According to our information, Ahmed Touba would like to wear the colors of Belgium. While his profile as a left-handed defender had allowed him to appear on Roberto Martinez’s radar, the player from Waalwijk had nevertheless decided to respond favorably to the summons from Algeria.
Called by Djamel Belmadi during the last international break, he had not yet come into play when the Fennecs traveled to Zambia and when Botswana received. This is not trivial. If he had played for even a second, the 23-year-old would not have been able to play for Belgium.
The native of Roubaix had decided to accept the call of Algeria more to please his family but the ex-member of Club Bruges quickly realized that he preferred to play with the Devils. “I grew up and I did all my classes in Belgium. Algeria is also my country because all my family comes from there “, he had confided in our columns. His heart would therefore finally lean towards Belgium, which he defended until recently with the Espoirs.
It is therefore an additional option for Roberto Martinez. After relaunching in… Bulgaria last season, the slender central back is exploding in the Netherlands this year. With Waalwijk, he has already scored three goals, in addition to appearing regularly in the team-type of the week. He still had an excellent game against Ajax yesterday. Services that already catch the eye of more upscale formations. Next summer, Touba should take a step forward. Feyenoord and Lazio have already entered into discussions with his entourage. Monaco has also made inquiries to make him the successor of Badiashile, courted in Germany.