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Watford striker Troy Deeney has revealed he has refused to return to training amid fears of risking the health of his five-month old son.

Troy Deeney: I won’t train while coronavirus concerns remain unanswered

Watford captain Troy Deeney has outlined his personal reasons for refusing to return to resume training – including concerns over his young son and unanswered issues around BAME players.
According to the 22-year-old himself, Atlético, Valencia, and Lazio are all interested in Watford’s Luis Suárez, who has been a star on loan with second-division side Real Zaragoza.

Atlético Madrid very keen on landing Luis Suárez this summer

According to the 22-year-old himself, Atlético, Valencia, and Lazio are all interested in Watford’s Luis Suárez, who has been a star on loan with second-division side Real Zaragoza.
Odion Ighalo has expressed his delight after playing in his first Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, completesports.com reports.

Patrick Bastianelli: Odion Ighalo deserves Manchester United prize after long years of sacrifices

Odion Ighalo’s agent believes the striker’s move to Manchester United is a prize for his long years of sacrifice in Europe.
Watford manager Nigel Pearson said that was he was “totally underwhelmed by the lack of leadership” with regards to British prime minister Boris Johnson's latest statements on the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Watford manager ‘totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership’ from British premier

Watford manager Nigel Pearson said that was he was “totally underwhelmed by the lack of leadership” with regards to British prime minister Boris Johnson's latest statements on the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Liverpool have looked like Manchester United teams of old this season, says Emile Heskey, with the Reds grinding out results and making their own luck in a manner similar to that which once made the Red Devils so dominant.

Jermaine Pennant: Liverpool ‘won’t lose sleep’ over unbeaten record

Liverpool will not be disheartened after losing their unbeaten record at the hands of Watford, according to Jermaine Pennant, who insists Jurgen Klopp's side will retain their fear-factor going forward.
Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has congratulated Odion Ighalo on his maiden appearance for Manchester United on Monday.

Odion Ighalo backs Watford to beat the drop

Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo is happy with the respect he got from Watford supporter on Sunday and he’s backing the club to avoid relegation.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo described the moment Watford fans sang his name at the end of Sunday’s match at Old Trafford as “special”.

Odion Ighalo: I want Watford to avoid relegation

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo hopes Watford can put Sunday’s 3-0 loss to the Red Devils behind them and avoid relegation at the end of the season.
Former Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo is in Manchester United squad for their UEFA Europe league clash against Belgian side Club Brugge.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident Odion Ighalo will get goals for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Odion Ighalo will deliver the goods for the side.
Watford centre-back, Craig Cathcart, is looking forward to meeting up with his former team-mate Odion Ighalo when the Hornets play Manchester United in the Premier League later this month.

Watford defender eager to face Odion Ighalo as Manchester United striker

Watford centre-back, Craig Cathcart, is looking forward to meeting up with his former team-mate Odion Ighalo when the Hornets play Manchester United in the Premier League later this month.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer backs Odion Ighalo to shine at Old Trafford

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is upbeat ex-Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo will excel at the Old Trafford during his spell at the club.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is ready to call on fit-again Alex Iwobi for their Premier League encounter against Watford on Saturday.

Carlo Ancelotti: Alex Iwobi fit, available for Everton’s trip to Watford

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is ready to call on fit-again Alex Iwobi for their Premier League encounter against Watford on Saturday
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Watford are closing in on the signing of versatile Udinese winger Ignacio Pussetto as a replacement for Isaac Success who is set to leave the clyb this month.

Udinese forward to replace Isaac Success at Watford

Watford are closing in on the signing of versatile Udinese winger Ignacio Pussetto as a replacement for Isaac Success who is set to leave the clyb this month.
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo who only lasted 12 minutes on the pitch before he was stretched off in last Friday’s Chinese Super League match against Tianjin Teda would return to the pitch in two weeks time, the club has revealed.

Odion Ighalo seeks Premier League return

Odion Ighalo is looking to return to the Premier League in January with a number of clubs, including his former team Watford, keen to strike a deal.
Tottenham Hotspur’s English midfielder Dele Alli reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 1, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Bamidele Alli saves Tottenham from another defeat to bottom club Watford

Dele Alli struck four minutes from time to prevent Tottenham suffering another demoralising Premier League defeat, but their struggles continued in a 1-1 draw with bottom-of-the-table Watford on Saturday.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
Quique Sanchez Flores has returned to the Watford bench after Javi Gracia was sacked just four games into the season, the Premier League team announced on Saturday.

Quique Sanchez Flores returns to Watford after Javi Gracia sacked

Quique Sanchez Flores has returned to the Watford bench after Javi Gracia was sacked just four games into the season, the Premier League team announced on Saturday.

Watford confirm Javi Gracia’s successor

Watford have acted quickly to replace Javi Gracia confirming the reappointment of Quique Sanchez Flores.

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The police anti-robbery squad in Bayelsa State has killed two suspected armed robbers in Yenagoa, the state capital.
Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela, has died aged 59, local media reported Monday.

Nelson Mandela’s youngest daughter passes on at 59

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Argentina records 100,000 COVID-19 cases

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Fire crews battle San Diego navy ship fire, 18 sailors injured

At least 18 sailors were taken to a San Diego area hospital after suffering minor injuries in a large, ongoing blaze aboard the military ship, USS Bonhomme Richard, on Sunday, Navy officials said.
Paris Saint-Germain crushed Le Havre 9-0 in a friendly as France allowed supporters back into football stadiums for the first time since lockdown.

‘Victory for French football’ as fans watch 9-0 PSG rout

Paris Saint-Germain routed second division Le Havre in a friendly on Sunday remarkable not for the 9-0 score, but because it drew the biggest crowd for a match in one of Europe’s ‘Big Five’ football nations since early March.