Manchester United’s Diogo Dalot has withdrawn from Portugal’s squad for their final two Euro 2024 qualifiers for “personal reasons.”
Manchester United Right back Diogo Dalot I have withdrawn from Portugal The country’s national team lineup for the last two matches Euro 2024 Qualifying matches for “personal reasons”.
The 24-year-old has been an important player for the Red Devils this season, making 17 appearances in all competitions, contributing one goal in the process.
Dalot is also a big part of Portugal’s squad, having featured in six of his country’s eight qualifying matches for next summer’s European Championship.
The defender was also unsurprisingly named Roberto MartinezThe national team’s lineup for the final two qualifying matches is ahead against Liechtenstein and Iceland on November 16 and 19 respectively.
Portugal has already qualified for next summer’s European Championship, winning all eight of its matches during a fantastic season, scoring 32 goals and conceding only two.
Dalot will not feature for his country during the November international break, with Manchester United revealing that the defender has left the camp for “personal reasons”.
The statement published on the club’s official website said: “Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot has withdrawn from the Portugal squad before its next two matches in the Euro 2024 qualifiers.”
“After talks with coach Martinez, Dalot was released for personal reasons, as he is a young right-back for Porto Joao Mario He was drafted and is about to make his international debut.
“Meanwhile, Diogo’s clubmate Bruno Fernandes He remains part of the squad as the United captain looks to add to his 61 caps and 18 goals.
Dalot has been largely used as Manchester United’s preferred right-back position this season, but he has also played at left-back when Aaron Wan-Bissaka It was available for selection.
Wan-Bissaka missed the match against Luton Town on Saturday afternoon due to illness, resulting in him returning to the right side of defense to compete for the promoted club.
Man United have seen both, too Rasmus Hoglund And Christian Eriksen He withdrew from the Denmark squad due to the injuries he suffered against Luton.
Hoglund is suffering from a muscle strain, but he may return to participate in the team’s next match, which will be held against Everton at Goodison Park on November 26.
Eriksen will be out for around a month with a knee problem, with the Red Devils suffering another injury blow at a key stage of the season.