A bizarre row over a tattoo has ended on-loan Manchester United right-back Guillermo Varela's hopes of featuring for Eintracht Frankfurt in this weekend's DFB-Pokal final against Borussia Dortmund in Berlin and wrecked any chance of the player securing an extension to his season-long stint at the Commerzbank-Arena. According to an official statement released by the Bundesliga outfit on Wednesday (24 May), Varela got a tattoo against the wishes of head coach Niko Kovac earlier this week. It is now said to require treatment having become inflamed and the 24-year-old has since been suspended by Eintracht with immediate effect for "grossly negligent behaviour".
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal is going to the Confederations Cup without Eder, its goal-scoring hero in the final of the European Championship, and rising star Renato Sanches. Coach Fernando Santos left the pair off his 24-man squad on Thursday for
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp wants any incoming signings this summer arriving before the start of pre-season, but believes he has a strong squad at his disposal when everyone is "fit and healthy". Liverpool pipped Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification last weekend and Klopp is aware he needs to bolster his squad substantially in order to compete in both in the Premier League and Europe. The former Borussia Dortmund boss said wants Liverpool's new signings to arrive at the club "tomorrow".