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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola looks on during the Premier League match at Wolverhampton Wanderers (Sebastian Frej-MB Media-Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce sees Pep Guardiola quitting Manchester City for Juventus

Former England coach, Sam Allardyce, can see Pep Guardiola quitting Manchester City for Juventus.
Jose Mourinho has omitted Manchester United from his list of candidates for a top-four Premier League finish, while including Sheffield United and Wolves in the final running.

Jose Mourinho: Manchester City ban opens Champions League door for Tottenham

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes Manchester City’s two-season ban from the Champions League has opened the door for a host of teams to qualify for next season’s competition.
Nicolas Pepe starred for Arsenal against Newcastle (Image- Photo by Richard Heathcote-Getty Images)

Arsenal end winless run, thrash Newcastle 4-0

Arsenal hauled themselves back into contention to qualify for next season’s Champions League with a 4-0 win over Newcastle thanks to second-half goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette.
Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday.

Joe Gomez: Sadio Mane lifts Liverpool and psychologically hurts opponents

Joe Gomez says Sadio Mane's presence provides Liverpool with a big boost in confidence while also psychologically damaging their opponents after the winger's winning goal against Norwich on Saturday.
Pep Guardiola fears Manchester City’s injury list could could prove their undoing this season.

John Mehrzad: Why Manchester City stars could walk away for nothing

Manchester City stars could reportedly walk away as free agents because the club have fundamentally breached their contracts.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri insists Jurgen Klopp is playing mind games with his Champions League comments last week.

Maurizio Sarri: Jurgen Klopp playing mind games with Juventus Champions League comments

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri insists Jurgen Klopp is playing mind games with his Champions League comments last week.
Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their second goal for 2-1 during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 1, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Real Madrid plot Raheem Sterling raid in wake of Manchester City’s UEFA ban

Real Madrid are thought to be eager to take advantage of Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League by sealing a mega-money move for winger Raheem Sterling at the end of the season.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino, Brendan Rodgers lead Manchester City shortlist

Mauricio Pochettino and Brendan Rodgers would be the leading candidates to take over at Manchester City should Pep Guardiola decide to quit this summer.g
Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Thomas Tuchel out to break Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League last 16 jinx against Borussia...

Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.
Nigeria 19 years old sensation Christy Ucheibe has secured a three-and-half-year deal with Portuguese Liga BPI outfit SL Benfica from Swedish club Assi IF.

Christy Ucheibe joins Benfica on three-and-half-year deal

Nigeria 19-year old sensation Christy Ucheibe has secured a three-and-half-year deal with Portuguese Liga BPI outfit SL Benfica from Swedish club Assi IF.
Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.

Lionel Messi experiencing longest goal drought in six years

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is on his worst goalscoring form in La Liga since January 2014, having gone four matches without finding the back of the net.
Borussia Dortmund arguably pulled off the deal of the month when they signed RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland.

Thiago Silva: PSG do not fear ‘incredible’ Erling Haaland

Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has insisted that he and his team-mates are not afraid to face in-form Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, but heaped praise on the teen sensation.
Mario Pasalic scored the winner seconds after coming off the bench as Atalanta came from behind to beat Roma 2-1 and consolidate fourth place in Serie A on Saturday at the expense of their Champions League rivals from the capital.

Mario Pasalic hits winner as Atalanta go clear of Roma

Mario Pasalic scored the winner seconds after coming off the bench as Atalanta came from behind to beat Roma 2-1 and consolidate fourth place in Serie A on Saturday at the expense of their Champions League rivals from the capital.
David Alaba admits he is still open to “new challenges”, with it possible that ambition could lead him away from Bayern Munich in the summer of 2020.

David Alaba refuses to rule out Premier League move

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has left the door open for a potential move to the Premier League in the future.
Cristiano Ronaldo revealed that he’d rather just play in the important games while explaining that he would “choose to follow those who are lucky.”

Cristiano Ronaldo out of Juventus squad to face Brescia

Cristiano Ronaldo has been outstanding lately, he became the first Juve player to score in 10 successive Serie A matches last time out and a home game against a struggling team seemed like the perfect chance to extend that run.
Eden Hazard has been included in the squad to face Celta Vigo in their upcoming clash against in the La Liga on Sunday evening at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Eden Hazard named in Real Madrid squad against Celta Vigo

Hazard has been left out of the squad since last year November following an ankle injury against Paris Saint-Germain the Champions League.
Barcelona has confirmed Jordi Alba's injury after the defender suffered a groin injury in the 2-1 win against Getafe on Saturday.

Barcelona confirms Jordi Alba’s injury after Getafe clash

A statement on Barca's official website read: "Tests carried out on the first-team player Jordi Alba have confirmed that he has a groin strain in his right leg”

Premier League ‘highly likely’ to hand Manchester City a points deduction following Champions League...

Manchester City’s ban from European competition has dominated the headlines since UEFA announced their landmark decision on Friday night, though that could just be the start of the trouble in store for the reigning Premier League champions.

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People watch waves and rough seas pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl in Wales, as Storm Dennis sweeps across the country, Saturday Feb. 15, 2020. AP

Man dies as Storm Dennis slams UK, power cuts hit France

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Nigerian troops overpower Boko Haram in attempt to infiltrate Damaturu

The Nigerian Army has confirmed an attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to infiltrate Damaturu, capital of Yobe State and cause havoc in the city.
Ten-man Plateau United defeated former league champions, Enyimba FC of Aba 4-0 in MatchDay 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture at the Jos New Stadium on Sunday.

NPFL: Plateau United regain top spot

Plateau United are back at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League log following a 2-0 win over Dakkada at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday