On the back of two consecutive wins, Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is likely to field the same side that edged Sweden by a 1-0 scoreline. Despite being on yellow cards, the trio of Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Meunier and Axel Witsel is expected to be named in the playing eleven.

Axel Witsel was in Turin last month for the second leg of Zenit’s Europa League tie with Torino. If Juventus have their way then the Belgium international will return to the city this summer, on a permanent basis. Witsel’s father confirmed that the player will leave Zenit and admitted Juventus are an option, but they haven’t made any decisions.Sky Italia recently reported that Juventus have offered €18 million for Axel Witsel. Although the figure is short of Zenit’s asking price of €30 million yet it is believed that Witsel is a priority signing for the Bianconeri this summer and negotiations will continue. His father’s comments regarding the end of his cycle with the Russian champions only add fuel to the rumors although Juventus are not the only option as stated by Witsel’s camp. A winger in Belgium at first, later an attacking midfielder, Benfica’s manager, Jorge Jesus, decided to move him deeper, as a No6. A role made for him. […]