Jack Pitt-Brooke

Jack Pitt-Brooke is a sports writer for The Independent.

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Raheem Sterling leaves Slovenia’s Bostjan Cesar in his wake during the Euro 2016 qualifier last Sunday

Raheem Sterling to Manchester City: Second unsuccessful bid for Liverpool midfielder but edge closer to luring player from Reds

The pace of the bidding suggests that Liverpool will eventually be able to earn close to their £50m asking price

Jack Grealish pictures: Grealish’s holiday snap prompts Aston Villa response

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Patrick Roberts to Manchester City: Highly-rated Fulham teenager set to join Manuel Pellegrini's side

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England vs Slovenia: Five things we learnt - Roy Hodgson's faith in Jack Wilshere vindicated, Raheem Sterling hype must be justified

A fully fit Clyne means Jones shouldn't start, England's midfield moves forward and Novakovic exposes England's shaky defence

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Slovenia vs England: In-form Josip Ilicic is out to show his superior quality

The Euro 2016 qualifier takes place on Sunday

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Slaven Bilic: West Ham's new showman is direct opposite of Big Sam

COMMENT: New West Ham manager knows exactly how to get supporters on his side, writes Jack Pitt-Brooke, but his time at the helm of Besiktas prompts more questions than answers about his tactical pedigree

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Paul Pogba in action for Juventus

Juventus vs Barcelona: Proud Paul Pogba has his eyes fixed on the Ballon d'Or

For one young Frenchman, Saturday's meeting with Barcelona in Berlin is not just about claiming Europe’s top trophy for Juventus – it's a step towards the highest personal ambition. Jack Pitt-Brooke outlines the rise and rise of Pogba

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