Belgium’s manager, Roberto Martinez, has announced his provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, after he released the names of players invited on Monday.
Martinez has called up 28 players, with AS Roma midfielder, Radja Nainggolan, the only high profile omission.
Roberto Martinez releases Belgium's preliminary 28 man squad list for the World Cup.
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Despite been an ever presence for Roma last season, making 28 Serie A appearances, Nainggolan finds himself excluded from the Red Devils’ world Cup team.
Meanwhile, Manchester United’s unsettled midfielder, Marouane Fellaini, tops the list of players from the English Premier League included by the former Everton manager.
Other players from the PL on the list include Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne, Tottenham duo, Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard.
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels, Mats Sels
Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Dedryck Boyata, Vincent Kompany, Jordan Lukaku, Thomas Meunier, Thomas Vermaelen, Christian Kabasele
Midfielders: Nacer Chadli, Kevin de Bruyne, Marouane Fellaini, Leander Dendoncker, Youri Tielemans, Moussa Dembele, Laurent Ciman, Axel Witsel, Adnan Januzaj.
Forwards; Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens, Michy Batshuayi, Christian Benteke, Thorgan Hazard, Yannick Carrasco.