On July 14, took the Red Devils to a historic third place at the world cup by England with a 2-0 defeat. A day later came a triumphant reception in Brussels. Well a month and a half later to see the heroes of Russia together back in Tubize. There start Tuesday preparing for a new interlandcyclus.
Friday practice with the Belgians in Glasgow against Scotland, next week Tuesday, follows the first command in the UEFA Nations League: a trip to Iceland.
For the 22-year-old Timothy Castagne (Atalanta), the 23-year-old Leandro Trossard (Genk), the 24-year-old Birger Verstraete (AA Gent) and the 26-year-old Hans Vanaken (Club Brugge) is an introduction to the national team. Christian Benteke, who for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in the last instance, in addition to the selection fell, there is also again at. Kevin De Bruyne and Adnan Januzaj are missing due to injuries.
There is a good chance that the four newcomers against Scotland immediately speelminuten. “The next season against Scotland needs to find new young players to integrate,” said coach Roberto Martinez Friday at the announcement of his selection.
Four days after the friendly meet in Glasgow follows in Reykjavik the first match in the Nations League, in which Belgium in addition to Iceland, and Switzerland meet. The new European landentoernooi is created to the abundance of friendly to limit. Via the Nations League could also be a ticket for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 decorated. The normal kwalificatiecampagne start in march 2019.
In Tubize see the Devils also have Thierry Henry back. Who is promoted after the departure of Graeme Jones to first assistant of Martinez. The Scot Shaun Maloney is the new T3.