Christian Benteke and Marouane Fellaini withdraw from Belgium squad with injuries

Christian Benteke and Marouane Fellaini withdraw from Belgium squad with injuries

Christian Benteke and Marouane Fellaini have withdrawn from the Belgium squad with injuries, head coach Roberto Martinez has confirmed.

Benteke has returned to Crystal Palace due to a knee injury, while Fellaini has headed back to Manchester United with a back problem.

Speaking ahead of Belgium’s opening Nations League match against Scotland on Friday  Martinez said that Christian Benteke has got a bit of a sore knee and the medical departments are working together.

Marouane Fellaini had a little pain in his back and the Manchester United medical department are taking over him. He is going to miss the two games.

 

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