Arsène Wenger gave his prediction for the Euro which will take place from June 11 to July 11. If the France team is the big favorite for the title, the former Arsenal coach is wary of several very dangerous opponents.
The Blues of Didier Deschamps will face Bulgaria this Tuesday at the Stade de France (9:10 p.m.) for their last preparation match before the Euro. Reigning world champion and finalist of the previous continental tournament, France is often presented as the big favorite this year. Agree with this statement, Arsène Wenger believes in the partners of Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema.
“We know that we have the potential, we know that we are super favorites and that there are very few teams that have the same potential as the France team. We are already world champions so we know that we can win, said the former legendary Arsenal coach at RMC Sport’s microphone. This makes us a super favorite for the Euro. But at the same time, there are some opponents that should not be overlooked. Particularly in the center of Europe such as Belgium, England, the Netherlands perhaps. “
Wenger: “Italy can always create a surprise”
Present in the group of death, the Blues will have three complicated games to manage for their start of the tournament. After Germany on June 15 in Munich, France will challenge Hungary and Portugal in Budapest (June 19 and 23). If the world champions can reach the round of 16, it will still face sacred customers afterwards. One of them, Italy has a good card to play during the Euro according to Arsène Wenger.
“I think the southern European countries are a little less armed with Greece (sic, the 2004 European champion is not qualified), Spain and Italy. But Italy can always create a surprise in a big competition, the head of FIFA World Football Development still felt. Northern European countries like Finland, Denmark or Sweden, I don’t think (whether they are favorites The countries of the East, a little further to the East of Europe like Slovakia, Macedonia and the Czech Republic I don’t think so either. This will be played out in the heart of Europe. ” Les Bleus on their way to a superb World Cup-Euro double? Answer on July 11.
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