Renato Sanches has been selected in Portugal Euro 2016 along with world’s best winger Cristiano Ronaldo. Sanches has recently been transferred to Bayern Munich from Benfica. He has selected in the squad after his transfer to Bayern has confirmed and he won the Liga with Benfica. He is just 18 years old. He has transferred for a sum of £27.5m after a great season with Benfica.
Along with Coach Fernando Santos, Real Madrid Striker Ronaldo has also hailed Sanches spot in 24 man squad for euro 2016. But there is no place of Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago Mendes, who is injured due to broken leg and also missed the most of the season.
Portugal Euro 2016 Squad:
Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio (Sporting), Anthony Lopes (Lyon), Eduardo (Dinamo Zagreb)
Defenders: Cedric Soares (Southampton), Vieirinha (Wolfsburg), Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Ricardo Carvalho (Monaco), Jose Fonte (Southampton), Pepe (Real Madrid), Eliseu (Benfica), Raphael Guerreiro (Lorient)
Midfielders: Danilo Pereira (Porto), William Carvalho (Sporting), Adrien Silva (Sporting), Joao Mario (Sporting), Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Andre Gomes (Valencia), Renato Sanches (Benfica)
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Nani (Fenerbahce), Eder (Lille – on loan from Swansea City), Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas), Rafa Silva (Braga)
There are placed in Group F with Austria, Hungary, and Iceland.
- 14 June Portugal vs Iceland (Group F) 21:00 Saint-Étienne
- 18 June Portugal vs Austria (Group F) 21:00 Paris
- 22 June Portugal vs Hungary (Group F) 21:00 Nice
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Which TV Channel will telecast Euro 2016 in Portugal?
RTP, SportTV will provide live coverage of all 51 matches.