Hazard and Courtois named in Belgium squad for EURO 2016

Hazard and Courtois named in Belgium squad for EURO 2016

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Chelsea stars Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois were both name by Belgium coach Marc Wilmots for the upcoming EURO 2016 tournament.

With Vincent Kompany set to miss the tournament through injury, Hazard is expected to captain Belgium in France this summer.

Eden’s brother, Thorgan, has been placed on a seven-player standby list, while Spurs midfielder Nacer Chadli and Everton winger Kevin Mirallas were left out of the list.

The full squad:

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

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur), Dedryck Boyata (Celtic), Jason Denayer (Galatasaray), Bjorn Engels (Club Bruges), Nicolas Lombaerts (Zenit St Petersburg), Jordan Lukaku (Oostende), Thomas Meunier (Club Bruges), Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur)

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

Forwards: Michy Batshauyi (Olympique Marseille), Christian Benteke (Liverpool), Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Romelu Lukaku (Everton), Dries Mertens (Napoli), Divock Origi (Liverpool)