ROMELU LUKAKU has been spotted puffing on an e-cigarette while out on a stroll in Milan.
The 29-year-old has played just three games for Inter Milan since joining on loan from Chelsea in the summer.
Lukaku has missed Inter’s last 11 games with a thigh problem.
But ahead of his return the Belgian striker was pictured on Thursday clutching an e-cigarette.
He was seen taking a drag on the device while out walking in Milan.
Italian reports claim there are concerns at Inter over his fitness.
Lukaku is no longer believed to be injured but his poor fitness means he is unable to return to action, according to Tuttosport.
He is back in training but his current physical condition has reportedly sparked fears that he could re-injure himself if he were to get back on the pitch now.
It’s believed he is undergoing medical tests, but a return date is currently unknown.
Earlier this year Lukaku was said to have been put on a strict diet after sealing a loan move to Inter.
He returned to the San Siro after a flop season at Chelsea, having rejoined the Blues from Inter for £97.5million in the summer of 2021.
But Inter chiefs discovered he was overweight.
Lukaku himself previously admitted he was overweight while at Manchester United due to a digestive problem that was corrected when he joined Inter for the first time.
Lukaku scored once and provided one assist in the three games he played before picking up a thigh injury.
And Inter will be hoping he can return soon, with the club off the pace in Serie A so far this season.
Simone Inzaghi’s side are currently seventh in the table, eight points adrift of runaway leaders Napoli.
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