With the Euro 2020 fast approaching, its natural everyone is wondering where which teams stand and who the winner of the title will be. France has been a part of some great publicity being at the top of the qualifying Group H which resulted from 9 points in 4 games. The welcoming news has been circulating massive news sources and despite being ahead of Turkey and Iceland only on goals, there is much hope the French will keep their position leading the Group H qualifiers.
France has won 4-0 to minnows Andorra in the last qualifier which took place in June and has since been actively preparing for the upcoming 2020 events.
The Euro 2020 is said to be one of the greatest of all time and as a result, it is expected that football betting stakes are bound to go up and the games will attract more attention than usual.
Pogba Out of Qualifiers
In recent headlines, star French footballer, Paul Pogba, has made his way out of the qualifiers due to an ‘ankle problem’. French coach, Didier Deschamps stated the issue was introduced in United’s 1-1 draw in Southampton. The unfortunate news has left many fans wondering if the replacement will be as good as Pogba, but only time can reveal whether or not Matteo Guendouzi will compete as strong of a player as Pogba.
Pogba has suffered a series of injuries which have impacted on his most recent games, resulting in the player forfeiting the Euro 2020 matches.
Other players who will be sorely missed include Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappé.
Aymeric Laporte Included in Euro 2020 Qualifiers
Every French footballer fan release a sigh of relief when it became known that Aymeric Laporte will be included in Deschamps qualifying squad. The 25 year old has never been capped by France, which is known to all but only on an international level. This is a massive career move for the player.
The Current Full Squad Footballer Selection
Currently, the team chosen for the Euro 2020 are under close scrutiny and the pressure is on. The French full squad includes goalkeepers Alphonse Areola, Hugo Lloris from Tottenham Hotspur and Mike Maignan.
The defenders for France includes pro footballers Lucas Digne, Leo Dubois, Clement Lengletfrom Barcelona, Lucas Hernandez, Aymeric Laporte from Manchester City, Benjamin Pavard, Raphael Varane from Real Madrid and Kurt Zouma from Chelsea.
The Midfielders, an impressive selection of players, includes Blaise Matuidi, Steven Nzonzi, Paul Pogba from Manchester United was replaced with Matteo Guendouzi from Arsenal, Moussa Sissoko from Tottenham and Corentin Tolisso.
Finally, the chosen forwards for the French team includes Wissam Ben Yedder from Monaco, Kingsley Coman, Nabil Fekir, Olivier Giroud from Chelsea, Antoine Griezmann from Barcelona, Jonathan Ikone and Thomas Lemar from Atletico Madrid.
The Euro 2020 already looks promising for the French team and with the current developments and the team chosen by successful coach Didier Deschamps, France stands a great chance at the Euro 2020 title.