What They're Saying: Martin Sjogren

"As a coach, you need to focus on the players who want to be a part of the team and Ada doesn't. We respect that and we have been working hard with the other players and they have been doing a great job."

-- Norway national team coach Martin Sjogren, on Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg, who won't be playing at the Women's World Cup in France. Talks to bring back the 23-year-old Lyon striker were unsuccessful. She has not played for Norway since Euro 2017 because of what she has described is a lack of respect for female players in Norway. (BBC Sport)
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