Celtic's Denayer reveals song choice for Belgium initiation


Manchester City loanee is a fan of R Kelly...

Celtic star Jason Denayer was a surprise call-up for Belgium's World Cup qualifiers, showing that a good decision was made by all on his future this summer.

Denayer belongs to Manchester City, who clearly selected his loan club well, for he has been able to get noticed by Belgium boss Marc Wilmots.

The 19-year-old has linked up with City star Vincent Kompany and co, and admits he was more daunting for a welcome off the pitch than on it.

He said he was nervous for having to sing a song at his first team dinner in front of his new teammates, but has been settling well with players he is familiar with especially.

He told Belgian newspaper Nieuwsblade: ""I chose 'I believe I can fly" by R. Kelly. I'm still a bit nervous, haunted for several days through my head.

"For the training itself, I was not really stressed, because with Divock Origi, Adnan Januzaj, Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco and Romelu Lukaku I already knew a few guys.

"I read last week on the Internet that I was selected and so I was still a little surprised .I had previously thought that I would be called first for a friendly game."

He went onto reveal how advice from Vincent Kompany helped convince him Celtic was the right destination for him.

"I n the off-season Celtic came up with an interesting proposal. It's a nice club where I can gain experience. Also Kompany, who has given me a lot of advice at City, thought it a good idea to go to Scotland."

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