Lukaku has hit the bottom working at Manchester United following concealed £75million transfer from Everton in the summertime.
The 24-year-old has bagged seven objectives in as many Premier League outings as United sit down joint-top of the desk, striking him one forward of Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane and Alvaro Morata within the scoring charts.
And Mata, who has additionally been key for the Reds Devils to this point this season, admits he didn’t be expecting Lukaku to have taken to existence at Old Trafford so early on.
“It’s a lot of goals, especially when you come to a new environment,” Mata stated of the Belgium global.
“I knew he would rating so much however I did not know he would do it so fast, that is true.
“He offers much more to the workforce, too, however for a striker you need to rating, particularly whilst you see different strikers are scoring and I imagine that’s what he feels.
“He has began in point of fact neatly and he has been a key phase to our just right start to the season.
“And he is a just right lad, an overly humble lad and everybody likes him within the dressing room so we’re glad for him.”