John Stones is taking everything in his stride. Not much seems to sway the Manchester City defender and while Sam Allardyce’s recent praise was “great to hear”, his focus is on securing a first-team place with his new club and enjoying the whirlwind ride.
The Reds have suffered defensively at the beginning of this season.
Tottenham midfielder has moved to Schalke on loan.
Marco Silvestri featured for Leeds United against Luton Town in the EFL Cup on Tuesday.
Tottenham Hotspur will face Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday, while Arsenal will take on Watford.
Celtic have been drawn against Manchester City, Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach in Champions League Group C.
West Ham United lost against Astra Giurgiu in the Europa League qualifying playoff tie.
Celtic have been handed a tough draw in the Champions League group stage.
Crystal Palace reportedly consider Tottenham's £15m offer for Wilfried Zaha to be 'derisory'.
FC Basel have an exceptional recent record against English opponents in Europe. Forget the French giants, the Swiss champions are the side to watch.
The former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is set to be confirmed as the new manager of Aston Villa on Friday, with Steve Clarke to act as his assistant. The Italian will sign a two-year contract and take over from Rémi Garde, who was sacked in March having won just two of the 20 Premier League matches he was in charge for.
As sendoffs go, it is probably fair to say Roy Hodgson hoped for better in England’s final match before Euro 2016 than seeing his team look so leaden, the crowd so bored they resorted to making their own entertainment and a tetchy press conference when the questions centred around whether his team were heading into another tournament without any clarity about their best way of playing.
A spokesman for Muhammad Ali said the former heavyweight champion is being treated in hospital for a respiratory problem.