Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker have forecasted that France will win Euro 2020.
The French hope to add a continental triumph to their World Cup success.
Karim Benzema has also returned from a five-year exile to add more force to the already deadly attack.
“France to win it. They have talent across the field,
Ferdinand added: “France has the greatest depth and the greatest talent, that’s why they are my favorites.”
Lineker, however, believes that defending champions Portugal could still retain their crown, but still back Les Bleus.
“It is difficult to look beyond France: they lost finalists five years ago, they won the World Cup three years ago and now they also have Karim Benzema.
“They will be improved and they also have brilliant young players. They have to be favorites.
“Portugal is not exactly an outsider because they won it four years ago, but they have a very good team and they will have a chance,” he said.