EURO 2016: Belgium Unveil 24 Man Squad

The Belgian national team have unveiled their squad for the Euro’s tournament in France next month.

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The premier league dominates the squad with 12 members led by the in-form Eden Hazard and Tottenham’s central back duo of Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderwiereld. Liverpool’s Divock Origi who has been injured also makes the squad while Vincent Kompany alsomissed out due to injury.

Adnan Januzaj and Steven Defour are noteable omissions while Kevin Mirallas and Nacir Chadli are only good enough for the stand-by list. Here is the list in full;

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Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool), Jean-Francois Gillet (Mechelen)

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham), Nicolas Lombaerts (Zenit st Petersburg), Jason Denayer (Manchester City, on loan at Galatasaray), Dedryck Boyata (Celtic), Bjorn Engels (Club Brugge), Jordan Lukaku (Oostende), Thomas Meunier (Club Brugge), Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona)

Midfielders: Axel Witsel (Zenit St Petersburg), Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United), Mousa Dembele (Tottenham), Radja Nainggolan (Roma)

Attackers: Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Romelu Lukaku (Everton), Dries Mertens (Napoli), Michy Batshuayi (Marseille), Christian Benteke, Divock Origi (Liverpool), Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco (Atletico Madrid)

Standby: Nacer Chadli (Tottenham), Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact), Laurens De Bock (Club Brugge), Guillaume Gillet (Nantes), Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Monchengladbach), Kevin Mirallas (Everton), Matz Sels (Gent)

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