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News and links for Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Portugal v France - Final: UEFA Euro 2016 Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

Euros highlight Arsenal’s tactical questions | Daily Cannon
So; the summer’s international tournament has concluded, with Portugal playing Greece to France’s Portugal.

Watch: Giroud and Kos reject medals at Euro final | Daily Cannon
Both Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud refused to put on their Euro 2016 runners-up medals after losing 1-0 to Portugal in the final.

Borussia Dortmund hit out at media over low-carb diet reports - ESPN FC
Borussia Dortmund have strongly rejected claims that a low-carb diet was a factor in May's DFB Pokal final defeat to Bayern Munich, describing the reports as a "fairytale."

With Arsenal & Chelsea Desperate For A Striker, Alvaro Morata Is Ready Made For The Premier League
In the post-David Villa-and-prime-Fernando Torres era, the tag ‘Spanish striker’ has had a hollow ring to it.

Chelsea Transfer News: Latest on N'Golo Kante, Joao Mario and Top Blues Rumours | Bleacher Report
Chelsea are reportedly eyeing moves for both Leicester City's N'Golo Kante and Sporting Lisbon's Joao Mario as they look to strengthen their midfield ahead of the 2016-17 season.

Euro 2016 News: Roy Keane on the challenge that ended Ronaldo's Euro 2016: It was great! | Goal.com
The Manchester United legend has insisted that although it was unfortunate that the Real Madrid star was injured, it was a perfectly legal attempt to win the ball by Dimitri Payet

Are Everton willing to spend £20m to bring Robbie Brady to Merseyside?
EVERTON ARE IN pole position to sign Ireland star Robbie Brady, according to a report in The Irish Sun.

Portugal dominant rearguard highlights Euro 2016 best XI - ESPN FC
With Euro 2016 in the books after Portugal's 1-0 win over France in Sunday's final, we asked Michael Cox to create the best XI of the European Championship.

Tottenham beat Arsenal to top spot as they clock up more Euro 2016 minutes than any other Premier League club | Football | Sport | London Evening Standard
Tottenham players racked up more minutes at Euro 2016 than any other Premier League club. The English top flight was by far the most heavily-represented domestic division at the tournament, with 106 of the 552 players who travelled to France currently plying their trade there.