football news round-up – sunday, july 15

09:00    15 Jul 2018

PSG's Nyemar
Welcome to Fox Sports Africa’s round-up of football news for Sunday, July 15.

International and World Cup

Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard scored as Belgium defeated England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff match at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Russia on Saturday and Croatia head coach Zlatiko Dalic believes that his side has what it takes to defeat France in the World Cup final on Sunday.

Premier League, EFL Championship & Scottish Premiership

Chelsea signed Italy international Jorginho from Napoli after Manchester City pulled out of a £50 million ($66 million) deal, Bristol City have stated that they are "disappointed and frustrated" after the Football Association upheld its decision to ban striker Famara Diedhiou for six games, Tony Watt insists is looking to score at least 10 Scottish Premiership goals for new club St Johnstone in the new season.

Ligue 1, Belgian First Division A, Eredivisie, Turkish Super Lig & MLS

France international Loïc Rémy has returned to France, signing with northern club Lille OSC after leaving Spain's Las Palmas, Uganda midfielder Farouk Miya has completed a move to Croatian side HNK Gorica on a two-year deal from Belgian giants Standard Liege, former Melbourne City goalkeeper Yaren Sozer has signed a professional contract with Turkish Super Lig club Istanbul Basaksehir, former England captain David Beckham informed supporters he was bringing Major League Soccer (MLS) to Miami no matter what.

Transfer rumours & gossip

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to offer Neymar a new deal in a bid to keep him out of Real Madrid's hands, while Arsenal are said to have been offered Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes.
 

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