It's over... it's all over. We know that you're craving another round of England 17-11 Kosovo, but you're going to have to wait until... oh, literally next month for another international break.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be sidelined until October with an ankle injury.The 28-year-old had been playing through the pain, but has now been told to rest the problem.
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The Togolese striker memorably sprinted the length of the Etihad pitch to celebrate in front of the travelling Arsenal fans on 12 September 2009, just months after departing north London for City.
Manchester United are monitoring James Maddison over a potential move for the Leicester midfielder next summer, according to the Manchester Evening News. The 22-year-old only joined the Foxes from Norwich in 2018 and has a contract until 2023, but the paper reports that United are weighing up making a move for him in the summer.
The deadline for English top-flight clubs has been much earlier than in other major European leagues since clubs voted in 2017 that it should close before the opening week of the season.
Mertesacker now heads up Arsenal's academy and is responsible for instilling the Gunners' youngsters with the kind of hard-working ethos that earned him a career at the highest level for 15 years.