Cabaye has fewer defensive duties with France than at Newcastle because there are more midfielders around him, which allows him to be more of a playmaker. If he has a good tournament they will go far.
He has a fantastic international record, has had a great season with Schalke and is part of the deadliest front four at the Euros, with Van Persie, Robben and Sneijder. I’m expecting a big tournament from him.
If, as they say, Denmark are far stronger than two years ago, then the Ajax youngster will be at the fore. I love watching No10s and Eriksen is a highly promising, technically brilliant example of the genre.
The Republic of Ireland won’t do a great deal but I’m keen to see how the Sunderland winger gets on. Like Gareth Bale, he is powerful, fearless and doesn’t take any prisoners. Could be their secret weapon.
Ukraine may have Andriy Shevchenko but the joint hosts’ hopes of progress rest heavily on Yarmolenko. All of Europe’s big clubs have watched the dynamic wide man, who has received rave reviews.
Rarely can you say Poland have a striker among the world’s best dozen or so, but Borussia Dortmund’s Lewandowski is that man. Tall but not a target man, he is so quick and takes up brilliant positions.