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Trending: Bob Bradley hits out at Jurgen Klinsmann, Neymar injured

Here are the latest stories for Friday.

SWANSEA: In his first news conference, manager Bob Bradley said he was eager to "earn respect" as the first American in the Premier League, and also hit out at Jurgen Klinsmann for "jockeying" for his job as U.S. boss in 2010.

- Earlier, Bradley said his style has been influenced by visits to Manchester United's Carrington training base to see how Sir Alex Ferguson worked.

WCQ - CONMEBOL: A five-star Brazil continued their impressive start under new boss Tite with a 5-0 thrashing of Bolivia in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

BRAZIL: But a bloody Neymar was removed from Brazil's triumph after receiving an elbow to the face.

ARGENTINA: Argentina were twice pegged back as Peru battled for a 2-2 World Cup-qualifying draw in Lima.

- Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano has accepted the blame for the late Christian Cueva equaliser that earned Peru draw.

ECUADOR: Ecuador forward Enner Valencia avoided police on Thursday for a third time in the space of two days after a warrant was issued for his detention regarding charges of unpaid child support, according to local media reports.

WCQ - UEFA: A late Daniele De Rossi penalty for Italy rescued a 1-1 draw with Spain in World Cup qualifying at Juventus Stadium.

- De Rossi has forgiven Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon for his howler in the Azzurri's draw with Spain, reminding reporters even the best players can make mistakes.

ITALY:  Graziano Pelle has been released from the Italy squad and will not travel with the team for their World Cup qualifier against Macedonia after he refused to shake the hand of coach Giampiero Ventura upon being substituted in Thursday's 1-1 draw with Spain.

SPAIN: Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has told his critics they should enjoy it while they can, adding: "In the end they will be silenced, as they have been for many years."

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: Republic of Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady lost consciousness during their 1-0 win in a World Cup qualifier against Georgia, manager Martin O'Neill confirmed.

WALES: Gareth Bale admitted Wales were far from their best as they were held to a 2-2 draw in their World Cup qualifying Group D clash with Austria.

BARCELONA: Pep Guardiola believes Johan Cruyff should be remembered as the "most influential person" in the history of football.

ARSENALWerder Bremen hope to re-sign Per Mertesacker if Arsenal do not extend the defender's contract.

- Arsenal will deal with manager Arsene Wenger's future "in our own way and in our own time," club CEO Ivan Gazidis said Thursday.

REAL MADRID: Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said that his team's problems are mental and not physical.

- Real Madrid coach Zidane said it is "good" that Cristiano Ronaldo shows his displeasure at being substituted.

MAN CITY: Yaya Toure's agent has told Tuttomercatoweb there is "no problem" with Manchester City boss Guardiola and that the midfielder will see out his contract with the Premier League leaders.

ENGLANDPhil Jagielka has pulled out of the England squad to face Malta and Slovenia with a thigh strain.

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