Given that all Chris Froome’s stage wins in the Tour de France prior to this year had come either in uphill finishes or time trials, there were grounds for claiming that the double Tour de France winner was a cyclist with a relatively limited register based on sheer power on mountain tops and against the watch.
This is Andy Murray’s moment, no question; one for the Scot to build on as he savours victory in an outstanding Wimbledon final three years after his first.
Manuel Pellegrini, Guus Hiddink and Chris Hughton should all be considered for the Sunderland job should the Black Cats lose Big Sam.
The Newcastle United man stood out for mainly the right reasons in the Euro 2016 final.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers defender Danny Wilson was a key player last season.
Firmino was impressive during the second half of Liverpool's campaign last season.
Southampton's Cedric and Jose Fonte both started for Portugal as they won Euro 2016.
Nir Bitton has been linked with a move away from Celtic to Espanyol.
The Sheffield Wednesday manager has also criticised Dimitri Payet’s tackle on Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France.
Isaac Hayden has signed a five-year deal at Newcastle United after joining from Arsenal.