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Nainggolan: Inter Milan striker Lukaku will soon retire from Belgium

Former Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan has questioned whether Romelu Lukaku can return to his best.

Lukaku is with Belgium at the World Cup, having struggled with a thigh injury since returning to Inter Milan on-loan from Chelsea this past summer.

Antwerp midfielder Nainggolan said: "A footballer becomes more susceptible to injuries from the age of 30. Before the age of thirty I could continue running, but now it is no longer so.

"Romelu is more explosive than I am and if he can no longer play with that force, he is no longer the real Romelu.

"I doubt he will continue to wear the Belgian shirt for a long time, because at a certain age you also think about your body."



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