Romelu Lukaku is ready to be out for one week after choosing up a head harm in Manchester United’s Zero-Zero draw with Southampton.
The Belgian was once stretchered off within the first part at Previous Trafford in Guy United’s ultimate recreation of 2017.
He was once at the flooring for round six mins earlier than being taken off, however supervisor Jose Mourinho advised newshounds earlier than United’s conflict in opposition to Everton on New 12 months’s Day that Lukaku was once introduced off, and can stay unused in fits, as a precaution.
“I’d say every week,” Mourinho stated. “It’s not anything in point of fact essential – just a bit coverage, however no drawback.”
Lukaku’s shape in fresh weeks has been combined. His goalscoring contribution has considerably reduced because the get started of the season, when he hit 11 targets in his first 10 video games for United.
He had a month or so of in point of fact horrible performances, with the 2-1 defeat to Manchester Town being Lukaku’s worst show. His hold-up play since then has advanced hugely.
United fanatics will hope his goalscoring turns into extra widespread all over again when he returns from this precautionary absence.
Head accidents are being handled an increasing number of severely now, with research appearing the numerous attainable injury of now not doing so. Lukaku neglected a go back to Goodison Park on Monday, however may well be again for the FA Cup 3rd Spherical in opposition to Derby County, too.