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Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.

Coronavirus: Abedi Pele pays tribute to Pape Diouf

Three-time African Footballer of the Year Abedi Pele has released a statement paying tribute to Pape Diouf.
Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Stats which prove Wilfred Ndidi is indispensable at Leicester City

This was according to stats compiled by Leicester Mercury which have been collated since the 2016/17 season – the year Ndidi joined the club from Belgian side Genk.
Andy Robertson is like a “Duracell bunny” and brings the most banter to Liverpool’s changing room, according to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Andy Robertson causes the most ‘carnage and banter’

Andy Robertson is like a “Duracell bunny” and brings the most banter to Liverpool’s changing room, according to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Club Brugge of Belgium Striker, David Okereke has hailed the resilience of his teammates after they came back from a goal down to secure a draw against Standard Liege and consequently restored their three points advantage at the top of the Jupiler League.

Emmanuel Dennis, David Okereke win Belgian League title with Club Brugge

Nigerian duo, Emmanuel Dennis and David Okereke, have been crowned champions of Belgium after Club Brugge were named as league champions and the rest of the season voided no thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

Coronavirus pause could force global football to change

Football has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the immediate concern is the simple survival of many clubs because of the financial impact, but there is hope that the global game could ultimately emerge better from this crisis.
Luka Modric came on as a substitute in Real Madrid's loss to Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.

Luka Modric to remain at Real Madrid until 2021

Luka Modric will see out his contract at Real Madrid. ‘AS’ assure that the Croatian CM will stay until the summer of 2021 when his Real Madrid contract expires.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Europe’s biggest clubs scramble for Victor Osimhen

Europe’s biggest clubs are still chasing Lille striker Victor Osimhen for the summer market.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said over the weekend that the current season could be lost if it is unable to re-start by the end of June, although he did not rule out extending it into the next season.

UEFA to discuss Champions League fate

UEFA will discuss the fate of this season’s Champions League and its other competitions that have been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic in a video conference meeting on Wednesday, European soccer’s governing body said in a statement.
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse-Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho names his dream Starting XI

Former Inter coach José Mourinho, currently in charge of Premier League side Tottenham, named his dream starting eleven, but only included one Inter player, according to a report from today’s paper edition of the Spanish newspaper Marca.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Daniel Amokachi: Mikel Obi is the greatest Nigerian player

Amokachi, who earned 44 caps for Nigeria including performances at the World Cup 1994, considers Mikel to be the standout player from the Country based on his achievements.
Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez has aimed a sly dig at coach Antonio Conte's methods as he claimed that his tactics are weighing down the players.

Lautaro Martinez would only leave Inter for Barcelona

Inter striker Lautaro Martinez would reportedly only be interested in leaving the club to join Barcelona.
Neymar has decided he still wants to leave for Barcelona and a permanent reunion with Lionel Messi, according to reports.

Cafu: Neymar technically superior to Lionel Messi

Legendary Brazil right-back Cafu has rated compatriot Neymar a more technically gifted player compared to former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.
FSG seem to be interested in investing in Scottish giants Rangers, according to millionaire Jim McColl

Liverpool owners FSG interested in taking over Glasgow Rangers

FSG seem to be interested in investing in Scottish giants Rangers, according to millionaire Jim McColl (h/t Liverpool Echo).
Dortmund's English midfielder Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring during the Bundesliga match BVB Borussia Dortmund vs Eintracht Frankfurt

Jadon Sancho won’t be sold for less than Borussia Dortmund’s valuation – club chief

Borussia Dortmund’s CEO has stated that despite any potential financial crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Jadon Sancho will not be sold for less than the current asking price this summer.
Barcelona sports director Eric Abidal has upset Xavi Hernandez over claims regarding the Al Sadd coach.

Xavi Hernandez ready to manage Barcelona

During his time at the club he won eight La Liga titles and lifted four Champions League trophies and also played a crucial role in Spain’s three successive major tournament wins at Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012.
Juan Mata believes he made the right decision to join Manchester United almost six years ago and insists the club are getting closer to recapturing former glories.

Juan Mata: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has Manchester United DNA and brings positivity

Manchester United are heading in the right direction under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to Juan Mata, who has credited the Norwegian for injected much-needed "positivity" into the squad.

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