The European press ignites before the start of the competition, MU is very hot on Jadon Sancho and Xavi is ready to train Barça, here is your press review of June 11, 2021.
The Euro is in everyone’s mind
In France, interest in the Euro is at its peak, but it’s the same everywhere on the continent. Indeed, the start of the competition made the headlines. It’s the case for AD, for example. The Dutch media are asking themselves “who will take the cup?” We can see some favorites highlighted on this cover, France, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands obviously, but also Portugal. Moreover, the Euro is also talked about in the Lusitanian press likeIn Bola who already thinks of “the last step“. For the newspaper, “the dream of reaching Wembley begins today“. Euro 2020 is also causing a reaction in the German media as with the Berliner Morgenpost. Same thing in Spain, as with Marca which gives its full support to La Roja, in great difficulty at the moment because of the positive cases of Covid within the selection …
Agreement between United and Sancho
In England, a man makes a lot of noise is Jadon Sancho! All the dailies only talk about this offer made by Manchester United to Borussia Dortmund for the young striker. According to The Sun, there would be an agreement reached with the player on the salary and on a 5-year contract. On the other hand, as explained The Guardian, Dortmund are asking the Red Devils to go further than this first offer of around £ 67m, or around € 77m. This is also what advances The Independent. According to the British daily, the German club would ask for at least a check for £ 80 million in exchange for the player, or nearly € 93 million! A hell of a sum that could make Sancho one of the biggest transfers of the summer, in any case United would be determined to bring him in just after the Euro.
“I want to train at the highest level“
On the Spain side, Barca continue to make the headlines, but today it is mostly Xavi’s statements. In contract with his team of Al-Sadd until 2023, he nevertheless affirmed that he was in the market and that he was targeting a very big club. “I’m trying to prepare for the day Barça, or another club, will come», He affirmed. “My idea is not Barça B. It would not be a drama to train a training club, but I want to train at the highest level.“