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Reiss Nelson is backing Mikel Arteta, who knows all about the potential in his game, to repeat the success he enjoyed as a coach at Manchester City and turn him into another Raheem Sterling or Leroy Sane success story.

Reiss Nelson: Mikel Arteta can make me another Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sane

Reiss Nelson is backing Mikel Arteta, who knows all about the potential in his game, to repeat the success he enjoyed as a coach at Manchester City and turn him into another Raheem Sterling or Leroy Sane success story.
Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.

Arsenal close to £5 million loan deal for Southampton full-back

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.
West Ham are keen on the Tottenham full back Kyle Walker-Peters.

West Ham eyeing up a move for Kyle Walker-Peters

Walker-Peters would be a good long term addition to David Moyes’s side. The Hammers have Zabaleta and Fredericks as their right back options currently and it is a position that needs improving immediately.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.

Watford ‘rejected’ new Barça boss Quique Setien earlier this season

New Barcelona boss Quique Setien was rejected by Watford earlier this season.
New Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes that he can win the fans of the biggest football club in England back onside after a difficult few months, as he aims to recapture the halcyon days of Arsene Wenger.

Alan Smith: Mikel Arteta has removed toxicity from Arsenal

Mikel Arteta has already “removed the toxicity” at Arsenal, says Alan Smith, with 2020 set up to be a “very exciting year” for the Gunners as another new era is opened.
Mauricio Pochettino should drop Christian Eriksen from his starting line-up, according to Harry Redknapp, who thinks the Tottenham midfielder is just waiting to leave the club next year.

Report: Christian Eriksen the most likely January midfield signing for Manchester United

While rumours about the likes of Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes and Leicester City’s James Maddison are about as scarce as a mistimed Wan-Bissaka tackle, those concerning Tottenham Hotspurs’ Christian Eriksen are starting to multiply.
Pastor Tobi Adegboyega

UK investigates Nigerian-owned church for ‘pressuring members to donate blood for funds’

The British government, through the Charity Commission, has opened an inquiry into the activities of a Nigerian-owned church, SPAC Nation.
Liverpool's Joel Matip

Liverpool’s Joel Matip facing six weeks injury lay-off

Liverpool defender Joel Matip could be out of action for six weeks owing to a knee injury.
Frank Lampard has brought a positive vibe into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Callum Hudson-Odoi hails Frank Lampard for lifting mood at Chelsea

Frank Lampard has brought a "positive vibe" into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Arsenal’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League were all but snuffed out on Sunday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly Brighton.

Arsenal, Tottenham battle for North London derby supremacy

After recording their best start in the Premier League in almost a decade-two wins in two games, Arsenal fell like a pack of cards against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend while Tottenham Hotspurs against all odds, lost 0-1 at home against Newcastle.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has conceded that Alexis Sanchez could leave Manchester United this month if an offer that's good enough for the club and him is forthcoming.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Alexis Sanchez could leave Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has conceded that Alexis Sanchez could leave Manchester United this month "if an offer that's good enough for the club and him" is forthcoming.
Liverpool and Manchester City are the 'real contenders' for the Premier League title this season, says Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, despite his side holding the latter to a draw.

Hugo Lloris: Liverpool, Manchester City the real title contenders

Liverpool and Manchester City are the 'real contenders' for the Premier League title this season, says Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, despite his side holding the latter to a draw.
Christian Eriksen would find it ‘very difficult’ to reject a move to Real Madrid and could replace Luka Modric at the Santiago Bernabeu, says former Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood.

Christian Eriksen considering three clubs in potential Spurs departure

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen is only considering a departure from the Premier League for Barcelona, Real Madrid or Juventus, according to reports from EPSN.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Khafi has shunned an advice from fellow housemates over her relationship with Gedoni.

Reports: Khafi to face disciplinary action for partaking in BBNaija

Khafi Kareem, a contestant in the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show, is currently being investigated by Scotland Yard for appearing on the show without permission, Evening Standard is reporting.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal working on Juventus deal as transfer deadline approaches

Arsenal are still hoping to bring in a defender before Thursday’s Premier League transfer deadline.
Gareth Bale’s agent has reiterated that the Wales international will not be leaving Real Madrid on loan, despite speculation building regarding an imminent move away from the Santiago Bernabeu.

Gareth Bale: I’ll outlast Zinedine Zidane

Gareth Bale has not given up on his Real Madrid career as he believes that he can outlast boss Zinedine Zidane, according to a report.
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.

Marcel Desailly trusts Chelsea to get Frank Lampard call correct

Roman Abramovich has a proven record of getting managerial appointments right and should be trusted in any approach for Frank Lampard, claims Marcel Desailly.
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has commended Unai Emery for having faith in him.

Alex Iwobi: I was afraid Unai Emery would not play me

The Nigeria international has enjoyed increased playing time under the Spainard since his arrival last season.

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