AntwerpWhat’s the chance … that Jordan Lukaku will still be present at the European Championships this summer? Scratch …? Frank Verkuteren does not immediately agree. Even if the youngest Lukaku was put on the bench against Muscron. A logical change after the defeat against Anderlecht. We fear that the national coach has removed his name permanently.
“Do you think he won’t be there at the European Championship? You might be talking too early to ditch him now. You have to ask Martinez that,” says Verkuteren. Anyway, I still rely on it. Jordan knows what will change after Anderlecht, what the standards will be, and how high the standards can be. This is very clear. As far as I’m concerned, nothing has changed, but he has to fight. defend. Achieve a certain level. Let’s hope that is still the case. But to write off it? I certainly don’t, but he knows what to answer. “
Tonight, in a match with 1.5 pots, Lukaku – due to circumstances – will likely start all over again. Le Marchand has been suspended and Gélin has been out for weeks. As a result, De Laet is likely to decline in succession. I wonder if Lukaku will be able to boost his game from three, four, five levels.
“Because he is not against the first attack we are playing,” he concludes. “It’s not ideal that we have to move again, it’s very annoying, but I won’t continue to complain about it. We have to be able to find solutions.”
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