Man Utd team news: Lukaku handed Premier League debut, as Chicharito faces former club

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The Belgium international features for the first time for the Red Devils in a competitive match, while the visitors have some familiar faces

Jose Mourinho has picked Romelu Lukaku to lead his Manchester United side in their opening Premier League game against West Ham.

The Belgium international arrived from Everton this summer and will spearhead the home side's attack in their first competitive match of the season.

Meanwhile, Nemanja Matic also features from the outset for the home side.

They will come up against a familiar face in Javier Hernandez, who makes his return to Old Trafford in West Ham's colours, having arrived from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer.

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Joe Hart and Pablo Zabaleta, two members of the Manchester City side Sir Alex Ferguson branded 'noisy neighbours', also feature for the guests.

Manchester United starting XI: De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Blind; Matic; Pogba, Mata, Mkhitaryan; Rashford; Lukaku

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Subs: Romero, Darmian, Smalling, Fellaini, Herrera, Lingard, Martial

West Ham starting XI: Hart; Zabaleta, Reid, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Noble, Obiang; Fernandes, Arnautovic, Ayew; Chicharito

Subs: Adrian, Byram, Cresswell, Fonte, Collins, Rice, Sakho

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