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Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris urges Moussa Sissoko to seek clarity on future

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• Lack of playing time could hit France midfielder’s 2018 World Cup chances• ‘Moussa is important for the French national team. He needs to play more’Hugo Lloris has urged Moussa Sissoko, Tottenham Hotspur’s £30m record signing, to seek clarity on his future or risk the chances of missing out on next summer’s World Cup. Sissoko enraged the Spurs manager, Mauricio Pochettino, at the end of May after revealing his unhappiness in north London to a French newspaper as well as detailing a falling out with the Argentinian. Related: Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier hoping to steal Kyle Walker’s England shirt Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris urges Moussa Sissoko to seek clarity on future

Paul Pogba’s big-game experience and academy roots key for José Mourinho

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Manchester United manager believes midfielder’s three finals in Europe and relationship with club will mean he has ‘fantastic role to play’ next seasonOn a sunny morning at Georgetown University José Mourinho is discussing why Paul Pogba can be Manchester United’s driving force in the Champions League, how “it is difficult to like players” as he does his squad and the rare sadness felt when Wayne Rooney left for Everton.United are back in Europe’s elite club competition after Mourinho led them to a Europa League triumph last season, defeating Ajax 2-0 in the final. Speaking before United’s training session at the university’s Shaw Field, the manager believes Pogba’s experience in some of the world’s biggest matches will be vital for the forthcoming campaign. Continue reading...

José Mourinho: Tottenham will be major rivals for Premier League title

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• ‘They have kept hold of the players they wanted to keep’• Manchester United manager claims his side are ‘not big candidates’José Mourinho has identified Tottenham as strong rivals to win the Premier League title next season and compared his challenge at Manchester United to the one he faced previously at Real Madrid, insisting the club had been left behind in “the evolution of football” when he succeeded Louis van Gaal last summer.Mourinho has previously won the championship in every second season of his managerial career but believes this will be difficult in the forthcoming campaign. The manager feels United are candidates to win a 21st league title but identified Spurs as major contenders because they have retained all their players so far apart from Kyle Walker, who Mourinho a

Lucy Bronze: ‘Mum will ensure my Portuguese dad supports England’

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The defender could have played for next Euro 2017 opponents Portugal but is closing in on a quarter-final place with Mark Sampson’s squad insteadLucy Bronze may have grown up in north Northumberland and have the accent to prove it but her olive skin suggests a southern European heritage.“My dad’s Portuguese, from Lisbon,” says Mark Sampson’s right-back, who looks set to be a star of Euro 2017. “My mum, who is English, met him in Faro and she’ll make sure he’s supporting England on Thursday night. He’ll be told who to support.” Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Lucy Bronze: ‘Mum will ensure my Portuguese dad supports England’

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy mocks ‘unsustainable’ spending

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• Manchester City have spent more than £200 million this summer• Spurs have yet to make a signing in the current transfer windowThe Tottenham Hotspur chairman, Daniel Levy, has mocked the Premier League’s summer spending, labelling it “unsustainable”. Spurs are yet to sign anyone for the new campaign and have let Kyle Walker leave for title rivals Manchester City – a club who have so far spent more than £200m in this transfer window. Manchester United and Chelsea have also been busy in the market, bringing in Romelu Lukaku and Álvaro Morata for big-money fees. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy mocks ‘unsustainable’ spending

A furore of which Father Ted would have been proud | The Fiver

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Today: Kenedy, Savio Nsereko, the 77th best place to live in Britain and more letter writer admissions of ‘Fivering’Though The Fiver hasn’t been on a holiday since 1997 – don’t look so shocked, someone has to be around to take The Man’s suits to the drycleaner’s, else the whole operation falls apart – it is aware of the kind of tomfoolery that can take place when a group of lads go abroad. You’re acting like it has better things to do during the long summer evenings than watch old episodes of Sun, S€x and Suspicious Parents. The Fiver’s lived, albeit vicariously, and it knows that it’s all great knockabout fun until the moment when someone takes the mega holiday bantz too far and the room falls silent and everyone sheepishly looks at the floor and pretends not to know the idiot who’

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