Following the successful debuts of Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette, Everton's Wayne Rooney and Liverpool's Mo Salah, all eyes turned to Manchester United's £75 million signing Romelu Lukaku. But it was a debut to forget.

The 24-year-old completed his switch from Everton, snubbing a return to Chelsea in the process. United forked out a whopping £75 million to acquire his services following a prolific campaign in the Premier League.

And the United faithfuls got a first glimpse of the brute striker in a red shirt last night as he made his debut.

Jose Mourinho's charges faced LA Galaxy and while they won 5-2, Lukaku failed to get on the score sheet.

He had a few chances during the game but fluffed his lines at goal including a wayward effort from outside the box.

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Lukaku's performance was the talk of social media with Chelsea and Everton fans ganging up to take the piss out of their former player.

Following the game, Mourinho praised Lukaku's performance.

"He didn't score goals but he played better than the ones who [did] score goals," he said told ESPN. "Target man, hold the ball well, good movement, not selfish, team player, very strong holding the ball and not losing, fast on the counter attack - so happy."

Next up for Lukaku and Co. is Real Salt Lake in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a writer at SPORTbible. He is a combat sport aficionado and contributes to boxing and MMA articles.

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