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Pundit labels Lukaku ‘unplayable’ in Belgium win

Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin thinks Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku was “unplayable” in Belgium’s 2-1 victory over Brazil in the World Cup quarter-finals. Roberto Martinez’s side were brilliant in the first period as an own goal from Fernandinho and an excellent strike from Kevin

Deschamps still sees room for French improvement

France coach Didier Deschamps says there is still room for improvement from his side after a workmanlike 2-0 win over Uruguay secured a place in the World Cup semi-final. Les Bleus rarely matched the effervescent attacking quality of the last-16 victory over Argentina, but a

Wolves make club record bid for Man City title winner

Wolves have launched a club record £16million bid for Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko. The wing-back has been made available by City and Wolves are closing in, Press Association Sport understands. Zincehnko made 16 appearances for City last season, eight in the Premier League to allow

Fred reveals his stance over Man Utd transfer

Manchester United target is leaving his proposed move to Old Trafford in the hands of his agents while he focuses on the World Cup. The Brazil midfielder is a target for Jose Mourinho, with reports this week suggesting a deal with Shakhtar Donetsk is in

Liverpool owner has dig at Suarez and Coutinho

John W. Henry still struggles to fathom why Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez wanted to leave Liverpool even for Barcelona. The Reds owner reluctantly allowed the stars to quit Anfield, Suarez in 2014 and Coutinho in January, when the Catalan giants came calling. The club

Can included in squad as Liverpool jet off to Kiev

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has been included in Liverpool’s 24-man squad for this weekend’s Champions League final against Real Madrid. It could be the last time the Germany international, who has regained full fitness having been sidelined with a back injury since late March, features

Pochettino signs new five-year Spurs contract

Mauricio Pochettino has committed himself to Tottenham by signing a new five-year contract. The Argentinian, who has led Spurs to three successive top three Premier League finishes, has penned fresh terms reportedly worth £8.5million a year to keep him at the club until 2023. The

Liverpool fans stranded after Kiev flights cancelled

Hundreds of Liverpool fans have been informed on Thursday afternoon that their flights to Kiev for the Champions League final have been cancelled. Tour operator World Choice Sports issued a statement to say that landing slots had not been secured for three flights into Kiev