France head coach Didier Deschamps believes speculation regarding Antoine Greizmann’s future was unsettling for his players.
Tuesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending…
ATLETICO MADRID: Reported Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann has agreed to extend his contract with Atletico Madrid until June 2022, according to the Spanish club’s president, Enrique Cerezo.
MAN UNITED: Alvaro Morata’s proposed transfer to Manchester United awaits a decision from Real Madrid, the striker’s agent has told calciomercato.com.
– Swedish minnows Vasteras are set to receive a substantial windfall that will wipe out their debts after United agreed a deal to sign Benfica centre-back Victor Lindelof.
– United boss Jose Mourinho has told Expresso he is “terrible at picking teams” to manage.
SWEDEN: A majority of Swedes responding to a poll in newspaper Aftonbladet say they do not want to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic return to the national team, despite the striker hinting that he may be considering a comeback.
FRANCE: France international Olivier Giroud has said fan debates about whether he is the right man to lead the line have become “a bit tedious.”
REAL MADRID: Defender Jesus Vallejo will return to Real Madrid next season, according to Eintracht Frankfurt, where he spent last season on loan.
TOTTENHAM: Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Dele Alli are worth more than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to a new study by CIES Football Observatory.
LIVERPOOL: Liverpool, Stoke, Watford and Aston Villa are chasing Hull City’s England youth international Josh Tymon, sources close to Hull have told ESPN FC.
WORLD CUP: Goals from Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi and yet another clean sheet ensured Iran became the first Asian nation to book their place at next year’s World Cup as a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan on Monday evening secured Carlos Queiroz’s team a berth in Russia.
UNITED STATES: Michael Bradley praised coach Bruce Arena for getting the national team back on track after guiding the United States to a 1-1 draw at Mexico.
AC MILAN: AC Milan made Andre Silva their fourth summer signing on Monday, acquiring the Portugal striker in a €38 million deal with Porto.
JUVENTUS: Gianluigi Buffon is “99.9 percent certain” that next season will be his last as a player, the Juventus and Italy goalkeeper has told Sky Sport 24.
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