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Genoa have informed wantaway Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos to make a decision on his future by the end of next week or they will look to recruit a different player.

Arsenal terminate Sokratis Papastathopoulos’s contract by mutual consent

Sokratis’ deal was due to expire at the end of the season, but the 32-year-old has been freed up during the January transfer window to find a new club.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

Eberechi Eze set for Crystal Palace medicals

Eberechi Eze is heading to Crystal Palace after the premier league club reached an agreement with his club Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday.
ESPN reports that clubs in the EFL are working towards June 6th, although matches would be behind closed doors.

English lower leagues to be called off next week amid coronavirus nightmare

Leagues One and Two will be called off next week when the 47 clubs vote to end the season with immediate effect.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has vowed to come back stronger after suffering an injury in the club’s Premier League opener against Norwich.

Alisson Becker’s absence raises concern for Liverpool defence

Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Adrian enjoyed a memorable full debut in winning the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul, but Southampton will hope his penalty shootout heroics against Chelsea simply masked a broader problem ahead of Saturday’s clash at St Mary’s.
Adrian took great satisfaction from helping to secure another piece of silverware for Liverpool after settling the UEFA Super Cup penalty shootout with Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp lauds ‘incredible’ Adrian’s flying start to Liverpool career

The Spaniard, only in the side because of an injury to number one goalkeeper Allison Becker, saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty to give Liverpool a 5-4 shootout win against Chelsea after the showdown between Champions League and Europa League winners had finished 2-2 in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Dutch-Nigerian Arnaut Danjuma joined Premier League side Bournemouth from Club Brugge on a long-term contract for a reported fee of £13.7m.

Dutch-Nigerian joins EPL side from Club Brugge

The 22-year-old who came through the PSV Eindhoven youth system before moving to Jan Breydel Stadium 2018-19 season where he scored six goals in 25 appearances in Belgium, which earned him international recognition with the Netherlands before scoring his debut last October
English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have signed Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide on a year contract with an option of another.

English Championship side sign Nigeria U23 invitee

English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday have signed Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide on a year contract with an option of another.
Semi Ajayi

Super Eagles’ Semi Ajayi reacts after 2019 AFCON snub

Super Eagles star Semi Ajayi has reacted after he was dropped alongside Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho from the 23-man Super Eagles squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Asamoah Gyan - Ghana

Asamoah Gyan left out of Ghana squad for AFCON qualifier against Kenya

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has been left out of coach Kwesi Appiah's 24-man squad to face Kenya in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Accra on 23 March.
Phil Foden celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s second goal. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Manchester City end Newport County’s FA Cup dream to reach quarter-finals

Manchester City endured some anxious moments on Saturday but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact as Phil Foden scored twice in an ultimately comfortable 4-1 victory.
Jurgen Klopp - Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp blames injuries for Liverpool’s woes

Jurgen Klopp pinpointed a mounting injury list as the explanation for Liverpool’s sub-par performance in a 1-1 draw at West Ham on Monday that leaves the league leaders just three points clear of Manchester City.
Manchester City’s Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (C) celebrates with teammates after his cross is deflected in for their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on January 14, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Manchester City begin Premier League title race with Arsenal challenge

Handed a lifeline by Liverpool’s failure to beat Leicester City on Wednesday, Manchester City will now begin a crucial week in the 2018/2019 English Premier League title race.
West Ham's Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini ‘ashamed’ of West Ham after FA Cup defeat to AFC Wimbledon

Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was ashamed of his players after West Ham's humiliating FA Cup exit at the hands of AFC Wimbledon.
John Terry

Ola Aina backs John Terry to be a big success at Aston Villa

Nigeria international Ola Aina has backed his former Chelsea teammate John Terry to be a big success at Aston Villa after being appointed assistant coach at the Championship side.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun signs for Brighton

Leon Balogun to join Brighton Tuesday for pre-season

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, will join up with Brighton & Hove Albion for pre-season on Tuesday ahead of the forthcoming season.

Harry Kane can’t be forced to stay at Tottenham – Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has warned that Tottenham cannot force Harry Kane to stay at the club, saying Philippe Coutinho’s move from Liverpool to Barcelona shows there can be no room for complacency.

Harry Kane could stay at Tottenham for his entire career – Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino admits Philippe Coutinho's move from Liverpool to Barcelona shows how hard it is for clubs to keep their best players, but insists Harry Kane could emulate Roma legend Francesco Totti by staying at Tottenham for his entire career.

Arsenal crash out of FA Cup

FA Cup holders Arsenal were sensationally dumped out of the competition by Nottingham Forest on Sunday, joining Leeds United as big-name casualties on a day of shocks.

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Malawi’s constitutional court on Monday ordered new elections after annulling the results of a vote that reelected President Peter Mutharika in May, citing widespread irregularities.

Malawi ex-president loses bid to unfreeze his accounts

Malawi's former President Peter Mutharika's quest to remove restrictions on his bank accounts which were frozen as part of a corruption investigation has ended in failure.
According to The Times, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in bringing Leicester City winger Demarai Gray to North London this summer as boss Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his attack.

Crystal Palace pushing to sign Leicester’s Demarai Gray

The Sun says the Eagles will swoop for Gray as a replacement for Andros Townsend if he leaves this month — or at the end of his deal in the summer.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos is ready to walk away from Arsenal this summer if he does not figure in Mikel Arteta’s long-term plans.

Axed Arsenal defender agrees Olympiakos deal

Gazzetta dello Sport says Sokratis has pulled out of talks with Lazio to enter negotiations about a move to Olympiakos.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC calls for dialogue over tribal clashes

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for dialogue over tribal clashes in Oyo State and appealed to the Federal Government to apply caution in handling the fragile situation.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

SERAP asks Nigerian government to publish details of N729 billion payments for poor residents

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has been asked by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to “publish details of proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians.