Monaco right-back and reported Newcastle United target Vanderson ‘has the quality’ to play for Barcelona and shares the same raw potential as a young Dani Alves, former Gremio coach Tiago Nunes tells Sport. Aurelien Tchouameni, Sofiane Diop, Fabinho, Bernardo Silva, Benjamin Mendy, Youri Tielemans, Rony Lopes, Thoms Lemar, Anthony Martial Terence Kongolo, Guido Carrillo and Tiemoue Bakayoko joined the Principality club for a combined fee of around £115 million and left for somewhere in the region of £400 million. And, just eight months after signing rampaging right-back Vanderson for just…read more
Spain has dropped MLS soccer star David Villa from its latest list for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Israel. Coach Julen Lopetugui called on the player in the last international window, with Villa featuring against Italy. Villa played in the 3-0 win despite being out of the team for three years. He was injured when Spain played Lichtenstein in the next game though. Lopetugui opted to leave him out altogether this time.