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Marcelo Bielsa quit Lazio after just 48 hours in charge

"El Loco" earns his nickname again.

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Just two days after being announced as the new manager of Lazio, the widely beloved but admittedly abrasive Marcelo Bielsa has resigned. Bielsa is reportedly unhappy with the club's transfer strategy, which seems like something he should have figured out before signing a contract. Lazio is considering suing him.

Lazio has asked former youth and interim boss Simone Inzaghi to take over, but he might not be interested. There's a lot of speculation circulating about Bielsa taking the vacant national team post in his native Argentina, but no one reliable is reporting that at this time.

Classic goal compilation of the day

Here's every goal Eric Cantona scored for Manchester United.

In the news

Jürgen Klopp has signed a contract extension with Liverpool. (LFC)

Middlesbrough has inked goalkeeper Victor Valdes. (Middlesbrough)

Arsenal's Petr Cech announced his retirement from international soccer. (BBC)

Italian prosecutors have appealed the dismissal of Antonio Conte's match fixing charges. (Guardian)

Jurgen Klinsmann has called the American development system "fragile." (ESPN FC)

New York Red Bulls traded winger Lloyd Sam to rivals DC United. (MLS)

Mark Clattenburg will officiate the Euro 2016 final. (AS)

You should be reading

Ryan O'Hanlon on Cristiano Ronaldo and the danger he presents to France. (The Ringer)

Aanu Adeoye on new Leicester signing Ahmed Musa. (The Set Pieces)

Dominic Fifield on Patrice Evra becoming the France squad's father figure. (Guardian)

From the rumor mill

Please don't take anything in this section too seriously, for your own sanity, especially when rumors are from The Sun.

Arsenal might be closing in on Julian Draxler. (The Sun)

Expect Vincent Janssen to sign for Spurs on Friday and get presented on Monday. (Telegraph)

Liverpool is among the teams interested in Neven Subotic. (Mail)

Gokhan Tore is headed to West Ham. (Sky Sports)

Bournemouth is signing wonderkid Lewis Cook from Leeds. (Guardian)

Graziano Pelle is going to get paid big in China. (Mirror)

What happened on Thursday

What we learned from France's 2-0 win over Germany.

Antoine Griezmann was the star, just like he always has been.

Independiente Del Valle beat Boca Juniors in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semifinal.


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