Conte urges Lukaku to train more because of his physique

Conte urges Lukaku to train more because of his physique

Inter Milan head coach Antonio Conte has urged his striker Romelu Lukaku to train more in order to get in shape due to his physique.

Lukaku returned for Inter in their Sunday loss at the hands of leaders Juventus after missing their midweek Champions League clash against Barcelona and according to Conte, the Belgian must train more to be in great shape.

"Romelu is definitely a player that must train more, because being a player with a massive body he needs to train, to play, to be in great shape.

"At this beginning of the season he had this back issue, now he's been dealing with this other quadricep issue since the game against Lazio.

Gave Everything

"But I think he gave everything, it's inevitable that against Barcelona we didn't have Lukaku and it was important to have him. And we didn't have him.

"However, Romelu as well was very committed today, he tried to do his best, and now let's hope he can leave these little issues behind him and be at his 100 per cent," Conte said after the game.

The club-record signing experienced a quiet game as in the Derby d'Italia at San Siro and has scored three goals for Inter since arriving from United for a fee understood to be €80million (£73m) in August.

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