England and Manchester City’s midfield dynamo has been described by Pep Guardiola as ‘one of the best players he worked with’, very high praise coming from a manager who has worked with some of the world’s best. Winning another league title with City and on the brink of a Champions league title as well, you can’t write of him leading England to their first Euros.
Portugal’s rising star, and an A.Madrid’s highest ever signing from Benfica has so far lived up to his billing, helping Madrid lift their second La Liga title in 8 years. Portugal have been placed in the group of death with France and the Germans, they will be relaying heavily on Felix carrying over his club form.
If Spain are to emulate their success of the 2012 and 2008 Euro tournaments, they will need to hope Liverpool’s midfield maestro is on form. Thiago is the kind of player, if on form, can make his full team tick. With 41 caps to his name, he becomes one of the most capped players in the squad, a player the younger players will look up to.
Being only 22 years old, Mbappe has already shocked the world with his record transfer fee from Monaco to PSG, 4 French League titles and a World Cup win under his belt. Already being tipped to be player of the tournament, he has already lead his country to glory, can he do it again?
Scotland’s Captain and recent Champions league and Premier league winner will need to be at his best to help Scotland qualify from a very tough group. Robbo has lead Scotland to their first major competition since 1998 and helped win Liverpool’s first league title in 30 years, can the miracle man produce again and help Scotland get out the group stage for the first time ever.