This is the question that torments the supporters of the Atlas Lions: who will replace Amine Harit, package for the World Cup? The identity of the player could be surprising.
Amine Harit, midfielder of Olympique de Marseille will not play the 2022 World Cup, after his injury contracted during the clash of Ligue 1 Monaco-OM, disputed last Sunday.
Since then, the technical staff of the national team has been looking for a replacement for the former Schalke 04.
Several voices have been raised asking for the summons of Soufiane Rahimi, Younès Belhanda, Ryan Mmaee or even Ayoub El Kaabi, the choice of Walid Regragui could be an unexpected player.
Indeed, several concordant sources believe that Burnley FC winger Anass Zaroury is the closest to take Amine Harit’s place in the squad. Atlas lions.
The player who represented Belgium would have, weeks ago, launched the procedure to change his sporting nationality.
Still according to the same sources, Anass Zaroury is currently in the United Arab Emirates and is only waiting for a single document from the Belgian federation and the green light from Walid Regragui to join the gathering of Atlas lions.
This season, Zaroury (22) has played 19 games, 5 with Royal Charleroi (2 goals) and 14 with Burnley (6 goals and 2 assists).