10 Young Players Destined to Shine in Euro Cup 2016

5. Renato Sanches (18) – Portugal (Bayern Munich)

A highly rated teenager and quite an expensive lad, costing £30 million to Bayern Munich, has had an impressive debut season with the Portuguese giants SL Benfica. A box-to-box midfielder known for his strength, passing ability and composure on the ball, Renato Sanches will be looking to take a whole lot of burden off Cristiano Ronaldo’s shoulders in the Euro Cup.

6. Mateo Kovacic (22) – Croatia (Real Madrid)

Mateo Kovacic, 22, is considered a versatile midfielder, having played as an attacking midfielder for for Dinamo Zagreb and a deep-lying playmaker for Inter Milan. With his abilities to drop deep to receive the ball and drive forward, and with stars like Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic dictating the midfield, the Croatian has quite a chance to shine in the grand stage of Euro Cup 2016.

7. Anthony Martial (20) – France (Manchester United)

There has not been a lot to talk about in terms of quality and entertainment in Manchester United’s games. Van Gaal’s men failing to impress the fans and the critics, there only seems to be one player who performed far better than what every0ne imagined. Anthony Martial, aged just 20, is one of the only players worth paying to see play in the Manchester United team, the other being goalkeeper David De Gea. Priced at a mind-boggling £38.5 million, the Frenchman has succeeded to live out his price tag. With superb dribbling ability, strength, and calm finishing, the Frenchman is an exciting youngster to watch in the French national team. And now with the surprise exclusion of fellow teammates Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa, Anthony Martial will be a youngster looking to shine in the star-studed French team while competing for the starting position with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud.

8. Leroy Sane (20) – Germany (Schalke 04)

Germany’s abundance of attacking riches is the envy of rest of the continent. Able to play on either wing, behind the striker and as an auxiliary striker, Sane, 20, is considered a very talented and versatile attacking player. Sane possesses incredible pace, dribbling skill and confidence in possession of the ball, making him a devastating prospect in the attacking third. As one of Europe’s hottest prospects, Sane has been linked with serious interest from Arsenal, Liverpool, and various other clubs. This makes him one of the youngsters to watch out for in the Euro Cup this year.

2 thoughts on “10 Young Players Destined to Shine in Euro Cup 2016

  1. Anuj Gautam Post author

    I honestly think Marcus Rashford will have little game time with Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Wayne Rooney already fighting for that spot. However, he is quite a promising lad and we can’t count him out (though we counted him out of this list).

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