Afternoon Football Report: June 27

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Arsenal fullback Keiran Gibbs says he is frustrated to have been left out of England's recent friendly matches against Ireland and Brazil.

The 23-year-old, who has two international caps, insists he will do all he can to persuade Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson that he deserves a spot in his squad for the 2014 World Cup.

Chelsea defender David Luiz has hailed Brazil's match winner against Uruguay, Paulinho, as a 'complete' player.

Paulinho, linked with both Chelsea and Tottenham, scored a towering header to help Brazil earn a place in the Confederations Cup final last night.

Gareth Barry admits the sale of Carlos Tevez to Juventus will be a massive loss to Manchester City

The Argentine striker completed a move to Juve on Wednesday evening after the clubs had earlier agreed a fee of around £10m.

Michael Keane was full of praise for Leicester City after the Manchester United youngster spent last season on loan with the Foxes. 

The 20-year-old defender thinks the first-team football stands him in good stead for next season, and he hopes to play a role on the upcoming United first-team tour of Australia.

Tottenham midfielder Aaron Lennon took to Twitter this morning to deny rumours he was involved in an altercation with Theo Walcott in Las Vegas.

The England duo were alleged to have squared up to each other in a nightclub in the MGM Grand, with the Arsenal forward accused of head-butting the Spurs wide-man.

And finally, Barcelona are stepping up their bid to sign Roma defender Marquinhos

Barca have long been interested in the Brazilian centre-back - who is still only 19 years old - and are willing to offer cash plus Alexis Sanchez in order to sanction a deal.

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