Henderson likely to start vs Senegal & 2 other under-radar stories

Henderson likely to start vs Senegal & 2 other under-radar stories

Henderson could start v Senegal

Jordan Henderson is in contention to start for England against Senegal in the World Cup Round of 16 game, the Evening Standard reports.

Why Brazil coach prefers Fred to Fabinho — ex-Red explains

Fabinho finally made his first World Cup appearance in a 1-0 defeat against Cameroon. The game didn't really matter for Brazil so their head coach Tite gave playing time to under-used players. In the first two games, United midfielder Fred started ahead of Fab.

Former Liverpool player Joe Cole said about Tite's selection: ""Fabinho is going through a tricky period at Liverpool, he was majestic before this season. His ball retention was good, his forward passes were excellent.

"He is a little bit off form, but Fred is the surprise one for me. He seems to be a different player when he pulls on the Brazil shirt. He plays with freedom and pops up in some great positions in forward areas."

German FA want Klopp for national team job

As per Daily Star, the German FA want Jurgen Klopp to take over the national team head coach job, ahead of Thomas Tuchel.

Klopp has recently signed a contract extension with Liverpool and seems unlikely to leave any time soon. Tuchel, on the other hand, is out of a job and will be open to work soon.