The Scottish coach, Alex McLeish has his core announced for the friendly international match against the Red Devils (7 september) and the Nations League opener against Albania (10 september). McLeish, in the season 2014-2015 trainer of Racing Genk, began in February to his second term as coach of Scotland.
The best-known names in the 23-strong selection of McLeish have left Andy Robertson (Liverpool), and midfielders Scott McTominay (Manchester United) and Stuart Armstrong (Southampton). The bright-shouldered selection of McLeish took over at the end of last year, after the shutdown for participation in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia, already said goodbye to some experienced rot if Darren Fletcher (Stoke City), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion), Robert Snodgrass (West Ham United), James McArthur (Crystal Palace) and Steven Fletcher (Sheffield Wednesday).
Both the match against Belgium and that against Albania (both kick-off at 20h45) will be played in Hampden Park in Glasgow. Scotland is in the Nations League in division C are classified in group 1, in addition to Albania is also Israel. It is the only group in division C with just three countries.
Next Friday makes Roberto Martinez his selection known for the matches of the Red Devils against Scotland and Iceland (11 september). Iceland is for the Devils also the first Nations League match.
The Scottish selection:
Goalkeepers: Jordan Archer (Millwall/Eng), Craig Gordon (Celtic/Sch), Allan McGregor (Rangers/Sch) Defenders: Jack Hendry (Celtic/Sch), Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers/Eng), Stephen O’donnell (Kilmarnock/Sch), Andy Robertson (Liverpool/Eng), Graeme Shinnie (Aberdeen/Scr), John Souttar (Hearts/Sch), Kieran Tierney (Celtic/Sch) Midfielders: Stuart Armstrong (Southampton/Eng), Tom Cairney (Fulham/Eng), James Forrest (Celtic/Sch), Ryan Fraser (Bournemouth/Eng), Kevin McDonald (Fulham/Eng), John Commenting On The Results (Aston Villa/Eng), Callum McGregor (Celtic/Sch), Scott McTominay (Manchester United/Eng), Callum Paterson (Cardiff City/Wal) Attackers: Leight Griffiths (Celtic/Sch), Oliver McBurnie (Swansea City/Eng), Matt Phillips (West Bromwich Albion/Eng), Johnny Russell (Sporting Kansas City/Usa)