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The Premier League will roll out specially-designed footballs for the next two weeks as a show of commitment towards the fight against racism.

English Premier League to launch anti-racism balls

The Premier League will roll out specially-designed footballs for the next two weeks as a show of commitment towards the fight against racism.
Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse believes that Sadio Mane's performances in 2018-19 warrant him being awarded the Ballon d'Or.

Wenger backs Liverpool star Mane for Ballon d’Or ahead of Messi and Ronaldo

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has picked Liverpool forward Sadio Mane as the "outstanding" player for the 2019 Ballon d'Or.
Arsenal defender David Luiz is confident his side can challenge for the Premier League title this season.

David Luiz: Arsenal can challenge for Premier League title

The Gunners have not lifted the English crown since 2004 and have finished outside the Premier League's top four in each of the last three seasons.
Nigerian striker Folarin Balogun involved in Arsenal U23s defeat to Chelsea at the Electrical Services Stadium on Friday evening.

Folarin Balogun stars in Arsenal’s defeat to Chelsea

Nigerian striker Folarin Balogun involved in Arsenal U23s defeat to Chelsea at the Electrical Services Stadium on Friday evening.
West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna says Alex Iwobi is one of the players the hammers must keep their eyes on if they are to leave Goodison park unhurt in Saturday’s Premier League clash.

West Ham’s Angelo Ogbonna wary of Alex Iwobi and other Everton forwards

West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna says Alex Iwobi is one of the players the hammers must keep their eyes on if they are to leave Goodison park unhurt in Saturday’s Premier League clash.
Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva’s wife still not a big fan of Arsenal’s Unai Emery

Isabelle Silva, the wife of Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Silva, granted an interview to Le Parisien recently in which she talked about her relationship with her husband through the years.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk wants the Reds' special squad to stay together at least another four or five years and insists there is much more to achieve at Anfield.

Liverpool eye more misery for Man Utd as EPL returns

Liverpool can rub more salt into Manchester United wounds with a first victory at Old Trafford in five years on Sunday, while Manchester City will try to haul themselves back onto the leader’s coattails with victory at Crystal Palace.
Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to dump Brazil and honour Spain call up, according to report.

Ex-Arsenal defender set to dump Brazil for Spain call up

Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to dump Brazil and honour Spain call up, according to report.
Real Madrid are reportedly tracking the progress of Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Real Madrid ‘tracking progress’ of Rennes starlet

Camavinga has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign under Julien Stéphan, starting all nine Ligue 1 games thus far.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Sadio Mane says Mo Salah’s reaction to their Burnley spat was ‘strange’

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has revealed the ‘strange’ reaction of teammate Mohamed Salah following the pair’s spat at Burnley.
Mesut Ozil has moved to quash rumours that he will leave Arsenal during a period of uncertainty, insisting that the Emirates is his home and that he will honour his contract that runs through until the summer of 2021.

Unai Emery: Mesut Ozil can play if he trains well

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said that he needs Mesut Ozil's skills and quality ahead of some testing matches, but added that the attacking midfielder will need to continue to impress in training sessions if he wants to play.

Juventus to offer Wojciech Szczesny new deal following Manchester United interest

Juventus are set to open talks with goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny as they look to tie the Poland international down following a summer in which Manchester United showed an interest in signing him.
Mesut Ozil will not be making a last-minute exit from Arsenal ahead of the closure of the European transfer window, manager Unai Emery has confirmed.

Mesut Ozil: People want me to change but I never will

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has hit back at criticism of his nonchalant demeanour, insisting that he always strives for perfection on the pitch and that his on-field successes outweigh any calls for him make changes to how he presents himself during matches.
Mesut Ozil has moved to quash rumours that he will leave Arsenal during a period of uncertainty, insisting that the Emirates is his home and that he will honour his contract that runs through until the summer of 2021.

vows to stay at Arsenal until 2021

Mesut Ozil has moved to quash rumours that he will leave Arsenal during a period of uncertainty, insisting that the Emirates is his "home" and that he will honour his contract that runs through until the summer of 2021.
Arsenal will be favouring “functional” players over “star names” in the next transfer window, claims Kevin Campbell, with Unai Emery approaching “a crucial summer”.

David Ornstein: Arsenal don’t have an Unai Emery break clause

Unai Emery is under pressure to get Arsenal back into the Champions League. Raul Sanllehi has been as clear as he can be in informing fans, and the head coach, of what they expect.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Golden Boy Award: Samuel Chukwueze dropped from 20-man shortlist

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze as well as his compatriot Tom Dele-Bashiru, have been shut out of the 2019 Golden Boy Award for the best Under-21 player in Europe as organisers on Tuesday reduced the number of entries from 40 to 20.
Nigerian descent Ike Opara has nominated for Major League Soccer (MLS) Defender of the Year after he first scooped the prestigious award in 2017.

Nigerian star nominated for MLS Defender of Year Award

The 30-year-old center-back feature 30 times for Minnesota United and score three-goals and helped the Loons earn their first playoff berth and the third-best defensive record in the Western Conference including six clean sheets in the second half of the season.
Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.

Olivier Giroud: No regrets over leaving Arsenal

Olivier Giroud has insisted that he harbours no regrets over leaving Arsenal because moving to Chelsea resembled joining a bigger club.

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Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.

Ciro Immobile snatches Lazio draw as dramatic comeback denies Atalanta

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.
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BMO: NDDC forensic audit, another anti-corruption masterstroke

President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 till date is another clear reflection of his total commitment to the fight against corruption, according to the Buhari Media Organisation.
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.

Former IMF chief takes swipe at Donald Trump’s Twitter habits

Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.
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National Assembly pledges better funding for Nigerian Army

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.