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ICPC: Education, health, justice ministries rank low in ‘ethics, integrity compliance’

In a recent report titled “Ethics and Integrity Compliance Scorecard on 108 MDAs,” the anti-graft agency evaluated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the areas of Management Culture and Structure (MCS), Financial Management Systems (FMS) and Administrative Systems (AS) to see how they fared in ethical conducts as public institutions.
Gareth Bale feels he has been made a scapegoat at Real Madrid and is eager to reach an amicable conclusion with the club over his future.

Gareth Bale only has one option as he plots Real Madrid exit

After a lucrative summer move fell through, Gareth Bale still plans to leave Real Madrid but may only have one exit avenue open.

Barcelona want Ronald Koeman to replace Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde has delivered back-to-back La Liga titles since arriving from Athletic Bilbao, but the Spaniard’s current deal will expire at the end of the season and a change is allegedly being planned.
Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Dioufhas urged Kylian Mbappe to quit Paris Saint-Germain and seal a move to Real Madrid if he wants to win the Ballon d’Or.

Juventus ready to rival Real Madrid for Europe’s star young attacking pair

Juventus and Real Madrid could soon be ready for a transfer war over two of the brightest attacking talents in Europe.
Lille president Gerard Lopez has distanced the club from rumours they will hire Jose Mourinho in the near future, insisting the coach must instead be scouting the French side's players for his next club.

José Mourinho putting plans in place for Real Madrid return

José Mourinho has reportedly started ‘putting plans in place’ regarding a potential managerial return to Real Madrid.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the French League One soccer match between Amiens and Paris-Saint-Germain at the Stade de la Licorne stadium in Amiens, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (Christophe Ena/Associated Press)

Real Madrid to focus on Kylian Mbappe over Paul Pogba

Real Madrid have reportedly ended their efforts to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba during one of the upcoming transfer windows.
Samuel Chukwueze failed to score as Villarreal suffered a 2-1 defeat to Levante in Friday’s La Liga outing.

Alberto Moreno: Samuel Chukwueze reminds me of Sadio Mane

Villarreal left-back Alberto Moreno says Samuel Chukwueze reminds him of his former Liverpool teammate, Sadio Mane.
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Isco ‘accepts Real Madrid fate’ and eyes move to Premier League

That’s according to a story in AS which claims that the Blancos playmaker has come to terms with his current situation and is now actively looking for a way out of Santiago Bernabéu.
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.
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.
Bayern Munich are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season following the arrival of Philippe Coutinho, Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson believes.

Barça ready to negotiate with Bayern over lower Philippe Coutinho fee

There is no confirmation as to what Bayern actually want to pay for Coutinho, but the fee is rumoured to be in the region of €90m – which would still be a club record for the Bundesliga champions.
Christian Eriksen would find it ‘very difficult’ to reject a move to Real Madrid and could replace Luka Modric at the Santiago Bernabeu, says former Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood.

Report: Real Madrid want Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in January

According to AS, Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in January after failing with a move during the summer.
Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.

Gareth Bale ‘fed up’ and now wants to leave Real Madrid

When Zidane returned to the club last towards the end of last season, Bale’s future seemed settled – he was going to leave the Bernabéu. The Welshman was selected for eight of the 11 LaLiga games Zidane presided over, starting five, but did not it onto the pitch for each of the final three games of the campaign.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Barcelona could face Camp Nou closure over Antoine Griezmann transfer

Barcelona may be forced to play a home match behind closed doors after they were found guilty of foul play in the summer transfer of Antoine Griezmann.
Kylian Mbappe believes Paris Saint-Germain have work to do in order to win the Champions League.

Real Madrid ‘keeping funds aside’ to sign Kylian Mbappé next summer

Real Madrid are reportedly keeping transfer funds aside to ensure the signing of Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé next summer.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: 12 Shiites ‘killed’ across Nigeria on Ashura Day

A Nigerian Shiite organisation, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), said 12 of its members were killed in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he would buy Kylian Mbappe immediately if the German giants could afford the Paris Saint-Germain star.

Cesc Fabregas backs Kylian Mbappe to become world’s best

Kylian Mbappe will succeed Lionel Messi and become the best player in the world, according to Cesc Fabregas.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas ‘agrees terms’ with Paris Saint-Germain

Keylor Navas is on his way out of Real Madrid and will be a Paris Saint-Germain player before the transfer window closes next week.

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