What's trending: Rooney's England future, U.S. on the line, Wenger staying
Here are the latest stories from Tuesday.
- Roy Hodgson believes Daniel Sturridge still has his edge and challenged the oft-injured England striker to prove his fitness ahead of Euro 2016.
- Wayne Rooney will be the first name on the England manager's teamsheet when his team play Russia in Marseille, France, in June. But should he be? Tony Evans asks the question.
- Mesut Ozil says Arsenal have not been fully focused at times this season, and has admitted Arsene Wenger's side need reinforcements if they are to compete atop the Premier League next campaign.
- Klinsmann has added Sporting Kansas City's Graham Zusi and Borussia Dortmund's Cristian Pulisic to his squad after Friday's disappointing World Cup qualifying defeat in Guatemala.
- The United States under-17s defeated hosts France 3-2 to win the Montaigu Tournament title on Monday.
REAL MADRID: Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik insists he has had no contact with Real Madrid amid renewed rumours linking him with a move to Spain. "[Zinedine Zidane] has not called me -- not many people know my number," he said. "Joking aside, it's just the usual rumours and there's nothing true about them. I'm contracted to Napoli and I'm not thinking about leaving. I'm happy with the way things are going here."
FIFA: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has given hopes of a joint Argentina-Uruguay bid for the 2030 World Cup a boost by telling CONMEBOL officials he is not against another shared tournament. "An important theme is whether the World Cup can be played in more than one country," he said. "FIFA has been very much against a joint organisation. I personally support it. 2030 is a very important year and history must be respected."
CHELSEA: John Obi Mikel has said he will find out about his first-team opportunities under Chelsea's next manager before making a final decision on his future.
LIVERPOOL: Liverpool have made enquiries about River Plate striker Lucas Alario, a source close to the Argentine club has told ESPN FC.
SPAIN: Iker Casillas has admitted that competing for the No. 1 jersey at Euro 2016 with David De Gea is going to be tough. "Yes I do [feel examined in every game], I understand it, it's the law of life.," he said. "Every game is a test, each game with your club is like that, and with Spain the same. I'm 35 and he is 25. He has the world in front of him and he has longer to go than I do."
URUGUAY: Luis Suarez has matured into a world-class player that Uruguay can rely on, says national team boss Oscar Tabarez. Speaking to reporters ahead of La Celeste's World Cup qualifier against Peru on Tuesday, the Uruguay boss lauded the 29-year-old striker for overcoming a series of controversies early in his career.
- Germany goalkeeping coach Andreas Kopke believes Marc-Andre ter Stegen is doing an "outstanding job" in a "difficult situation" at Barcelona.
- Real Salt Lake midfielder Omar Holness says he's "just grateful to be alive" after suffering a seizure during his professional debut on Saturday.
AUSTRALIA: The Socceroos are donating AU$90,000 in match fees from Tuesday's AFC World Cup qualifier with Jordan to help develop aspiring young indigenous players.
1999 - Russia are the first team to have beaten France at Stade de France, it was the 5th June 1999 (3-2). Pioneer.- OptaJean (@OptaJean) March 28, 2016
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