Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku Fit For Belgium's World Cup Qualifier Against Cyprus

Marouane Fellaini

"It was a very unfortunate injury for Marouane".

Considering Belgium have already qualified for next year's World Cup, any aggravation of the injury that could impact his fitness back in England would undoubtedly infuriate United.

The 24-year-old, who has claimed 11 goals in ten games at Manchester United this season, picked up a knock against Crystal Palace that precluded him from training last week.

Lukaku missed the win over Bosnia at the weekend due to an ankle injury which led to speculation suggesting he could be a doubt for United's clash with Liverpool on Saturday.

Now he has returned, United's medical staff will ascertain the extent of the damage and how long he will be sidelined.

Belgium have already qualified for Russian Federation after finishing top of Group H and Martinez may not even play Lukaku against Cyprus, a game of little importance.

The former Everton manager told reporters: "Romelu Lukaku is fit".

United's other matches are the away games at Huddersfield Town in the Premier League and Swansea City in the Carabao Cup, before the league visit of Tottenham Hotspur and the return match against Benfica.

Estonia's national team is approaching the match with a series of 4 unbeaten matches, one match in a draw with Greece 0-0 and having won three victories over Latvia 2: 1, Cyprus 1-0 and Gibraltar 6-0 this past Saturday.

That said, losing both Lukaku and Fellaini - arguably Mourinho's most important goal threats in recent weeks - to injury ahead of the trip to Liverpool would be cataclysmic. "And, no, I have not received a call from Mourinho". United go to Chelsea on 5 November and whether Fellaini will be available for selection against the champions remains unclear.

Michael Carrick is selected to pick a pass, Ryan Giggs' career "speaks for itself" and Paul Pogba is charged with the task of going "box-to-box".

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