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Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.
Paris Saint-Germain star Angel Di Maria has been hit with a four-match suspension for spitting on Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez during a late-game melee earlier this month.

Angel Di Maria blasts Argentina coach after being left out of latest squad

And the 32-year-old sensationally suggested that the likes of Lionel Messi, 33, and Sergio Aguero, 32, should also be dropped if Scaloni is keen on bringing through younger players.
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta has responded to Antonio Conte's outburst over a lack of support from the board at San Siro, insisting the Italian manager's work has made itself felt.

Lautaro Martinez: Antonio Conte has helped me to grow

Inter Milan striker, Lautaro Martinez, is full of praise for coach Antonio Conte.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi with the Ballon d'Or award. REUTERS-Christian Hartmann

France Football: Ballon d’Or 2020 scrapped due to coronavirus disruption

The Ballon d’Or will not be awarded this year for the first time in its 64-year history after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the football calendar, organisers France Football magazine said on Monday.
The Africa Cup of Nations trophy. @CAF-Online-Twitter.

Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed by 12 months, the Confederation of African Football confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday.
Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.

Tata Martino admits Barcelona spell was the ‘worst year’ of his career

Gerardo Martino, the current coach of the Mexico national side, considers his forgettable stint at Barcelona in 2013-14 to have been the “worst year” of his career.
Barcelona's Arturo Vidal

Giorgio Chiellini: Alcohol was Arturo Vidal’s weak point

Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that only a taste for alcohol prevented former Juventus team-mate Arturo Vidal from reaching the very top of the game.
former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Christian Vieri picks Ronaldo de Lima over Cristiano Ronaldo

former Italian striker Christian Vieri picked Brazilian legend Ronaldo de Lima over Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA chief warns against re-starting football too early

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned against re-starting football too early amid the coronavirus pandemic, telling FIFA’s 211 member associations on Friday that such behaviour would be irresponsible.
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.
Oscar Tabarez

Uruguayan football federation lays off 400, including head coach

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) announced that almost all of its staff, including coach Oscar Tabarez, have been laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic that has frozen sport worldwide.
Super Eagles star Oluwasemilogo Ajayi was in action for his English championship side, West Bromich Albion, against Preston North End on Wednesday.

Super Eagles star names Ronaldinho as his football idol

The 40-year-old who two FIFA World Player of the Year award and Ballon d’Or during his playing days where he was regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation and famous for his dazzling skills and ability score and create goals.
FIFA

Coronavirus: FIFA to donate $10 million to WHO

Fifa will make a $10million donation to the World Health Organisation to support efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is the best passer in the Turkish Super Lig at the moment, according to information from football statistics experts Whoscored.

Mikel Obi: There’s more to life than football

Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel has sensationally revealed why he parted ways with the Turkish side, Trabzonspor, saying he cannot continue to risk his life for the sake of football.
Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.

Gabriel Batistuta: Why I did not sign for Real Madrid and AC Milan

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has explained the reason he snubbed Europeans giants like Real Madrid and AC Milan during his playing career in Europe.
The Copa América has been suspended, Conmebol have confirmed on Tuesday.

Copa América moved to 2021

The Copa América has been suspended, Conmebol have confirmed on Tuesday.

PSG ace Angel Di Maria picks the best player he plays with

Di Maria has snubbed Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player he played with, he also overlooked the likes of Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in choosing his best teammate.
Everton are interested in signing the Brazilian attacker Everton Soares this month.

Everton close in on double deals for Everton Soares and Matias Vecino

According to journalist and transfer expert, Nicolo Schira, Everton are closing in on double deals for Everton Soares and Matias Vecino in the January transfer window.

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Governor Sanwo-Olu: I have been unable to speak with President Buhari

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S&P cuts Zambia to default after Eurobond payment missed

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