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Tottenham can definitely close the gap on Manchester City – Jan Vertonghen

Jan Vertonghen is sure that Tottenham can close the gap to Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Manchester City’s Phil Foden ruled out for a month with ankle ligament damage

Pep Guardiola expects Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden to be sidelined for at least a month with ankle ligament damage.

Five keys to Real Madrid v Barcelona

Real Madrid realistically need to end Barcelona's 24-match unbeaten run to maintain hopes of retaining their La Liga title when Spanish football's two behemoths meet in El Clasico on Saturday (1200GMT).

Paulo Dybala back as Juventus chase Christmas number one

Paulo Dybala has regained his goal scoring form just in time as champions Juventus tackle rivals AS Roma for top spot at Christmas in a clash which could prove decisive in the Serie A title race.

Barcelona tempted by Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann as transfer window set to open

Barcelona are making moves to bring Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann to the Catalan capital while Manchester City are eyeing Alexis Sanchez as clubs around Europe prepare for the January transfer window.

Fabio Capello rules out Italy job, focus on China

Former England manager Fabio Capello on Friday ruled himself out as the Italian national team coach saying his focus was on his job in China.

Cristiano Ronaldo fit for Clasico – Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo has been declared fit to play in Real Madrid's clash with Barcelona on Saturday after overcoming a calf problem.

Alex Iwobi, others remain Arsenal’s basis of philosophy – Wenger

Using Alex Iwobi and other academy graduates will remain Arsenal's basis of philosophy, according to Arsene Wenger.

Antonio Conte laments loss of Alvaro Morata ahead of Everton trip

Antonio Conte says the loss of Alvaro Morata for Chelsea’s trip to Everton is a blow to his side’s hopes of maintaining their distant pursuit of Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Cristiano Ronaldo back in Real Madrid training ahead of El Clasico

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to full training on Friday with his Real Madrid teammates to quash fears he could miss Saturday’s huge El Clasico clash with Barcelona at Real’s Santiago Bernabeu.

Arsene Wenger questions Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s Liverpool starting place

Arsene Wenger has questioned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's place in the Liverpool side, insisting no player can "sit in their rocking chair" and be guaranteed a first-team starting place.

Emperor Terim to manage Galatasaray for 4th time

Turkish football icon Fatih Terim will Friday return to Istanbul giants Galatasaray for a fourth stint, following the dismissal of Croatian coach Igor Tudor.

Jose Mourinho says cup losers won’t appear in league

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has warned players who were humbled at Bristol City they will not be in contention when his side returns to Premier League duty at Leicester on Saturday.

Ederson offers to play out of goal for rampant Manchester City

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has jokingly offered to play outfield for Pep Guardiola’s rampant side as they close in on one of European football’s most prestigious records.

Ex-Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants Netherlands job

Ronald Koeman has expressed his ambition of taking over as Netherlands coach and says he has had several offers since being sacked by Everton.

Mark Hughes denies Stoke ultimatum to save his job

Stoke have not told Mark Hughes defeat against West Brom will mean he gets the sack, according to the manager.

It is difficult to guess Liverpool’s attack – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has admitted it is hard to plan for what Liverpool’s attack will look like when both teams meet on Friday in the Premier League.

I advised Manchester United to sign Kylian Mbappe and Gabriel Jesus – Ryan Giggs

Former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs says he told the club to sign Kylian Mbappe and Gabriel Jesus years before they became breakout stars.

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Scores missing after China hit by mudslides

Nine people have died and 35 are still missing after a series of mudslides in an autonomous region of China’s southwestern Sichuan province, local authorities said Thursday.
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NSE delists Skye Bank, Fortis MfB

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has delisted the shares of defunct Skye Bank Plc and Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc from the daily official list of the Exchange.
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Nigeria risks fiscal crisis without increased revenue – minister

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has warned that the Nigerian economy could go into fiscal crisis if the country fails to increase its revenue.

Uche Secondus: More have been killed under President Buhari

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has claimed more people have been killed under the Muhammadu Buhari government than during the 1970 civil war.
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Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ arrested in own residence – neighbours

The alleged kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala Wadume, was living in a house he bought in Kano months ago before he was tracked down on Monday, his neighbours told newsmen yesterday.