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Tottenham have confirmed the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until 2023.

Harry Redknapp: Jose Mourinho will get Tottenham into Champions League places, anything less is...

Harry Redknapp believes that Tottenham will achieve a top-four finish with Jose Mourinho in charge, and claims anything less would be a "disaster" for the club given the money spent on their new training ground and stadium.
John Terry

John Terry slams claims he stopped Sergio Aguero moving to Chelsea

John Terry has shut down claims he may have played a role in stopping Sergio Aguero from joining Chelsea nearly a decade ago.
Trabzonspor midfielder Mikel Obi has labelled Real Madrid playmaker a lazy player.

Mikel Obi: Eden Hazard is a lazy player

Mikel who won the Champions League, the Europa League, the Premier League twice and three FA Cups during his 11 years at Chelsea played alongside the Belgian captain for five seasons before he joined Tianjin TEDA in 2017.
Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).

Chelsea legend eyes top Ivorian FA job

Chelsea legend and former Cote d’Ivoire captain, Didier Drogba, is favourable to secure the top job of his country’s football body.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.

Super Eagles striker aims at role model’s mark

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.
Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto’o: Why I’m best African player in history

The 38-year-old Cameroon legend recently put an end to an illustrious career on 7 September 2019, after winning 18 major trophies, including three Champions Leagues and two Africa Cup of Nations titles as well as an Olympic gold medal.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen: I grew up admiring Didier Drogba

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has expressed his admiration for Chelsea legend Didier Drogba.
U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Orji Okonkwo, Most Outstanding Player of the 2019 season.

U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo named Montreal Impact Player of the Season

U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Orji Okonkwo, Most Outstanding Player of the 2019 season.
Nigeria international and Lille forward, Victor Osimhen has revealed that he grew up idolizing Didier Drogba who scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for the Blues.

Victor Osimhen: I grew up idolizing Didier Drogba

Nigeria international and Lille forward, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he grew up idolizing Didier Drogba who scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for the Blues.
Didier Drogba believes Paris Saint-Germain's exceptional strikers Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will both win the Ballon d'Or during their careers.

Didier Drogba: Neymar, Kylian Mbappe will win Ballon d’Or

Didier Drogba believes Paris Saint-Germain's "exceptional" strikers Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will both win the Ballon d'Or during their careers.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is claiming some of the credit for the progress made by Tammy Abraham, with the 21-year-old having taken important lessons from stars of the past.

Didier Drogba takes share of credit for Tammy Abraham’s development at Chelsea

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is claiming some of the credit for the progress made by Tammy Abraham, with the 21-year-old having taken important lessons from stars of the past.
Paul Pogba has lauded new Manchester United team-mate Harry Maguire, branding him a “leader” after just one appearance for the club and revealing that he now calls him “The Beast”.

Kleberson: Harry Maguire may be worth £80m but he’s no Rio Ferdinand

Harry Maguire may be the most expensive defender in world football, but the £80 million ($96m) man is no Rio Ferdinand, says former Manchester United midfielder Kleberson.
Real Madrid star Eden Hazard has given his opinion on Chelsea new signing Christain Pulisic, according to report.

Frank Lampard: It’s pretty much impossible to replace Eden Hazard

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard believes it is "pretty much impossible" to replace Eden Hazard with another individual.
Chelsea's Tammy Abraham

Tammy Abraham urged to take his big chance at Chelsea

Carlton Cole hopes Tammy Abraham will take his big opportunity to impress as Chelsea's No.9 after Frank Lampard made the decision to start the 21-year-old as his main striker against Manchester United.
Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba on his interest in the Ivorian football presidency

Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he has complete faith in his squad ahead of his first game in charge of the Blues, despite the transfer ban cloud that has hung over the club this summer.

Frank Lampard: I believe in Chelsea squad

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he has complete faith in his squad ahead of his first game in charge of the Blues, despite the transfer ban cloud that has hung over the club this summer.

Wizkid’s manager, babymama accuse singer of domestic violence

Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid’s manager and the mother of his third child, Jada Pollock has accused him allegedly of domestic violence.

Rio Ferdinand urges Frank Lampard to take Chelsea manager’s job

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has urged Frank Lampard to become the new Chelsea manager.

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Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has called Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) to display fresh innovations in tackling security challenges facing the country.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

Minister harvests sugarcane at N64 billion Sunti sugar estates

The Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, has commended the Sunti Golden Sugar Estates for the level of investment made in the sugar sector in Nigeria.
FILE - Protesters attend a Human Rights Day march, organized by the Civil Human Rights Front, in Hong Kong, Dec. 8, 2019.

Reuters’ distributor blocked company’s Hong Kong protest news

As anti-government demonstrations engulfed Hong Kong in August, Reuters broke a sensitive story: Beijing had rejected a secret proposal by city leader Carrie Lam to meet several of the protesters' demands in a bid to defuse the unrest.