Klopp is desperate to revamp his midfield and signing two current World Cup stars would make a huge difference to the Anfield outfit
Belgium have been knocked out at the first hurdle after a terrible World Cup campaign.
Ben Stokes admitted his mind was blown after leading England to one of their finest away Test victories, not only beating Pakistan moments before sunset on the fifth day but delivering another statement about their bold new approach. As the call to prayer echoed around Rawalpindi, night-time having descended on the city barely 10 minutes after Jack Leach had claimed the final wicket for a 74‑run win, Stokes and his players were still computing what they had achieved during England’s first Test match on Pakistani soil for 17 years. Jimmy Anderson and Ollie Robinson took four wickets apiece, with four catches for their stand‑in wicketkeeper, Ollie Pope.
Tyson Fury will fight Oleksandr Usyk for the undisputed heavyweight title next year, finally ending Anthony Joshua’s hopes of a battle of Britain showdown.
After an impressive group stage in Qatar, Japan prepare to take on 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia in the round of 16.
Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the World Cup as they hammered South Korea 4-1 at Stadium 974. Only once have Brazil lost a last-16 match at footballâs biggest tournament, and an absolutely ruthless opening 36 minutes ensured that tally never looked like being doubled. First-half goals from Vinicius Jr, Neymar, Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta blew South Korea away, and meant Brazilian fans did not have to wait long before they could start making plans for the quarter-final clash against Croatia on Friday.
Sterling has returned to the UK after learning about the burglary.
The striker has yet to score in Qatar.
According to reports, former Man Utd attacker Cristiano Ronaldo is 'demanding' Juventus to pay the £17m that was 'promised' to him before he left.
Every inhabited continent is represented at the last 16 in Qatar, aided by a crop of tactically smart, quick-thinking coaches
After beating Germany in the team's opener, Japan worked their way into the Round of 16 of the World Cup on Thursday by defeating Spain 2-1 – the same margin by which they pipped the four-time world champions.
A clinical first-half performance from the Stormers helped them to a 34-26 win over the Dragons, while Glasgow Warriors cruised to victory over Zebre Parma.
Tyson Fury defends his WBC heavyweight title against Derek Chisora in an all-British blockbuster clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.
Pakistan dominated much of the third day of the first Test, but trail England by 160 runs following a flurry of wickets after tea.
César Sampaio, an assistant coach at the World Cup, said: ‘Regardless of religion, please say a prayer,’ while Pelé said from hospital: ‘I want to keep everyone calm’
The Paris St Germain attacker struck his fourth and fifth goals of the World Cup in the 3-1 win.
Jude Bellingham, Phil Foden and Bukayo Saka played key roles as England cruised past Senegal and into the World Cup quarter-finals.
Hugo Lloris is set to earn his 142nd France cap against Poland, equalling Lilian Thuram's record.
The Italian giants are under police investigation regarding "salary manoeuvres" of the financial years between 2019 and 2021. On Monday, president Andrea Agnelli and the entire board of directors, including vice-president Pavel Nedved, resigned following an extraordinary meeting. On Thursday evening, governing body UEFA announced its Club Financial Control Body would cooperate with national authorities over the allegations.
Granit Xhaka gave a man of the match display as Switzerland beat Serbia 3-2 at Stadium 974 on Friday.