Bradley Barcola: why he can be the revelation of the Euro

Bradley Barcola why he can be the revelation of the

Bradley Barcola is called up for the first time by the Blues for Euro 2024. Focus on the one who could do well in the competition.

At 21, Bradley Barcola is the last one called up by the coach Didier Deschamps in the group of the French team which will participate in the Euro in Germany. However, we know the coach is rather cautious about the idea of ​​integrating new players, especially in the run-up to major competitions. But the Paris Saint-Germain striker, who arrived from Lyon last season, has proven himself and show Deschamps that he could claim a place in the group.

After a more withdrawn first part of the season, Bradley Barcola established himself as a starter in attack for the French champions, proving decisive, both in the championship and in the Champions League. To the point of convincing Didier Deschamps to give him a chance. The question had already been asked during the gathering in March, but it was ultimately for this Euro that Bradley Barcola joined the blue group. And if he does not seem promised a lot of playing time in a sector where competition is tough, he could be one of the revelations of the competition. This is what his teammate recalled Kylian Mbappé at a press conference. “He arrives with the status of the little one who arrives, but I have played a lot of competitions now, and I know that the team which starts is rarely the one which finishes. Be ready Bradley! Who knows?”Bradley Barcola will therefore experiencing his first international competition with this Euro, and he could make sparks.

Express biography

Before appearing at Paris Saint-Germain this season, Bradley Barcola played in the youth teams of Olympique Lyonnais between 2010 and 2021. It was also in Lyon that he signed his first professional contract and made his debut in 2021 and until the summer of 2023. In 47 matches under the Lyon colors, Barcola established himself as a starter, and it was for 45 million euros that PSG snatched him from OL at the very end of the transfer window last summer.