England have been backed to problem the likes of France and Italy to win Euro 2020 by Scotland boss Steve Clarke.
Clarke and Scotland might be determined to get one over the Auld Enemy of their Group D conflict at Wembley subsequent Friday, LIVE on talkSPORT.
Nonetheless, in an interview with talkSPORT, Clarke praised the Three Lions as he labelled them one of many strongest groups within the match.
However England aren’t the standout workforce to carry the Henri Delaunay Trophy, believes Clarke.
“It’s a tricky match to name,” Clarke mentioned. “There are a variety of good groups in it.
“I believe the French as World Cup winners would be the favourites and rightly so. I can’t see too far previous the French.
“The Italians are good, lately they’ve been actually good. And clearly England are a powerful workforce as properly. England have as a lot of an opportunity as anybody else.”
Clarke has made his mark in command of Scotland as he guided the nation to their first main match for the reason that 1998 World Cup.
He’s greater than earned his stripes having labored as an assistant on the likes of Liverpool and West Ham and was additionally Jose Mourinho’s no.2 within the Portuguese’s first spell in command of Chelsea.
Mourinho mentioned Clarke has a superb footballing thoughts and the 57-year-old responded by claiming the Particular One is the perfect supervisor he’s ever labored alongside.
“When a coach of Jose’s high quality says one thing like that about you then you need to be proud,” Clarke added.
“We had nice occasions collectively at Chelsea. He’s a high coach, most likely the perfect coaches I’ve labored with in my profession so to get that sort of praise from Jose could be very pleasing.”