Fernando Santos announces Portugal’s Euro 2016 squad

Fernando Santos announces Portugal’s Euro 2016 squad

Portugal’s bid for glory will once more be led by Cristiano Ronaldo, who is joined by teenager Renato Sanches in Fernando Santos’ squad.
Cristiano Ronaldo will once again bid for associate elusive major honour at international level because the Real national capital sensation headlines Portugal’s squad for monetary unit 2016.
Renato Sanches is included when the extremely rated 18-year-old midfielder completed his move from Benfica to Bayern Munich earlier this month.

Fernando Santos announces Portugal's Euro 2016 squad

Fernando Santos announces Portugal’s Euro 2016 squad

Fernando Santos announces Portugal’s Euro 2016 squad

Sanches made his international debut in March’s 1-0 friendly defeat to bulgaria and he starred in a title-winning campaign domestically for Benfica, with the Portuguese champions losing only once within the twenty four games contend by the child.
Ricardo Carvalho, Pepe associated Jose Fonte give Santos’ defence an veteran feel, while Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho and Valencia’s Andre Gomes are vernal midfield choices aboard Sanches in the absence of injured Zenit captain Danny.
There is no place for Atletico Madrid’s Tiago, despite the veteran midfielder returning from a broken leg in his club’s 2-0 Liga over Celta Vigo on the final day of the Liga season last weekend.
Ronaldo is joined in attack by former Manchester United team-mate Nani, as well as Ricardo Quaresma and Eder.
Portugal meet Iceland, Austria and Hungary in cluster F, starting the tournament against the former on June 14.
Squad in full:
Goalkeepers: Eduardo (Dinamo Zagreb), Anthony Lopes (Lyon), Rui Patricio (Sporting CP)
Defenders: Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Ricardo Carvalho (Monaco), Eliseu (Benfica), Jose Fonte (Southampton), Raphael Guerreiro (Lorient), Pepe (Real Madrid), Cedric Soares (Southampton), Vieirinha

Fernando Santos announces Portugal’s Euro 2016 squad

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