What next for Valon Behrami?

Valon Behrami struggled to hold down a regular spot in Quique Sanchez Flores’ starting line-up this season but the Switzerland international has done just about enough to earn a place in their Euro 2016 squad. Behrami has made over 60 appearances for his country and has featured at four major tournaments since bursting onto the international stage in 2005.

Needs game time
However, his lack of form at club level and uncertain future will be of some concern to Swiss fans ahead of the tournament. Flores, who left Watford by mutual agreement at the end of the campaign, has dismissed Behrami in recent weeks and the 31-year-old’s last Premier League appearance came in the 3-1 defeat to West Ham back on April 20th.

Will Shaqiri lead Switzerland to the latter stages?

Unfortunately for Switzerland, they have been paired up with host nation France in Group A of this summer’s European Championship.

However, they will also face Romania and Albania – and both fixtures are certainly winnable. Whilst top spot may be out of reach, there’s no reason why Switzerland cannot qualify for the knockout stages as runners up.

Vladimir Petković requests Gokhen Inler to get into Leicester City

Gokhen Inler was signed by Leicester City for a fee of £3 million back on August of 2015, unfortunately for the 31 year old player; he has never truly managed to secure a starting role spot in the Premier League club.

Ever since Inler joined the Premier League outfit, he has had to spend the majority of the season as an unused substitute. The Swiss player does not play any influential role in the club and this might become a problem for Gokhen Inler if he wants to perform for his national team.

Swiss Coach Gets Presents From Rival Teams

One of the advantages of Switzerland hosting friendly matches is that the coach gets presents from the visitor teams.

That’s what happened on 29th March 2016. Though the friendly match played between Switzerland and Bosnia did not end in favor of the host, the beginning was definitely sweet.

Vladimir Petkovic did a great job by getting Switzerland into the Euro 2016

Former Lazio manager Vladimir Petkovic did a great job by getting Switzerland into the Euro 2016. He has been rewarded for this fine job with a new contract from the Swiss FA.

The extension signed by the manager will see him stay as national team coach until 2017. This will cover most of the qualifying matches for the World Cup 2018. The manager, however, will receive a straightforward extension if he manages to get the national team into the World Cup 2018 as well.

Does Guardiola need a Champions League in Germany?

Ever since Pep Guardiola arrived to Bayern Munich on June of 2013, the Spanish manager has had a fairly impressive time with a number of titles having been secured. Bayern Munich are the undisputed champions of England as the club has successively been winning the Bundesliga and they appear to do it with relative ease in each season.

Pep Guardiola

The FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup and the DFB Pokal Cup are all of the titles that Guardiola since being named as the head coach of German club but there is one piece of silverware that he is missing and it’s the Champions League.

Mark Hughes is not ready to give up on his cautious approach

Even though the festive period of fixtures recently came to an end, Mark Hughes is not ready to give up on his cautious approach when it comes to getting players back from injury.

The Stoke City manager has a number of top players on the sidelines. The addition of Ryan Shawcross to the injury list only added to the pressure that Hughes is feeling. The FA Cup returns with fourth-round action, but reaching the semi-final of the League Cup has already put a lot of pressure on the squad. Stoke have been involved in midweek games consistently over the last few months.

Vladimir Petkovic has warned Roma manager Rudi Garcia

Former Lazio manager Vladimir Petkovic has warned Roma manager Rudi Garcia that it is extremely tough to be successful as a manager of Roman club.

Ukraine through to Euro Finals

Mykhaylo Fomenko is of the view that in spite of bagging an easy victory versus Slovenia in home leg of European Championships qualifying playoffs, Ukraine should not take it easy as the job is not completely done as yet.

After beating Slovenia hands down, the Yellow-Blues have significantly increased their chances of getting into the main competition, but, according to the boss, the return leg is still to be played. So, there is no point start celebrating already.

Dunga has recalled star striker Neymar after his suspension

Brazil managed Dunga has recalled star striker Neymar after his suspension came to an end. The Brazilian superstar missed the last four matches for his national team due to a ban that he picked up during the Copa America 2015.


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