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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is the big man at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.

Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk scares opponents and lifts Liverpool’s confidence

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is "the big man" at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.
Manchester City and Juventus are close to reaching a deal for right-back Joao Cancelo.

Manchester City close to sealing Joao Cancelo signing from Juventus

Manchester City and Juventus are close to reaching a deal for right-back Joao Cancelo.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.

Frank Lampard set to persuade Chelsea star to stay

The newly appointed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is keen on persuading Callum Hudson-Odoi to remain at the Stamford Bridge following his appointment.
A mine blast killed four police officers travelling in a troubled anglophone region of Cameroon in the southwest of the country, the government said Sunday.

Mine blast kills four police in Cameroon

A mine blast killed four police officers travelling in a troubled anglophone region of Cameroon in the southwest of the country, the government said Sunday.
Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.

Frank Lampard ‘accepts Chelsea job’ after promise from Roman Abramovich

Frank Lampard is all set to become the new Chelsea manager after Roman Abramovich gave ‘personal assurances’ that he will be given at least two seasons in the role.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

Aleksander Ceferin: English clubs are losing popularity

The popularity of English clubs across Europe is being damaged by complaints over the decision to hold the Europa League final in Azerbaijan, according to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.
UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.

UEFA president slams “mad” Premier League clubs

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.

Frank Lampard set to become Chelsea’s new manager

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.
Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.

Didier Drogba: Frank Lampard ready for Chelsea manager job

Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.

Anambra’s missing school girl found in market

An 11-year old missing school girl has been found in Awka, Anambra state.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he faces a selection headache as his team step up preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations starting June 21 in Egypt.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles final 23-man squad

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Nigerian catholic priest suspended after rape charge from American teacher

The Pittsburgh Diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States has suspended Nigerian priest Cyprian Duru from ministry, after accusation of rape and legal action by 68 year-old retired English teacher Kathy Coll.

Manchester United release Ander Herrera, Antonio Valencia, 12 others

Manchester United have released Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia while Juan Mata has been offered a new contract, the Premier League has confirmed.
Kunle Somorin

Governor Abiodun appoints Kunle Somorin as chief press secretary

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Sunday, Olakunle Somorin, as his Chief Press Secretary.
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Gareth Southgate: Champions League final shows English players must be given a chance

Gareth Southgate thinks the all-English Champions League final shows the strength of the Premier League - although he wants more young English talent to be given a chance.

Tanzania teacher ‘found with AK-47’

A primary school teacher in Tanzania has been arrested after being found in possession of a rifle loaded with five bullets.

Boko Haram factional chief Abubakar Shekau releases new video, denounces Nigerian Pledge

Factional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has been seen in a new video reading the group’s ideology and denouncing the Nigerian national pledge, which he described as “shirk.”
Former manager Louis van Gaal says winger Angel Di Maria wasn't his choice at Manchester United despite the club paying a then-Premier League record fee of £59.7 million for the Argentine star.

Louis van Gaal says Angel Di Maria wasn’t his choice at Manchester United

Former manager Louis van Gaal says winger Angel Di Maria wasn't his choice at Manchester United despite the club paying a then-Premier League record fee of £59.7 million for the Argentine star.

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Ex-Commissioner: Non-indigene syndrome abolished in Ebonyi

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Efe Ambrose: Brendan Rodgers can transform Kelechi Iheanacho

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The UK pound has continued to fall following the Brexit. AFP

No-deal Brexit chills send pound to a five-month low against euro

Signs that arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson may be a step closer to becoming Britain’s next prime minister sent the pound tumbling to a five-month low versus the euro on Tuesday as investors worried about the risks of a hard exit from the European Union.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: I’m set for AFCON test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says he feels relaxed and ready to be part of Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations campaign which kicks off on Saturday evening.