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Cannon Fodder News and Links: Monday

News and links for Monday, August 15, 2016.

Arsenal v Manchester City: Pre-Season Friendly Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Ombrello/Getty Images

Yaya Toure's Manchester City future in doubt after missing Champions League trip -
The Ivorian was listed in the Blues' Champions League squad but he has been left in Manchester and is not thought to be injured

New Brazil coach Tite to name squad for World Cup qualifiers with Ecuador and Colombia -
The former Corinthians boss had hoped to postpone his announcement in order to further assess the Selecao's Olympians but his application was refused by FIFA

Report: Joe Hart future uncertain at Man City – ProSoccerTalk
Could Claudio Bravo be the replacement for Joe Hart with the Englishman's future unclear at the Etihad Stadium?

Lukas Podolski confirms Germany retirement -
Another member of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning squad has stepped away from the international stage in Lukas Podolski.

Butland injury leaves England goalkeeper spot wide open – ProSoccerTalk
Sam Allardyce has many decisions to make in his new role with England, and goalkeeper could be the manager's first big choice.

Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette open to offers that cant be refused - ESPN FC
Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette has admitted that he would leave Lyon this month if the French club receive an acceptable offer from the right team.