Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku fit for Belgium's World Cup Qualifier against Cyprus

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez declares Manchester Utd striker Romelu Lukaku fit for the World Cup qualifier with Cyprus after recovering from an ankle injury

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has been passed fit to face Cyprus in Belgium's final Qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.

Lukaku, whose United side face Liverpool on Saturday on Sky Sports Premier League, had been a doubt for Tuesday's dead rubber in Group H after an ankle injury ruled him out of the 4-3 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday.

However, Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has confirmed the 24-year-old has recovered from the injury and is now "100 per cent fit".

Belgium have already secured their place in Russia next summer after finishing top in Group H and Martinez may opt to rest his first-choice striker against Cyprus.

"The reason that he wasn't in the squad in the previous game was because he wasn't 100 per cent," said Martinez.

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"Now he is 100 per cent but we need to take into consideration that he has been with the group for only one [training] session.

"He's been working on an individual basis, really good work, but we need to keep that in mind."

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United boss Jose Mourinho will be hoping Lukaku avoids any further injuries ahead of this weekend's crucial trip to Anfield.

The Red Devils are already without injured midfielder Paul Pogba as well as Lukaku's international team-mate Marouane Fellaini, who suffered ligament damage during the win in Bosnia.

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