Man City forward scored for Brazil in friendly game against Saudi Arabia which Brazil won 2-0. Gabriel Jesus was optimistic after the game "What happened in the past is behind us. I have felt the confidence of the manager and my teammates in me. I'm happy to be back to the Seleção."
Phil Foden praised in England U21 7-0 thrashing of Andorra. England U21 boss Aidy Boothroyd said, “Phil is a real team player. When he gets the ball in difficult positions, he wriggles out of it like a little eel.”
According to Independent Gareth Southgate to abandon year-long experiment with 3-5-2 and play with 4-3-3 system against Croatia. Stones, Walker and Sterling to start. Pickford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Chilwell; Dier, Henderson, Barkley; Sterling, Kane, Rashford.
According to O Jogo Bernardo Silva is set for an early return from international duty. He will not take part in Portugal's preparation for their Sunday game against Scotland. Portuguese will be unavailable for the friendly match against Scotland, because of a ‘technical decision’. No suggestions of an injury.
According to Sport Barcelona have changed their plans regarding Matthijs de Ligt. The club have spent at least two years following him closely, but things have moved quickly, to the point that the defender is now a priority in January.
According to Goal correspondent Sam Lee Barcelona and Manchester City have gone head-to-head in the race to sign Ajax prospect Frenkie De Jong. Senior Barca sources now believe that it is City who have the upper hand in race to sign De Jong - thanks to a recent push by Txiki Begiristain, who has travelled to... Continue Reading →