Sambi Lokonga can prepare for Devil's debut

THURSDAY, 3 JUNE 2021, 11:37 - lajoya
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GAMES There is a good chance that Albert Sambi Lokonga will start tonight in the starting eleven with the Red Devils in the friendly game against Greece. This would be his first cap. "He has made huge strides since March," says national coach Roberto Martinez about the Anderlecht midfielder.

"I see Sambi Lokonga as a shadow player of Axel Witsel", Martinez sprinkles with praise. "He's still young, but when he's ready, he's ready. I'll see soon." Sambi Lokonga might form a duo with Youri Tielemans tonight.

Sambi Lokonga is not part of the selection for the European Championship, but is on the list of substitutes in case one of the permanent selection drops out. Martinez plans to try out some options in the center of midfield tonight and on Sunday against Croatia.

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