Lunchtime Report: June 12

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Roy Hodgson said he was "very proud" of England's performance against France last night after their 1-1 draw in their opening game of Euro 2012.

Jolean Lescott headed in the opener before Samir Nasri equalised, with the former West Brom manager praising "a very good team performance".

Ukraine meanwhile are top of Group D after the co-hosts came from behind to beat Sweden last night thanks to a heroic display from Andriy Shevchenko.


In today's transfer news, Manchester United are closing in on the signing of talented young Crewe and England U18 midfielder Nick Powell. (ESPN)

Marouane Felliani has played down speculation linking him with Chelsea and Madrid, but admits he wants to play Champions League football. (Daily Mail)

And finally, Paris Saint-Germain are the latest club to be linked with a move for Luka Modric, also a target for Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

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