Madrid Press: Spain’s youngsters retain Euro crown

Madrid Press: Spain’s youngsters retain Euro crown


The focus in the press today is on Spain’s 4-2 win over Italy in the European Under-21 Championship, which saw three Real Madrid youngsters become European champions – Daniel Carvajal, Nacho, and Alvaro Morata.

“Champions” and “We win again” shout the two Madrid-based papers As and Marca on their front pages.

From a Real Madrid point of view, As carries post –match quotes from Morata, who finished as top scorer in the tournament. “I’ve spoken to the club president and he wants me to stay next season,” he says. He has been linked with a move away from the club in recent weeks should Los Blancos sign another forward.

Marca says the managerial situation at the Santiago Bernabeu should be cleared up soon, with PSG close to agreeing a deal to hire former Real Madrid and England manager Fabio Capello. Once that is confirmed, the paper says Carlo Ancelotti will be unveiled in Madrid.

Finally, As claims Florentino Perez wants to wrap up Real Madrid’s transfer dealings by the start of pre-season training and will unveil both Isco and Gareth Bale in July.