No wonder, with the FIFA World Cup 2018 fast approaching, all the teams including Belgium is trying out efforts to a stellar performance. With this background, the present coach Roberto Martinez has made some major changes in the team. The improved performance of Belgium team in the qualifier matches enhances the motivation and inspiration level of everyone. The 2-1 win against Russia ensured the place of Belgium in the FIFA world cup 2018. The skipper being Eden Hazard, the possible 23-men squad likely to contribute to the best performance includes:
I am sure you are very curious to know the full list of 23 players shortlisted for the ensuing FIFA world cup 2018 scheduled to be held in Russia during the months of June-July 2018.
Goalkeepers: You can expect the seasoned and popular goalkeepers like Thibault Courtois, Simon Mignolet, and Koen Casteels to be included in the team.
Defenders: The lineup of Defenders would be shortlisted from the famous and more dependable players like Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Vermaelen, Thomas Meunier, Jordan Lakkaku. Further, the players such as Tony Alderweireld, Thomas Foket, Leander Dendocker and Chiristian Kabasele will also figure in the final squad choice.
Midfielders: The stellar performance of any of the like Adman Januzaj, Youri Tielemans, Azel Witsel, Eden Hazard, Nacer Chadli. Besides the above, the chances of Steven Defour and Kevin De Bruvne are also bright.
Forward: The final Forward players would be picked from the probable Romelu Lukaku, Dires Mertens, Divock Origi and Laurent Depoitre.
In the Defender group, you will find that Laurent Ciman, Vincent Kompany, Daniel Van Buyten have been replaced with new faces.
Everyone is aware that the unpredictable performance of the whole team might result in some last minute changes in the lineup of the squad, which will be decided based on the overall performance until round the season. Having said that, it is for sure, upfront position would be taken by Romelu Lukkakuy and the position of Eden Hazard Kevin De Bruyne would perform the attacking roles. Similarly, the central midfield would be represented by Dembele besides the starting in goal taken care of by Thibaut Courtois. The names of Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vetonghen would be included only if they are observed to be fit.
In addition, there are chances that Mertens Nainggolan and Thomas Meunier bright for inclusion as they get the appreciation of coach on many occasions. Of course, it is needless to add that their performance should continue to be praise-worthy and they should be medically fit until the final stage.
It is no exaggeration that the lethal performance of Belgium squad might bring some surprises. There is no wonder even if they lift the World Cup 2018 with their outstanding performance.