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Chelsea have become the latest Premier League side to show an interest in Real Sociedad and Sweden striker, Alexander Isak, according to reports in Spain.

Chelsea show interest in Liverpool, Arsenal target

Isak is currently on duty with Sweden at Euro 2020, after scoring 17 goals in La Liga last season. That form has made him one of the more interesting profiles for the summer transfer window. At the age of 21, in theory he is only going to get better. Therefore, Premier League teams could take advantage.
Arsenal are reportedly pursuing a summer move for Brighton and England defender Ben White as Mikel Arteta is desperate to strengthen his backline.

Brighton reject Arsenal’s bid for Ben White

Arsenal have reportedly had a £40m bid for Brighton and England defender Ben White rejected as they look to secure an early bit of transfer business.
Taiwo Awoniyi

Taiwo Awoniyi likely to leave Liverpool permanently this summer

Former Golden Eaglets striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, is likely to leave Liverpool permanently this summer despite receiving his UK work permit a few weeks ago.
Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, is fighting tooth and nail to keep Martin Odegaard from going to Arsenal on-loan.

Martin Odegaard makes big Real Madrid transfer decision amid Arsenal interest

That’s according to The Athletic, who say that the 22-year-old playmaker is looking increasingly likely to remain in the Spanish capital.
Bernardo Silva wants to leave Manchester City this summer, according to The Athletic.

Bernardo Silva wants to ‘leave’ Manchester City this summer

The 26-year-old has recently been linked with a move to LaLiga champions Atlético Madrid and was reportedly set to join Barcelona last summer before the move fell through at the last time.
Tottenham are close to appointing Paulo Fonseca as their new manager, according to The Athletic.

Report: Tottenham close to appointing Paulo Fonseca as new manager

It’s understood that the 48-year-old has been strongly recommended by incoming general manager Fabio Paratici – who is joining from Juventus and also likely to be confirmed over the weekend.
Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi was on parade for his Club Union Berlin against Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga encounter on Friday.

West Brom, Fulham, Stoke handed boost in pursuit of Taiwo Awoniyi

Liverpool could sell £8 million-rated striker Taiwo Awoniyi this summer amid links to Fulham, Stoke City, and West Bromwich Albion, according to The Athletic.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United set to meet Borussia Dortmund’s asking price for Jadon Sancho

The transfer saga, that would see the right winger return to his home country after a sensational spell in Germany, has dragged on over a year but according to The Athletic’s Laurie Whitwell, United are now very confident of getting the deal done, even before the European Championships kick off in a week’s time.
Jesse Lingard's third goal in four league games was initially disallowed for offside against Pablo Fornals.

Jesse Lingard ‘set to miss out on England’s Euro squad’

Jesse Lingard is reportedly set to miss out on England’s final Euro 2020 squad despite a stunning end to the season.
While Tottenham believe he is irreplaceable, Harry Kane has other plans for this summer. 'The Sun' reports that the English striker will ask owner Daniel Levy to listen to offers that might arrive for him. He wants to leave.

Tottenham chairman keen to sell Harry Kane to foreign club

Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy is reportedly firmly against selling Harry Kane to a Premier League rival this summer and would rather that the England captain moved abroad.
Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has hinted he’ll fight unbeaten unified welterweight world champion Errol Spence in Las Vegas in August.

Manny Pacquiao to battle Errol Spence in August

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has hinted he’ll fight unbeaten unified welterweight world champion Errol Spence in Las Vegas in August.
Cristiano Ronaldo twice netted an equaliser to give Juventus a 2-2 draw away at Roma on Sunday evening.

Manchester United Monitoring Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation at Juventus

Manchester United are keeping an eye on their former star Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation with reports suggesting the Portuguese could quit the club if his side fail to qualify for the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Manchester United ‘ready to snap up Cristiano Ronaldo in stunning transfer’

And should the Portuguese icon be available, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘would not hesitate’ in sanctioning a move for his former team-mate.
Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told by Manchester United chiefs to forget Erling Haaland

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already been told that Manchester United will not be bidding for Erling Haaland this summer, according to The Athletic.
Bayern Munich on Saturday confirmed media reports they are in talks with RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano as a possible replacement for David Alaba and Jerome Boateng, whose contracts expire at the end of the season.

Dayot Upamecano reveals he wanted to sign for Manchester United

Dayot Upamecano has admitted that he wanted to link up with Manchester United at the age of 17, but was talked out of a move by his parents and is now Bayern Munich-bound.
Jose Mourinho has said Tottenham deserved to win against West Ham as they fell 2-1 to their London rivals.

No ‘leading candidate’ to replace Jose Mourinho as Spurs mull over ‘options’

Tottenham are yet to identify a ‘leading candidate’ for their vacant managerial position with the club mulling over a number of ‘options’.
Only home fans (a limited number) will be able to attend the final two league games of the season, as confirmed by the Premier League.

Premier League issues major announcement on fan attendance for last two games

Only home fans (a limited number) will be able to attend the final two league games of the season, as confirmed by the Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur are keen on Brentford striker Ivan Toney and have joined the race for his signature ahead of the summer transfer window, according to Football Insider.

Leicester City, Everton preparing bids for Brentford’s Ivan Toney

Leicester City and Everton are preparing bids for Brentford striker Ivan Toney once his season has ended, according to The Athletic’s Adam Leventhal.
Chelsea forward Ike Ugbo has committed his international future to Nigeria.

Watford in talks with Chelsea over Ike Ugbo

Recently-promoted Watford have begun talks with Chelsea over the signing of striker Ike Ugbo,
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his belief that Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United, and has urged people to criticise him for his bad performance, not his hairstyle.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his belief that Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United, and has urged people to "criticise him for his bad performance, not his hairstyle".
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone applauded and had tears in his eyes during the minute's silence for Diego Maradona at the Mestalla.

La Liga: Whoever is mentally strongest will win title – Atletico boss

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said the team with the most mental strength will prevail in La Liga’s title race, which remained on a knife edge after his side were beaten 2-1 at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The Premier League and UEFA have both released official statements condemning plans for a European Super League.

Premier League captains discussing Super League developments in WhatsApp group

The players of the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Chelsea have been relatively quiet on the matter, though there have been some instances of speaking out.

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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

UEFA scrap away goals rule in club competitions

UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.

Osimhen aims to return to Napoli in top shape, keeps fit with local footballers

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

Manchester City to confirm Jack Grealish transfer after Euro 2020

Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.

BBNaija: Kaisha and Lucy get physical at reunion

BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.
Staff members of Apple Daily and its publisher Next Digital pose with the final edition of Apple Daily at its headquarters in Hong Kong, China June 24, 2021. REUTERS-Tyrone Siu

China dismisses concern for Hong Kong freedom after tabloid closure

China's foreign ministry on Friday rejected comments by U.S. President Joe Biden that the closure of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper signaled intensifying repression by Beijing in the semi-autonomous city.

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FILE PHOTO- Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Parliament in Athens, Greece, January 17, 2020. REUTERS-Costas Baltas

Libya’s strongman closes border with Algeria

Forces loyal to Libya's eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar have closed the border with Algeria, they said on Sunday, after major deployments of his forces to the south underscored his continued role despite efforts to unify the country.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi governor unveils website to showcase achievements

The Kogi State government has launched an e-compendium, a special website to showcase the achievements, projects, news, and events of Gov. Yahaya Bello-led administration.
Scotland manager Steve Clarke and AS Roma gaffer Jose Mourinho have praised the performance of Billy Gilmour as Scotland fought hard to earn a 0-0 draw with England at Wembley Stadium on Friday.

Euro 2020: Scotland’s Billy Gilmour tests positive for coronavirus

“Having liaised with Public Health England since the positive test was recorded, Billy will now self-isolate for 10 days and therefore miss tomorrow’s Uefa Euro 2020 Group D match against Croatia at Hampden.”

Unemployed man docked for ‘stealing’ four laptops

A 29-year-old unemployed man, Thomas Marcus, on Thursday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State for allegedly stealing four laptops.
Congolese Mai-Mai rebels who surrendered their weapons to government officials stand in a formation in Kitchanga, in the Masisi territory of North Kivu province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo June 21, 2021. REUTERS-Djaaffar Al Katanty

Dozens of Congo’s rebels lay down weapons in the east

Dozens of militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have laid down their weapons and surrendered, the first to do so since President Felix Tshisekedi announced martial law to tackle worsening security in two eastern provinces.