Portugal called Matheus Nunes for an emergency


The Catalan Robert Martinezselector Portugalcalled this Monday at Matheus Nunesmidfielder City of Manchesterto replace Otáviowho will miss Euro 2024 in Germany due to injury.

Otávio He was injured in his last game with his club, the Al-Nasr saudi arabia Cristiano Ronaldoand, after medical examinations carried out by the Federation, it proved impossible for him to recover in time for the Euros.

Nunes25 years old, has just finished his first season under the orders of Pep Guardiola within city. Before he played on wolvesalso from the English Premier, and at Sports of Portugalwhom he championed and where he did part of his training.

Like Otávio, Nunes He was born in Brazil, but represented the Portuguese national team, where he played 12 games and scored two goals. He was also part of the squad for the previous Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Portugal will begin its preparations for the Euro Cup on Tuesday with a friendly match Finland at José Alvalade Stadium. On the 8th he will face the Croatia of Luka Modric in the National Stadium of Oeiras and on the 11th they will also do the match Ireland in Aveiro.

In Germany, Portugal is in Group F, along with Turkey, Czech Republic and Georgia.

Source: La Verdad


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