ROMELU LUKAKU has revealed he has a ‘minor problem’ to his thigh that has left Chelsea followers sweating on the health of their star man.
The 28-year-old has revealed he could have a scan earlier than returning to Stamford Bridge to find out the extent of the damage.
Lukaku scoring Belgium’s opener within the 3-0 win in opposition to the Czech RepublicCredit score: AFP
He confirmed no indicators of damage after the sport, and celebrated the win with Belgium followersCredit score: AP
The striker instructed HLN: “I’ll have a scan of my thigh first [before returning to Chelsea].
“I am struggling with a minor issue for a while. And then I will return to Chelsea.”
Lukaku has scored three objectives in two video games for Belgium over the worldwide break, backing up his nice begin to the season with the Blues.
The £97.5million man scored twice within the 5-2 thumping of Estonia on Thursday, and in addition scored the opener in Sunday’s 3-0 win in opposition to the Czech Republic.
The World Cup qualifier on Sunday was Lukaku’s a hundredth cap for Belgium, throughout which he has scored 67 occasions.
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has been excessive in his reward of Lukaku, saying: “I believe he’s a residing iconic determine of Belgian soccer. 100 caps, 66 objectives, at his age. He has an exceptional perspective.
“I hope he can go onto 125 or maybe 150 caps. Sometimes you take for granted what we have. These players don’t come often.”
Lukaku additionally picked up a reserving in that sport in opposition to the Czech Republic on Sunday, which means he’s suspended for Wednesday’s sport in opposition to Belarus.
That leaves him free to have a scan on his thigh and return to London early.
And Chelsea followers shall be hoping the scan reveals nothing greater than minor harm.
Lukaku has impressed for the Blues since arriving from Inter in a club record deal in August.
And with mouthwatering clashes in opposition to Tottenham and Manchester City on the horizon, in addition to the beginning of Chelsea’s Champions League defence, Thomas Tuchel shall be determined for Lukaku to be concerned.
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