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England centre-half Harry Maguire has claimed that the Three Lions are now a better side than the squad that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in 2018.

Harry Maguire: England better now than World Cup semi-final squad

England centre-half Harry Maguire has claimed that the Three Lions are now a better side than the squad that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in 2018.
David de Gea has become “a real problem” for Manchester United says Paul Scholes, but the Red Devils legend feels another “real dominant centre-back” remains Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s most pressing transfer requirement.

Paul Scholes: David de Gea has become ‘a real problem’ for Manchester United

David de Gea has become “a real problem” for Manchester United says Paul Scholes, but the Red Devils legend feels another “real dominant centre-back” remains Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s most pressing transfer requirement.
Leon Balogun revealed Rangers manager Steven Gerrard pushed the right buttons at half-time as they edged Celtic 1-0 in Saturday’s Old Firm derby.

Leon Balogun confirms Rangers extension clause close to being triggered

Leon Balogun has confirmed his Rangers contract extension clause is close to being triggered by the Scottish Premiership leaders.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun thanked the Rangers fans for the way they have welcomed him to the club.

Super Eagles star: It will be tough to replace injured Rangers skipper

Leon Balogun held his own as a right-back against Bayern Munich but he still reckons it will be tough to stand in for James Tavernier.
Super Eagles center back impressed in a right-back role as Rangers won in a seven -goal thriller in the Europa League round of 32 clash against Royal Antwerp at Bosuilstadion on Thursday night.

Leon Balogun impresses at right back in Europa League for Rangers

Super Eagles center back impressed in a right-back role as Rangers won in a seven -goal thriller in the Europa League round of 32 clash against Royal Antwerp at Bosuilstadion on Thursday night.
Harry Maguire insists nobody at Manchester United has “even thought about the Europa League” as the Red Devils prepare to enter the Champions League’s last-chance saloon.

Harry Maguire ‘fed up’ with Manchester United critics

Harry Maguire is “fed up” with critics of Victor Lindelof and Manchester United’s defence, with the Red Devils skipper claiming a “blatant foul” denied Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side another three points at West Brom.
Fabinho admits he is “unsure” how long an untimely injury at Liverpool will keep him stuck on the sidelines.

Fabinho gives injury recovery update as Liverpool wait on stars to return

The versatile Brazilian has been filling in at centre-half for the Reds this season, with Jurgen Klopp seeing his squad decimated by fitness problems.
It's not just Bayern LB, David Alaba, that would be one of Real Madrid's targets for their defence. According to 'Sport', Dayot Upamecano, RB Leipzig CB, is still reportedly in Madrid's sights for 2021-22.

Peter Crouch: Dayot Upamecano can solve Liverpool’s defensive crisis

Dayot Upamecano is capable of solving Liverpool's defensive injury crisis, according to Peter Crouch, who has described the RB Leipzig star as "one of the best in Europe".
Jurgen Klopp admits he was surprised by how defensive West Brom were in tonight’s draw with his Liverpool team.

Liverpool boss: I don’t cry when I can’t get what I want

Klopp laid bare the dynamics behind the club’s lack of transfer activity, despite the desperate need to cover long term injury to Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez.
Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah has completed his transfer to Bayer Leverkusen

Timothy Fosu-Mensah completes £1.8 million move to Bayer Leverkusen

The 23-year-old defender leaves Old Trafford having made 30 first-team appearances over the past six-and-a-half season – but just three this season.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos kept his nerve to score a late penalty kick and help his side secure a hard-fought 1-0 home win over Getafe on Thursday.

No interest from Liverpool in Sergio Ramos

The fact that Jurgen Klopp fielded two midfielders at the heart of the Reds’ defence in Monday night’s loss at Southampton may have hammered home the Premier League champions’ desperate need to sign a new centre-half, but the captain of Real Madrid will not be rocking up at Anfield any time soon.
Liverpool’s controversial application to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ has been unsuccessful.

Liverpool ‘unlikely’ to sign new centre-back in January

Liverpool are unlikely to add any further additions to their squad during the January transfer window, according to The Athletic.
Zinedine Zidane has been clear that he wants Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez to all extend their stay at Real Madrid beyond June 30, yet while an agreement has been reached with the Croatian, there is no deal in place with the two Spaniards.

Dani Ceballos: Sergio Ramos’ goal is to finish his career at Real Madrid

Dani Ceballos, on loan from Real Madrid to Arsenal, spoke to 'El Larguero' and did not hesitate to review Madrid's current affairs: he spoke of the 'Ramos case', of a return to Madrid, of a possible return to Betis...
Jan Valery’s goalbound effort beats the onrushing Alisson but lacked the pace to beat the defender to the goalline. Robin Jones-Getty Images

Liverpool legend raises doubts over title defence after Southampton defeat

Liverpool’s injury woes have been well documented this season, with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez long-term absentees, while Joel Matip was forced off with a groin complaint in last week’s 1-1 draw against West Brom.
Marcel Desailly fears Olivier Giroud will struggle to maintain his position as Chelsea's leading striker over the course of the season but has praised Frank Lampard for his handling of the France international.

Olivier Giroud will never be as important for Chelsea as he is for France

Marcel Desailly fears Olivier Giroud will struggle to maintain his position as Chelsea's leading striker over the course of the season but has praised Frank Lampard for his handling of the France international.
Thiago Alcantara is still weeks away from a return for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Monday as he pinpointed a bad-tempered Merseyside derby against Everton last month as the root cause of his side's injury crisis.

Jurgen Klopp confirms Thiago Alcantara still weeks away from Liverpool return

Thiago Alcantara is still weeks away from a return for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Monday as he pinpointed a bad-tempered Merseyside derby against Everton last month as the root cause of his side's injury crisis.
Calvin Bassey scored his first Rangers goal as Steven Gerrard’s team cruised into the Betfred Cup quarter-finals with a 4-0 win over Falkirk.

Calvin Bassey happy to score first professional goal for Rangers

“I just need to keep my head down and keep on working. There are things I could have done better – I’m obviously happy for my goal but I am just trying to improve as a player every single day.”
Thiago Silva sets the standards at Chelsea, according to Joe Cole, who has lauded the Blues defender for his unbelievable contribution this season.

Joe Cole: Thiago Silva sets the standard at Chelsea

Thiago Silva "sets the standards" at Chelsea, according to Joe Cole, who has lauded the Blues defender for his "unbelievable" contribution this season.
Jurgen Klopp said Monday that he has been blown away by the standards Liverpool have set at the start of their Premier League title defence after coming from behind to beat Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield.

Liverpool boss cannot rule out buying new defender in January

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp cannot rule out buying in January to ease their injury crisis.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos is ready to walk away from Arsenal this summer if he does not figure in Mikel Arteta’s long-term plans.

Arsenal defender Sokratis emerges as Liverpool January option

With the Reds losing Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez to knee injuries - and potentially for the remainder of the season - Liverpool are expected be shopping for a new centre-half in the winter market.
Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has showered encomium on Chuba Akpom after making a scoring debut for his side in their 1-1 draw against QPR, stating the goal will relieve him of pressure.

Middlesbrough boss hails Chuba Akpom after making scoring debut

Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has showered encomium on Chuba Akpom after making a scoring debut for his side in their 1-1 draw against QPR, stating the goal will relieve him of pressure.

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Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

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Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

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Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

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At least, six persons have been feared killed in a bloody clash between two rival cult groups in Ikere, Ekiti State.

Six killed in Ekiti cult clash

Ekiti State Command Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident said, six corpses have been recovered and deposited at the morgue after the clash which occurred in the early hours of today.
At least eight people were dead after a shooting at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana, late on Thursday, according to police.

Eight killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility

At least eight people were dead after a shooting at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana, late on Thursday, according to police.

Ex-minister: Nigeria can host African Games with facilities in Benin

Former minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung, says Nigeria can host the African Games with the current facilities in Benin.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Official: Kaduna captures 2.1 million poor, vulnerable in social register

The Kaduna State Government has captured 2.1 million individuals from 524,424 Poor and Vulnerable Households (PVHHs) in its Social Register.

PDP wins all seats in Rivers council election

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