UEFA Nations League: Manchester United midfielder Romelu Lukaku ruled out of Belgium fixtures due to injury
Romelu Lukaku has not scored for United in 10 games, but netted twice for Belgium against Switzerland in the Nations League last month, and will be missed by Roberto Martinez's men.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has been ruled out of Belgium’s Nations League match against Iceland due to a hamstring injury, the Belgian Football Association (RBFA) said on Thursday.
The 25-year-old came on as a substitute during United’s 3-1 Premier League defeat by Manchester City on Sunday, winning a second-half penalty for his team, but missed the previous two matches against Bournemouth and Juventus with the same injury.
Lukaku has not scored for United in 10 games but netted twice for Belgium against Switzerland in the Nations League last month.
Roberto Martinez’s Belgium host Iceland at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on Thursday before travelling to Switzerland on Sunday.
David Moyes' men got a measure of revenge three days after their Premier League defeat to the 'Red Devils' as Manuel Lanzini's first half goal dumped United out in the third round.
Ronaldo's return added to a squad already packed with star quality that Solskjaer believes is now ready to compete with the best in Europe.
A club that remains the fourth-richest in the world according to Deloitte's most recent Football Money League continues to live on past glories that won them three European Cups.