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Jadon Sancho wants to keep breaking records with Erling Haaland

England winger Jadon Sancho is “in his happy place” alongside Erling Braut Haaland as the Borussia Dortmund teenagers look to continue their record-breaking form at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Christian Eriksen says his decision to run down his contract at Tottenham made him a “black sheep” at the Premier League club.

Age Hareide: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted Christian Eriksen at Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted to add Christian Eriksen to his Manchester United squad during the winter transfer window, claims Denmark boss Age Hareide.
Manchester City advanced to the EFL Cup final following a 3-2 aggregate over Manchester United.

Five top games to watch in Europa League this week

The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week
Heavy rain and strong winds are continuing to lash much of the UK as Storm Dennis shut down roads and railways and led to warnings of “life-threatening” floods in south Wales.

UK grapples with severe floods, death toll expected to rise

Britain issued severe flood warnings Monday, advising of life-threatening danger after Storm Dennis dumped weeks’ worth of rain in some places. One woman swept away by the floodwaters was feared dead.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Barcelona gets LaLiga permission to sign a striker in 15 days

Barcelona have been given permission to sign a new striker after the LaLiga medical commission agreed that Ousmane Dembélé is set for a long spell on the sidelines.
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.
Liverpool’s Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (C) celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on December 4, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Jan Molby: Liverpool’s class of 2019-20 one of the best teams ever

Liverpool’s class of 2019-20 will go down as “one of the best football teams we have ever seen”, says Reds legend Jan Molby.
Top cyclist Jakob Fuglsang took to social media on Monday to contest links to disgraced Italian doctor Michele Ferrari, in response to reports of an investigation into the Olympic road race silver medallist.

Accused cyclist Jakob Fuglsang contests link to banned doctor

Top cyclist Jakob Fuglsang took to social media on Monday to contest links to disgraced Italian doctor Michele Ferrari, in response to reports of an investigation into the Olympic road race silver medallist.
LGBT refugees living in Kenya stand behind a rainbow flag as they protest against their treatment by authorities, outside an office of the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Nairobi on May 17, 2019.

Tanzanian gays cut off from healthcare

Gay Tanzanian activist Tee, 34, recalls with nostalgia a time when Tanzania was like “paradise” for LGBT people — before the 2015 election of President John Magufuli ushered in fear and persecution.
China’s embassy in Denmark has demanded an apology from daily Jyllands-Posten after it published a cartoon of the Chinese flag with its five yellow stars represented by coronavirus particles. Pic source from Jyllands-Posten- Niels Bo Bojesen

Danish newspaper’s virus cartoon angers China

A Danish newspaper refused to apologise to China on Tuesday over a satirical cartoon it ran about the deadly new virus that has killed dozens and infected thousands more.
Inter have confirmed that they've completed the signing of Victor Moses from Chelsea after his loan spell with Fenerbahce was brought to an abrupt end.

Victor Moses eyes Coppa Italia debut as Inter hosts Fiorentina

Inter’s new arrival and former Nigeria international Victor Moses will be hoping to debut for the club on Wednesday when they host Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia.
Reported Tottenham target Steven Bergwijn has denied claims he refused to play for current club PSV in order to force through a move to the Premier League.

Tottenham-linked Steven Bergwijn denies claims he refused to play for PSV

Reported Tottenham target Steven Bergwijn has denied claims he refused to play for current club PSV in order to force through a move to the Premier League.
Christian Eriksen played the whole ninety minutes as Tottenham Hotspur won 2-1 against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup third-round replay on Tuesday night.

Christian Eriksen set for Inter transfer as Giuseppe Marotta reveals deal is close

Christian Eriksen will become an Inter player imminently, according to Giuseppe Marotta, who has said that a deal for the Tottenham midfielder should be wrapped up within a few days.
Jose Mourinho was faced with three difficult contractual situations when arriving at Tottenham- Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen.

Inter Milan set to complete signing of Tottenham midfielder on Monday

The Denmark midfielder’s future has been uncertain since the end of last season, when he said he was ready to seek a fresh challenge away from the Premier League.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Nigeria now fourth most corrupt country in West Africa

Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal engages Tikitaka

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has sealed a deal with a Swedish football and player Development Academy, Tikitaka football Development to fish out talents and promote the game in the state.
AC Milan have signed Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to replace Spaniard Pepe Reina who completed a six-month loan deal to Premier League club Aston Villa on Monday.

Bournemouth shot-stopper replaces Pepe Reina at AC Milan

AC Milan have signed Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to replace Spaniard Pepe Reina who completed a six-month loan deal to Premier League club Aston Villa on Monday.
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino admits highly-rated playmaker Christian Eriksen is attracting “a lot of interest” amid the uncertainty surrounding his future in England.

Inter Milan make offer to Christian Eriksen’s agent

The Serie A club hope to get a positive response from Eriksen's representative before approaching Tottenham for talks over a transfer this month.

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