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What is the Switzerland squad for the Euro 2021?

The Switzerland national football team, which is controlled by the Swiss Football Association is participating in the Euro 2021 with the final squad of 26 men. They made the first debut in this prestigious competition in 1996 and fifth place has been their highest standing so far. So what will happen in this season of Euro with Switzerland?
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The team’s manager

Coach: Vladimir Petkovic

  • Date of birth: 15 August 1963 (age 58)
  • Height: 1.90m (6 ft 3 in)
  • Nationality: Bosnian-Swiss
  • Position: Former midfielder, manager
  • Club: Switzerland national team

Vladimir Petkovic is currently the manager of the Switzerland national team. He is a former professional player for plenty of clubs within Europe. He started his youth career in Igman Ilidza until the age of 15. He moved to Sarajevo for the next four years. Petkovic made his first professional debut in the early 1980s, and played for many clubs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and mainly in Switzerland, for only one to two seasons each club.

He began as a football manager in 1997 and during 17 years being responsible for coaching football clubs, he has managed five Swiss clubs, one Turkish club, and one Italian club before becoming the manager of the Switzerland national team in 2014. 

As a manager, Petkovic led his clubs to 257 wins out of 498 matches, 106 tied games, and 135 games lost. Petkovic and his students from Malcantone Agno won the Liga- the fourth tier in the Swiss football league system and also led Lazio to win the Coppa Italia in the 2012-13 season.

Vladimir Petkovic

Switzerland 26-men squad for the Euro 2021

1. Goalkeeper: Yann Sommer

  • Date of birth: 17 December 1988 (age 33)
  • Height: 1.83m (6 ft)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Club: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €6.00M

Yann Sommer is a goalkeeper for the Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Switzerland national team. He was with Basel for the longest period of time, from the youth career in 2003 to the professional side in 2014. The club won four consecutive seasons of the Swiss Super League, and one Swiss Cup in 2011-12.

He was loaned to Vaduz and Grasshopper during the time playing for Basel, and in 2014, Sommer signed a five-year contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach. In the first season with this Germain club, they reached the highest finish in the Bundesliga since 1978 (the third place), also made a record of more than 17 consecutive unbeaten league games. Sommer started his national career in 2003 and was in the squad of Switzerland U16, U17, U19, and U21 before participating in the Switzerland national team in 2012 with 61 international caps up to the present. He twice received the Credit Suisse Player of the Year in 2016 and 2018 and is in the Bundesliga Team of the Season in the 2019-20 season.

Yann Sommer

2. Goalkeeper: Yvon Mvogo

  • Date of birth: 6 June 1994 (age 27)
  • Height: 1.90m (6 ft 3 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Club: RB Leipzig, PSV (on loan), Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €4.50M

Yvon Mvogo was born in Cameroon, but he spent his football career in Switzerland. Before playing as a professional goalkeeper for Young Boys in 2011, he used to be a product of this club’s academy. In April 2017, Mvogo signed a four-year contract with RB Leipzig and has played in the Bundesliga with this club since then. 

On 25 August 2020, he was loaned to PSV on a two-year deal. Yvon Mvogo played for U17, U19, and U21 Switzerland squads from 2011 to 2017. In 2018, he officially made a professional debut for the Switzerland national team in a group-stage match against Iceland in the 2018-10 UEFA Nations League. In May 2019, he participated in the final match and his team ended up in fourth place.

Yvon Mvogo

3. Goalkeeper: Jonas Omlin

  • Date of birth: 10 January 1994 (age 27)
  • Height: 1.89m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Club: Montpellier, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €8.00M

Jonas Omlin is a Swiss professional goalkeeper who plays for Montpellier and the Switzerland national team. Omlin started his football career in Kriens in the 1.Liga Promotion, for two seasons and 28 appearances. After that, he moved to Luzern to play in the Swiss Super League from 2014 to 2018, but he was absent in the 2015-16 season because of the loan to Le Mont. 

On 22 June 2018, Omlin was announced to play in Basel for three years. Right in the first season with Basel, they won the Swiss Cup in the 2018-19 season. On 12 August 2020, he was transferred to Montpellier and until now, he has made 22 appearances with this club in Ligue 1. The first debut and only so far for the national team of Jonas Omlin was on 7 October 2020 in a friendly match against Croatia. 

Jonas Omlin

4. Defender: Manuel Akanji

  • Date of birth: 19 July 1995 (age 26)
  • Height: 1.86m (6 ft 1 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Defender
  • Club: Borussia Dortmund, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €30.00M

Manuel Obafemi Akanji is a Swiss professional defender who plays for the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Switzerland national team. He started his football career at the age of nine, in the local club called Wiesendangen for three years. In 2007, he moved to FC Winterthur academy club before becoming a professional for this club in 2014. 

On 15 April 2015, Akanji signed a four-year contract with Basel, and in the first two seasons, they won the Swiss Super League title. He scored five goals in 42 appearances with Basel, and then was transferred to the current club in the winter of 2018. He made the first goal for Borussia Dortmund in the match in the 2018-19 Bundesliga, and the final result of the club was 7-0. They then won the DFL-Supercup in 2019 and the DFB-Pokal in the recent season. 

Akanji has started playing for the Switzerland national team in 2017 with 29 international caps, after being a member of Switzerland’s U20 and U21 squads.

Manuel Akanji

5. Defender: Nico Elvedi

  • Date of birth: 30 September 1996 (age 25)
  • Height: 1.89m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Center back, right back
  • Club: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €28.00M

Nico Elvedi is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a center back or right-back for the Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Switzerland national team. He spent his youth career in FC Greifensee and Zurich from 2005 to 2013 and then became professional with the latter club in the next two seasons.

He was transferred to Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2015 for a fee of €4 million. He was the player who netted the only goal for Borussia Mönchengladbach to win FC Köln in a match in Bundesliga right in the debut match. During his time in this club so far, he has made 10 goals in 195 appearances. 

Elvedi started playing in national squads in 2012, from the U17 to U19 squad before joining the Switzerland national team in 2016. He scored one goal on 18 November 2018, in a match against the Belgium national team in the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League A and the final result was 5-2 for Switzerland. 

Nico Elvedi

6. Defender: Fabian Schar

  • Date of birth: 20 December 1991 (age 30)
  • Height: 1.88m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Center back
  • Club: Newcastle United, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €9.00M

Fabian Lukas Schar is a Swiss professional defender who is playing as a center back for Newcastle United, a club which is playing in the top-flight competition Premier League, and the Switzerland national team which is in the qualification of the Euro 2021. 

At the age of eight, he joined the FC Wil 1900 in his hometown for ten years. In 2009, his senior career began, starting with the club that he spent in his youth career. His first professional debut witnessed a goal from him to surpass Yverdon-Sport in an away match in the 2010 Swiss Challenge League. After four seasons in FC Wil 1900, Schar played for Basel, 1899 Hoffenheim, and Deportivo La Coruna before signing a three-year contract with Newcastle United.

Lukas Schar has scored seven goals for Newcastle United in three seasons of the Premier League within 74 appearances and the Premier League Goal of the Month Award in February 2019. Schar has also played for the national team for almost 10 years since 2013 with a total of eight goals.

Fabian Schar

7. Defender: Eray Cömert

  • Date of birth: 4 February 1998 (age 23)
  • Height: 1.83m (6 ft)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Defender
  • Club: Basel, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €2.00M

Eray Cömert is not an outstanding player in the squad of the Switzerland national team but is still a part of the team as a professional player with 15 years of playing football. Besides the national team, he is also playing for FC Basel, which he joined in 2009 in the youth side and 2016 as a professional.

His first professional debut was a win of Basel in the Swiss Super League in the 2015-16 season. They also won another title in 2018-19, when he just returned from loan clubs (In 2017 and 2018, Cömert also played as a loaned player in Lugano and Sion).

In his national career, Eray Cömert has participated in plenty of international games, being in the squad of U16, U17, U18, U19, and U21 before he officially played for the Switzerland national team in 2019. His first debut for the national team was the substitution for Manuel Akanji in the 65th minute of a qualifying match for Euro 2020 in November 2019.

Eray Cömert

8. Defender: Loris Benito

  • Date of birth: 7 January 1992 (age 29)
  • Height: 1.84m (6 ft)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Full-back
  • Club: Bordeaux, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €3.00M

Loris Benito is a Swiss professional defender who plays for the Ligue 1 club Bordeaux and the Switzerland national football team. He started his football career by joining a local club FC Aarau in 2000, at the age of eight. In 2009, he played in this club as a professional player. 

During 47 appearances with the Aarau, Benito scored two goals in four seasons. From 2012 to 2019, he played for five clubs within Switzerland and Portugal, including FC Zurich, Benfica, Benfica B, Young Boys, and Bordeaux which he is still playing as a full-back now.  

He started playing for national squads in 2010, scored one goal for the Switzerland U19. After that, he joined Switzerland U20 from 2011 to 2012, and Switzerland U21 in 2014. He has made five international caps and netted one goal in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualification against Gibraltar.

Loris Benito

9. Defender: Ricardo Rodriguez

  • Date of birth: 23 August 1992 (age 29)
  • Height: 1.80m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Left-back
  • Club: Torino, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €2.00M

Rodriguez is a Swiss footballer whose father is Spanish and mother is Chilean. He spent his senior career in different countries in Europe, including Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy. His first team in his youth career was FC Schwamendingen and then he became a product of Zurich academy. After spending eight years in the youth side of Zurich, Rodiguez made his first professional debut for this club on 21 March 2010 in the 25th round of the Swiss Super League.

After that, he played for VfL Wolfburg in six seasons, winning the DFB-Poka and DFL-Supercup in the 2014-15 season. In 2017, he was transferred to A.C. Milan for a fee of €15.00M and a €2.00M bonus. His first four goals were the only ones he made in the first season with Milan in Serie A.

On 19 August 2020, Rodriguez signed a four-year deal with Torino and has made 18 appearances so far. In his national career, he was in the U-17 squad which won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2009 and also played for U18, U19, and U23 Switzerland before playing for Switzerland national team in 2011 with 80 international caps and nine goals.

Ricardo Rodriguez

10. Defender: Kevin Mbabu

  • Date of birth: 19 April 1995 (age 26)
  • Height: 1.84m (6 ft)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Defender
  • Club: VfL Wolfsburg, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €12.00M

Kevin Mbabu is a Swiss professional defender who is currently playing for the Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg and the Switzerland national team. He started playing football in the youth side of the Servette club and was promoted for the first team at the beginning of the 2012-13 season. His only appearance in the club was to substitute for a player in a Swiss Super League match against Lausanne-Sport.

Mbabu played for Newcastle United from 2013 to 2017, but only joined three matches because, in 2015, he played as a loaned player for Rangers, and in the next season, he was loaned to Young Boys, in which he became professional from 2017-2019.

On 25 April 2019, defender Mbabu signed a four-year contract with VfL Wolfburg. He has scored three goals for this club in the 2019-20 Bundesliga. Kevin Mbabu was once awarded the Axpo Swiss League Player of the Year in 2018. 

Kevin Mbabu

11. Defender: Jordan Lotomba

  • Date of birth: 29 September 1998 (age 23)
  • Height: 1.77m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Right-back
  • Club: Nice, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €6.00M

Jordan Lotomba is a young footballer who was born in Tverdon-les-Brains, Switzerland. He is playing as a defender (right-back) for the Ligue 1 club Nice and the Switzerland national team. He joined Champagne Sports when he was just a little boy, and left this youth club at the age of 10. After that, Lotomba played for a local club Yverdon-Sport before moving to Lausanne-SPort, where he was trained in the club academy and then became a professional in 2016.

His first professional debut was the match against Grasshopper Club Zurich in the 2016 Swiss Super League. His career seemed to be most successful when being in Young Boys. With three seasons in this club, they all won the Swiss Super Cup title consecutively. Lotomba, therefore, became one of the key members of the squad although he didn’t make any goal. However, on 3 August 2020, it was announced that Lotomba was transferred to Nice for a fee of €5 million. He has also participated in the Switzerland national team to join the UEFA Euro 2020.

Jordan Lotomba

12. Defender: Silvan Widmer

  • Date of birth: 5 March 1993 (age 28)
  • Height: 1.82m (6 ft)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Right-back
  • Club: Basel, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €4.00M

This player with the number 5.shirt of Basel is also playing for the Switzerland national team. He made the first step in football in 2001, joining the SV Würenlos and then FC Baden. In 2008, he started his career in the Aarau reserve team and three years later, he made his first two scores in the Swiss Challenge League, leading a draw against FC St.Gallen.

In 2013, Widmer signed a contract to play in Udinese, in which he netted five goals within 131 appearances. On 12 July 2018, this defender was transferred to Basel for a fee of €5.5 million and they won the Swiss Cup in the first season having Widmer. He started his national career in 2011 by participating in U19, then the U21 squad before officially playing for the Switzerland national team in 2014. Until now, he has just scored one goal in a match against Germany in the recent season of UEFA Nations League A on 6 September 2020.

Silvan Widmer

13. Defender: Becir Omeragic

  • Date of birth: 20 January 2002 (age 19)
  • Height: 1.87m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Defender
  • Club: FC Zürich, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €5.00M

One of the youngest players in the FC Zürich and the Switzerland national team, Becir Omergic is a potential footballer for the Switzerland squad in the Euro 2020. He started playing football in Étoile Carouge FC and then Servette FC for a short period of time. He made his first professional debut for FC Zürich in a match against FC Basel on 4 May 2019. Omeragic was substituted for Alain Nef in the 80th minute. 

He joined the youth side of the national squad from the U15 to U17 squad in the period of 2016 to 2018. His first appearance for the Switzerland national team was on 7 October 2020 in a friendly match against Croatia.

Becir Omeragic

14. Midfielder: Denis Zakaria

  • Date of birth: 20 November 1996 (age 25)
  • Height: 1.94m (6 ft 4 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Defensive midfielder
  • Club: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €30.00M

Denis Zakaria is a Swiss professional footballer who is playing for the Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Switzerland national team as a defensive midfielder. He started his youth career at the age of eight in Servette, then becoming a professional player by signing a four-year contract with this club in 2014.

He scored two goals in only six appearances within a season of the Swiss Challenge League. When playing for Young Boys in the next two seasons, he made another two goals for the club in the Swiss Super League. He spent most of his senior time with Borussia Mönchengladbach in four seasons of Bundesliga so far, with a total of nine goals. In his national career, Zakaria has made 31 international caps with three goals, including one in the UEFA Nations League A in 2018 and two in UEFA Euro 2020 qualification against Georgia and Gibraltar.

Denis Zakaria

15. Midfielder: Granit Xhaka

  • Date of birth: 27 September 1992 (age 29)
  • Height: 1.94m (6 ft 4 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Club: Arsenal, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €22.00M

Besides playing for the national team, midfielder Granit Xhaka is also playing in the same position for Arsenal. He was born in Basel and joined the youth club in his region, FC Basel. During his short senior time in this club, they won two consecutive Swiss Super League titles (2010-11, 2011-12) and a Swiss Cup in 2011-12.

He was judged as a gifted player with technical skill, so in the first year with Borussia Mönchengladbah, he was the captain of the club at the age of 22. He also scored six goals in 108 appearances with this club in the Bundesliga. Xhaka has started playing for the Premier League club Arsenal since 2016, and the club won two FA Cups and two FA Community Shields during his time. He also successfully brought 12 goals to the national team since 2011, receiving the Credit Suisse Youth Player of the Year in 2012 and Credit Suisse Player of the Year in 2017.

Granit Xhaka

16. Midfielder: Remo Freuler

  • Date of birth: 15 April 1992 (age 29)
  • Height: 1.81m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Club: Atalanta, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €25.00M

Freuler is currently the midfielder for Serie A club Atalanta and the Switzerland national team. He spent his youth career in Hinwi, Winterthur, and Grasshopper. He then signed the professional contracts with the two latter clubs and played for them until 2014. He made a total of three scores for Grasshopper and nine goals for Winterthur.

He was transferred to Luzern in early 2014, where he netted nine goals within 63 appearances with this club in the Swiss Super League. Freuler has played for Atalanta for six seasons and brought them 19 goals in the Serie A competition. He was included in the U19 and U21 squad of his country football team and was called for the senior squad in 2017. He scored one goal in the match against Denmark in the Euro 2020 and two goals in the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League A.

Remo Freuler

17. Midfielder: Djibril Sow

  • Date of birth: 6 February 1997 (age 29)
  • Height: 1.81m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Club: Atalanta, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €15.00M

Djibril Sow is playing as a midfielder for Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt and the Switzerland national team. He was trained in three clubs in his youth career until 2015 when he made his first professional debut for Zürich II. The next two seasons, he went to Germany and played for Borussia Mönchengladbach, in which he made seven goals in the Bundesliga.

In 2017, Sow returned to Switzerland and played for Young Boys in a four-year deal. The club won the first Swiss Super League title in 32 years. On 27 June 2019, he was transferred to the current club Eintracht Frankfurt for a contract until 2024.

Sow also played for national squads from U16, U17, U19, U20, and U21 before being promoted to the senior men’s national squad in 2018. 

Djibril Sow

18. Midfielder: Edimilson Fernandes

  • Date of birth: 15 April 1996 (age 25)
  • Height: 1.90m (6 ft 3 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Club: Mainz 05, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €5.00M

Fernandes is a Swiss professional footballer with an impressive height of 6 ft 3 in. He is currently an attacking midfielder for Bundesliga club Mainz 05. He was a product of Sion Academy from 2007 to 2013, then he made the first professional debut for this club in a Swiss Super League match on 1 June 2013. During 48 appearances with Sion, Fernades scored a total of six goals.

He also had two seasons playing for Premier League club West Ham United, and one season as a loaned player for Serie A club Fiorentina. In 2019, Fernades started playing for Mainz 05 in the 2019-20 Bundesliga. In the recent Euro 2020 qualification, he has scored one goal in a match against the Republic of Ireland on 15 October 2019.

Edimilson Fernandes

19. Midfielder: Christian Fassnacht 

  • Date of birth: 11 November 1993 (age 28)
  • Height: 1.85m (6 ft 1 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Winger
  • Club: Young Boys, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €3.00M

Christian Fassnacht has played as a midfielder for Young Boys since 2017, after being part of Tuggen in 2014, Winterthur in 2015-2016, and Thun in 2016-2017. He scored numerous goals during his club time. In 286 appearances within four clubs from 2014 to the present, Fassnacht netted 79 goals, most for the Swiss Super League.

He also started his national career by participating in the Switzerland national team in 2018. His first professional debut was a match against Belgium, but they eventually lost by 1-2.  He then kept scoring in the Euro 2020 qualification against Gibraltar and in a friendly against Liechtenstein.

Christian Fassnacht 

20. Midfielder: Steven Zuber 

  • Date of birth: 17 August 1991 (age 30)
  • Height: 1.82m (6 ft 0 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Right winger
  • Club: Eintracht Frankfurt, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €2.50M

This Swiss right winder is playing for the Germain club Eintracht Frankfurt and the senior national men’s squad. He used to play for numerous clubs before signing the official contract with Eintracht Frankfurt, most of them were Germain clubs. Zuber was trained in five youth clubs from 1997 to 2008, and he started his senior career on 12 July 2008 in Grasshopper in the Intertoto Cup.

During his club career, Zuber has made 49 goals in 337 times appearing in the Swiss Super League, Russian Premier League, and Bundesliga. He has started playing for the national team in 2017 with 36 international caps and a total of eight goals. Recently, he has scored one for each of the Euro 2020 qualifications and 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifications.

Steven Zuber 

21. Midfielder: Xherdan Shaqiri

  • Date of birth: 10 October 1991 (age 30)
  • Height: 1.69m (5 ft 7 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Winger
  • Club: Liverpool, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €12.00M

Despite a humble height, Xherdan Shaqiri has proved his gifted talent for football by plenty of achievements, both individual and for his clubs. He used to play for many giant clubs too, such as Bayern Munich (2012-2015), Inter Milan (2015), Stoke City (2015-2018) before joining Liverpool on 13 July 2018.

He proudly received the Swiss Golden Player Award “SFAP Golden Player” and “Best Young Player” in 2012, the UEFA European Championship Goal of the Tournament in 2016, and with the Switzerland national team being awarded the UEFA Nations League Finals Team of the Tournament in 2019. Shaquiri is promising to be a formidable player for the Switzerland national team this season of Euros.

Xherdan Shaqiri

22. Forward: Breel Embolo

  • Date of birth: 14 February 1997 (age 24)
  • Height: 1.84m (6 ft 0 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Forward
  • Club: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €16.00M

Breel Embolo started playing football in the youth sides of Nordstern, Old Boys, and Basel. He made his first professional debut for Basel in March 2014 for three seasons. He scored a total of 21 goals and won all three Swiss Super League. He was then transferred to Schalke for a fee of €20 million.

During his club career, he made 57 goals in 227 appearances in the Swiss Super League and Bundesliga. Regarding his national career, he participated in 42 international matches and netted five goals in the qualifications of the two prestigious competitions, the Euro and World Cup. Embola was awarded the FC Basel Young Player of the Year in 2013 and Swiss Footballer of the Year in 2015.

Breel Embolo

23. Forward: Haris Seferovic

  • Date of birth: 12 February 1992 (age 29)
  • Height: 1.89m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Striker
  • Club: Benfica, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €14.00M

Before playing for the current Portuguese cub Benfica as a striker, Seferovic was part of many clubs in Europe, including Italian, Swiss, and Spanish. However, this number 14. shirt player seems to belong to Benfica as he has shined brightest during his time in this club.

He has scored in half of his appearances in the Primeira Liga with Benfica in four consecutive seasons, which led him to the Primeira Liga Top scorer award in the 2018-19 season. His national career is not inferior with 21 goals in 74 international caps since 2013. Seferovic will be a strong player for the Switzerland national team this season of Euro.   

Haris Seferovic

24. Forward: Admir Mehmedi

  • Date of birth: 16 March 1991 (age 30)
  • Height: 1.83m (6 ft 0 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Second striker/ Center forward
  • Club: VfL Wolfsburg, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €4.00M

Admir Mehmedi is a Swiss professional forward for the Bundesliga VfL Wolfsburg and the Switzerland national team. He was trained by Bellinzona academy club as the first football club he participated in his career, at the age of eight. After that, in his youth and senior careers, Mehmedi was a member of numerous professional clubs within Europe.

He has made a total of 76 goals in 380 appearances in his club career. Mehmedi started playing for the national squads at almost all levels before officially joining the Switzerland national team in 2011. Until now, he has made 74 international caps and scored 10 goals for the team.

Admir Mehmedi

25. Forward: Mario Gavranovic

  • Date of birth: 24 November 1989 (age 32)
  • Height: 1.75m (5 ft 9 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Forward
  • Club: Dinamo Zagreb, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €2.50M

Mario Gavranovic is currently playing for Dinamo Zagreb club and the Switzerland national team in the Euro 2020. He started playing football in 1996 but made his first professional debut ten years later in Lugano. After that in his senior career, he joined different clubs in and outside Switzerland as an official or loaned player.

He moved to Croatia and played for Rijeka in two seasons from 2016 to 2018, then received the Croatian Cup Top scorer award in the 2016-17 season. In January 2018, he signed a three-year contract with the Croatian club Dinamo Zagreb in a player exchange deal and has scored 38 goals in 85 games with this club.

Mario Gavranovic

26. Forward: Ruben Vargas 

  • Date of birth: 5 August 1998 (age 23)
  • Height: 1.74m (5 ft 9 in)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Position: Winger
  • Club: FC Augsburg, Switzerland national team
  • Market value: €13.00M

This young player is playing as a winger for the Bundesliga club FC Augsburg and the Switzerland national team. He spent his youth career in three Swiss clubs, including FC Adligenswil, Luzern, and Kriens. He had the first professional game for Luzern in a match against FC Zurich on 27 August 2017. Two years later, Vargas was announced to play for Augsburg for a five-year contract. 

He also participated in the Switzerland U21 squad in 2018 and made two goals in five games. The next year, Vargas was called for the senior men’s national team and has scored two goals, one in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualification against Gibraltar and one in a friendly against Finland. 

Above is the information from all 26 players in the squad of Switzerland this season of Euro and their coach. We hope you found it helpful for you to partially judge the team’s winning ability. Despite the postponement of the Euro 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems that all the players are getting ready for the upcoming final which will be held in July.

Ruben Vargas 

References

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Harry Siuu
Written by: Harry Siuu
a specialized football specialist with over ten years' experience as a football journalist who works for Betimate.com.

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Apparently, the Gunners are looking to bring Raphael back to the Premier League, according to the most recent Leeds United transfer rumors.
Premier League
Overall table PTS GP W D L GF GA +/-
1 Arsenal 50 19 16 2 1 45 16 29
2 Man City 45 20 14 3 3 53 20 33
3 Newcastle 39 20 10 9 1 33 11 22
4 Man Utd 39 20 12 3 5 32 25 7
5 Tottenham 36 21 11 3 7 40 31 9
6 Brighton 31 19 9 4 6 37 27 10
7 Fulham 31 21 9 4 8 32 30 2
8 Brentford 30 20 7 9 4 32 28 4
9 Liverpool 29 19 8 5 6 34 25 9
10 Chelsea 29 20 8 5 7 22 21 1
11 Aston Villa 28 20 8 4 8 23 27 -4
12 Crystal Palace 24 20 6 6 8 18 27 -9
13 Nottm Forest 21 20 5 6 9 16 35 -19
14 Leicester 18 20 5 3 12 28 35 -7
15 Leeds 18 19 4 6 9 26 33 -7
16 West Ham 18 20 5 3 12 17 25 -8
17 Wolverhampton 17 20 4 5 11 12 30 -18
18 Bournemouth 17 20 4 5 11 19 42 -23
19 Everton 15 20 3 6 11 15 28 -13
20 Southampton 15 20 4 3 13 17 35 -18