Tottenham’s Nabil Bentaleb named in Algeria’s 30-man World Cup squad

Algeria are the latest nation to announce their World Cup squad on Monday.

The Fennec Foxes have announced a preliminary 30-man squad, and the big inclusion from a Premier League perspective is that of  Tottenham’s Nabil Bentaleb.

Back in February it was confirmed that Bentaleb had decided to reject the opportunity to play for France in order to commit his international career to Algeria.

The 19-year-old Spurs midfielder made his debut against Slovenia in March.

Algeria will face Belgium, Russia and South Korea in Group H.

Algeria’s World Cup squad:

Goalkeepers: Doukha, M’bolhi, Si Mohamed, Zemmamouche

Defenders: Belkalem, Bougherra, Cadamuro, Ghoualm, Halliche, Khoualed, Mandi, Medjani, Mesbah, Mostefa

Midfielders: Bentaleb, Boudebouz, Brahimi, Guedioura, Karaoui, Lace, Taider, Yebda

Forwards: Djabou, Djebbour, Feghouli, Ghilas, Kadir, Mahrez, Slimani, Soudani.