Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will not appear in Los Angeles court for July arrest

Romelu Lukaku is training with Belgium and will not appear in court in Los Angeles on Monday, Sky sources understand, after he was arrested over an excessive noise complaint in July following repeated warnings from police in July.

The Manchester United striker was cited for a misdemeanour after five verbal warnings at a Beverley Hills home where he was staying earlier in the summer.

Lukaku was on the verge of a £90m move to Manchester United from Everton when he was arrested at around 8pm on July 2.

The Manchester United has scored 15 goals from 12 games in all competitions this season
The Manchester United has scored 15 goals from 12 games in all competitions this season

Days after the incident, he shared on Instagram a picture of himself in an apartment in the American city with Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

Lukaku can send a lawyer in his absence to Los Angeles Airport Courthouse.

The 24-year old scored in United’s 4-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday at Old Trafford, taking his tally already for the season to 15 from 12 games.

United sit top of the Premier League table alongside rivals Manchester City on 19 points.

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