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W2W4: England, Italy face relegation; Brazil face Argentina

England include the exciting Jadon Sancho for two tough away games, Italy seek midfield strength and an old rivalry is renewed in an unlikely venue.

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Why Granqvist is more popular than Ibra and could join United

Andreas Granqvist's devotion to his second-division club has made him a hero in Sweden, even with reported interest from Manchester United.

Paul Pogba's World Cup rings: Worth the tension?

Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann are getting NBA-style rings for their World Cup-winning teammates, but is the gift worth the tension it's causing in the dressing room?

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What to watch at the AFCON qualifiers

Ed Dove discusses some of the most important stories you should be aware of ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifyers.

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EXCLUSIVE: Defoe talks going vegan and surpassing Henry

"When you know you are 12 goals behind Thierry Henry, it means you will carry on as long as you can to go past him." Defoe says he's not done yet.

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Mbappe driven by Deschamps and desire to improve

He has scored more goals at 19 than Lionel Messi had, but there is no need to compare Kylian Mbappe to others at the same age. Instead, enjoy his talent.

Extra Time: Mbappe and Real Madrid; Coutinho struggling at Barcelona

The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets on Kylian Mbappe's links to Real Madrid, Philippe Countinho's woes at the Camp Nou and much more.

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Paul Pogba's World Cup rings: Worth the tension?

Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann are getting NBA-style rings for their World Cup-winning teammates, but is the gift worth the tension it's causing in the dressing room?

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Serie Awesome: Donnarumma's a star in the making

Mina Rzouki, Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti discuss Gigio Donnarumma's rise to prominence and what lies ahead for the Italian goalkeeper.

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Ballon d'Or frontrunner: Messi, Mbappe or Modric?

With the names of the 30 nominees for the men's Ballon d'Or trophy now revealed, the FC panel share their current front-runners for the award.

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Extra Time: Mbappe and Real Madrid; Coutinho struggling at Barcelona

The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets on Kylian Mbappe's links to Real Madrid, Philippe Countinho's woes at the Camp Nou and much more.

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Paul Pogba's World Cup rings: Worth the tension?

Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann are getting NBA-style rings for their World Cup-winning teammates, but is the gift worth the tension it's causing in the dressing room?

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Can Zidane be trusted to rebuild a club?

Amid links to Manchester United and Bayern Munich, Craig Burley and Ross Dyer discuss if Zinedine Zidane is the type of manager that can rebuild a suffering club.

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Burley: Raheem Sterling not quite a Galactico

In spite of speculation that Real Madrid are interested in the talented winger, Craig Burley doesn't think Raheem Sterling is quite at the level of a Galactico.

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The pros and cons of a combined North American league

Can a combined North American football league between the U.S., Mexico and Canada even work? The FC panel have their say.

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Ballon d'Or frontrunner: Messi, Mbappe or Modric?

With the names of the 30 nominees for the men's Ballon d'Or trophy now revealed, the FC panel share their current front-runners for the award.

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Mariner: Mbappe has to leave for Barcelona or Real Madrid

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner agrees with Antoine Griezmann saying Kylian Mbappe needs to leave PSG, just like Cristiano Ronaldo needed to leave Man United.

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Is Thierry Henry ready to become a manager?

After the sacking of Leonardo Jardim at Monaco, Paul Mariner and Ross Dyer discuss whether Thierry Henry is well suited to step into the role.

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Extra Time: Stevie's golf attire, ranking the FC presenters

The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets about their preferred show anchor, players views of the international break, Stevie Nicol's golf attire and more.

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Hazard inching closer to a move to Real Madrid?

The guys react to Eden Hazard's comments about playing for Real Madrid, and wonder if Chelsea should begin to make preparations for his departure.

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Time to panic for Real Madrid and Barcelona?

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Transfer Talk: Spurs keen on United outcast Eric Bailly

Tottenham would very much like to sign defender Eric Bailly, who has fallen from grace at Manchester United. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Milenkovic to Man United

Nikola Milenkovic to Manchester United and Tanguy Ndombele to Tottenham are two of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

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Should Man United drop struggling Lukaku?

Romelu Lukaku's form is clearly off, and benching him would send a message. But Manchester United also have some big games coming up. What to do?

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Mourinho gets a lifeline from Man United fans

Man United have to make the most of the international break with tough games up next. But Jose Mourinho did get a lifeline from the die-hard fans.

Is it time to drop Romelu Lukaku?

Following a disappointing run of form for Manchester United, Craig Burley and Ross Dyer discuss whether it's time to give Marcus Rashford a chance in the central role.

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