Claudio Suárez picks his all-time Mexico XI

In the second part of our series, the Mexico legend selects his best side of all time with Hugo Sánchez and Javier Hernández up front

In goal it has to be Jorge Campos. Like me, he played in three World Cups and also played in over 100 games for the Mexico national team. In my opinion, he was the best goalkeeper that Mexico has ever had.

My first centre-back is Rafael Márquez because of what he has done in Europe with Barcelona, where he won four league titles and two European Cups. He has played over 140 games for the national team too – and he could feature in a fifth World Cup! Carlos Salcido was an extremely efficient centre-back and was so effective in over 120 appearances so he earns a place in my team.

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Football transfer rumours: Kylian Mbappé to Manchester City?

Today’s fluff is lodged firmly between the toes

Let’s start with the inevitable: following suggestions that Cristiano Ronaldo may be ready to leave Real Madrid, reports of a swap with Paris Saint-Germain for Neymar have surfaced as surely as worms after rain. You can see why such a transaction might suit all parties: PSG could relieve themselves off a burden without losing more face, Real would get a super player who might tone down his demands at a bigger club, and Ronaldo could continue scoring at an absurd rate and make daily trips to the Hall of Mirrors.

If PSG could countenance losing Neymar, being forced to pull out of the deal for Kylian Mbappé would be a painful blow. But that could happen, according to new claims. Earlier this month PSG’s big cheese Nasser al-Khelaifi said the club would not consider selling the extravagantly talented young striker even for £1bn – but the thing is, he is not yet PSG’s to not sell: he spent last season with them on loan from Monaco and although PSG have an option to turn that into a permanent transfer, word is they may have to refrain from following through on that because of financial fair play restrictions. In which case Manchester City will be ready to swoop. Yay, a Qatar-funded club beaten to a player by a United Arab Emirates-funded club, that’s what financial fair play is all about!

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