kevin de bruyne
That De Bruyne was forced to leave the game early with a hamstring problem not long after that decisive moment and is now expected to be out of action a few weeks comes as a huge blow to City. And it's a blow that is bigger than briefly losing Aguero to suspension was earlier this month.
There's still time for Belgium's overhyped team to succeed in a way that England's never did. But the sand is running ever-faster through the hourglass - and Wilmots is not the man to flip it over.
When people say "ooh £50million for Raheem Sterling, that's an awful lot", they're wrong. Nobody is denying that on the scale of things £50million is a substantial amount of money, but to men who command oil empires around the world and probably employ butlers to roll them the finest tobacco in $100 notes, it's just about the square root of diddly squat.
Members of Belgium's World Cup squad modelled their impressive physiques for an intimate black and white art exhibition in
Nemanja Matić's return to Chelsea is close to completion after the club confirmed he will undergo a medical ahead of his
In the average career of a top-flight footballer, the opportunity to appear at a World Cup will only come around three or four times. Therefore in a World Cup year, warming the bench or turning out for the stiffs is not an option. Thankfully for those struggling to make an impact, this time of year throws up a few potential opportunities to make a push for Brazil.
Eden Hazard has advised Chelsea teammate Kevin de Bruyne to leave the club. De Bruyne has made just three starts under José
Chelsea manager José Mourinho walked out of his pre-match press conference on the eve of the must win Champions League Group
Chelsea booked their place in the final of the International Champions Cup with victory over AC Milan at Miami's Sun Life