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Former Russian attacking midfielder Andrey Arshavin says Victor Moses’ arrival has strengthened Spartak Moscow and expects him to help the club this season.

Andrey Arshavin: Moses is a strong character for Russian championship

Former Russian attacking midfielder Andrey Arshavin says Victor Moses’ arrival has strengthened Spartak Moscow and expects him to help the club this season.

Obafemi Martins ends two-year goal drought

Obafemi Martins scored his first goal since March 2018 as Wuhan Zall held Henan Jianye to a 1-1 draw in the Chinese Super League play-offs on Friday.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius says he has ended his loan contract with Turkish club Besiktas following a pay dispute.

Liverpool goalkeeper to undergo medical with Bundesliga side ahead of loan move

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius will undergo a medical with Union Berlin today before joining the Bundesliga side on a season-long loan, Football Insider reports.
Manchester City have reached an agreement with Benfica for the transfer of Portuguese defender Ruben Dias.

Manchester City agree £62 million fee for Portuguese defender

The 23-year-old will move to the Etihad Stadium in a deal worth £62million (€68m), while Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi heads the other way in a separate deal, with City receiving £13.6m (€16m).

​Zenit St. Petersburg join Tottenham in race for Jesse Lingard

Tottenham may have competition in the race to sign Jesse Lingard from Manchester United.
Dortmund’s English midfielder Jadon Sancho (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal from hte penalty spot during the German Cup (DFB Pokal) first round football match MSV Dusiburg v BVB Borussia Dortmund in Dusiburg, western Germany on September 14, 2020. (Photo by Marius Becker / dpa / AFP) / Germany OUT /

Jadon Sancho back for more at Borussia Dortmund despite Manchester United charm offensive

Jadon Sancho is set to show what Manchester United have so far missed out on when he spearheads Borussia Dortmund’s challenge as the new Bundesliga season starts this weekend.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Jadon Sancho meets with Borussia Dortmund board amidst Manchester United rumours

Manchester United fans will be pleased to hear Jadon Sancho has spoken to the Borussia Dortmund board as the rumours continue to heat up over a potential transfer.
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is set to drop Eden Hazard for the clash against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.

Belgium coach set to drop Eden Hazard against Iceland

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez is set to drop Eden Hazard for the clash against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez reacts. REUTERS-Anton Vaganov-File Photo

Belgium overlook Eagles new boy for UEFA Nations League clashes

As the Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr and the NFF get set for the double header against the West Africans on new dates – November 9 and 17, they have been presented with another opportunity to have Dessers finally make his international switch to Nigeria.
Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers is in line to make his official debut for Belgian KRC Genk against Zulte Waregem this weekend.

Cyriel Dessers hails Genk partnership with Paul Onuachu

Super Eagles new boy Cyriel Dessers says he’s delighted to be in the same squad with compatriot Paul Onuachu.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Jadon Sancho offer from Manchester United will be accepted – report

The 20-year-old is United’s top summer transfer target, but Borussia Dortmund are demanding a transfer fee which has variously been reported to be between €100 and €120 million (£91m-£109m).
Axel Witsel has urged Borussia Dortmund to come back stronger next season after they closed the Bundesliga campaign with a 4-0 hammering at home to Hoffenheim.

Axel Witsel slams Borussia Dortmund team-mates after 4-0 Hoffenheim drubbing

Axel Witsel has urged Borussia Dortmund to come back stronger next season after they closed the Bundesliga campaign with a 4-0 hammering at home to Hoffenheim.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder out for rest of season with knee injury

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.
Second-placed Borussia Dortmund is set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for Tuesday’s Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich behind closed doors with stars Jadon Sancho and Axel Witsel also poised to return.

Matt Hummels ’99 percent’ ready for Borussia Dortmund’s showdown with Bayern Munich

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund is set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for Tuesday’s Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich behind closed doors with stars Jadon Sancho and Axel Witsel also poised to return.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

German Bundesliga restarts with ‘ghost’ derby

Borussia Dortmund host Schalke 04 in Germany’s fiercest derby on Saturday but no more than 300 people will be in and around the 80,000 capacity arena due to COVID-19 restrictions as the Bundesliga gets back to business after a two-month break.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Bundesliga stars get coronavirus tests results same-day

Several Bundesliga players are being tested daily and receiving same day results after coronavirus cases were discovered in their squad.
Marouane Fellaini will lend his former club Standard Liege three million euros ($3.26 million) to help them through the coronavirus crisis, Belgian media reported on Thursday.

Marouane Fellaini lends struggling Standard Liege 3 million euros

Marouane Fellaini will lend his former club Standard Liege three million euros ($3.26 million) to help them through the coronavirus crisis, Belgian media reported on Thursday.
As things stand, the DFL have insisted Bundesliga games will go ahead this weekend before play is stopped on Tuesday until April.

Coronavirus: Bundesliga set to resume season in early May

The Bundesliga are aiming to become the first major European league to resume action – with a return set for early May amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Policeman killed by fowl during raid on cockfight

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Sokoto governor’s claim on delayed distribution of palliatives untrue – ministry

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PANDEF asks President Buhari to take full responsibility for Lekki shootings

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Court orders EFCC to begin fresh N2 billion fraud trial of ex-Niger governor, others

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