ESPN – Emre Can providing glimpse of possibilities for Liverpool

Former Liverpool great Steve Nicol breaks down how he wants Liverpool to look on opening day against Stoke City. This is proving to be a difficult summer for Liverpool fans. James Milner is a fine player and a dedicated professional, but rather lacks the stardust that Liverpool supporters had hoped would be sprinkled over their club's transfer policy. Danny Ings is a competent young striker, energetic and enthusiastic, but he is not Luis Suarez and frankly, he never will be. Adam Bogdan is a fine back-up goalkeeper, but only the sort of people who type in capital letters ever get excited by new back-up goalkeepers….

ESPN – Paul Pogba a crucial signing in Manchester City bid to rule Europe

ESPNFC's Mark Donaldson and Tommy Smyth dissect the latest round of transfer rumours. With two thirds of Manchester City's three-man transfer brains trust in attendance at Monday night's Copa America game between Chile and Mexico, fans will be desperately hoping director of football Txiki Begiristain and coach Manuel Pellegrini did their history homework. MANCHESTER CITY LATEST – Sterling saga: City to land their man? – WATCH: Pellegrini to splash the cash – Liverpool reject Sterling bid – Hart: We'll buy home-grown stars – Mangala: No regrets over City switch If they did not, they might not be immediately aware that one of the game's most impressive performers, Matias Vuoso — who scored twice for Mexico in a 3-3 draw — has already completed a lap or two in Manchester football circles. It…