Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel said he will do all he can to be ready for the European Championship and repay the faith shown in him by coach Roberto Martinez.


The 32-year-old, who has won 110 caps, was included in Martinez’s 26-man squad for next month’s tournament despite not having played since January.

Witsel suffered an Achilles tendon tear and underwent surgery after sustaining the injury playing in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund.

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Martinez is taking a gamble on Witsel’s fitness, with the initial projection having him sidelined for eight…

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