Leander Dendoncker is starting for Belgium tonight against Denmark, which is a boost for Wolvesfollowing concerns about his fitness.

The midfielder sparked worry, with Het Nieuwsblad reporting he had been experiencing both knee and groin pain in the last game against Switzerland.

The 25-year-old was substituted off at half-time and replaced by Leicester City star Youri Tielemans, and then played no part in the 2-0 win over England on Sunday.

Thankfully, Dendoncker appears to have shaken off his issues and will be hoping to help his country reach the Nations League finals.

After beating the Three Lions, Belgium can now only be stopped by tonight’s opponents Denmark, so a draw will do for Roberto Martinez’s side who are two points clear at the top in Group A2.

 

Another thing that will do nicely, is £90,000-a-week star Dendoncker (Spotrac) coming through the game unscathed and returning to Molineux without any issues.

The former Anderlecht man has been one of Wolves’ better performers this season, and has in recent games struck up a decent partnership with Ruben Neves.

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Dendoncker’s ability to carry out multiple roles makes him invaluable to Nuno Espirito Santo, who’ll no doubt have everything crossed for the safe return of his enforcer.

It’s high-flying Southampton on Monday for Wolves in the Premier League, and Dendoncker lining up from the start would be most welcome.

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