Belgium will leave it as late as possible to decide whether Vincent Kompany will be fit for the World Cup after the Manchester City captain was named in the 23-man squad.The 32-year-old defender suffered a groin injury during Belgium’s goalless draw with Portugal in Brussels on Saturday and was due to have a scan on Sunday.Manager Roberto Martinez decided to kept Kompany in the squad after reducing it from the original 28 to the 23 who will make the trip to Russia.🗒 This is our @FIFAWorldCup squad list ! Let’s go #REDTOGETHER to Russia ! 🇧🇪🔜 #WorldCup 🏆 pic.twitter.com/4FBWfiKZGJ— Belgian Red Devils (@BelRedDevils) June 4, 2018 Martinez revealed he would wait until closer to Belgium’s World Cup opener against Panama on June 18 before making a decision on whether to play Kompany.After naming his 23-man squad Martinez told a press conference: “Until 24 hours before (Belgium v Panama) we can still make a replacement. We need to wait a period of seven, eight days with Vincent Kompany. Then we will get a good opportunity to make a diagnosis.“Vincent Kompany is a true leader. He performed in a fantastic manner when he was on the pitch. His leadership is essential for… Read full this story
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