Word has arrived from the LA Galaxy camp that will see USMNT fans feel relieved as Sebastian Lletget has escaped the news many feared. The young attacker was impressive in the first 18 minutes of the United States’ 6-0 win over Honduras, but was injured minutes after scoring the opening goal and could not continue. Replays showed that Lletget got his foot caught underneath a defender in the process of a hard challenge on the right wing. There was concern that Lletget would be out for a significant amount of time, but the Galaxy announced that after testing over the weekend, Lletget did not suffer any structural damage and was diagnosed with a left foot sprain. Lletget will visit a specialist
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling's presence in the vital trip to Arsenal when the Premier League resumes this weekend could be in doubt. England boss Gareth Southgate revealed after the 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Lithuania that the 22-year-old played through the game with a back injury, which he aggravated further at Wembley. Sterling was replaced by Marcus Rashford after an hour and will now return to City to be assessed ahead of the crucial top-flight clash.
Sergio Ramos has encouraged Real Madrid to snatch the much-coveted Kylian Mbappe, claiming that the "doors" of the Santiago Bernabeu are always open to the best players. Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United have been linked with the Monaco starlet in recent days but Los Blancos' captain has said that Mbappe will be "welcome" at Zinedine Zidane's side. Mbappe, 18, is expected to be one of the main actors in the coming summer transfer window after enjoying an impressive campaign with Monaco.