Lukaku misses Belgium training, doubt for England clash

2018-06-26 14:44
Romelu Lukaku (AP)

Cape Town - Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku remains a doubt for their Soccer World Cup game against England after missing training on Tuesday.

According to reports, the 25-year-old underwent a scan on his left foot to determine the damage on the external ligament after picking up a knock against Tunisia.

The Manchester United forward has netted four goals at tournament helping Belgium qualify for the Round of 16.

Captain Eden Hazard suffered a minor calf injury in their last fixture but was present at Tuesdays training.

On Saturday, Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez revealed that he does intend on resting a few of his star players for the match against The Three Lions on Thursday.

"The answer is very clear,” he said. “If we could have seven days to prepare the game and then have seven days for the next game I would say carry on with the same starting 11.

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