The forward of the Inter Milan Romelu Lukaku will finally be able to play with the Belgian team the first qualifying matches for the World Cup 2022, in view of Wales, the Czech Republic and Belarus, after testing negative in the PCR that was carried out this Monday, as announced by the “Red Devils” press team.
Although he was selected by Roberto Martinez, Lukaku’s presence with his national team was not guaranteed by the positives of four players from the Inter (De Vrij, Vecino, D’Ambrosio and Handanovic) last week.
These infections caused the health authorities of the city of Milan (ATS) to decide not to give permission to any of the team’s players to travel with their national teams until, at least, all of them tested negative in a PCR.
After the announcement of his negative, both the forward and his teammates were authorized this Monday to join their respective teams, although the ATS put three conditions: travel with private transport, respect a quarantine until March 31 and declare a residence address from which they can only go out to train.
However, the Italian newspaper La Gazzeta dello Sport explained on Monday that, despite the requirements of the ATS, it is no longer competent for the player’s actions as they are outside its territory of application, so Lukaku They will be able to face Wales in the first match of the week on Wednesday.