Wednesday Kickoff: Reus, Ibrahimovic and more

Wednesday Kickoff: Reus, Ibrahimovic and more

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Wednesday Kickoff: Reus, Ibrahimovic and more

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While one major European star was left off of his team’s Euro 2016 roster, another continues to remain coy over his next playing destination.

Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus was left off Germany’s final 23-man Euro 2016 roster on Tuesday due to “serious fitness problems.” Head coach Joachim Low said the team’s medical staff couldn’t give a clear indication whether Reus would be able to contribute this summer. (REPORT)

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic denies reports stating that he will make a return to Swedish side Malmo. The 34-year-old said, “I’m too good for the Swedish league.” (REPORT)

West Ham has reportedly made a bid for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca. The Colombian notched 18 goals in 2015-16 for the Rossoneri, making him a hot commodity this offseason. (REPORT)

Former England and Newcastle legend Alan Shearer has accused Three Lions coach Roy Hodgson of selecting his roster based on reputation. Shearer also says that Hodgson has made a massive mistake leaving Leicester’s Danny Drinkwater out of the squad. (REPORT)

Mexican police have arrested two men believed to be involved in the kidnapping of Olympiakos forward Alan Pulido over the weekend. (REPORT)

TUESDAY REWIND

Giuseppe Rossi’s agent has said that the Italian international made a mistake choosing the Azzurri over the U.S. Men’s National Team. (REPORT)

Six MLS matches will take place midweek before the start of the international break including the Portland Timbers hosting the San Jose Earthquakes. (REPORT)

MLS players will represent eight different nations at this summer’s Copa America, including Kaka for Brazil. (REPORT)

Injuries have hindered Argentina before Copa America has even kicked off. Lucas Biglia will likely be replaced after suffering a left abductor injury, while Lionel Messi, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Javier Pastore are all being monitored for their own issues. (REPORT)

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