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Leon Balogun: Super Eagles need to be ‘dirtier’

Leon Balogun has called on his Nigeria team-mates to learn football's darker arts following their World Cup exit.

Ryan Giggs: Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford must ‘step up’ for Manchester United

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has urged Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to "step up" and become key players for the club next season.

Jurgen Klopp praises Mo Salah for keeping grounded

Liverpool manager, Juergen Klopp, has praised Mohamed Salah for keeping his feet on the ground during his record-breaking Premier League season.

Antonio Conte: FA Cup final not my Chelsea farewell

Antonio Conte is not treating Sunday's 3-0 defeat to Newcastle United as his final Premier League match in charge of Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool to ‘recharge’ before Champions League final

Jurgen Klopp says he plans to take Liverpool on an overseas break to "recharge the batteries" ahead of the Champions League final.

Jose Mourinho: World Cup responsible for Eric Bailly’s in Manchester United squad

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has disclosed that Eric Bailly’s recent absence from matches is as a result of his Cote d'Ivoire's non-participation at the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Roy Hodgson urges Wilfried Zaha to play to strength despite being targeted

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has asked Wilfried Zaha to continue running at oppositions’ defences, regardless of the harsh treatment he might be subjected to.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane ‘not bothered’ by goal appeal backlash

Harry Kane insists he is not affected by criticism of his successful goal appeal during Tottenham's win over Stoke City on April 7.

Claude Puel: Kelechi Iheanacho injury not serious

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has confirmed that Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho sustained a broken hand on international duty but could still feature in the club’s away trip to Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho: Liverpool is just another match for Manchester United

Manchester United's Saturday showdown with Liverpool is no more important than their forthcoming cup clashes against Sevilla and Brighton and Hove Albion, according to Jose Mourinho.

Arsene Wenger: Top four ‘almost impossible’ for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has conceded it will be "nearly impossible" for Arsenal to finish in the top four after Sunday's Premier League defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion.

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United’s form will be ‘amazing’

Jose Mourinho forecasts an "amazing" period for Manchester United as he prepares for a glut of home matches across various competitions.

Major January transfers in Europe

AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window prepares to slam shut on Wednesday.

Eden Hazard delighted with Willian and Michy Batshuayi link-up in Alvaro Morata absence

Eden Hazard was impressed with forward partners Willian and Michy Batshuayi after they helped Chelsea get back among the goals against Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.

Eden Hazard stars as Chelsea return to winning ways

A sublime performance from Eden Hazard solved Chelsea's recent scoring problems in their first victory this year conjuring two goals in a 4-0 win away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.

Arsene Wenger demands VAR after West Brom controversy

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Video Assistant Referees are required in the Premier League after his side were denied victory at West Brom by a controversial late penalty.

In Manchester City’s shadow, top-four scrap begins

With Pep Guardiola's record-breaking Manchester City team galloping away towards the Premier League title, attention is starting to shift to the jostling for Champions League positions.

Record-breaker Pep Guardiola relishes Tottenham test

Pep Guardiola’s hunger to make history with Manchester City remains undiminished after his side became the first in the history of the English top flight to win 15 successive games.

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Nnamdi Kanu: No sit-at home for Biafrans from 27th to 30th of May

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
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Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

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Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Manchester United manager gives update on Odion Ighalo’s future

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.