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News and Links for Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Club Brugge KV v Leicester City FC - UEFA Champions League Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Brugge vs Leicester match report: Foxes enjoy dream Champions League debut with away win | The Independent
Club Brugge 0 Leicester City 3: A Marc Albrighton strike and two from Riyad Mahrez eased Claudio Ranieri's side into life at European football's top table

Tottenham 1 Monaco 2: Mauricio Pochettino accuses Spurs of lacking 'passion' in Champions League opener | London Evening Standard
Mauricio Pochettino has accused Tottenham of lacking passion during Wednesday's 2-1 defeat to Monaco at Wembley.

Romelu Lukaku has the ability to be the best striker in England - SBNation.com
He doesn't always show his best quality, but his hat trick on Monday showed that Everton's top striker can be one of the absolute elite scorers in the Premier League.

ALS took the life of Stefano Borgonovo, but his legacy lives on
Stefano Borgonovo lit up the Fiorentina pitch but ALS claimed his life far too early. His memory is helping others raise awareness of the disease.

How Michy Batshuayi went from troubled teenager to potent powerhouse
Dogged by disciplinary problems as a youngster, Michy Batshuayi, now at Chelsea, has cleaned up his game and become one of Europe's most potent strikers.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba fly out to Holland but Wayne Rooney misses Europa League clash - Mirror Online
The Red Devils skipper has not been named in the 20-man travelling party for the opening group stage clash in Rotterdam

Sergio Ramos feels marginalised and is ready to rebel against Nike
The Real Madrid defender is ready to black out his boots and seek a new sponsor

Aleksander Ceferin: New president says Uefa must show leadership - BBC Sport
New president Aleksander Ceferin says Uefa must show Europe's big clubs who is in charge, and prioritises Champions League reform.