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Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne (KDB) is delighted that RomeluLukaku could team up with his teammates in the Belgium national team. KDB spoke about Lukaku in glowing terms during the pre-match presser ahead of the start of the Red Devils of Belgium’s qualifiers. The Manchester City player is delighted that Lukaku is available for the three World Cup 2022 qualifying matches in the current international break starting with the home game with Wales. Belgium are the top team in Group E of the Qatar 2022 qualifiers in the European section. After the Wales game, Lukaku, KDB and Belgium will travel to take on Czech Republic on Saturday before the third and final game of the qualifiers in this international break is played at home to Belarus on Tuesday night.

Italian football was rocked this week after four Inter Milan players tested positive to Covid-19 and this prompted the postponement of the Sassuolo game initially scheduled for the weekend. The participation of Lukakuwas initially doubtful ahead of the aforementioned qualifiers but that has now been cleared after the Inter Milan striker was allowed to leave the city of Milanto join his teammates in the Belgium national team setup.

Lukaku has been in sensational form in Italian football this season and the Belgian international has scored 25 goals in 34 games for Inter Milan in all competitions this term. His good form in front of goal has fired the Nerazzurito the top of Italian football top flight league. Lukakuhas netted 19 times for Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A and he's the second topscorer in the league behind Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo. Juventus talisman Ronaldo has scored 23 goals in the league this season.