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Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara agrees personal terms with Liverpool.

Liverpool agree fee for Spanish midfielder

Liverpool are on the verge of landing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara after agreeing on a deal with the German champions, according to The Athletic.

NFF VP Seyi Akinkunmi reiterates his commitment to women’s football

The vice president of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinkunmi, says he’s committed to the development of women football in the country and will continue to do so.
Nigeria Professional Football League side Plateau United has secured the signing Sunday Adetunji to their ranks ahead of the 2020-21 league season.

Plateau United complete the signing of Sunday Adetunji

Nigeria Professional Football League side Plateau United has secured the signing Sunday Adetunji to their ranks ahead of the 2020/21 league season.
Barcelona are celebrating 20 years since star player Lionel Messi joined the club with his two decades outlined in an extraordinarily comprehensive report in Marca.

Barcelona celebrate 20 years of Leo Messi’s arrival

Barcelona are celebrating 20 years since star player Lionel Messi joined the club with his two decades outlined in an extraordinarily comprehensive report in Marca.
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FIFA claims virus cost global football $11 billion

FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue.
Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.

Gareth Bale close to Tottenham return

Gareth Bale is close to a return to Tottenham Hotspur on loan from Real Madrid.
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara agrees personal terms with Liverpool.

Bayern Munich expecting Manchester United to bid for Thiago Alcantara soon

Bayern Munich are expecting a bid from Manchester United for Thiago Alcantara to arrive imminently, according to reports from Germany.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar gestures in front Marseille’s Spanish defender Alvaro Gonzelez (R) during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marseille (OM) at the Parc de Princes stadium in Paris on September 13, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Neymar banned two matches as league opens racism probe

Neymar received a two-match ban Wednesday for his red card against Marseille as the French league announced it would open an investigation into accusations of racism by the Brazil forward against Alvaro Gonzalez.
Rave of the moment in Greece, Chuba Akpom has become a subject of bidding war among West Ham, Eintracht Frankfurt and Mainz in the current transfer window as they seek to prize him away from PAOK Thessaloniki.

Chuba Akpom set to join Middlesbrough

Sky Bet Championship club Middlesbrough are close to signing Chuba Akpom from Greek club PAOK.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi is in contention for Everton’s Player and Young Player of the Season awards.

Alex Iwobi omitted from Everton squad for Salford City tie

Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi has not made the squad for their Carabao Cup clash with Salford City on Wednesday night.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Manchester City set new deadline date for Kalidou Koulibaly deal

Manchester City have set a new deadline date for the completion of a deal for Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly, with the player’s agent expected in Italy next week to meet with Aurelio De Laurentiis, according to the latest reports from Italy.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Jadon Sancho meets with Borussia Dortmund board amidst Manchester United rumours

Manchester United fans will be pleased to hear Jadon Sancho has spoken to the Borussia Dortmund board as the rumours continue to heat up over a potential transfer.
Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.

Leo Messi scores screamer on Barca return

Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.
Molde striker Leke James has explained the club’s new season goal and objective in both the domestic league and in the UEFA Champions League.

Leke James talks about Molde’s new season objectives

Molde striker Leke James has explained the club’s new season goal and objective in both the domestic league and in the UEFA Champions League.

Roberto Mancini: Italy must aim to win Euro 2020

Italy coach Roberto Mancini said Italy aim ‘to win’ Euro 2020 next summer and believes Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo can ‘recover in time’.
Former Arsenal player and Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali made his La Liga debut for Huesca against Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal on Sunday.

Kelechi Nwakali confident of more opportunities as season progresses

Super Eagles hopeful Kelechi Nwakali says he’s happy to help his club Huesca by playing the role the coach asked of him.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes Timo Werner will be fit to play against Liverpool on Sunday.

Timo Werner: Choosing Chelsea over Liverpool was right decision

The Germany international attracted plenty of interest this summer when he decided he was ready to leave RB Leipzig.
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Asamoah Gyan advised to quit Ghana national team

Ghana's 1965 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) winner Osei Kofi has urged veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan to bow out of international football amid talks about his present importance to the national team.

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Senator Isa Hamma Misau, another political supporter of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress.

Senator Misau dumps PDP, rejoins APC in Bauchi

Senator Isa Hamma Misau, another political supporter of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress.
An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko - TASS - Getty Images

Nigeria bars Emirates Airlines flights

The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is fast becoming an NBA legend.

Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP for second consecutive year

Giannis Antetokounmpo is fast becoming an NBA legend.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers Reps member dumps PDP for APC, rejects Governor Wike’s SUV

Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
The Adamawa government has announced the passing of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri’s mother, Hajia Fatimah Umaru at the age of 68.

Adamawa R-PDP members ditch Umar Ardo for Governor Fintiri as state excos defect to...

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has Friday received the entire state and local government excos of the r-PDP who shifted their loyalty from their Dissident PDP member, Umar Ardo, to team up with Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in building Adamawa state.