Belgian Nainggolan is not longer available for national team
Radja Nainggolan is not longer available for the Belgian national team. The 29-year-old midfielder from AS Roma was by coach Roberto Martinez passed for the upcoming world cup qualifiers against Gibraltar and Greece.
“I stop, this no longer makes sense,” said Nainggolan Saturday in the Belgian newspaper het Nieuwsblad. “I always do my best, lie well in the group. Yet, there is always something. So I won’t go further.”
Martinez presented Friday a selection of no less than 28 players, with Nainggolan as the most notable absentee. The strong midfielder is a valued strength at AS Roma in the Serie A, but the coach of the ‘Red Devils’ believe him not to need.
According to Martinez, was Nainggolan in the previous competitions are not focused and came the 29-times international to leave for a meeting.
“I am 29 years old and I let me no more from here to there send. Sorry, but it is so. Everything on the Roma”, said Nainggolan.
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World cup qualification
Thursday plays Belgium in their own home against Gibraltar. Sunday 3 september there will be a uitduel with Greece on the program.
Belgium is going after six matches of the world cup qualification with sixteen points to head in group H. Greece follows on four points in second place. Bosnia-Herzegovina is a state with eleven points third.
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