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‘Awkward’ – Chelsea, Manchester City & Tottenham stars react to World Cup draw as England set to face Belgium

Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham stars were among the first to react on Twitter as the World Cup draw was made and England drew Belgium in one of the stand-out fixtures.

In what will almost be a Premier League all-star game, there’ll be familiar faces from both sides on show when the two teams meet in the final game of Group G in Russia next summer.

Eden Hazard, Michy Batshuayi, Kevin De Bruyne, Vincent Kompany and Jan Vertonghen are just some of the big-name Belgians currently plying their trade in England, and it’s little surprise to see the draw spark a real reaction on social media.

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Jan Vertonghen and Harry Kane will be up against each other at the World Cup

Kyle Walker is not particularly looking forward to defending against Manchester City team-mate De Bruyne, while Chelsea striker Batshuayi seemed taken in by the results and Kompany admitted it would be ‘awkward’.

Meanwhile, former Arsenal and England midfielder Ray Parlour was just happy to avoid one of the Three Lions’ latest bogey teams…

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