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Pre-Euros Best XIs: The players we picked to dominate the tournament

ESPN's experts risk ridicule by picking the Euro 2022 Best XI *before* the tournament begins. How many players will live up to lofty expectations?

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What you need to follow all tournament long

Ahead of the start of Euro 2022 on Wednesday, we detail every team, player, game and storyline you need to be following all tournament long.

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ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

What can Man United expect from Tyrell Malacia?

Man United have signed Netherlands left-back Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord for around €17m. But what kind of player are they getting?

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Ronaldo has left Man United high and dry with handling of desire to leave

Perhaps for the first time, Cristiano Ronaldo has let Manchester United down by waiting until now to signal his wish to leave the club this summer.

TRANSFER TALK

LIVE Transfer Talk: Chelsea, Juventus, Atletico keen on Pavard

Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard is attracting interest from Chelsea, Juventus, and Atletico Madrid. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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Which players could move if De Jong leaves Barcelona?

Which players could move if Frenkie de Jong's transfer from Barcelona to Manchester United gets done?

AFRICA WOMEN CUP OF NATIONS

Morocco, Senegal book spots in AWCON last 8

Senegal and Morocco booked spots in the quarterfinals of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations with wins over Burkina Faso and Uganda, respectively.

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FOOTBALL

ZAMBIA

Zambia FA critical of 'stringent' Banda hormone tests

Zambia striker Barbra Banda was aware of her testosterone levels not meeting CAF's standards, but the FAZ say she was shocked by her AWCON omission.

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NEW SEASON PREDICTIONS

Wild predictions that aren't so wild: Spurs to win league, Neymar for Ballon d'Or?

Humans aren't great at predicting things, but here are three outcomes in England, Spain and the Ballon d'Or race that probably aren't as unlikely as you think.

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THE TOE POKE

The ultimate cult hero: Origi's magic moments for Liverpool

Divock Origi was never a first-choice striker during his eight years at Liverpool, but his knack for scoring at vital moments won't be forgotten.

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WHO ARE THE BEST PLAYERS?

The Messi, Ronaldo era is over: How to work out the best players in the world

The 2021-22 season was the first since 2005 in which neither Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi dominated like before. There is some interesting data which shows the players who may take over the mantle.

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