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Red Devils amuse themselves at the first full group training session, already missing three players

25 Red Devils – 22 players and 3 goalkeepers – are dinsdagvoormiddag about 11am on the training pitch of the national training centre in Tubize appeared for the first full group training session, in preparation for the football world cup, that coming month in Russia.

Coach Roberto Martinez also Tuesday not to count on Thomas Vermaelen. The 32-year-old central defender of FC Barcelona is on the side with an injury to the hamstrings which are participating in the world cup is not yet certain. Also Axel Witsel was there dinsdagvoormiddag not in Tubize, Simon Mignolet is still not in the selection. The reservedoelman Liverpool will still get a rest after the Champions League final on Saturday against Real Madrid and only closes next week.

The brothers Romelu and Jordan Lukaku were Tuesday from the party, so that both can be recovering. Romelu Lukaku was recently in the FA Cup final against Chelsea but twenty minutes to bake because of the aftermath of a enkelkwetsuur. Jordan Lukaku is then again a few months not fully fit due to a knee injury.

Also the training sessions of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday were each a quarter of an hour open to the press, Saturday will be the first important friendly against Portugal. Thereafter, Martinez a few taking the plunge and another five players from the 28-man pre-selection to eliminate – at this time seem especially Matz Sels, Dedryck Boyata, Adnan Januzaj, Youri Tielemans, Jordan Lukaku and Christian Benteke for their place to have to fear, though it also depends a lot on the evolution of the injuries. At the latest on Monday 4 June the coach his final list of 23 to the Wereldvoetbalbond transfer.

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