#sports activities Inter Milan star Romelu Lukaku ‘set to miss this weekend’s Milan derby’ with thigh injury
Inter Milan are handed an enormous setback with Romelu Lukaku ‘set to miss this weekend’s Milan derby’ with a thigh injury… with Belgium star now in a race towards time to play for his nation subsequent month
- Inter Milan confirmed Romelu Lukaku had suffered a thigh injury on Monday
- The 29-year-old will due to this fact miss Wednesday’s recreation towards Cremonese
- But a bunch of Italian shops declare he could possibly be out till the beginning of October
- Lukaku is ready to miss high-profile matches towards AC Milan and Bayern Munich
Romelu Lukaku is reportedly set to miss Inter Milan’s essential derby towards AC Milan this weekend due to a thigh injury.
Inter confirmed on Monday the 29-year-old striker suffered a left thigh pressure in coaching on Sunday morning, his first injury since returning to the membership on mortgage from Chelsea.
Last season’s Serie A runners-up confirmed the Belgium striker could be assessed subsequent week, ruling him out of Wednesday evening’s recreation towards Cremonese.
Romelu Lukaku is reportedly set to miss Inter Milan’s essential derby towards AC Milan
It is an enormous blow for boss Simone Inzaghi forward of a vital interval of fixtures for his aspect
But in accordance to a host of Italian outlets via Football Italia, together with Gazzetta dello Sport, Tuttosport and Il Corriere dello Sport, Lukaku may even be out for Saturday’s essential derby at San Siro.
It is an enormous blow for Simone Inzaghi, with Lukaku having scored 4 objectives in as many Serie A matches towards their metropolis rivals.
The shops additionally declare he’s doubtless to miss all of the matches earlier than subsequent month’s worldwide break – due to this fact ruling him out till October – together with their first two fixtures of their Champions League marketing campaign towards Bayern Munich and Viktoria Plzen.
Gazzetta declare the best-case situation would see the previous Manchester United striker return to motion towards Udinese on September 18, their final recreation earlier than their worldwide stars head off to signify their international locations.
He is due to this fact in a race towards time to play for Belgium, who face Wales and Holland
He is due to this fact in a race towards time to play for the Red Devils, who face Wales and Holland in Nations League fixtures subsequent month, however there isn’t any suggestion he’s in peril of lacking the World Cup this winter.
If he doesn’t handle to play for Roberto Martinez’s males through the break, he’ll goal the primary match after it towards Jose Mourinho’s Roma at San Siro.
Lukaku sealed a dramatic return to Inter earlier this summer time and has contributed one objective and one help in three video games to date this season, with Inzaghi’s males seventh within the standings.
Lukaku’s return to Inter this summer time on mortgage got here after an unexpectedly poor return to former membership Chelsea by which he managed solely 13 objectives in 42 video games in all competitions, having arrived for a club-record payment of £98million in August 2021.
Despite scoring three in his first 4 video games. Lukaku then went goalless within the Premier League till December the place he scored in successive video games earlier than one other barren patch that lasted till May.
Lukaku has scored 4 objectives in as many Serie A matches towards Inter’s metropolis rivals