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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has urged his players to put behind them, the disappointment of losing to their 2019-2020 Champions League quarterfinal match to Olympique Lyon and get ready to fight as a stronger side in next season’s edition.

Pep Guardiola must rise to challenge as Manchester City chase Liverpool

Pep Guardiola faces a stern test of his managerial philosophy as the Manchester City boss aims to overhaul Premier League champions Liverpool this season.
Arsenal are looking like “more of a team” under the guidance of Mikel Arteta, says Lukas Podolski, with the Gunners having rather lost their way during the ill-fated reign of Unai Emery.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal can beat anyone on their day

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal are capable of beating anyone on their day, as shown by victories over the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool, with the Gunners confident of competing with English football’s elite for more major honours.
Frank Lampard says he regrets the language he used during his touchline row with Jurgen Klopp during Chelsea’s 5-3 defeat against Liverpool on Wednesday night.

Frank Lampard insists he has ‘respect’ for Jurgen Klopp despite jibes

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists he has “huge respect” for Jurgen Klopp despite his stormy relationship with the Liverpool boss.
Liverpool’s Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (L), Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (C) and Liverpool’s English midfielder James Milner react after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on July 22, 2020. – Liverpool won the match 5-3. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

Liverpool faces an early test of their Premier League title defence against Chelsea this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United launch their quest to be champions.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver a serious Premier League title challenge after a spending spree fuelled by his desire to catch champions Liverpool.

Frank Lampard: We know how to beat Liverpool

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.
Aston Villa announced the signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on Wednesday for a reported fee of £20 million ($26 million).

Aston Villa sign Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez

The 28-year-old Argentine, who has signed a four-year deal, helped Arsenal to FA Cup victory last season and Community Shield glory last month but faced playing second fiddle to Bernd Leno.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vows to become Arsenal ‘legend’ after new contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.
Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.

Former Super Eagles coach hails Arsenal over opening Premier League win

Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has hailed Arsenal over their impressive start to the new EPL season after the Gunners defeated Fulham 3-0 at the Craven Cottage on Saturday.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette was delighted with victory at Fulham.

Sunday Oliseh wants Arsenal to continue with winning form

Former Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh, has urged Arsenal to continue with the terrific form that saw them subdued Fulham 3-0 in their Premier League opening duel.
Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.

Arsenal beat Fulham 3-0 in Premier League opener

Arsenal made a flying start to the new Premier League season as Gabriel Magalhaes grabbed a debut goal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a stunner in Saturday’s 3-0 win at Fulham.
Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette makes Premier League history with opening goal of 2020-21 campaign

Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.
Fulham boss Scott Parker believes Arsenal could be title challengers this season.

Scott Parker: Arsenal will be big force this season

Fulham boss Scott Parker believes Arsenal could be title challengers this season.
Alexandre Lacazette has said that he has no intention of departing Arsenal while the club has an exciting future under boss Mikel Arteta.

Alexandre Lacazette pledges future to Arsenal amid Juventus links

Alexandre Lacazette has said that he has no intention of departing Arsenal while the club has an exciting future under boss Mikel Arteta.
Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.

Azeez Akinyemi joins Israeli side Maccabi Netanya from Plodiv

Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.
A disappointed Sergio Romero is being forced out of Manchester United, according to reports.

Sergio Romero feels forced out of Manchester United

A disappointed Sergio Romero is being forced out of Manchester United, according to reports.
Limited Arsenal fans will grace the October 3 Premier league clash against Sheffield United at the Emirates but not without agreeing to a code of conduct.

Arsenal fans to grace October clash vs Sheffield United

Limited Arsenal fans will grace the October 3 Premier league clash against Sheffield United at the Emirates but not without agreeing to a code of conduct.
Former West Ham and Stoke City star Marko Arnautović has admitted that he did not take the Chinese Super League seriously ahead of his £23m switch to Shanghai SIPG last July.

Marko Arnautović admits he ‘underestimated’ Chinese Super League

Former West Ham and Stoke City star Marko Arnautović has admitted that he did not take the Chinese Super League seriously ahead of his £23m switch to Shanghai SIPG last July.
Gareth Southgate has given his backing to Dean Henderson to challenge David de Gea for the number one spot at Manchester United.

England coach backs Dean Henderson to challenge David de Gea for Manchester United number...

The 23-year-old has enjoyed a hugely impressive two-year spell on loan at Sheffield United, helping steer the South Yorkshire club to promotion to the Premier League before earning plenty of plaudits as the Blades earned a hugely deserved top-half finish in their first season back in the big time.

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Amaju Pinnick: I’m not desperate for CAF presidency

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Super Eagles coach proud of latest FIFA ranking

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Taiwan tells China to ‘back off’ as airspace ‘incursions’ rise

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