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Real Madrid leading talks for radical new European Super League

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez is leading the charge for Europe’s biggest clubs to break away from their domestic competitions and form a radical new Super League.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has revealed he is frustrated and angry after not playing a single minute of club football in the English Premier League club this season.

Leon Balogun wants end to racism in football

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun believes tackling racism in football is a collective responsibility and that more punishments are needed to curb the menace.
Paul Pogba is revelling in the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Marcus Rashford, whom he believes are the future of football.

Real Madrid plot massive deal for French World Cup winner

Real Madrid are reportedly preparing to offer up close to €300million [£256m] for Kylian Mbappe.
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.

Former Arsenal skipper hails Super Eagles star Josh Maja

Former Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has tipped Girondins de Bordeaux teammate Josh Maja for greatness after seeing the explosive display of the Nigeria international against Nimes on Tuesday.
Liverpool delivered a first-half masterclass to humiliate Everton at Anfield on Wednesday, surging into a 4-2 halftime lead and adding a late fifth to maintain their charge towards a first league title in 30 years.

Liverpool thump Everton 5-2 in demolition derby

Liverpool delivered a first-half masterclass to humiliate Everton at Anfield on Wednesday, surging into a 4-2 halftime lead and adding a late fifth to maintain their charge towards a first league title in 30 years.
President Trump met with President Emmanuel Macron of France in London on Tuesday. Al Drago for The New York Times

NATO leaders caught on camera mocking Donald Trump

The leaders of Britain, Canada, France and the Netherlands have been caught on camera at a Buckingham Palace reception mocking US President Donald Trump’s lengthy media appearances ahead of Wednesday’s NATO summit.
Jose Mourinho has stressed that Manchester United are in his past as he prepares to make his first return to the club since being sacked at Old Trafford last December.

Jose Mourinho ends Spurs interest in Manchester United target

Jose Mourinho has put an end to Tottenham Hotspurs' interest in Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes, according to report.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday a new trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the November 2020 presidential election, with Washington and Beijing stymied in reaching a negotiated end to their two-year trade and tariff conflict.

Donald Trump: US-China trade deal might wait till after 2020 election

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday a new trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the November 2020 presidential election, with Washington and Beijing stymied in reaching a negotiated end to their two-year trade and tariff conflict.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

We’ve not done enough to tackle racism – UEFA chief

UEFA has come under criticism amid a spate of racist incidents in recent months, ranging from monkey chants aimed at Romelu Lukaku and Mario Balotelli in Italy, to the abuse that was directed at England’s black players during their Euro 2020 qualifier away to Bulgaria in October.
Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino ‘enchanted’ by idea of becoming Manchester United manager

The Argentine has been strongly linked becoming Manchester United manager for a number of years, though his recent sacking by Tottenham has only strengthened suggestions that he could replace under fire Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following the club’s disappointing start to the campaign.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.

Israeli premier cancels London trip due to lack of security

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not fly to London on Tuesday to participate in the NATO summit and meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted to being worried about the extra workload a new documentary centred on Tottenham will create for his staff.

Mauricio Pochettino intends to ‘return to manage in Europe’

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he is "open to listen to projects" in Europe as he plans a return to management.
Italian bank UniCredit said Tuesday it would eliminate 8,000 jobs in Western Europe and close 500 branches by 2023 to cut costs by a billion euros.

UniCredit bank to shed 8,000 jobs by 2023

Italian bank UniCredit said Tuesday it would eliminate 8,000 jobs in Western Europe and close 500 branches by 2023 to cut costs by a billion euros.
High heat has been affecting most parts of Nigeria including coastal areas, with temperatures well above 35C [Al Jazeera]

UN: 2019 in top three hottest years on record

This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate change is outpacing humanity’s ability to adapt to it.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to weigh up his options after leaving the LA Galaxy, with the Swedish striker claiming that he “could play at the same level until I’m 50 years old”.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic snubs Premier League interest

Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to snub to return to the Premier League and will instead return to AC Milan, according to reports.

Kelechi Iheanacho begs Brendan Rodgers for more Leicester City chance

Nigerian attacker Kelechi Iheanacho has attributed his new found form to hard work and determination.
Mauricio Pochettino’s strong ties to Tottenham would not stop him taking a job at Arsenal if given the opportunity, says former Spurs star Jamie Redknapp.

Mauricio Pochettino open to Premier League return amid Arsenal, Manchester United talk

Mauricio Pochettino has left a coaching door open for Arsenal and Manchester United, with the Argentine looking to make an immediate return to coaching in Europe following his dismissal by Tottenham.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was urged by Trump in a July 25 phone call to investigate Democrat front-runner Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who was tied to a company owned by a Ukrainian oligarch.

Ukraine president denies quid pro quo with Donald Trump

Ukraine’s president on Monday renewed his denial of a quid pro quo with Donald Trump over military aid, despite a growing case against the US president in impeachment proceedings in Washington.

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