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EURO2016: Liverpool, Tottenham trios join Chelsea pair in Belgium selection

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has named his final 23-man squad for the 2016 European Championships.

Defensive woes forced Wilmots to make some late changes with Nicolas Lombaerts and Derrick Boyata pulling out on Monday, adding to the earlier withdrawal of captain Vincent Kompany.

But Wilmots was not too concerned about his defensive options which include Tottenham stars Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen.

"Even with all these injured players, I have a defence with Toby Alderweireld, Jason Denayer, Thomas Vermaelen and Jan Vertonghen. It's not too bad after all," he said.

Joining the Spurs centre-backs is teammate Mousa Dembele, Liverpool trio Simon Mignolet, Divock Origi and Christian Benteke, Chelsea duo Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard, Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne, Everton ace Romelu Lukaku and Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

The Red Devils take on Finland on Wednesday and Norway on Sunday, both in Brussels, before opening the Euros against Italy in Lyon on June 13.

The Belgian side will also come up against the Republic of Ireland and Sweden on Group E.

Belgium squad for Euro2016


Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)

Simon Mignolet (Liverpool)

Jean-Francois Gillet (Mechelen)


Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham)

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham)

Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona)

Jason Denayer (Galatasaray)

Jordan Lukaku (Oostende)

Thomas Meunier (Club Brugges)

Laurent Ciman (Montreal Impact)

Christian Kabasele (Genk)


Mousa Dembele (Tottenham)

Radja Nainggolan (Roma)

Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United)

Axel Witsel (Zenit St Petersburg)

Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)

Dries Mertens (Napoli)

Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid)


Mitchy Batshuayi (Marseille)

Romelu Lukaku (Everton)

Christian Benteke (Liverpool)

Divock Origi (Liverpool)

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