Friday August 31 2018
Castagne debuts in Belgium squad

Atalanta right-back Timothy Castagne has earned a first-ever call-up to the Belgium squad.

Castagne is one of only two Serie A representative in Roberto Martinez’s selection alongside Napoli forward Dries Mertens, while Radja Nainggolan announced his retirement from international football before the World Cup in Russia.

Belgium get the international break under way with a trip to Scotland on September 7, before starting their Nations League campaign against Iceland four days later.

Belgium squad for Scotland and Iceland: Koen Casteels, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Matz Sels; Toby Alderweireld, Dedryck Boyata, Leander Dendoncker, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen; Yannick Carrasco, Timothy Castagne, Nacer Chadli, Mousa Dembele, Marouane Fellaini, Thomas Meunier, Youri Tielemans, Hans Vanaken, Birger Verstraete, Axel Witsel; Michy Batshuayi, Christian Benteke, Eden Hazard, Thorgan Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens, Leandro Trossard

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