Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp rejected an approach from Germany before they turned to Julian Nagelsmann to lead them at Euro 2024, Telegraph Sport understands.
The Red Devils are bidding to avoid a fourth defeat in a row against Burnley on Saturday.
“I won’t give clichéd answers to anything,” Ben Stokes assures. “I don’t say things just for the sake of it.” This is comforting to hear from an England captain who has spent the past 17 months shredding the orthodoxy of how Test cricket is supposed to be played. Just as he captivates the nation with his wacky field placements, or his Goliath-like power as a batsman, or his refusal even to consider drawing a match, he is happy for an hour-long conversation to take some unexpected directions. Not