Belgium Squad

World Cup 2018 is just weeks away! The excitement is reaching fever pitch, especially as each competing country announces their final squads. Belgium’s squad will be a particularly exciting one to watch.

Coach Roberto Martinez has a pool of talented young players to choose from, including internationally acclaimed players like Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Dries Mertens. As experts put it, Belgium has a ‘Golden Generation’ this time round and it might just be the year that they finally put up a proper fight for the World Cup title.

Here are the 23 players that will most likely make up Belgium’s international World Cup 2018 team. We will update this when Martinez makes his announcement on May 21.

 

PLAYER

CLUB AGE  POSITION
1 Thibaut Courtois Chelsea 25 GK
2 Simon Mignolet Liverpool 30 GK
3 Koen Casteels Wolfsburg 25 GK
4 Jan Vertonghen Tottenham 30 Defender
6 Thomas Vermaelen Barcelona 32 Defender
7 Thomas Meunier PSG 26 Defender
8 Vincent Kompany Manchester City 32 Defender
9 Toby Alderweireld Tottenham 29 Defender
10 Thomas Foket Gent 23 Defender
11 Jordan Lukaku Lazio 23 Defender
12 Christian Kabasele Anderlecht 27 Defender
13 Marouane Fellaini Manchester United 23 Midfielder
14 Youri Tielemans Monaco 20 Midfielder
15 Axel Witsel Tianjin Quanjian 29 Midfielder
16 Eden Hazard Chelsea 27 Midfielder
17 Nacer Chadli West Bromwhich 29 Midfielder
18 Steven Defour Burnley 28 Midfielder
19 Kevin De Bruyne Manchester City 26 Midfielder
20 Romelu Lukaku Manchester United 24 Forward
21 Dries Mertens Napoli 30 Forward
22 Divock Origi Wolfsburg 22 Forward
23 Laurent Depoitre Huddersfield Town 29 Forward

 

Belgium World Cup 2018 Squad: Top Goal Scorer

Keep an eye out for Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United. This Belgian scoring sensation scored 11 goals in just eight qualifying games!