The Belgium manager Marc Wilmots has revealed that Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld is currently the first name on Belgium squad not Eden Hazard.
Even if Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany is the team’s captain and Chelsea Eden Hazard is the vicecaptain, coach Wilmots said that the first player on his team sheet there is no one else but Toby Alderweireld.
The Belgium manager has praised Tottenham star for the recent improvements in his game. He has also confirmed that he will be quitting his post with Belgium after Euro 2016, when his contract expires.
Wilmots told RTBF:
”“For now, it’s Toby Alderweireld. He has improved a lot, he is versatile and he’s become one of the regulars.”
When asked about the rumors about the future of Eden and his potential transfer to Real Madrid said:
”Eden is big enough to make his own choices, I do not intervene in there”