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Juventus have confirmed the appointment of Andrea Pirlo as their new head coach.

Alessandro Del Piero: Andrea Pirlo can become a greater coach than Zinedine Zidane

New Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo can match the achievements of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, according to Bianconeri legend Alessandro Del Piero.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Marco Tardelli: Juventus stupid to sack Maurizio Sarri

Marco Tardelli concedes Champions League elimination to Lyon tonight would be ‘a disaster,’ but still not enough for Juventus to fire Maurizio Sarri.
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Alessandro Del Piero: Juventus ‘perfect’ for Serie A, but Champions League is a real...

Juventus are "perfect" for Serie A but their surprise elimination at the hands of Lyon highlighted their issues in the Champions League, according to Alessandro Del Piero.
Gianluigi Buffon believes Juventus need to freshen up their squad after bowing out of the Champions League on Friday.

Gianluigi Buffon urges Juventus to rejuvenate squad after Champions League exit

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace guided Juve to a 2-1 win over Lyon in Turin, but they fell on away goals after the 2-2 aggregate draw in the last-16 tie.

Paulo Dybala beats Cristiano Ronaldo to Serie A player of the Year

Paulo Dybala has beaten Juventus team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo, to this season’s Serie A Player of the Year award.
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Juventus in Turin on Tuesday after an absence of over two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Paris Saint-Germain in pole as Cristiano Ronaldo considers Juventus exit

Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Juventus this summer after just two seasons with the club.
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.

Paolo Di Canio: Antonio Conte wouldn’t even want Lionel Messi at Inter

Antonio Conte wouldn't want Lionel Messi at Inter, according to Paolo Di Canio, who thinks the Barcelona superstar's profile would see him become bigger than the club.
Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, still believes that playing at home continues to offer an advantage in spite of matches currently being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juventus boss picks positives from Roma defeat

Maurizio Sarri believes “a little fear can do us good” after seeing Juventus prepare for their crucial Champions League tie against Lyon by losing 3-1 to Roma on the final weekend of the Serie A season.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Inter Milan want Lionel Messi for record-breaking transfer fee

Inter Milan want Lionel Messi for a record-breaking fee, the Serie A outfit is prepared to part ways with a sum of 260 million euros to sign the Argentine.
Maurizio Sarri opened up on his first league title with Juventus as “tasting sweet” after a difficult debut season for the veteran coach overshadowed by a three-month coronavirus lockdown.

Maurizio Sarri appreciates first title with Juve after difficult debut campaign

Maurizio Sarri opened up on his first league title with Juventus as “tasting sweet” after a difficult debut season for the veteran coach overshadowed by a three-month coronavirus lockdown.
Real Madrid's Eden Hazard shoots at goal as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Sergio Perez

Fabio Capello: Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard has sunk under weight of expectations

Eden Hazard has struggled to deal with the weight of the Real Madrid shirt following his high-profile move from Chelsea, former Real manager Fabio Capello has said.
Antonio Conte hopes Inter players feel at least one per cent of his disappointment following their 2-1 Serie A defeat to Bologna at San Siro on Sunday.

Antonio Conte dismisses Lionel Messi talk as ‘fantasy football’

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte on Saturday dismissed talk of a reported move by the Chinese-owned Italian club for Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
Real Madrid knew their recent trophy drought would not last and that they would keep winning without Cristiano Ronaldo, says Luka Modric.

Luka Modric: We knew we’d keep winning without Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid knew their recent trophy drought would not last and that they would keep winning without Cristiano Ronaldo, says Luka Modric.
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo scores their first goal from the penalty spot, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). REUTERS-Massimo Pinca

Ronaldo brace puts Juventus on brink of another title

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, the first a penalty awarded for handball, to give Juventus a 2-1 win over Lazio which put them on the brink of a ninth successive Serie A title on Monday.
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.
Iker Casillas says Real Madrid's newly-returned coach Zinedine Zidane reminds him of Vicente del Bosque while praising him for his work in the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat.

Real Madrid coach dismisses ‘special one’ label after latest triumph

Zinedine Zidane insisted he was not “special”, saying he was simply lucky to be in charge of Real Madrid.
Bruno Fernandes has billed Cristiano Ronaldo as “the most skilful player [he has] ever seen”, while the Manchester United midfielder has also recognised the “amazing” qualities of club-mate Marcus Rashford.

Bruno Fernandes: Cristiano Ronaldo the most skilful player I’ve ever seen

Bruno Fernandes has billed Cristiano Ronaldo as “the most skilful player [he has] ever seen”, while the Manchester United midfielder has also recognised the “amazing” qualities of club-mate Marcus Rashford.

Michel Platini: Paulo Dybala is more Maradona

Michel Platini has hailed Paulo Dybala for matching his Serie A stats with Juventus but considers him more ‘Maradona-esque’ than like him.

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Parents protest as Lagos school asks WASSCE candidates to lodge in hotel

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

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