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Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Andre Villas-Boas: Marseille not interested in Emmanuel Dennis

Olympic Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas says the Ligue 1 club are not interested in Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis.
Andre Villas-Boas took aim at Thomas Tuchel and poked fun at Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League failure after Marseille's win.

Andre Villas-Boas mocks Thomas Tuchel after Marseille win

Andre Villas-Boas took aim at Thomas Tuchel and poked fun at Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League failure after Marseille's win.
Neymar was among five players sent off as a huge brawl marred Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 defeat by Marseille.

Neymar blames racism for PSG loss to Marseille

Neymar insisted he had been the victim of racism as he was one of five players sent off in a mass brawl at the end of Marseille’s 1-0 win over Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Marseille star Dimitri Payet has hit back at Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, who claimed that the whole Ligue 1 season should be forgotten following its suspension due to the coronavirus.

Marseille star Dimitri Payet mocks Lyon president over desire to cancel Ligue 1 due...

Marseille star Dimitri Payet has hit back at Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, who claimed that the whole Ligue 1 season should be forgotten following its suspension due to the coronavirus.
AS Monaco coach Robert Moreno paid tribute to his squad, and especially his forwards, after his side made it two wins in the bounce with victory over Amiens SC on Saturday.

Ligue 1: Monaco up to fifth after frantic finish

Monaco snatched a 2-1 victory at Amiens on Saturday after Wissam Ben Yedder and Islam Slimani struck in a frantic finish to push the Principality team up to fifth in Ligue 1.
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Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Josh Maja named in French Ligue 1 Team of the Week

Girondis Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has been named in the French Ligue 1 team of the week following his scintillating performance for the club in Tuesday night 6-0 thrashing of Nimes.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

European Leagues critical of proposed Champions League reforms

The European Leagues has said plans to revamp the Champions League should be started from scratch as the current proposals only benefit "a few rich and dominant clubs".
Monaco’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas takes part in a training session on January 14, 2018 in La Turbie, near Monaco. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Cesc Fabregas braced for home bow as PSG return from the sun

Cesc Fabregas is set for his home debut as a Monaco player, while Paris Saint-Germain look for revenge against their recent Cup conquerors Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Anthony Martial

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns recall to France squad

Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

James Tomkins: Crystal Palace more than Wilfried Zaha

The player returned early from international duty with Cote d’Ivoire after sustaining a thigh problem and is in a race against time to be fit for the Eagles’ Premier League game against Everton on Sunday.
Olympique de Marseille's French forward Dimitri Payet reacts after scoring, during their French L1 football match Olympique of Marseille (OM) versus EA Guingamp at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on September 16, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Boris HORVAT

Dimitri Payet stunner helps Marseille thrash Guingamp

Dimitri Payet scored a stunning goal as Marseille thrashed Guingamp 4-0 at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday to move second in the Ligue 1 table.
Dimitri Payet

Dimitri Payet double, VAR give Marseille opening win

Mercurial star Dimitri Payet scored twice, including a penalty courtesy of VAR, as Marseille opened the new French Ligue 1 season with a 4-0 demolition of Toulouse on Friday.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

Antoine Griezmann scores brace as Atletico Madrid beat Marseille to win Europa League

Antoine Griezmann's double put Atletico Madrid on their way in a 3-0 win against Marseille in the Europa League final in Lyon, France, on Wednesday night.

Dimitri Payet starts, Angel Correa in Atletico team for Europa League final

Dimitri Payet starts for Marseille in Wednesday’s Europa League final against Atletico Madrid in Lyon after recovering from a minor muscle problem.

Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid target European glory against Marseille

Antoine Griezmann is hoping to get his hands on a first major trophy with Atletico Madrid as the Spanish club prepare to take on Marseille in Wednesday's Europa League final.

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The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.1

Edo election: Tension as fight breaks out at Governor Obaseki’s polling unit

There was a mild tension on Saturday at one of the polling units in Edo State where the governorship election is taking place.
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State has said that the senior secondary school pupils will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Lagos releases 2020/2021 school calendar

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has approved school calendar for 2020/2021 session.
Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.3

Edo election records massive turnout of voters

As Edo elects its governor, a large turnout of voters has been reported across all polling units in Esan West Local Government Area of the state.
Manchester United are keen on signing Alex Telles this summer.

PSG poised to hijack Manchester United’s Alex Telles deal

Manchester United appear to be close to signing left-back Alex Telles from FC Porto, but face a potential last-minute hijacking of the deal.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Why we’re supporting small businesses with survival fund

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has explained that the Federal Government is investing in the small businesses sector to sustain the national economy.