Belgium manager Martinez: “Nainggolan not in optimal form.”


Belgium national team manager Roberto Martinez opted against calling Roma’s Radja Nainggolan for the Belgian’s upcoming two matches against Gibraltar and Greece, here was his response when asked about Nainggolan’s exclusion:

“Radja is having a period of not being in optimal form, I’m sorry, but when something happens to him, it’s always a bigger news than reality. Simply, I needed the best players for these two matches.”

The Editor of RomaPress.us, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including ASRoma.com, EuroFantasyLeague.com, and ESPN.