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Ronald Koeman confirms Barcelona clause in Netherlands contract

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman has a clause in his contract allowing him to move to Barcelona, though Dutch football chiefs hope to persuade to him to stay until the 2022 World Cup.
Barcelona have signed England youth international Louie Barry despite interest from a number of top European sides.

Barcelona sign England & West Brom youngster Barry

Barcelona have signed England youth international Louie Barry despite interest from a number of top European sides.
Frenkie de Jong

Netherlands’ Ronald Koeman hails Frenkie de Jong’s defensive display

Frenkie de Jong's defensive aptitude impressed Ronald Koeman as Netherlands beat England 3-1 after extra time to reach the final of the Nations League.
Gareth Southgate England

Gareth Southgate: Champions League final shows English players must be given a chance

Gareth Southgate thinks the all-English Champions League final shows the strength of the Premier League - although he wants more young English talent to be given a chance.

Ronald Koeman rules himself out of Barcelona running

Netherlands head coach Ronald Koeman says the time is not right for him to consider becoming the new boss of former club Barcelona.
Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona set to sack Ernesto Valverde after Champions League, Copa del Rey failure

Barcelona are ready to sack manager Ernesto Valverde after Champions League and Copa del Rey failure.
Virgil van Dijk believes “anything is still possible” as Liverpool seek to complete a faultless end to their Premier League title bid.

Ronald Koeman: Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, Georginio Wijnaldum deserve to win Champions League

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman believes Liverpool pair of Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum deserve to win the Champions League on Saturday.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Matthijs De Ligt keeping options open amid Barca and Man United rumours

Matthijs de Ligt insists his next destination remains undecided as Barcelona and Manchester United reportedly battle for the star defender's signature.
Dele Alli of England celebrates with teammates - Getty Images

England up to fourth in FIFA rankings

England are up to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings after two impressive Euro 2020 qualifying wins in March.
Germany coach Joachim Low has vowed to keep seasoned leaders Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels in his plans for the future following his side’s ignominious relegation from the top tier of the Nations League.

Joachim Low: Thomas Muller, Mats Hummels still important for Germany

Germany coach Joachim Low has vowed to keep seasoned leaders Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels in his plans for the future following his side’s ignominious relegation from the top tier of the Nations League.
Julian Draxler

Germany without Julian Draxler for Netherlands game

Germany have confirmed midfielder Julian Draxler will not join their squad for their Nations League game against Netherlands.
France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.

Hugo Lloris: France lucky to escape with 2-0 Netherlands defeat

France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.
Georginio Wijnaldum

UEFA Nations League: Netherlands stand good in beating France, Germany relegated

Georginio Wijnaldum blasted home from close range and Memphis Depay converted a last-gasp penalty kick to earn the Netherlands a 2-0 win over world champions France on Friday.

Georginio Wijnaldum: Netherlands squad is more united than ever

Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum, 28, is among the most experienced members of the Dutch squad to face France in the Nations League on Friday night.
France's midfielder Paul Pogba poses in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on October 9, 2018, as part of the team's preparation for the friendly football match against Island and the Nations League football match against Germany. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Martial, Pogba ruled out of key France’s Nations League match

Manchester United pair Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba will miss France’s key Nations League fixture against the Netherlands and a Uruguay friendly through injury, the French Football Federation announced on Monday.
Jurgen Klopp

Injuries put pressure on Liverpool’s second string to step up

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is entitled to feel frustrated as his fears over the international break were realised with a lengthening injury list that will do little to help his side arrest a recent dip in form.
Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on August 18, 2018. Chelsea won the game 3-2. - AFP PHOTO - Glyn KIRK

Johann Gudmundsson: Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard the Premier League’s best

Kevin De Bruyne could return to start for Manchester City against Burnley on Saturday and Johann Berg Gudmundsson believes that his rival is in the top two players in the league, along with Eden Hazard.
Liverpool Virgil van Dijk

Ronald Koeman: Virgil van Dijk playing through broken ribs

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman said Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been playing with two broken ribs for the past few weeks.

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