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🚨 𝗢𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗖𝗜𝗔𝗟! Russia has been excluded from EURO 2024 qualifiers because of the ongoing war in Ukraine! ❌🇷🇺
Per theAtleticUk, Club executives are open to Champions League matches taking place in places such as the US, China or the Middle East. PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi is among those who are supportive of the idea of taking UCL matches outside of Europe.
In other news, a mini-tournament has been proposed by UEFA:
▪️ Four teams will participate
▪️ It will be played before the start of each season.
▪️ It will involve the UCL winner of the previous season + 3 other top teams.
▪️ It will be named the “Opening Tournament”.
RB Salzburg confirms they’ve decided to keep Christoph Freund at the club and he will not join Chelsea.
The agreement reached on the contract between Freund and Chelsea last Sunday has been cancelled as Red Bull Group will keep the director. (reported by Fabrizio Romano)
Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson has been called into Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the games against Italy and Germany after recovering from a hamstring injury ahead of schedule.
The Guinean Football Federation have confirmed Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita will not be taking part in their upcoming friendlies against Algeria and Ivory Coast, per Liverpool Echo
According to ESPN, ex- Liverpool, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid star, Luis Suárez is set to leave his boyhood club Nacional at the end of October when the Uruguayan League finishes.
Sadly, TyCSports has reported that Lisandro Martínez has not yet travelled to meet up with the Argentina squad due to visa issues caused by the mourning of Queen Elizabeth II. The US embassy in England has been closed. Also, Tottenham’s Cristian Romero is in the same situation.
Lastly, Andriy Shevchenko gives Robert Lewandowski a captain’s armband in the colours of Ukraine’s national flag and asks him to take it to the World Cup. This is a thank you to Poland’s captain for his support after Russia invaded Ukraine.
Lewandowski 🗣: “Freedom is one of the most important rights. It was natural for me to support you and stand by your side.”
UEFA, Chelsea, Lewandoski, Suarez – News