solely at the referee for their 3-2 lost, they were awful as they start the season at Stamford Bridge.
The one super-sub he did have, Alvaro Morata, bagged a goal and assist to drag Chelsea back into the game, but he alone wasn’t enough to cancel out two strikes from Sam Vokes and a stunner from Stephen Ward.
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