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Callum Hudson-Odoi extends Chelsea contract until 2024

Callum Hudson-Odoi has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2024, the Premier League club said on Thursday.
Alexander Shprygin, an executive member of Russia’s football federation as well as the President of Russia’s official supporters’ association, has been banned for two years by FIFA, the global governing body announced on Friday.

FIFA bans Russian FA chief

Alexander Shprygin, an executive member of Russia’s football federation as well as the President of Russia’s official supporters’ association, has been banned for two years by FIFA, the global governing body announced on Friday.
David de Gea “is staying” at Manchester United, says Peter Schmeichel, with the former goalkeeper claiming the Spaniard has been “tied down” despite no official announcement of a new contract.

Manchester United: David de Gea knows I want him to stay – coach

Ole Gunner Solskjaer is hopeful that Manchester United will convince David de Gea to extend his contract with the club.
Andriy Shevchenko

Ukraine coach praises Super Eagles

The Yellow Men found the going tough against the Super Eagles and from the fourth minute to the 75th minute stared defeat in the face but two late goals rescued a draw for the hosts, following which Ukraine’s manager revealed his respect to the Nigeria side.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Gernot Rohr: Why Super Eagles failed to defeat Ukraine

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has revealed why his side played a 2-2 draw against Ukraine in an international friendly on Tuesday night.
Jadon Sancho had no intention of joining Manchester United during the summer, according to Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc.

Borussia Dortmund: Jadon Sancho had no intention of joining Manchester United in the summer

Jadon Sancho had no intention of joining Manchester United during the summer, according to Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc.
Cristiano Ronaldo was at the peak of his powers once again last night on the international stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores four times as Portugal rout Lithuania 5-1

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday.
France coach Didier Deschamps concedes he will talk to Antoine Griezmann about his duties from the penalty spot, but insists the forward still enjoys his full confidence for the time being.

Didier Deschamps set to hold talks with Antoine Griezmann after latest penalty miss for...

France coach Didier Deschamps concedes he will talk to Antoine Griezmann about his duties from the penalty spot, but insists the forward still enjoys his full confidence for the time being.
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez believes when Kevin De Bruyne is at his best, there's no other midfielder like him.

Roberto Martinez: There’s no other midfielder like Kevin de Bruyne

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez believes when Kevin De Bruyne is at his best, there's no other midfielder like him.
Tammy Abraham’s brace against Sheffield United in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw on Saturday means he becomes the first Englishman to score at least two goals in consecutive Premier League game for the Blues.

Frank Lampard dangles England carrot at Tammy Abraham

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard is likely to advise Tammy Abraham to choose England if he is asked for any guidance from the player.
Jorginho is planning to spend “at least another four years” at Chelsea, claims his representative Joao Santos.

Jorginho planning ‘at least another four years’ at Chelsea – agent

Jorginho is planning to spend “at least another four years” at Chelsea, claims his representative Joao Santos.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is adamant that he has never dived, with the England international claiming his conscience is clear after taking a couple of tumbles over recent weeks.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane refutes simulation accusations

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is adamant that he has never dived, with the England international claiming his conscience is clear after taking a couple of tumbles over recent weeks.
Gareth Bale feels he has been made a scapegoat at Real Madrid and is eager to reach an amicable conclusion with the club over his future.

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale sends warning to rivals

Bale has scored three goals in three games for Real Madrid this season. He is expected to stay out of action when Los Blancos host Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu in their next La Liga game due to suspension, after he was shown a red card in their last time out.
Barcelona

Barcelona star returns to Spain after pulling out of France squad with injury

Samuel Umtiti has left France's training base and will miss Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Andorra after suffering a foot injury.
Frenkie de Jong has to adapt his game after moving from Ajax to Barcelona, according to new team-mate Sergio Busquets.

Busquets: Frenkie de Jong has to adapt to Barca’s style of football

Frenkie de Jong has to adapt his game after moving from Ajax to Barcelona, according to new team-mate Sergio Busquets.
Antoine Griezmann promised to work on his penalties having joked his wife's absence may have resulted in his spot-kick miss against Albania.

Barcelona star blames wife for missed France penalty

Antoine Griezmann promised to work on his penalties having joked his wife's absence may have resulted in his spot-kick miss against Albania.
Bernardo Silva

Euro 2020: Portugal rekindle hopes against Serbia

Portugal got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track with goals from William Carvalho, Goncalo Guedes, Cristian Ronaldo and Bernardo Silva in a pulsating 4-2 victory in Belgrade on Saturday.
Harry Kane fires home his second penalty of the game to put England into a 4-0 lead. Nick Potts-PA

Euro 2020: Harry Kane keeps England on course

Harry Kane kept England on course to qualify for Euro 2020 as the skipper’s hat-trick inspired a 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria on Saturday.

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The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.

More US troops to arrive Middle East after strike on Saudi oil facilities

The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.

Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.

Junior Ajayi nets brace in Al Ahly Super Cup win against Zamalek

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek.