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The Kop at Anfield was quiet in Liverpool’s first home match since becoming Premier League champions

Jurgen Klopp happy to develop Liverpool habit of winning ugly

Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool’s ability to grind out wins when not at their best has been a hallmark of the champions this season after Sadio Mane and Curtis Jones struck in the final 20 minutes to beat struggling Aston Villa 2-0 on Sunday.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

West Ham set to rival West Brom for former Eagles skipper

English Premier League side West Ham United are in talks to sign former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi.
Kelechi Iheanacho has now scored back to back Premier League goals for Leicester City on three occasions following his move from Manchester City in 2017.

Kelechi Iheanacho: Statistics underline Leicester City star’s form

Kelechi Iheanacho has now scored back to back Premier League goals for Leicester City on three occasions following his move from Manchester City in 2017.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Report: Manchester United agree terms with Jadon Sancho

Manchester United look to be edging closer to securing their long-term target Jadon Sancho. It is believed that the young winger has agreed ‘in principle’ a bumper contract with the Reds with only the fee to parent club Borussia Dortmund left to finalise.
Tottenham are keen on signing Max Aarons from Norwich City this summer.

Tottenham looking to replace Serge Aurier with Max Aarons

The Londoners are open to selling Serge Aurier and replacing him with the young defender. The 27-year-old hasn’t exactly been a reliable presence for Spurs this season.
Liverpool fans celebrate winning the Premier League outside Anfield after Chelsea won their match against Manchester City REUTERS-Phil Noble-File Photo

Liverpool reiterate need for safe celebrations ahead of Villa clash

Liverpool have again urged their supporters to avoid mass gatherings in the city and to celebrate their Premier League triumph safely at home in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, chief executive Peter Moore said on Friday.
David de Gea says he would be really happy to be named Manchester United captain and insists he is ready to fight for trophies at Old Trafford as he closes in on a new deal.

Dean Henderson praises David de Gea amidst talk over future

Manchester United star Dean Henderson has addressed the talk surrounding his future and fans will love to hear what he had to say.
Leon Balogun’s club Wigan Athletic could be relegated to the league one after the club announced they have gone into administration.

English championship club Wigan Athletic go into administration

Leon Balogun’s club Wigan Athletic could be relegated to the league one after the club announced they have gone into administration.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will return to his parent club AS Monaco after his loan spell with Turkish side Galatasaray.

Henry Onyekuru returns to AS Monaco

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru will return to his parent club AS Monaco after his loan spell with Turkish side Galatasaray.

Google brings its AI-powered SmartReply to YouTube

Google today brought SmartReply, its AI technology that suggests responses to messages, to YouTube. In YouTube Studio, creators can now use SmartReply to respond to users who comment on their videos in English and Spanish. SmartReply will only make suggestions when it’s likely to be useful, Google says.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Manchester United’s Odion Ighalo thinking of Nigeria return

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has revealed that he is considering coming out of international retirement.
Philippe Coutinho's agent Kia Joorabchian is looking to manufacture a move that will see the Brazilian join Arsenal on loan this summer.

Report: Everton most interested in Philippe Coutinho, Tottenham Hotspur ruled out

According to Bleacher Report, Everton are the most interested among the English clubs in Philippe Coutinho, with Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool ruling themselves out of the running for the Barcelona attacking midfielder.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC declares former staff wanted over fraudulent practices

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has declared one Gloria Obioma Elih, a former staff wanted for allegedly demanding and receiving gratification from officials of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources who were being investigated.
William Troost-Ekong featured for Udinese in their 1-0 victory against Ola Aina’s Torino in Sunday’s Serie A game at Dacia Arena.

Super Eagles defender linked with fresh Everton move

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina may be returning to the English Premier League with transfer rumours suggesting Everton and West Ham are reportedly interested in the services of the left-back yet again.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp wearing a face mask comes out for the warm up during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England. – The delay to Liverpool’s title celebrations caused by the coronavirus was just the latest twist in the tale of the Reds’ 30-year wait to be crowned champions of England. A stunning run of 26 wins and one draw from their opening 27 games of the Premier League season ensured Jurgen Klopp’s men were champions-elect long before football was shut down in March. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool can stay on top without major signings

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not believe he has to spend “millions” in the transfer market, saying it is a tricky task to improve his Premier League winners.

Joel Matip to miss the rest of Liverpool’s season with foot injury

Joel Matip is set to sit out the rest of Liverpool’s 2019-20 campaign with a foot injury.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has faulted Wilfred Ndidi for the goal that knocked Leicester City out of the English FA Cup.

Rio Ferdinand faults Wilfred Ndidi for Leicester City’s FA Cup elimination

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has faulted Wilfred Ndidi for the goal that knocked Leicester City out of the English FA Cup.
Dani Ceballos fired Arsenal into the FA Cup semi-finals as the Spaniard’s stoppage-time strike clinched a dramatic 2-1 win at Sheffield United on Sunday.

Dani Ceballos late goal sends Arsenal into FA Cup semi-finals

Dani Ceballos fired Arsenal into the FA Cup semi-finals as the Spaniard’s stoppage-time strike clinched a dramatic 2-1 win at Sheffield United on Sunday.

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Worshippers perform Taraweeh prayer at Kaaba in the Grand Mosque on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan during the outbreak of the COVID-19, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: REUTERS

Saudi Arabia: Hajj pilgrims must wear masks

Saudi Arabia, on Monday, said workers would ensure there is no overcrowding or gathering during the 2020 pilgrimage, adding that pilgrims must wear face masks at all times.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Why Ondo SSG Ifedayo Abegunde resigned

The resignation of the Ondo state Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde, barely two weeks after that of the deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has jolted the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and members of the State Executive Council EXCO.

INEC: Edo guber campaigns have started officially

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has lifted the ban on campaigns by political parties ahead of the Sept. 19 governorship election the state.

Arik, Aero, Dana, others begin Lagos-Abuja flights Wednesday

Nigeria’s airspace will roar back to life on Wednesday as six domestic carriers are set to resume flights after more than three months of shut down.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visits the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment facilities at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa April 24, 2020. Jerome Delay-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

President Ramaphosa urges South Africans to keep distance from elderly

People with underlying medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, renal disease, asthma and chronic respiratory disease are more vulnerable to developing severe complications and dying from coronavirus, Ramaphosa said, citing data from the Department of Health.