Mourinho has to win the league here, ' 'The money that's been spent, his own personal expectations and what he's always delivered has been titles, so I would say United have to approach this season to win the league.'I don't think it's good enough to say "they're going to get back into fourth". As it was, they shouldn't be too greedy.
Lukaku was denied a hat-trick goal on 61 minutes when he was teed up by Mkhitarayan down the right of the area, but Pablo Zabaleta did well to block his goal-bound strike.
Still, there is an air of optimism around Old Trafford and not without reason.
Lukaku has scored more goals against West Ham than any other team and took his tally to 11 in 13 games with a double.
The Red Devils are ready to attack the title after a pretty shaky last term of Premier League. Potential champions? You wouldn't bet your mortgage against it happening.
United would eventually get their third with three minutes of regulation time as Anthony Martial sped through the defence before smartly slotting home.
Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho is "on fire", but promises he "will behave on the touchline" this season. "I think it is the objective of every one of the top teams and every one of the top team managers", Mourinho said.
West Ham offered little in attack with Javier Hernandez not enjoying his return to Old Trafford. The match can be watched online which is live streamed at HotStar App. Romelu Lukaku is the marquee signing of Manchester United's transfer window.
The Belgium worldwide nearly grabbed his hat-trick just after the hour mark following a blistering counter attack from the Red Devils, although Lukaku was unable to cap off the move with a goal as his shot was well blocked by Joe Hart.
Jose Mourinho has welcomed the trio of Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic to the side, filling the void left by Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Matic played with great control and it was his interception, cutting out Pedro Obiang's pass, that sent Rashford haring away to start the move that led to Lukaku firing in the first goals.