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- Peru striker banned after testing positive for cocaine
- Mile Jedinak, Hugo Lloris and Simon Kjær write to Fifa
The captains of the three teams drawn to play Peru at the World Cup in Russia next month have appealed to Fifa to lift a ban on Paolo Guerrero, who was suspended after testing positive for cocaine.
The tactically astute and well prepared Spaniard will find a more receptive audience in the Emirates dressing room than with an unruly PSG squad
Neymar is not one for ‘homework’, but that didn’t stop Unai Emery. “We are analysing some videos with him to see how he can grow,” said Emery last year, “especially in his positioning and how to work with his colleagues.” While Emery’s quiet meticulousness may have proven crucial in the past, spending 12 hours looking over videos for every game, with hindsight his persistence with the Brazilian should be regarded as having been a little optimistic.
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• Armstrong and Souttar drop out of squad for Peru and Mexico
• United States-based players may be handed late call-ups
Alex McLeish has said Scotland will have to perform acts of “giantkilling” against Peru and Mexico after the number of withdrawals from his squad stretched to six. McLeish, who already had a makeshift party for the upcoming friendlies, lost the Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong and the Hearts defender John Souttar on Monday due to injury. The Scots travel to face Peru in Lima on 29 May before a meeting in Mexico City on 2 June.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is sent off by the video assistant referee for slapping an opponent as LA Galaxy drew with Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer.
Eniola Aluko says she is “excited” to be joining a European club after being “frustrated” at a lack of playing time for WSL champions Chelsea this season.