EURO 2020

5 Top Stars Who Will Not Feature in the Euro 2020 Championship

Arjun Singh Devgan
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A number of countries have announced their 26-man squads for the upcoming 2020 European Championships and as expected most of the top players in the world feature in it. However, there are a few stars who miss out either due to injury or not being called up by their managers.

Here, we take a look at five top players who will not feature in the tournament.

1. Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Germany)

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Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been a top, top goalkeeper and one of the world's best for a number of years now, but has found his chances limited for Germany due to the presence of Manuel Neuer.

The 29-year-old who has made only 25 appearances for his country despite making his debut in 2012, will miss the upcoming tournament due to a knee injury - with the goalkeeper revealing that he will undergo a surgery on it in the summer.

2. Marco Reus (Germany)

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Another German and a talent who has been unlucky at international level, Marco Reus ruled himself out of the tournament as he wanted to recover from a "very intense" season.

The 31-year-old who is one of the best in his position has made only 44 appearances for his country, with injuries limiting his chances - most notably when he missed their 2014 World Cup triumph after picking up a knock on his ankle.

3. Tanguy Ndombele (France)

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An omission that baffled many fans has been that of France manager, Didier Deschamps deciding not to call-up Tanguy Ndombele for the upcoming tournament.

The 24-year-old has shown glimpses of his talent for Tottenham Hotspur this season, and he has not been helped by either the tactics and decisions of both Jose Mourinho and Ryan Mason.

4. Theo Hernandez (France)

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Another decision made by Didier Deschamps that has not gone down well is the omission of Theo Hernandez from the France squad, which is surprising considering that he was key to AC Milan's rise in the first half of the season.

The 23-year-old has been excellent in attack from the left-flank scoring eight goals, which is a high number for a defender.

5. Dayot Upamecano (France)

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Dayot Upamecano has established himself as one of the best young defenders in the world and has been so impressive that Bayern Munich snapped him up from RB Leipzig earlier in the season for a fee of €42.5million.

The centre-back is only 22-years-old and there is no doubt that he will become a fixture of France's defence in the near future.

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