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Gabriel Batistuta: Argentina can succeed in Russia even without world class players

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has expressed confidence that the Albiceleste can make an impact at this year’s FIFA World Cup despite a lack of superstars.

I was annoyed Lionel Messi broke my record – Gabriel Batistuta

Argentina great Gabriel Batistuta admitted he was annoyed Lionel Messi broke his goalscoring record, but was glad it was surpassed by an “extraterrestrial”, Omnisport reports

Kane can be even better than Batistuta – Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane can be an even better player than his former Argentina team-mate Gabriel Batistuta.

Roma hopeful of signing Mahrez from Leicester

Roma sporting director Monchi says the club remain hopeful of striking a deal with Leicester to sign Riyad Mahrez.

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