Ibrahimovic believes Sweden can beat England

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"For many years England has not reached this stage of the competition, so being in the quarterfinals, playing against Sweden, having for the semi-final the victor of Russian Federation versus Croatia, I would say England has a golden chance to be in the World Cup final", The Portuguese told reporters.

"If England win I buy you dinner wherever you want in the world, but if Sweden wins you buy me whatever I want from Ikea, OK?" he proposed on Twitter.

England has, however, looked promising and Englishman Harrison has hailed the Three Lions performances so far.

Sweden great Ibrahimovic is now playing in America for former England captain Beckham's old side LA Galaxy. "It's going to be a very tough match against him but we will do our best to stop him", said Granqvist, who will be partnered by Victor Lindel of in central defence.

"They can give hope to them and, like I said the other day, we're not a team where we just turn up and we're waltzing around strolling around and we've got an entitlement". They're making good things, and hopefully, they could continue.

England have won the World Cup once, an achievement attained back in 1966.

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"We're lads who have come from Barnsley and Leeds and Bolton and Blackburn".

"If England think they will have an easy match on Saturday, that's a big mistake".

"It's important we remember Steve (Holland) was at Crewe".

"It'll be the most hard game they'll have played, they can bet on that", he told the Daily Mirror ahead of tomorrow's game.

"We're really strong in our beliefs and we really have been from the outset".

Speaking about his Rangers team's win against Bury, Gerrard was upbeat and said both he and the squad were eagerly looking forward to the start of Europa League play and the Premiership campaign. "The expectation and pressure will be completely different to today".