Belgian Dembele to retire at end of season

Former Belgium international midfielder Moussa Dembele has decided to end his football career at the end of the current season.

The 34-year-old, who played 85 games for the Belgian national team between 2006 and 2018, scoring 5 goals and participating in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups and Euro 2016, said on his Instagram account: “I would like above all to thank you all for the kind messages I have received”.

“I want to make things clear: I haven’t retired yet. “But I can tell you from now on that I will end my career at the end of this season.

Dembele has been a player for Guangzhou City since January 2019 after moving from Tottenham, where he played for six-and-a-half seasons between 2012 and 2019. Tottenham paid tribute to the” exceptional talent “of the former Belgian forward, Willem and Alkmaar in a Twitter message, congratulating him on an amazing career.

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