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.

Reuters November 15, 2018 19:24:32 IST
UEFA Nations League: Manchester United midfielder Romelu Lukaku ruled out of Belgium fixtures due to injury

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.

UEFA Nations League Manchester United midfielder Romelu Lukaku ruled out of Belgium fixtures due to injury

File image of Romelu Lukaku. Reuters

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.

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