In today’s Football Daily: Portugal’s changing of the guard, Morocco’s Beautiful Day and Eden Hazard’s lament
Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandes have allayed fears that Cristiano Ronaldo being dropped from the Portugal team will impact the squad’s harmony. Ronaldo was benched for Portugal’s 6-1 World Cup last-16 win over Switzerland on Tuesday and it was the first time he has not started a game at a major tournament in 14 years. It has now been mooted that Ronaldo losing his place to Goncalo Ramos, who scored a hat-trick to fire Portugal to a quarter-final against Morocco, could cause issues.
Man Utd have reportedly submitted a "30 million offer" to sign Denzel Dumfries from Inter Milan as they look to strengthen at right-back.
Amid controversy and continued human rights concerns surrounding Fifa and Qatar off the pitch, it’s been an exhilarating ride so far on it