Report: Lukaku’s Man United career may have already ended

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton FC at Old Trafford on March 02, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Romelu Lukaku’s Manchester United career may have come to an early end due to a potentially season-ending injury.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side may have to make do without Lukaku for the remainder of this season after he sustained a hamstring problem.

The Belgian striker played the full 90 minutes in last Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Old Trafford, which cost United a golden opportunity to break into the Premier League top-four.

Instead, the Red Devils trail fourth-placed Chelsea by three points in sixth ahead of the final two matches against Huddersfield Town and Cardiff City.

And the Daily Mirror have reported a devasting setback for United by stating that Lukaku is doubtful of those two key games.

Apparently, the 25-year-old underwent a scan on his injured hamstring on Tuesday and is being carefully monitored by the United medical staff.

But hopes are not high over Lukaku’s chances of returning to action in time, which may mean the end of his Old Trafford days.

Solskjaer’s appointment as manager has seen Lukaku’s spot in the line-up threatened by Marcus Rashford.

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The Germany international will leave the team after they were relegated to the English Championship for the next season.

The 21-year-old’s profile has grown exponentially under Solskjaer, with comparisons even being made to Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe.

Therefore, chances of Lukaku being shown the door have been growing stronger as the summer transfer window approaches.

The former Chelsea man even confessed earlier this week that he still has no idea if he will be at United next season.

“I don’t know, I am not here to entertain rumours. I am still under contract,” said Lukaku.

AC Milan, Inter Milan, Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich have all reportedly expressed an interest in the Belgium international, who is understood to be keen on a Serie A move.

United are allegedly willing to entertain offers in the region of £75m, which is the same amount they forked out when signing him from Everton in 2017.

Lukaku has scored 15 goals in 45 appearances at United this season. He is under contract until June 2022.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 30: Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford on December 30, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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