David Villa backing Nolito to be a success at the Euros
Former Spain international David Villa believes that Nolito can be a success in the Euros in France.
He said that the Celta Vigo can have the same influence that he had in the past in the Spanish team and may help the team achieve great things in France.
Indeed, Nolito has been scoring goals for fun in the international friendlies. He scored a double against Bosnia-Herzegovina and South Korea. His good form during the preparation matches has given rise to rumors that he might be in the starting lineup for the first game at the Euros. Spain will be facing the Czech Republic for their first game of the tournament.
David Villa said that he hoped that Nolito continues on the same path as him at the tournament. He stated that he knows the player well when they both were playing for Barcelona and that he hope that he will be a success in the team. Villa said that Nolito came into the team at a period where the team needed goals, and he has done just that during the friendlies. He believes that Celta Vigo striker has the talent to be a success at the Euros and has wished him well.
David Villa believes that Spain is one of the favorites at the tournament. He said that they are the reigning Champions and that they should do everything they can in order to win the tournament. He stated that they did not have to compare themselves to the other teams. For him, it does not matter whether you are the favorites or not as each team will start with the same number of points.
He believes that if each player believes in themselves and gives their best, Spain has a great chance of winning the trophy.