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PSG’s Matuidi set for Juventus medical

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi is on the verge of signing for Juventus, who have agreed to pay Paris Saint-Germain 20 million euros plus bonuses, according to reports on Wednesday.

Everyone wants Coutinho to stay at Liverpool – Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum says everyone at Liverpool is desperate for Philippe Coutinho to stay at the club this season.

Wenger wants Oxlade-Chamberlain to stay at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal will spend the remainder of this summer's transfer window largely focusing on outgoings, but confirmed he intends to keep hold of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

No progress on Sanchez talks – Wenger

Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal remain at an impasse over new contract talks, manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday.

Usain Bolt offered football trial by English side Burton

The legendary sprinter Usain Bolt would be welcome to come on trial at English Championship side, Burton.

Uyo remains Super Eagles’ home, will host Algeria clash – Pinnick

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has insisted that the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State remains the Super Eagles home ground.

Sanchez contract talks at Arsenal showing ‘no progress’ – Wenger

Arsene Wenger says there has been 'no progress' on agreeing a new Arsenal contract with Alexis Sanchez, who should be fit again soon.

Stoke sign Jese Rodriguez on loan from PSG

Stoke have signed ex-Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St-Germain.

Liverpool’s Klopp hails ‘incredible’ Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed Trent Alexander-Arnold as an "incredible young player" after he scored against Hoffenheim in the first leg of their Champions League play-off round clash.

Bayern expected to win sixth straight title

Bayern Munich kick off the new Bundesliga season on Friday with the coaches of 13 of their 17 rivals expecting them to dominate again -- although Usain Bolt's recent shock defeat is being used as inspiration.

Rohr confident of Enyeama’s return to Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has expressed optimism over the return of Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to the national team but ruled him out of the crucial 2018 World Cup double-header against African champions Cameroon, scheduled for September 1 and 5 in Uyo and Yaoundé respectively.

Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite their 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg.

Pogba happy Neymar is now world’s most expensive player

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba has admitted he is happy that Neymar has taken over his title as the costliest player in football history.

AFCON calendar changed to help African players – Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, says the calender of the African Cup of Nations was changed for the benefit of players from the continent.

Neymar becomes Handicap International ambassador

Neymar-mania, which has engulfed France, landed briefly in neighbouring Switzerland on Tuesday where the Brazilian star became Handicap International's first-ever ambassador at a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva.

Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo make Player of the Year shortlist

Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as one of three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

Nigeria’s Umar Sadiq set to join Torino on loan from Roma

Torino are on the verge of signing Roma’s Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq on loan, with a view to signing permanently.

Leicester reject Roma’s £31.8m bid for Mahrez

Leicester City are set to reject Roma’s most recent €35m (£31.8m) plus bonuses offer for winger Riyad Mahrez, as they want at least €44m (£40m).

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Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Six abducted in Calabar in less than two weeks

One of the abducted, David Ugwu, a lecturer at the University of Calabar, was reportedly whisked away from his residence along Atimbo. Another victim, Maurice Archibong, an accounting staff with the Nigerian Chronicle Newspaper, was kidnapped by gunmen last Sunday night, while Chief Desmond Oko, an Igbo businessman, was picked up on last Tuesday night.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is eyeing a January move away from Stamford Bridge as he looks to secure a place in the France squad for Euro 2020.

Olivier Giroud: Tottenham win a turning point for Chelsea

Giroud was on target against Spurs at Stamford Bridge before Marcos Alonso added a second for Frank Lampard’s side, rendering a late own goal from Antonio Rudiger a mere consolation for the visitors.
Juan Mata is confident that Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo could hand Manchester United the expected impetus to boost the club’s quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Juan Mata insists Bruno Fernandes, Odion Ighalo have the magic to take Manchester United...

Juan Mata is confident that Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo could hand Manchester United the expected impetus to boost the club’s quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Cleric decries high rate of divorce among young couples

A Cleric, Rev. Fr. Felix Nwosu, has decried high rate of divorce among young couples in Nigeria blaming it on lack of understanding and forgiving spirit.
Police Public Relations’ Officer, Mr Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on Sunday in Awka, identified the suspect as Emmanuel Bassey of Abi Local Government Area of (LGA) Cross Rivers.

Police arrest ‘serial rapist’ in Anambra

Police Command in Anambra says it has arrested a 38 year-old man suspected to be a serial rapist following an anonymous tip.