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Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on the pitch before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Michael Dalder

Frank Lampard hopes to bolster Chelsea squad after Champions League exit

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard described the rebuild of his team as a work in progress after they crashed out of the Champions League last-16 following a 7-1 aggregate defeat by Germany’s Bayern Munich.
Jan Oblak

Atletico goalie Jan Oblak to cost Chelsea €120 million

Chelsea will have to pay Jan Oblak's €120 million (£110m/$137.5m) release clause to force contract talks, with Atletico Madrid keen to hold onto their prized asset.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has singled out midfielder Yannick Carrasco for praise, following their 2-2 La Liga draw at Barcelona.

Diego Simeone hails Yannick Carrasco’s impact in Barcelona draw

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has singled out midfielder Yannick Carrasco for praise, following their 2-2 La Liga draw at Barcelona.
Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.

Diego Simeone stunned at Antoine Griezmann’s lack of involvement

Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.
Thomas Partey has taken to social media to express delight as Atletico Madrid claimed a big 5-0 win at Osasuna in La Liga on Wednesday night.

Thomas Partey reacts to emphatic Atletico Madrid victory over Osasuna

Thomas Partey has taken to social media to express delight as Atletico Madrid claimed a big 5-0 win at Osasuna in La Liga on Wednesday night.
Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday.

La Liga: Joao Felix double sends Atletico to top four

Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday.
Bilbao took the lead in the 37th minute through Iker Muniain before Diego Costa equalised for Atletico Madrid just two minutes later.

Atletico Madrid set new club record in draw at Bilbao

Atletico Madrid created an unenviable new club record following their 1-1 draw away to Athletic Bilbao in Sunday’s LaLiga tie.
Atletico Madrid have reacted after the passing away of their U14 player Christian Minchola.

Atletico Madrid defender tests positive for coronavirus

Atletico Madrid Brazilian full-back Renan Lodi has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus following squad-wide tests this week.
Former West Ham United and Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop has advised Arsenal to swiftly complete a move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey.

Atletico midfielder keen on Arsenal move

Thomas Partey has told friends he wants to join Arsenal this summer and is hopeful that an agreement can be reached with Atletico Madrid.

David Beckham reached out to Diego Costa over Inter Miami switch

David Beckham’s Inter Miami squad is still lacking the international icon that many expected and it’s been widely reported that the Manchester United icon has been probing LaLiga for their final Designated Player.
Former Chelsea forward Diego Costa has aimed a slight dig at former boss Antonio Conte, aiming the Italian won’t last a season at Real Madrid.

Diego Costa: Antonio Conte won’t last a season at Real Madrid

Former Chelsea forward Diego Costa has aimed a slight dig at former boss Antonio Conte, aiming the Italian won’t last a season at Real Madrid.

Diego Costa: Antonio Conte not a ‘top manager’

Diego Costa claims Antonio Conte is not a ‘top, top manager’ and ‘would never last a season at Real Madrid’ because of his man-management.
But Mr Eazi’s love of the Gunners blossomed in happier times, when there was love for the club across Nigeria. “You see when Nwankwo Kanu was at Arsenal, everybody that was living on my street were Arsenal fans,” he revealed.

Revealed: Football teams famous Nigerian musicians support

There’s huge respect between footballers and Nigerian musicians, two groups of people who shine in front of crowds. But do you know who your favourite famous Nigerian musicians support?
Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos

Atlético Madrid eye up move for Rangers striker

Diego Simeone’s side have had an issue in-front of goal this season after scoring just 31 goals in 27 LaLiga games which has seen the club fall out of the title race.
Former Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata was robbed while on international duty with Spain against Faroe Island in their 2020 European qualifying match.

Atletico Madrid boosted by Alvaro Morata return ahead of Liverpool clash

Alvaro Morata is fit to feature in Atletico Madrid's La Liga meeting with Valencia on Friday, Diego Simeone has confirmed.

Chelsea enquire about Edinson Cavani loan

Chelsea are trying to sign Edinson Cavani on loan in January but the Paris Saint-Germain striker's desire to join Atletico Madrid is likely to see the Blues miss out.
Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Diego Costa (down) gestures in pain during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Club Brugge at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on October 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO

Diego Costa set for three months out after operation

Diego Costa is facing three months out after Atletico Madrid confirmed the striker underwent surgery on a cervical disc on Thursday.
Diego Costa's eight-game ban for his outburst at referee Jesus Gil Manzano is too much, according to Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone.

Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa suffers neck injury

Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a slipped disc.

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CAN president urges Nigerian government to overhaul security apparatus

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to immediately overhaul the security apparatus of the country.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: APC leaders endorse Governor Akeredolu’s re-eelction

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State Sunday resolved to bury their hatchets and they endorsed the second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.

Godfrey Oboabona bags assist in Dinamo Batumi’s decimation of FC Chikhura

Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Diezani Alison-Madueke: ‘Yahoo’ boys have become role models

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ have become role models in Nigerian society.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.

Atlético Madrid confirm two positive coronavirus tests

Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.