LIVE - Spain vs Sweden: Luis Enrique's new-look team aiming for perfect start in Group E in bid for record fourth Euros trophy against in-form Swedes in Seville
Three-time European Championship winners Spain begin their quest for yet another title this evening when they take on Sweden in Group E. Luis Enrique stirred controversy before the tournament after leaving out every Real Madrid player from his squad - but his new-look team will now be focused on securing the perfect start against a stubborn opponent.
ULTIMATE RIVALS SERIES: Zlatan has shared the stage with some of the 21st century's best players and here are the 11 he's faced most often throughout his glittering career Like a fine wine, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has seemed to get better and better with age. Having starred for the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Inter Milan, and Barcelona, the Swedish striker has played against some of the game's modern greats in his 22-year, 906-game, still ongoing career.
There are two Arsenal players standing in the way of a move for the 21-year-old Swedish forward. Alexander Isak is one of many young players hoping to make a name for themselves at this summer’s European Championship. But no matter how well he performs for Sweden at Euro 2020 it is unlikely Arsenal will be moving for the 21-year-old forward.
Sergio Ramos against Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Virgil van Dijk against Erling Haaland, or perhaps a dribble by Ansu Fati—all those highlights will not take place at the European Championship this summer. Injured, not nominated, or in Haaland's case, failing to qualify, many stars will miss out and experience the tournament the same way as fans.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden return was brief but Janne Andersson has created a culture that can thrive without him
In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Sweden coach Janne Andersson reveals the details behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return to the team and why, following the star striker's knee injury, they are still ready to succeed at Euro 2020 in his absence When Zlatan Ibrahimovic described the omission of Dejan Kulusevski from the Sweden starting line-up to play France in September as “an absolute joke” his return to the international arena looked highly unlikely.
Last Updated Getty Images Here's what you need to know about why the Sweden and AC Milan veteran will not be playing in the European Championships this summer Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to break any and all boundaries in sport at 39 years old, and enjoyed a fruitful scoring season at AC Milan.
When Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his return to the international stage, hopes were raised that Sweden could push on from their promising showing at the 2018 World Cup. The Swedes managed to make it to the quarter-finals of that tournament (losing 2-0 to England) even without their talismanic forward.
AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is delighted they're back in the Champions League. The Swede is proud of his leadership effort in the drive to finish in the top four. He said, “Sometimes I charge people like that. Sometimes you have to be tough, sometimes you have to be light-hearted.
SWEDEN face Armenia in their final warm-up match ahead of the big kick-off at Euro 2020. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic out of the finals with injury, this is a chance for his teammates to stake their claim for a starting berth. Follow all the latest from this friendly clash below…
Europe's international stars will be on show during the tournament but a number of them will be watching from home - and here are the big names omitted from their nation's squads The delayed Euro 2020 will begin next week and each nation’s final squads have been confirmed.
Latest Chelsea news includes comments from Olivier Giroud on his future after having his contract extended amid talk of joining AC Milan in the summer transfer window Olivier Giroud has said that joining AC Milan "is certainly an option" in response to a transfer plea from Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
SWEDEN host Armenia as they continue their friendly schedule ahead of Euro 2020. The Swedes have a tough task getting through their group in the finals with Spain, Slovakia and Poland for company. And that task is all the tougher with Zlatan Ibrahimovic now ruled out. When is Sweden vs Armenia?
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has agreed to stay at Stamford Bridge for a further 12 months, but it may not necessarily mean he definitely stays Chelsea have today confirmed that French international Olivier Giroud is to stay at the club beyond the expiry of his current contract at the end of this month.
It seems hard to believe now, but there was a time in football when Zlatan Ibrahimovic was known, but not quite to his modern-day levels of egocentric grandeur. In the summer of 2004, Ibrahimovic was still viewed as a somewhat bright ‘prospect’; an up-and-comer with massive potential.
The Swede is hopeful that his side can build on their second place finish in Serie A and Champions League qualification in the 2020/21 season Zlatan Ibrahimovic is hoping that AC Milan can follow up their apparent transfer interest in Olivier Giroud by making a move for the Chelsea forward.
A Chelsea star has been told by Zlatan Ibrahimovic what to expect at AC Milan if his anticipated switch crosses the finish line. Chelsea appear to be the club to watch in the summer transfer window for the second year running. Thomas Tuchel’s immediate impact transformed the Blues into European champions.
AC Milan centre-forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he'd welcome Olivier Giroud to the club. Off contract from Chelsea to the end of this month, Giroud is said to have verbally agreed a two-year contract with the Rossonero. For Ibrahimovic, the France international's arrival would be a boost.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has endorsed AC Milan’s push to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud. The France international is set to leave the Champions League winners at the end of this month when his contract expires. AC Milan are among the clubs who have registered their interest in signing the 34-year-old, while Roma and Inter have also been linked with a move.