The captain of the Belgian team, Eden Hazard, commented this Thursday that he is not yet “one hundred percent” and that he has yet to speak with the coach, Roberto Martínez, and with the medical team to see what their role will be in the debut of the “Red Devils” on Saturday against Russia.
“I was able to play 10 minutes against Croatia (in the friendly last Sunday). I have only done a full week of training. We will see with the medical team what I will do for the first match. To begin with, It will be the coach’s choice but I am not 100% yet, so we will see what we will do“, he declared in an interview with the public radio television RTBF.
The attacker of the Real Madrid has lived two seasons without continuity and plagued with injuries and arrived at the concentration of Belgium between cottons, still with pain in one leg.
The “Red Devils”, third in the 2018 World Cup in Russia And with footballers like Hazard himself, his Real Madrid teammate Thibaut Courtois, Atlético de Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco, Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku or Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, they are one of the favorite teams. to win the tournament.
“Now, when we play for the national team we always have that pressure on us. For what we did in the past, people always expect us to do better. We know we did something magnificent three years ago at the World Cup. We are going to concentrate to try to do better. We have potential in the team, “Hazard said.
The footballer, who in a joking interview this week had said that if Belgium won the Eurocup he would leave the national team, he again left a question about his eventual withdrawal from the national team. “I don’t know, we’ll see,” he said, asked about that possibility.