Euro 2020 news LIVE: Latest as the tournament starts TODAY, with England finalising preparations

ly and

The big day has arrived! Euro 2020 finally gets underway today, with Turkey vs Italy kicking off the long-awaited tournament.   

And it won’t be long until England are in action, as they get underway in a mouth-watering encounter against World Cup semi-final opponents Croatia on Sunday. 

Beforehand, Wales will be the first Brits in action as they take on Switzerland on Saturday, while Scotland play the Czech Republic on Monday. 

Gareth Southgate received a major boost on Thursday, with No 1 centre-back Harry Maguire returning to full  raining, but the news isn’t just with England – it’s coming in thick and fast with all 24 teams gearing up towards their opening fixtures.   

Follow Sportsmail’s SPENCER MORGAN for live updates as we take you through the latest news in the build-up to the European Championship.