The call also includes players who have formed the core of the Danish national team in recent years, such as Schmeichel, Kjaer, or Hojbjerg.
Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen leads Denmark’s 26-man call-up for Euro 2020, presented on Monday, which also includes Daniel Wass (Valencia) and Martin Braithwaite (Barcelona).
The list features players who have formed the core of the Danish national team in recent years, such as goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, central Simon Kjr, midfielders Pierre Emile Hjbjerg and Christian Eriksen, and attackers Yussuf Poulsen (Leipzig) and Martin Braithwaite (Barcelona).
The main surprises are the central Mathias Zanka Jrgensen (Copenhagen) and the midfielder Anders Christiansen (Malmo), chosen before Jens Jansson (Cadiz), who had been a regular in the calls since Casper Hjulmand took office less than a year ago.
Denmark, which is part of Group B, will debut against Finland on 12 June, then face Belgium and close the first phase against Russia (day 21), all three matches at Parken National Stadium. Copenhagen is one of the euro headquarters.
The list consists of the following players:
Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester), Frederik Rnnow (Schalke 04), Jonas Lussl (Midtjylland).
Defenses: Daniel Wass (Valencia), Joakim Mhle (Atalanta), Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese), Nicolai Boilesen (Copenhagen), Simon Kjr (Milan), Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), Jannik Vestergaard (Southampton), Joachim Andersen (Fulham), Mathias Zanka Jrgensen (Copenhagen).
Midfielders: Pierre Emile Hojbjerg (Tottenham), Christian Eriksen (Inter), Thomas Delaney (Dortmund), Mathias Jensen (Brentford), Christian Nrgaard (Brentford), Anders Christiansen (Malmo).
Forwards: Yussuf Poulsen (Leipzig), Kasper Dolberg (Nice), Jonas Wind (Copenhagen), Martin Braithwaite (Barcelona), Andreas Skov Olsen (Bologna), Mikkel Damsgaard (Sampdoria), Robert Skov (Hoffenheim), Andreas Cornelius (Parma). EFE