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Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.

Lionel Messi experiencing longest goal drought in six years

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is on his worst goalscoring form in La Liga since January 2014, having gone four matches without finding the back of the net.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Chelsea consider replacing Frank Lampard with Diego Simeone

Chelsea are reportedly monitoring Diego Simeone with a view to possibly bringing him in to replace Frank Lampard as manager next season.
Lionel Messi’s hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday, saw him equal Cristiano Ronaldo’s record.

Rivaldo: Why Lionel Messi would never leave Barcelona

Messi has been linked in recent weeks to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Juventus but Rivaldo believes the Argentine captain is a player of just one club.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted to being worried about the extra workload a new documentary centred on Tottenham will create for his staff.

Mauricio Pochettino dreams Premier League return amid Manchester United interest

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he is interested in returning to coach a Premier League club barely three months after he was sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager and as rumours continue to make the rounds that Manchester United are interested in hiring him.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino spotted at London stadium after admitting he wants Premier League return

Mauricio Pochettino says he would love for his next job to be back in the Premier League.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA consider World Cup across two continents, Women’s World Cup every two years

Not content with sending it to Russia and then Qatar, Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, admitted he was ready to shake up the world’s most famous competition by outlining a plan to grow football globally – ie get money out of the hands of those who have yet to be fleeced.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Lionel Messi gives update on ‘threat to leave’ Barcelona

Sources close to the 32-year-old have told Sky Sports that he is not thinking of leaving the Nou Camp this summer and remains determined to see out his current contract at the very least.
Manchester United back out in the race in the race to sign Inter Milan attacker Lautaro Martinez.

Manchester United out in the race to sign Inter Milan ace

Manchester United back out in the race in the race to sign Inter Milan attacker Lautaro Martinez.
In his first start of the season, Barcelona star Lionel Messi was removed at half-time against Villarreal on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi angry with Barcelona board over long-term future of the club

Lionel Messi has been left fuming by the Barcelona heirarchy over their management of the football club, and is worried about the long-term future of the Catalan team.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. (Photo by Catherine Ivill-Getty Images)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero wins Premier League player of the month

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has broken the record for the most Premier League Player of the Month awards after picking up the prize for January.

Amaju Pinnick delighted with current Super Eagles sqaud

The president of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has hailed midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for his good performance for the Super Eagles over the years.
Paulo Dybala

Juventus to renew Paulo Dybala to 2025

La Joya was the subject of much transfer interest last summer with PSG, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur linked with a move for the Argentine.
Barcelona coach Quique Setien said on Wednesday he would not get involved in “Lionel Messi’s life” after the Argentine superstar became entangled in a row with the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal.

Barcelona coach refuses to get “into Lionel Messi’s life” after Eric Abidal row

Barcelona coach Quique Setien said on Wednesday he would not get involved in “Lionel Messi’s life” after the Argentine superstar became entangled in a row with the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal.
The Brazil u23s are currently taking part in a qualification tournament for the Olympics this summer. They wanted Gabriel Martinelli to join them, naming him in the preliminary squad.

Gabriel Martinelli confirms Arsenal blocked Brazil u23s call-up

The Brazil u23s are currently taking part in a qualification tournament for the Olympics this summer. They wanted Gabriel Martinelli to join them, naming him in the preliminary squad.
From February 4th to 16th, 2020, Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament.

GTBank sponsors 2020 Lagos international polo tournament

From February 4th to 16th, 2020, Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament.
Lionel Messi, who did not score or provide an assist for the first time in a home Champions League group game since 2012, struck the bar and had the best of Barca’s six shots on target.

Lionel Messi ‘playing through pain’ for injury-hit Barcelona

The Argentina has the most goals (14) and most assists (eight) in LaLiga so far this season, plus a further two goals and three assists in five Champions League appearances.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke faces challenges as new coach of struggling El-Makkasa

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has said that he may face some challenges after taking over at struggling Egyptian Premier League side El-Makkasa.
Javier Mascherano admits to having snubbed David Beckham and a move to MLS expansion side Inter Miami in favour of returning to his roots at Estudiantes.

Javier Mascherano admits to snubbing David Beckham’s Inter Miami for Estudiantes return

Javier Mascherano admits to having snubbed David Beckham and a move to MLS expansion side Inter Miami in favour of returning to his roots at Estudiantes.

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Abia derby: Theo Afelokhai condemns fans violence

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Former President Obasanjo attributes success of his privatization programme to Governor El-Rufai

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Frank Lampard will not judge his Chelsea players on one game as they prepare to face Manchester City, and admitted the Blues would need to defend well at the Etihad Stadium.

Chelsea boss speaks on ending Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has refused to accept his team can kill off Manchester United’s Champions League hopes on Monday night.
Nigerian Afrofusion singer, Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.

Adekunle Gold: How Kizz Daniel inspired my song

Nigerian Afrofusion singer Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.
THE National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.

Why Nigeria continues to suffer loss to Apapa gridlock

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