Five strikers to watch out for at Euro 2016 next summer
In light of all the talk surrounding Jose Mourinho’s recent departure from Chelsea and the subsequent managerial merry-go-round that could impact the Premier League rather dramatically in the near future, Euro 2016 isn’t exactly high on the agenda right in the here and now.
The title race remains ever captivating among the English top-flight, the January transfer window could serve to steal all relevant attention throughout the rest of the season – and since the recent Champions League draw was completed for the knock-out stages of the club competition – people aren’t quite fixated on the international scene when all is said and done.
However, as this Euro 2016 preview aims to predict the comings and goings of the tournament once proceedings finally get underway next summer, here are FIVE emerging strikers who could easily shine for their nation in France come the end of the current domestic campaign…
Since finally establishing himself among the Spanish La Liga with Celta de Vigo this season, Nolito has been a name spoken of with a great deal of promise behind it in 2015/16.
The striker himself may have so far failed to set the world alight at 29-years-old – but as a reported move back to the Nou Camp could well be on the cards this January – maybe Spain could resurrect their fortunes with Nolito on board next summer.
Although the Belgian national side already have the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Christian Benteke and potentially even Divock Origi to rely upon up-top next summer, Michy Batshuayi nonetheless represents another exciting attacking talent for Marc Wilmots to consider.
The current Marseille man is a young exciting prospect who has drawn some reported interest from the likes of Tottenham and Arsenal so far this season.
The current Ajax striker may only come in at a raw 21-years-of-age, but that doesn’t mean Arkadiusz Milik can’t provide Robert Lewandowski with the perfect complimentary fire-power for Poland at Euro 2016.
Relevant betting tips place the up and coming front-man as one to shine in France with all things duly taken into account, probably on the back of his pure efficiency in front of goal and powerful left foot alone.
Whilst the majority of Louis van Gaal’s front-men have utterly failed in front of goal this season, Anthony Martial has at least shown some signs of promise for the Old Trafford faithful to behold in 2015/16.
The 20-year-old striker seems to possess a fair level of technical ability as well as a keen eye for goal. With Karim Benzema also supposedly set to miss out on the tournament next summer, Martial could in-fact take on a rather sizable role for France at in our Euro 2020 predictions and betting tips.
After shining down at White Hart Lane for the majority of the 2014/15 campaign, Harry Kane may very well provide England with a glimmer of hope at next summer’s all-important competition.
The Tottenham centre-forward has continued to impress this term after enduring a somewhat difficult start, and looks more than likely to be the one leading Roy Hodgson’s line of attack when the time eventually comes.
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