Lopetegui will announce his first squad next week ahead of his side's friendly at Belgium and World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein next month.
Former FIFA president and IOC member Joao Havelange died Tuesday in Rio de Janiero at the age of 100.
Galatasaray striker Lukas Podolski has revealed on his Instagram page that he has retired from international football with Germany.
Asano, who starred in January's AFC Under-23 Championship in Doha, said he believed Japan could reach the semifinals in 2022.
The numbers behind England's win in the 1966 World Cup final, 50 years on.
It is 50 years since England won their one and only World Cup, beating West Germany 4-2 at Wembley on July 30, 1966. Here, PA Sport recap the match.