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AC Milan’s Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain is seen on the pitch ahead of Supercoppa Italiana final between Juventus and AC Milan at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah on January 16, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP)

Inter Miami confirm signing of Gonzalo Higuain

Inter Miami have confirmed the signing of Gonzalo Higuain as the club's third Designated Player.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver a serious Premier League title challenge after a spending spree fuelled by his desire to catch champions Liverpool.

Frank Lampard: We know how to beat Liverpool

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.
Bayern Munich have now confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Liverpool to sell Thiago to the Premier League champions.

Bayern Munich confirm agreement to sell Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool

Bayern Munich have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Liverpool to sell Thiago Alcantara to the Premier League champions.
Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of rape following an alleged incident at his west London apartment.

Bayern Munich back in the hunt for Callum Hudson-Odoi

Bayern Munich are once again tracking the progress of Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Paris St Germain's Neymar clashes with Olympique de Marseille's Alvaro Gonzalez REUTERS-Gonzalo Fuentes

Neymar says was racially abused by Marseille player

Paris St Germain forward Neymar has said he was the target of a racist slur during the French champions’ 1-0 defeat by Olympique Marseille on Sunday, the BBC reported.
Neymar was among five players sent off as a huge brawl marred Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 defeat by Marseille.

Neymar blames racism for PSG loss to Marseille

Neymar insisted he had been the victim of racism as he was one of five players sent off in a mass brawl at the end of Marseille’s 1-0 win over Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo has stressed the importance of signing a striker ahead of the new Serie A campaign.

Andrea Pirlo calls for Juventus to bring in new striker

Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo has stressed the importance of signing a striker ahead of the new Serie A campaign.
Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.

Arsenal beat Fulham 3-0 in Premier League opener

Arsenal made a flying start to the new Premier League season as Gabriel Magalhaes grabbed a debut goal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a stunner in Saturday’s 3-0 win at Fulham.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Gennaro Gattuso: Kalidou Koulibaly to remain at Napoli if asking price not met

Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso said Kalidou Koulibaly will stay if the Serie A club’s asking price is not met as Manchester City reportedly eye the star defender.
Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Alessandro Florenzi from Roma, with the defender arriving on a loan deal with an option to buy.

Paris Saint-Germain sign Alessandro Florenzi on loan from Roma

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Alessandro Florenzi from Roma, with the defender arriving on a loan deal with an option to buy.
Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Chelsea last night was not shown in China amid growing tensions with the UK.

Ian Rush: Liverpool don’t need signings to defend Premier League title

Liverpool don’t need any signings to defend their Premier League crown and the rest of the division is simply playing catch-up in the transfer market, according to Reds legend Ian Rush.
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara agrees personal terms with Liverpool.

Premier League target Thiago Alcantara reports for Bayern training

Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who has been linked to Liverpool and Manchester United, took part in Bayern Munich’s first full training session on Friday in preparation for the new season.
Nicolas Anelka has played for some of the most recognisable names in European football management over the last 25 years, but two stand out as his best managers- Arsene Wenger and Sam Allardyce.

Nicolas Anelka: Chelsea can be champions of England

Former Chelsea star, Nicolas Anelka, says Chelsea have a ‘great chance’ of becoming champions of England considering their latest signings.
Naomi Osaka of Japan hits a forehand against Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine (not pictured) on day five of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Naomi Osaka restores order after champions exit U.S. Open

Naomi Osaka stood firm after a parade of champions exited the U.S. Open on Sunday, blasting her way into the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-4 win over Anett Kontaveit.
Lionel Messi can only leave Barcelona if his €700 million (£624m-$823m) release clause is met, La Liga have confirmed on Sunday.

Luis Enrique: Barcelona will continue to win titles without Leo Messi

Former Barcelona coach Luiz Enrique insists the Catalan giants ‘will continue to win titles’ without Lionel Messi.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly initiated talks with Max Allegri over replacing Thomas Tuchel next season, according to a report in France.

Paris Saint-Germain confirm ‘three new positive’ virus cases, six in total

Paris Saint-Germain confirmed “three new positive cases” of Covid-19 in their squad on Thursday, a day after Neymar and two teammates were revealed to have contracted the virus, casting serious doubt over the start of their Ligue 1 campaign.
Tosin Omoyele on trials at IFK Goteborg

Tosin Omoyele: I want to bring more success to Enyimba

Tosin Omoyele says he’s delighted to sign for Enyimba International of Aba ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league season.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Super Eagles to play friendlies vs Côte d’Ivoire, Tunisia in October

The NFF president Amaju Pinnick revealed this via his Twitter handle on Tuesday, that the Super Eagles will face the Elephants of Cote’d Ivoire and Catarge Eagles of Tunisia.

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Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi is in contention for Everton’s Player and Young Player of the Season awards.

Alex Iwobi returns to Everton squad ahead of West Brom game

Alex Iwobi has returned to the Everton squad ahead of their Premier League outing against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after recovering from a knock.
The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.

Coronavirus adversely impacted Benue revenue – BIRS chief

The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.

Hoteliers, tourism operators reject electricity tariff hike

Operators in the hospitality industry in the country, including hotel owners and tourism operators Friday rejected the September 2 electricity tariff hike by the federal government.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

13 persons die in multiple autocrash in Kwara

Thirteen persons were reported dead in two separate motor accidents along Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway in the Moro local government area of Kwara state early hours of Thursday.
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Ogun workers call off warning strike

Workers in Ogun State on Friday called off the warning strike they recently embarked upon.