Karim Benzema is no longer a viable rival to Olivier Giroud in the France squad but the Chelsea man does not mind constant comparisons.
Gareth Bale is benched for another Champions League final as Zinedine Zidane named Isco in his starting XI to take on Liverpool.
Daniele Baselli is delighted to be back in an Italy squad he believes is headed in the right direction.
Leon Goretzka was a star for Germany at the Confederations Cup last year and believes he is fit enough to grace Russia in style once more.
Take a look back at the last 24 hours in Kiev as the city prepares to host the Champions League final.
Swiss authorities have confirmed they are not currently taking action against Michel Platini, but FIFA remains unmoved.
Although he completed individual work this week, Germany do not know when Jerome Boateng will be able to join in with full team training.
Joachim Low would happily have Marc-Andre ter Stegen as his number one in Russia, but says Manuel Neuer remains the clear first-choice.
Unai Emery's former player Marco Andreolli has offered a ringing endorsement of the new Arsenal head coach's credentials.
David Luiz is confident Frank Lampard will shine upon his return to football, amid reports he is set to be appointed by Derby County.
Italian veteran Gianluigi Buffon, 40, said he needs a week to decide where he will play next season as PSG circle.
Chelsea were accused of being defensive in their FA Cup final win but Antonio Conte says they need new players to change their style.
Real Madrid are a team without any weaknesses, said Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp ahead of the Champions League final.
Mohamed Salah's extraordinary form has dominated the agenda of late, but Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has more immediate concerns.
Unai Emery was a unanimous choice as Arsenal's next head coach, club chief Ivan Gazidis said.
Having previously lost a Champions League final, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is getting less excited about his second appearance.
Bayern Munich and Germany forward Thomas Muller believes Liverpool's Mohamed Salah could win the Ballon d'Or.
Maurizio Sarri's agent Alessandro Pellegrini dismissed speculation regarding the in-demand Napoli boss.
Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev says Real Madrid had an offer accepted for Kylian Mbappe, but the striker instead opted to join PSG.
Paul Pogba's France may be among the World Cup favourites, but Denmark coach Age Hareide is unimpressed.