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Lukaku to miss Everton's Dubai camp with calf injury

9:51 AM GMT 14/02/2017
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The Toffees are heading to the Middle East for a mid-season training camp, but their 16-goal top scorer will not be among those travelling

Romelu Lukaku will sit out an Everton training camp in Dubai to receive treatment for a calf injury.

The club has announced the 23-year-old is visiting his native Belgium to see a doctor over the issue.

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However, the Toffees are confident Lukaku's injury is not serious and he will be fit for their next Premier League outing against rock-bottom Sunderland on February 25.

The only other first-team player missing from the trip is Yannick Bolasie, who is a long-term absentee with a knee injury.

Lukaku has been in superb form this season, scoring 16 goals in 24 league outings - a return bettered by only Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez.