The Red Devil of England, Manchester United would face one of the best team in Spanish League in the Europa League final today in Poland. It's currently one of the most anticipating finals apart from the Uefa Champions League final which is scheduled to hold May, 29th 2021 in Porto.
The Referee to officiate this match has already been decided, and the Referee would be hoping to have a great day in the Europa League final. The Referee to officiate the Europa League final today is Clement Turpin who is considered as one of the best Referees there is in the world. He is known to be a no nonsense referee which is really needed for a match of this magnitude.
Although, this Referee has officiated Manchester United on two seperate occasions which is the Uefa Champions League Round 16 where the game ended 0-0 against Sevilla and also in the Quarter final where Manchester United beat Copenhagen 1-0 after extra time.
Here are 5 things you need to know about this reputable Referee;
1. He's 39 Years Old
Clement Turpin was born on 16th, May 1982 in Oullins, Rhone in France.
2. He's a French Referee
Clement Turpin is a Referee who officiate in the French League. He has officiated a lots of matches in the French League, and majorly considered as one of the best the league has currently. He was named the best French Referee by French Football Association in 2016.
3. Clement Turpin has been listed by FIFA since 2010 and he has officiated in the 2014 and 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, and also he has been an Elite Uefa Referee since 2012.
4. He has officiated in 4 French League Cup final which include PSG recording a win in 3 final and losing only once in 2010/11.
5. Clement Turpin in 445 appearances has awarded 1,436 Yellow card, 36 (2 Yellow and red card) and 88 Straight red card.
This is the French Referee that would officiate the Europa League final today and of course the coaches of the teams would be looking to create history.
Unai Emery one of the successful coach of the Europa Conference League, or you could even argue he is the best coach in the Europa League as he has led a Spanish team to Europa triumph 3 times back to back, and would be hoping he can achieve that feat with Villareal too today.
One Gunna Solksjaer on the otherhand would be hoping to win his first trophy as the manager of Manchester United after he was eliminated last year by a Spanish team, Sevilla.
Would Manchester United beat Villareal to the Europa League trophy or Chukwueze would taste an European trophy like Azeezat, Ndidi and Iheanacho did against Chelsea?
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