Coach Roberto Martinez has his selection announced for the two major international matches in the Nations League against Iceland (home, november 15) Switzerland (from 18 november). Leander Dendoncker and Adnan Januzaj to come back in the selection. Also Romelu Lukaku was called up, all but the last match injured on the side at Manchester United. The injured Vertonghen, Vermaelen, De Bruyne, Benteke, Fellaini and Dembélé are not there.
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Martinez went largely continue on the selection that he in October all put together. So again, with defenders Brandon Mechele (Club Brugge), Christian Kabasele (Watford), Jason Denayer (Lyon) and midfielder Dennis Praet (Sampdoria). Adnan Januzaj (Real Sociedad) is coming back from injury and also Leander Dendoncker (Wolverhampton) is there.
Romelu Lukaku is the big question mark for the Red Devils. The topschutter all times for the Belgian national team had the last match at Manchester United is a no-go due to an injury. However, called coach Roberto Martinez. “I’m not sure about the fitness of Romelu Lukaku”, gave Martinez. “We are in contact with Manchester United and the next 48 hours will be crucial. After the weekend we will decide. About the other players, there are no doubts.”
Dries Mertens, who in the Champions League prematurely and had to be replaced, and Eden Hazard, only just back from injury, so wedstrijdfit.
Selection Red Devils
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels, Matz Sels
Defenders : Toby Alderweireld, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Meunier, Brandon Mechele, Christian Kabasele, Dedryck Boyata, Jason Denayer, Timothy Castagne, Leander Dendoncker
Midfielders: Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans, Nacer Chadli, Dennis Praet, Hans Vanaken, Thorgan Hazard, Yannick Carrasco, Adnan Januzaj
Attackers: Romelu Lukaku, Michy Batshuayi, Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens