Man Utd on edge as Lukaku declared fit for Belgium clash

Paul Pogba comes off injured for Manchester United against Basel

Romelu Lukaku heads in the winning goal for Belgium in Greece, punching the Red Devils' ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Manchester United's injury woes worsened after Marouane Fellaini hurt his knee during Belgium's 4-3 World Cup qualifying win over Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday morning (Singapore time).

The 24-year-old did not travel to Sarajevo and instead stayed behind in Brussels to continue his rehabilitation.

However, the burly forward has been passed fit to play, although with Belgium already guaranteed their place at Russian Federation 2018, the striker may not be risked.

Martinez and Mourinho are not thought to have spoken to discuss Lukaku.

However, there was better news for United regarding the fitness of Lukaku as Martinez also confirmed that the striker is considered fit and available for selection.

Romelu Lukaku arrived at Manchester United this summer with a weight of expectation on his shoulders.

"I have not had any communication with Jose Mourinho on the subject of Marouane", Martinez said, per the Daily Mirror.

This comes as a blow to Manchester United who are already without Paul Pogba due to injury.

Fellaini is now sure to miss United's trip to Anfield this weekend, while he will also miss Belgium's clash with Cyprus on Wednesday morning AEDT.

Ander Herrera could come in to replace Fellaini with Pogba set to be sidelined until November.

The precise timeframe on his return to action is not yet clear but he could be out for weeks which would see him miss games with Huddersfield and Tottenham in the Premier League and Benfica in the Champions League. After scoring 25 goals over 141 appearances with the club, he moved on to Manchester United in the form of a four-year deal in September 2013.

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