Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet may have impressed since arriving at Anfield, but he remains a second choice for his country, playing second fiddle to Thibaut Courtois.
The 24-year-old has failed to make a single appearance during Belgium’s glorious 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign, but boss Marc Wilmots has revealed that the keeper will be given a chance to shine in international friendlies against Colombia and Japan.
With the likes of Falcao, Muriel, Martinez and Cuadrado likely to prove a handful, Mignolet is unlikely to have an easy job, but he is 13/10 to keep a clean sheet and give Marc Wilmost a real food for thought.
Belgium have qualified for the World Cup in Brazil in style, having gone unbeaten through their qualifying campaign, and no wonder they have been made 20/21 favourites to see off los Cafeteros in Brussels.
Everybody agrees that Simon Mignolet is unlucky to have a keeper like Thibaut Courtois in front of him in the pecking order, but the next two games will give him a chance to prove he can be relied on.
His stunning saves this season have brought Liverpool quite a few points and it is perfectly clear that Belgium currently have two world-class goalkeepers.
With the remainder of the squad also brimming with talent, many people see the Red Devils as one of the sides that could reach the final stages of the 2014 World Cup.
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