The ideal eleven of the great absentees of the Euro 2020

All the participants in Euro 2020 have just been confirmed these days, which will be in 2021 finally due to the pandemic but will maintain its nomenclature. And, as we already know the draw since last December that is maintained (as well as the dates and updated calendar), we are now going to see the great absentees from the tournament.

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In this case through an eleven guy in which we wanted to meet the best footballers who will not be able to play this tournament because of the absences of their teams at the appointment. So we are going to see these players and we can also mention before other absent for a hypothetical bench: Elseid Hysaj (Naples), Kristoffer Ajer (Celtic), Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina), Filip Kostic (Eintracht de Frankfurt), Edin Dzeko (AS Roma) y Luka Jovic (Real Madrid).

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Goalkeeper: Jan Oblak (27, Slovenia, Atlético de Madrid)

Used to playing important club games with Atlético de Madrid, the Slovenian goalkeeper is hampered by his country’s level in the national team. Holder in the combined Dragons Since 2016 and after the international retirement of Samir Handanovic, he could not work a miracle. Slovenia finished fourth in their qualifying group behind Poland, Austria and North Macedonia, who will go to Euro 2020.

Right-back: Matt Doherty (28, Ireland, Tottenham)

After several good seasons at Wolverhampton, the right-back is now shining with Tottenham, whom he joined last season. As part of the Irish national team for two years, he managed with his team in third place in the group behind Switzerland and Denmark. In the play-off against Slovakia, the Irish lost 4-2 on penalties after a match that ended 0-0.

Central defender: Kostas Manolas (29, Greece, Naples)

Since the 2014 World Cup and after a lost knockout round against Costa Rica, Greece has disappeared from the European scene with three absences in a row. Napoli center-back and former Roma leader Kostas Manolas is one of the big losers. His team finished third in the standings, far behind Italy and Finland.

Central defender: Stefan Savic (27, Montenegro, Atlético de Madrid)

Present at Euro 2012, Montenegro seems to regress over the years despite some talented players. Stefan Savic is one of the leaders of their national team, which finished last in their group that included England, the Czech Republic, Kosovo and Bulgaria. The Atlético de Madrid player and his teammates scored zero points.

Left back: Aleksandar Kolarov (35, Inter Milan)

Symbol of this new Serbian debacle, captain Aleksandar Kolarov could not guide his team. Since the end of Yugoslavia, Serbia has never qualified for the European Championship and continues to fail despite having a high-quality workforce. At age 35 and nearing the end of his career, Aleksandar Kolarov may have missed his last chance to compete in international competition.

Midfielder: Miralem Pjanic (30, Bosnia, FC Barcelona)

Arrived from Juventus to FC Barcelona this summer, Miralem Pjanic underwent many changes, although not in the national team. Since its only participation in an international competition in 2014 with the World Cup, Bosnia has narrowly failed. After a fourth place in the group stage behind Italy, Finland and Greece, the team lost in the play-offs against Northern Ireland (1-1 / 4-3 on penalties).

Interior: Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (25, Serbia, Lazio)

Lazio star whose game magnifies every weekend, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has more difficulties in the selection. However, he almost became her hero. His Serbia certainly finished third in their group behind Ukraine and Portugal, but in the play-offs, he assumed the role of savior in the semi-finals by knocking Norway off a double (2-1 after extra time), but his team lost. the tie against Scotland (1-1, 5-4 on penalties).

Inside: Martin Ødegaard (21, Norway, Royal Society)

Eliminated precisely by Serbia in the play-offs with Norway (2-1 in extra time), Martin Ødegaard has failed again at this stage. Because yes, it was already there 5 years ago when the Norwegians lost to Hungary (1-0 / 2-1). The attacking midfielder has evolved well and now plays at the highest level for Real Madrid. Still very young, he will have the opportunity to catch up for years to come.

Right winger: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (31, Armenia, AS Roma)

For Henrikh Mkhitaryan, dreams of the Euro are clearly complicated. The Armenian attacking midfielder who is once again important in AS Roma has failed again. Fifth in a group in which Italy and Finland have qualified, Armenia is still looking for its first appearance in a major tournament. At 31, Henrikh Mkhitaryan is watching that train go by and Joaquín Caparrós’ men will have a difficult time.

Extremely qualified: Dušan Tadić (31, Serbia, Ajax Amsterdam)

Another Serb present in this team, Dušan Tadić could not fully assume the guise of leader. In a different role than he does at Ajax Amsterdam, however, he provided the victorious assist in the semi-final play-offs against Norway (2-1 after extra time). Dušan Tadić, who only played in the 2018 World Cup, continues to have a difficult relationship with the Serbian side.

Delantero center: Erling Braut Håland (20, Norway, Borussia Dortmund)

The last and no less important member of this selection, Erling Braut Håland, will not have assumed the role of hero of Norway. Logically third in their qualifying group behind Spain and Sweden, their team lost the boat against Serbia (2-1 after extra time) and will have to see Euro 2020 at home. By the 2022 World Cup, he is expected to be able to lead his team back to a major competition.

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