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Real Madrid leading talks for radical new European Super League

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez is leading the charge for Europe’s biggest clubs to break away from their domestic competitions and form a radical new Super League.
With his 13th goal of the season, RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is keeping pace with Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski (16) at the top of the Bundesliga scoring charts. - © Eibner-Pressefoto

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig go top, Klinsmann’s new side lose

RB Leipzig returned to the top of the Bundesliga Saturday with a nervous 3-2 win at bottom side Paderborn, but both Bayern Munich and Borussia Moenchengladbach could yet replace them in first place this weekend.

Borussia Dortmund urged to make move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The legendary forward is out of contract at the end of the year, having confirmed that he will not sign an extended deal with the LA Galaxy, where he has played since leaving Manchester United on a free transfer in 2018.
Liverpool’s controversial application to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ has been unsuccessful.

Liverpool hold discussions with agent of Bundesliga talent

The report claims that Havertz’s agent has spoken to the Reds while the other clubs contacted include Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.
Under-fire Arsenal boss Unai Emery has insisted that he has the full backing of the club's board despite a poor run of form leading to calls for the three-time Europa League-winning manager to be sacked.

Unai Emery looking for Europa League salvation with Arsenal

Unai Emery has the chance to relieve some of the pressure surrounding his position at Arsenal on Thursday by securing qualification for the knockout rounds of the Europa League with a match to spare.
Spain striker Paco Alcacer will sit out Borussia Dortmund’s crunch Champions League clash at his former club Barcelona on Wednesday.

No return to Barcelona for Dortmund striker Alcacer

Spain striker Paco Alcacer will sit out Borussia Dortmund’s crunch Champions League clash at his former club Barcelona on Wednesday.
Owen Otasowie is being monitored by clubs across Europe including PSG and Schalke (Birmingham Mail)

Liverpool, Arsenal track Nigerian-born defender

And Liverpool and Arsenal are both monitoring his progress at Wolves as they look to build for the future, according to the Sun.
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba says recent his top-class displays in an unfamiliar role at center-back are partly down to the long-lasting effects of advice from former coach Pep Guardiola.

David Alaba: I’m still benefitting from Pep Guardiola’s advice

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba says recent his top-class displays in an unfamiliar role at center-back are partly down to the long-lasting effects of advice from former coach Pep Guardiola.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted to being worried about the extra workload a new documentary centred on Tottenham will create for his staff.

Hansi Flick: Mauricio Pochettino to Bayern Munich one of several ‘options’

Hansi Flick says it is not his position to analyse the merits of other coaches amid rumours Mauricio Pochettino could become Bayern Munich's permanent new boss.
Mauricio Pochettino consoles Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur following defeat in the Champions League Final

Harry Kane sends emotional ‘thank you’ message to Mauricio Pochettino after Tottenham sacking

Harry Kane has joined the chorus of Tottenham fans issuing an emotional farewell to departed manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Bayern Munich's new president has praised Pep Guardiola and vowed the club will target the best possible candidate for the vacant head coach position.

Bayern Munich president targets top head coach amid links to Pep Guardiola

Bayern Munich's new president has praised Pep Guardiola and vowed the club will target the best possible candidate for the vacant head coach position.
Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Joachim Loew: Germany aren’t among Euro 2020 favourites

Germany head coach Joachim Loew insisted Friday his fledgeling team can not be considered among the favourites for Euro 2020 as they look to wrap up qualification against Belarus this weekend.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Joshua Kimmich ‘wouldn’t complain’ if Pep Guardiola returned to Bayern Munich

Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich said Thursday that he hopes the rumours are true that Pep Guardiola could be persuaded to once again coach the defending German league champions.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Marco Reus warns Jadon Sancho he could lose his starting XI place

Despite tearing the Bundesliga apart in his first full season and a half, 19-year-old Jadon Sancho received the wake-up call of his life when he was subbed off just 36 minutes into Dortmund’s 4-0 Der Klassiker defeat at Bayern last weekend.
Niko Kovac is to be sacked as manager of Bayern Munich this summer regardless of how he fares in an ongoing bid for a domestic double, Goal and Spox understands.

Bayern Munich players wanted Niko Kovac sacked – club president

Bayern Munich parted company with Niko Kovac after members of the squad turned against him, club president Uli Hoeness has revealed.
A replica of the Berlin Wall separated the teams before Hertha Berlin’s home Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig at the city’s Olympic Stadium, part of Saturday’s celebrations making the 30th anniversary of the fall of the original wall.

Bundesliga commemorates fall of Berlin Wall 30-years on

A replica of the Berlin Wall separated the teams before Hertha Berlin’s home Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig at the city’s Olympic Stadium, part of Saturday’s celebrations making the 30th anniversary of the fall of the original wall.

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Chinese Embassy donates 32 laptops, stationery, others to Nyanya primary school

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Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Josh Maja named in French Ligue 1 Team of the Week

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Militia beheads 16 people in new DR Congo massacre – civil society

Suspected militia fighters have decapitated 16 people in a new village massacre near Beni in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civil society sources said on Friday.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Federal government suspends eight officials over electrocution at Ikoyi Custodial Centre

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.