LE BALLON – Excellent news in the squad for the next two qualifying matches for the European Championship (U-21)

The national under-21 coach, Rui Jorge, has just revealed the squad of 23 players for the matches with Iceland (25th, at 8.15pm, in Portimão) and Greece (March 29, in Tripoli, at 5.00pm ). pm in Portugal). Continental), two qualifying matches for the 2023 European Championship.

The big news is Fábio Carvalho, a 19-year-old attacking midfielder who shone at Fulham, coached by Portuguese Marco Silva, and who has attracted interest from major European clubs. He is now called up for the Under-21s for the first time, having previously represented England’s youth teams. A young man who went through Benfica training, but was in the lands of Your Majesty. In the future (again), you can opt for the main selection of Portugal or England, but this debut in the Portuguese Under-21 call-ups could be a good sign for the national colors.

This will be Portugal’s sixth game in Group D, with the corner team leading alone, counting the five games played by wins.


Goalkeeper: Celton Biai, Gonçalo Tabuaço and Samuel Soares

tusks: Alexandre Penetra, Eduardo Quaresma, João Mário, Nuno Tavares, Tiago Djalo and Tomás Tavares

mediums: Afonso Sousa, André Almeida, Fábio Vieira, Fábio Carvalho, José Carlos, Paulo Bernardo, Tiago Dantas and Vitinha

Advanced: Fábio Silva, Francisco Conceição, Gonçalo Ramos, Gonçalo Borges, Henrique Araújo and Vitor Oliveira

News updated at 1:32 p.m.

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