Jose Mourinho has suggested that Pogba’s inconsistency since re-joining Manchester United two summers ago is largely due to lack of focus.
Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from international football.
Didier Deschamps claims that Kylian Mbappe is better than Thierry Henry was as a teenager.
Luka Modric has been named as the best player of this summer’s World Cup after the Croatia star picked up the Golden Ball award despite loosing Sunday’s final 4-2 to France.
FT: France 4-2 Croatia
Belgium 2-0 England
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AET: England 1-2 Croatia Tripper 5′ Perisic 68′, Mario Mandzukic 109′ STARTING TEAMS England: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Trippier, Young, Lingard, Henderson, Dele, Kane, Sterling. Croatia: Subasic, Vrsaljko, Strinic, Lovren, Vida, Rakitic, Modric, Brozovic, Perisic, Mandzukic, Rebic.
Mourinho has criticised Belgium’s “big players” for ‘hiding’ against France in the semifinals of the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
France 1-0 Belgium Umtiti 51′ Starting teams FRANCE: Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Lucas, Pogba, Kante, Matuidi, Mbappe, Giroud, Griezmann. BELGIUM: Courtois, Alderweireld, Kompany, Vertonghen, Chadli, Fellaini, Dembele, Witsel, De Bruyne, Hazard, Lukaku.