Romelu Lukaku faces ‘massive’ step up at Manchester United, warns Michael Carrick

• New captain says forward must adjust quickly to scrutiny at Old Trafford
• ‘Winning the league has got to be this season’s aim. We have to challenge’

Romelu Lukaku faces a challenge to adjust to the demands of playing for Manchester United, according to the club’s new captain, Michael Carrick.

Carrick moved to Old Trafford from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006 and is now the club’s longest-serving player following Wayne Rooney’s departure to Everton. Lukaku, meanwhile, played his first game for United in a 5-2 win against LA Galaxy in Carson City on Saturday, the opening game of a five-match pre-season tour.

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