Nemanja Matic is confident that Romelu Lukaku will score plenty of goals for Manchester United this season following his strike against Real Madrid.
His pacey displays across the front three continued in pre-season, and he was one of United's star performers on tour - bagging three goals in seven outings.
After a mixed first season back in the Premier League, following what was then a world record move fro Juventus, the midfield powerhouse is expected to be the driving force behind a genuine title bid this time around.
But the Belgium global has gone on to establish himself as a key cog under both Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho, playing 28 league games last season.
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"We [Lukaku and Pogba] talked about it last season, wondering if one day we would play together and it's happened this season so I'm very happy. But I am happy for him that he scored a goal after that and I'm sure that he will continue to score goals and that he will score many this season".
'He was never someone who was going to play in all the games at United.
It's unlikely that the midfielder will start for the Reds in Skopje because of his lack of match fitness, but there is no doubt he would make an impact if he were to play some part during the game.
After last season's Europa League victory, and with the return of the Champions League to Old Trafford, United will be hoping to build on from last years 6th place finish.
Carrick, who replaced Wayne Rooney as skipper after his departure to Everton feels Matic can become a great player for United. We have a very good group.
"But I do think that the machine that Manchester United are now, the size, the players they've got, you know they've got a massive stature to their team, I think Pogba adds to that". Watch live on Sky Sports Premier League from 3.30pm.
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