American home advantage counted for nothing against Lionel Messi’s brilliance as Argentina progressed serenely to the final of the Copa América Centenario, 4-0, in a match the favorites controlled from start to finish.
Manchester United have reportedly offered £28m for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The Portuguese media are worried. Their fancied team are without a win at the European Championship, have one goal from 18 shots on target and must beat Hungary on Wednesday to guarantee a place in the last 16. But a weightier matter has prompted their concern. Cristiano Ronaldo looks miserable in training.
Former West Ham United and England goalkeeper David James has compared snubbed midfielder Mark Noble to Spain superstar Andres Iniesta.
England’s reaction to a goalless draw and the runners-up berth in Group B felt stage-managed.
It speaks volumes for the improvement of Poland’s national team that they could qualify for the Euro 2016 knockout rounds, unbeaten, with a points total that is superior to some group winners – and do it without Robert Lewandowski having a shot on target.
Real Madrid have confirmed that they will exercise their buy-back clause for striker Álvaro Morata, with the European champions set to pay €30m (£23m) for the player they sold to Juventus in 2014 for €20m.
Udinese ace Piotr Zielinski has been urged to snub Liverpool by Empoli chairman Fabrizio Corsi.
Could Kevin Durant link back up with James Harden in Houston?
Aston Villa scout Paddy Riley attended the Championship fixture between Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers last night, but who was he watching?
The Celtic duo deserve more time to show what they can do on the pitch.
The Tottenham Hotspur trio will know the competition is their best chance for more minutes this season.