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PSG can help Neymar ‘become the best player in the world’ – Emery

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery hailed recent signing Neymar as "one of the best" players in the world and vowed to "help him to become the best" at Parc des Princes.

FIFA Award: Super Falcons defender hails Omagbemi nomination

A Super Falcons defender, Onome Ebi, has hailed the nomination of the former coach of the team, Florence Omagbemi, for the prestigious FIFA Women Coach of the year.

Gabriel Paulista leaves Arsenal for Valencia

Arsenal have sold Gabriel Paulista to Valencia for a fee understood to be £10m.

Newcastle’s Benitez tells Shelvey to control his temper

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has warned Jonjo Shelvey that he must learn to control his temper if he wants to fulfil his full potential.

Tottenham sign Davinson Sanchez from Ajax

Tottenham have signed defender Davinson Sanchez from Ajax.

Matuidi completes move from PSG to Juventus

France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has completed a move to Juventus from Paris Saint-Germain, the two clubs confirmed on Friday, ending a successful six-year stint in the French capital.

Evans pursuit not make-or-break – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City squad can challenge for honours even if he is unable to make any more signings before the transfer window closes.

Kevin-Prince Boateng signs three-year Eintracht deal

Ghana ‘bad-boy’ midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng could feature for Eintracht Frankfurt in this weekend’s German league match at Freiburg after signing a three-year deal with the Bundesliga club on Friday.

Neymar set for home bow as PSG face Toulouse

After dazzling on his first appearance in a Paris Saint-Germain shirt, Neymar is in line to make his home debut for his new club against Toulouse on Sunday.

Premier League managers back transfer window change

Premier League clubs will vote next month on a proposal to ensure the transfer window closes before the season starts, with the plan already winning the backing of several managers.

Liverpool reject Barca’s £118m bid for Coutinho

Liverpool have rejected a £118million third bid from Barcelona for Brazilian star, Philippe Coutinho.

Inter Milan loan move for Mustafi rejected by Arsenal

Arsenal have turned down an approach by Inter Milan to sign Shkodran Mustafi on loan, according to Sky in Italy.

Costa’s criminal claim just a joke to Conte

Antonio Conte refused to make peace with Diego Costa as he laughed off the Chelsea striker’s claim that he has been treated like a criminal by the Premier League champions.

Real Madrid step up offer for Man United’s De Gea

Real Madrid are back in their attempt to lure Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea to the Spanish capital city.

Arsenal in search of Alexis Sanchez tonic at Stoke

Arsenal head to Stoke City this weekend aiming to register a second victory of the season and divert attention away from continuing questions about the future of Alexis Sanchez.

Tottenham agree deal for Sanchez – reports

Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal that could be worth over £40 million to sign Ajax centre-back Davinson Sanchez, according to ESPN.

Martial warns Man United not to get carried away by impressive start

Anthony Martial has warned Manchester United not to get carried away by their impressive start to the Premier League season as the leaders head to Swansea on Saturday.

Chelsea are demanding ‘impossible’ fee from Atletico – Costa

Diego Costa says Chelsea are demanding a fee Atletico Madrid "can't get near" for the Spain striker to complete his desired move back to his former club.

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Lagos by-elections: INEC cautions against vote buying, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
Napoli have officially renamed their stadium in memory of the late, great Diego Maradona. Originally named the Stadio San Paolo, after Saint Paul the Apostle, Napoli’s home stadium will henceforth be called the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Napoli stadium officially renamed ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’

As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
An Israeli firefighter stands outside the Church of All Nations next to the Garden of Gethsemane after a man tried to set a fire inside the Church in Jerusalem December 4, 2020. REUTERS-Ammar Awad

Jerusalem church suffers damage in arson near Garden of Gethsemane

Israeli police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to an east Jerusalem church by the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.
Former Minister of Defence, General Domkat Yah Bali, is dead. He was aged 80.

Ex-Defence minister Domkat Bali passes on

Bali, a respected general, was member of the highest decision making body of government during the military era in the 1980s. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council from 1984 to 1985 during the Major General Muhammadu Buhari military regime. Bali also served as member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council from 1985 to 1990 during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Lebanese-french businessman Ziad Takieddine is accused of being an intermediary between former Libyan and French leaders.

Lebanon arrests businessman linked to former French president’s corruption case

Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.