Chelsea Offered Romelu Lukaku Injury Update Ahead of Aston Villa Clash
Despite been reported injured during the international break, Romelu Lukaku was spotted training at Cobham on Thursday
However, this signifies he’s had positive signs showed getting his fitness ahead of the Aston Villa clash
“I’ll have a scan of my thigh first,” he said. “I have been struggling with a minor issue for a while. Then I will return to Chelsea.”
Moreover, it is left to see if the Belgium international striker will be a feature in the game.
But Lukaku was pictured in training at Cobham on Thursday and the club provided an update
Observation from what they saw during the penultimate session before Dean Smith’s men making the trip to west London.
In the official Chelsea website’s segment of their gallery of Thursday’s training, on Lukaku’s inclusion, they wrote;
“Romelu Lukaku, Mateo Kovacic, Andreas Christensen, Reece James, and Edouard Mendy were among those Blues back at our Surrey training base following midweek action for their national teams”.
“The sight of Lukaku on the grass was particularly positive after the striker admitted”
“following Belgium’s victory over the Czech Republic that he had been struggling with a minor thigh issue”.
“Our number nine showed no signs of discomfort as he joined in the penultimate session”
“before we host Aston Villa on Saturday evening”.
“The returning faces also gave new loan signing Saul Niguez the chance to meet some of his new team-mates”
“For the first time following his deadline day switch from Atletico Madrid.”
Although, Thomas Tuchel is expected to provide all injuries updates during his press conference on Friday afternoon
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