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World Cup 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in Egypt's World Cup squad despite injury

Mohamed Salah left the pitch in tears after landing heavily on his shoulder following a challenge by Sergio Ramos in Kiev



Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final.

Salah, 25, will not meet up with his team-mates until 9 June as he continues his recovery from a shoulder injury, his national team said.

Read more: World Cup 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah in Egypt's World Cup squad despite injury

World Cup 2018: Nicklas Bendtner left out of Denmark squad because of injury

Bendtner did not feature in Denmark's goalless draw with Sweden on Saturday



Nicklas Bendtner has been left out of Denmark's 23-man squad for the World Cup because of a groin injury.

The forward, 30, picked up the injury playing for club side Rosenborg before joining up with the national team.

Read more: World Cup 2018: Nicklas Bendtner left out of Denmark squad because of injury

World Cup 2018: Player in Russia squad could be doper - Grigory Rodchenkov


Grigory Rodchenkov speaks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan



A player in Russia's World Cup squad is a drugs cheat, says doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov.

The former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory said one of the squad was on a list of 34 footballers that he helped cover up.

Read more: World Cup 2018: Player in Russia squad could be doper - Grigory Rodchenkov

World Cup 2018: Referee Fahad Al-Mirdasi dropped for attempted match fixing in Saudi Arabia

Fahad Al-Mirdasi refereed at the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia and took charge of the third-place play-off between Portugal and Mexico



Fifa has dropped Saudi Arabian referee Fahad Al-Mirdasi from the 2018 World Cup after he was banned for a match-fixing attempt in his country.

Al-Mirdasi, 32, was already banned from officiating for life by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF).

Read more: World Cup 2018: Referee Fahad Al-Mirdasi dropped for attempted match fixing in Saudi Arabia

World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah 'confident' of playing for Egypt despite Champions League final injury

Salah scored 44 goals for Liverpool last season



Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah says he is "confident" of playing in the World Cup after suffering a shoulder injury in the Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid.

Salah, 25, left the pitch in Kiev in tears after a first-half challenge with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos.

Read more: World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah 'confident' of playing for Egypt despite Champions League final injury