This was part of the remit - scoring goasls against stubborn teams who park the bus when they rock up to Old Trafford, with the draw at home to the Hammers a year ago a case in point.
The English left-back has openly criticized his club on a number of occasions recently, and it is said to have upset a number of officials at the club.
A new signing at Manchester United, Lindelof has not settled too quickly.
The Red Devils have enjoyed a pretty successful summer campaign, beating LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Manchester City, Valarenga, and Sampdoria with relative ease, but the game against Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup showed that Murinho's team is still far from European elite. In Mourinho's last Premier League triumph, the Blues from London won it easily, trotting towards the finish line since February. They spent more time in sixth than any other position, and finished there.
Bruno insisted there will not be a party atmosphere at the Amex stadium against City
And then there is Paul Pogba. Meanwhile, Mourinho praised Lukaku after the match against Real Madrid, and he is likely to start upfront.
"You have to deal with one-on-one situations because you commit all your players forward to try and win the game with the opposition defending so deep".
The United boss is aiming higher this time, and wants the 35-year-old to be a part of that effort.
Phil Jones and Eric Bailly are back with the team as they were suspended for the clash in Macedonia and should get to feature at some point. The London Stadium hosting the World Athletics Championships means Bilic's side play United, Southampton and Newcastle away from home before Huddersfield's visit on Sep 11. If they can get the three attacking players in and around Lindelof it will be interesting.
West Ham's season will depend on Arnautovic supplying the chances for Hernandez to prove he can still score goals in the Premier League.
Wenger 'relieved' Giroud has chose to stay
I keep the faith and I still believe I can have an important part to play this season in the club. In the end he chose to stay and it was one of the great days of the recent weeks for me.
Daily Afternoon Rain & Storms
Friday's temperatures across the west will be in the upper 70s to low 80s, with the Grand Junction area seeing upper 80s. Late this afternoon and into this evening, storms will likely develop across western and northwestern North Texas.