"In terms of lifting the trophy, if you look at the names now then you have to say Spain are always going to be the team with the most chance," he reasoned. "And Germany often do well in these kind of competitions.
"I don’t know about Italy as they have mixed a few old players with youngsters and have struggled with Giuseppe Rossi’s injury. I don’t know if he is going to be ready for the World Cup and I think he’s an important player for them.
"You never know though as I’m never very good at predictions. I bet the countries I don’t mention will have a better chance of winning it!"