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Wednesday's Latest Football News After Ghana Dumped Nigeria Out Of The 2022 FIFA World Cup

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Gareth Southgate on the fans booing Harry Maguire at Wembley: I thought it was an absolute joke. I thought the reception was a joke, an absolute joke. What he's done for us, the way he has performed for England has been phenomenal. I don't get it. We're either all in this together or we're not. You don't boo an England player.

Borussia Dortmund CEO Watzke tells Bild: When Haaland leaves, we will again find a new talent and develop it into a superstar. Borussia Dortmund are in advanced talks for Karim Adeyemi - but Watzke refused to comment any transfer rumour.

Cameroon successfully secure qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In doing so they will be appearing for a record-extending eighth time at the FIFA World Cup - the most by an African side.

Roberto Mancini saw a ‘good reaction’ from his young and untested Italy side to fight back and beat Turkey 3-2. It was the first time many of them had played together.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has made an admission about their trophy hopes and labelled Jurgen Klopp’s team ‘one of the best ever’. You know, as a Liverpool fan, what you see with this team, what they do together, you can say they are arguably one of the best Liverpool teams ever, They deserve to win several trophies. They have a chance of winning the championship this year.

Bad news for Manchester United as Edinson Cavani leaves the pitch with an injury during Uruguay game. New problem for el Matador.

Christian Eriksen scored a brilliant goal as he made a triumphant return to the Parken Stadium where he almost died of a heart attack at Euro 2020 last June, netting Denmark’s third in a 3-0 friendly win over Serbia on Tuesday.

Bryan Cristante warns Italy ‘don’t have much time to feel sorry for ourselves’ at the World Cup failure, as they fought back to win 3-2 in Turkey.

James Pearce has shared what he knows about Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino’s contract situations. Yeah, you have to remember it works both ways too. When I spoke to people close to Mane and Firmino and they both seemed very relaxed about the situation. The feedback from Mane’s camp was that there was nothing happening at that time but there was no hint of concern, For players, once you get into your last year, it increases their negotiating power with other suitors. You get a lower fee and maybe a higher signing-on fee.

Fulham attacking midfielder Fabio Carvalho, who was being monitored by Real Madrid, has reached an agreement with Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp says two people at Liverpool represent the ‘next generation’ in football. The Reds boast two ‘energisers’. Pep and Vito – they are like energizers, said Klopp. They are the next generation. They have a different view, they are like training machines! I say ‘want to play like this, I want to have it like that’ and they shoot 25 sessions out of their hips, like ‘Bam, which one do you want’. And you think ‘Oh that’s really nice’. They keep you young and on your toes.

Giacomo Raspadori praises his veteran Italy teammates for helping the younger players through their World Cup disappointment. The tendency is to forget quickly after great success, while failures remain with you.

Inter Milan and AtleticoMadrid are working to try to sign Paulo Dybala as a free agent. Positive talks. Nerazzurri have already met his agent Jorge Antun, while Atletico have only had a conference-call at now.

Gianluca Scamacca admits he has ‘a lot to learn’ before he can become first choice for Italy, while he is confident Roberto Mancini can win more silverware in future.

Alvaro Morata has given a humble review of Spain’s comfortable win over Iceland. Very happy, over all, to see how the people are with us, he said after the game,

It has been incredible and it motivates us a lot to continue working to try to dream.

We have many young players who allow you to dream for the future.

We have had a very good week to teach and to work on many things that you cannot do in a competition. It doesn’t matter who scores the goals. What’s important is to win and I am very happy for everyone’s goals.

Giorgio Chiellini dropped hints he has played his last game in the Italy jersey. These lads will write important pages in the history of Italian football. And these lads will write more important pages in the history of Italian football, giving us all the same emotions we were fortunate enough to experience last summer.

According to Alex Truica a meeting has now been penned in for the coming days with Dembélé’s agent, Moussa Sissoko.

It seems there is fresh hope of the two parties closing a deal just months before Dembélé’s current deal runs out.

Roberto Mancini had important words of advice for Nicolò Zaniolo, who was substituted at half-time in the 3-2 win over Turkey, warning the Roma talent must learn to play with others.

Barcelona head coach Xavi has reportedly turned down the chance to sign Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

Gary Lineker and Rio Ferdinand appear to be in total agreement over Jude Bellingham's number 10 role for England. The teenage midfielder was awarded man of the match for his performance in the friendly against Ivory Coast on Tuesday night.

Roberto Mancini response when asked if seeing Portugal beat North Macedonia 2-0 this evening to book their place in the World Cup 2022 only increased the regrets. Even if unfortunately we are not where we wanted to be, the reaction from the squad was strong. We will have regrets all the way until December.

Manchester United hero Paul Ince has called Declan Rice the "new Steven Gerrard" and believes he should go on to become the next England captain. The West Ham star has had a fine season and is one of the first names on Gareth Southgate's teamsheet.

Inter and Milan released a joint statement putting pressure on authorities to give them 'certainties on the timing’ of the stadium construction, or they are open to other options.

Atletico Madrid could extend 31-year-old France forward Antoine's Griezmann's loan stay from Barcelona but they are not prepared to let Portugal forward Joao Felix, 22, move to the Spanish giants.

There is excellent news for Milan, who closed the first semester of 2021-22 with a profit, having grown revenue by 40 per cent.

Peru claim the fifth spot in CONMEBOL and will face Australia or UAE in the intercontinental playoff in June for a spot at the 2022 World Cup

Liverpool and Chelsea are interested in Paris St-Germain's 17-year-old French playmaker Ismael Gharbi.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will reportedly have to halve his wages if he wants to rejoin Juventus this summer.

Brentford want to extend the six-month deal Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, signed with the club.

The Camp Nou will host the second leg of the Women's UCL between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. The game could break the attendance record for a women's club game (60,739, Wanda Metropolitano), or even of any women's sports event (90,195, Rose Bowl).

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly not identified Barcelona forward Memphis Depay as a potential summer signing.

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