Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Youngsters to look out for at Euro 2012

Once again there will be certain names talked about at this year's European Championships, with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and the other usual suspects likely to be grabbing the headlines.

However there are some lesser known players who be looking to impress on the big stage and really announce their presence on the international stage.

One youngster who is receiving plenty of attention from some of the top clubs from across Europe, including Premier League champions Manchester United, is Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen. Those looking at the Euro 2012 betting online need to remember this.

The highly rated 19-year-old is being touted as one of the next big players to come out of Scandinavia and the youngster, who is currently playing his football with Dutch side Ajax, certainly has a bright future ahead of him.

Eriksen is one of those players who can pick a pass at will and his award for Danish Football Player of the Year in 2011 was well justified.

He will certainly be a player to look out for but Denmark look like they could struggle this summer as they have been drawn with the likes of the Netherlands, Germany and Portugal.

Another youngster who could make headlines at the upcoming European Championships is Borussia Mönchengladbach forward Marco Reus, who has been impressing in the Bundesliga this season.

The 22-year-old is being reportedly tracked by giants Bayern Munich along with Mario Gotze, who is another player to come through the Germany youth system and already has 12 caps to his name despite being just 19.

This duo are part of a German side expected to well once again in this upcoming major tournament and don't be surprised to hear the names of Reus and Gotze in Poland and the Ukraine this year.

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