The preparation of England in the final of the Nations League is quite complicated. Coach Gareth Southgate misses almost half of his selection because of European commitments.
The final of both the Europa League if the Champions League final is between two English clubs. “For our young players, it’s great that they have such races can play which have a lot at stake. We will in the future take advantage of,” says Southgate. “But for now it is a bit complicated.”
Ross Barkley plays Wednesday with Chelsea in Baku the final of the Europa League against Arsenal. Three days later, a whopping nine players from the selection of Southgate and opposite to each other in Madrid, at the final of the Champions League between Liverpool (the three internationals) and Tottenham Hotspur (six).
“We must deal with them, that is for the players a lesson. We stand as a team for a big challenge,” said Southgate, who are ten finalists on Monday next week expected to depart for Portugal. England play on Thursday, June 6, in Guimarães the semi-final of the Nations League against Orange. A day earlier takes on Portugal in Porto, on, against Switzerland. The final is on June 9 played at the Estadio do Dragao from FC Porto.
The Red Devils seized after a 5-2 loss to mid-november in Switzerland in addition to the final.