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Venezuela crisis: Maradona defends President Maduro

Argentine football hero Diego Maradona defended Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday over a deadly political crisis in which the socialist leader’s opponents have branded him a dictator.

Roma hopeful of signing Mahrez from Leicester

Roma sporting director Monchi says the club remain hopeful of striking a deal with Leicester to sign Riyad Mahrez.

Neymar’s former club Santos ask Barca for share of mega transfer fee

Neymar’s former club Santos are demanding Barcelona pay them a fee of €13.4m for the forward’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, say reports.

Neymar considering FIFA complaint against Barca – report

Barcelona are refusing to pay a £23m bonus to Neymar's father following a contract renewal last year.

Neymar, Di Maria, Cavani combination will cause lots of trouble – Alex

Former PSG defender Alex is afraid for defenders who will have to come up against the trio of Neymar, Di Maria and Cavani.

Barca anxious to close Coutinho deal ahead of Clasico

Liverpool are resigned to losing Philippe Coutinho after the player reportedly informed manager Jurgen Klopp he wanted to leave and Barcelona officials are claimed to be in the United Kingdom to seal the deal in time for the Brazilian to be eligible for his first El clasico.

Fans arrested for assaulting match officials in Bauchi – LMC

The fans arrested by the Nigerian Police Force are Mohammed Isa (35), Hamisu Mohammed (30) and Yola Ishaya aka Chara (24).

Bale return to the Premier League would be fantastic – Vokes

Gareth Bale would have a "huge" impact on the Premier League should he leave Real Madrid this summer, says Sam Vokes.

Eagles to travel by road to Benin Republic for CHAN qualifier

The home-based Super Eagles will travel by road to Cotonou on Friday ahead of the 2018 African Nations Championship playoffs first leg qualifier against Benin Republic.

Will Nigeria Premier League Crown return to Jos 45 years after?

Baring hard luck, Plateau United FC of Jos is on the historic path of returning the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) crown to the city of Jos after 45 years of waiting.

Guardiola wants Man City to play like Barca – Toure

Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure has revealed that Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, is determined to win in style just like he did at Barcelona.

Mourinho did not change my life in football – Ramos

Sergio Ramos has said Zinedine Zidane’s knowledge of the Real Madrid dressing room has helped him to greater success than Jose Mourinho at the Santiago Bernabeu.

I’ve lot to prove at Bournemouth – Jordon Ibe

Bournemouth winger Jordon Ibe admits he has "a lot to prove" after a disappointing debut campaign with the Cherries.

Batshuayi denies laughing at Morata’s penalty miss for Chelsea

Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi has rubbished the idea that he was laughing at the expense of team-mate Alvaro Morata during Sunday's Community Shield.

Liverpool to reject £100m offer from Barca for Coutinho

Liverpool are so determined to keep Philippe Coutinho at the club and are prepared to reject a £100m offer from Barcelona for the midfielder.

Modern football getting much harder for everyone – Mourinho

After qualified success in his maiden campaign as Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will hope to dust off his tried and tested second-season formula in 2017-18.

Henry backs Lacazette fire Arsenal to glory

Arsenal great Thierry Henry is trusting countryman Alexandre Lacazette to follow in his footsteps and find success with the Gunners but warns that Arsene Wenger’s full squad will be required to make it happen.

London to host second edition of Best FIFA Football Awards

World football ruling body FIFA has announced that the second edition of the Best FIFA Football Awards will take place in London, UK, on October 23.

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Arsenal need to follow the lead of arch-rivals Tottenham and get a proven manager in place, says John Hartson, with the Gunners in no position to take “a chance” on Freddie Ljungberg.

John Hartson: Arsenal can’t afford to give Freddie Ljungberg a chance

Arsenal need to follow the lead of arch-rivals Tottenham and get a proven manager in place, says John Hartson, with the Gunners in no position to take “a chance” on Freddie Ljungberg.
Bordeaux central defender Laurent Koscielny had some words for his former club Arsenal.

Laurent Koscielny reveals his reasons for leaving Arsenal

Laurent Koscielny has spoken about his reasons for leaving Arsenal in the summer; a decision which surprised many at the club including the fans he believes did not expect him to go.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Federal government sets boundaries for acreage management

The statement said energy professionals and consultants gathered by the ministry agreed that to achieve the new targets set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the Oil and Gas sector, there is need to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place.
Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.

Ryan Giggs: Paul Pogba can unlock the door for Manchester United

Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during a BBC debate in London, England, December 6, 2019. (Jeff Overs-BBC-Handout via Reuters)

UK parties in final campaign push for Thursday election

The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days.