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Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
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.

Tottenham offered the chance to sign Watford star

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Watford captain Troy Deeney following the Hornets’ relegation to the Championship.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League: Only players with coronavirus will be quarantined

Only individual Premier League players who test positive for coronavirus will be quarantined rather than whole squads as plans for Project Restart gather pace.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates Senegal on 60th Independence Day

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has taken to social media to join in the celebrations of his country Senegal which marked its 60th Independence Day on Saturday.
Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

Real Madrid plot fresh £70 million transfer bid for Manchester United star this summer

Real Madrid plan a fresh bid to sign Man United shot-stopper David De Gea this summer.
Sadio Mane has challenged Liverpool to prove their title-winning credentials after suffering back-to-back defeats for the first time this season.

Sadio Mane expects Liverpool to end unexpected slump

Sadio Mane has urged Liverpool to use the worst week of their season as fuel to power the Premier League leaders a step closer to the title when they face Bournemouth on Saturday.
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.
Ismaila Sarr celebrates after scoring his second against Liverpool (Richard Heathcote-Getty Images)

Ismaïla Sarr: I wanted hat-trick against Liverpool

Watford forward Ismaïla Sarr felt slightly disappointed following his failure to score a hat-trick against Liverpool in Saturday’s Premier League game.
Nigel Pearson was the man with the plan in Watford's shock victory over Liverpool on Saturday

Watford coach reveals why Liverpool lost at Vicarage Road

Watford coach, Nigel Pearson, has said that his side defeated Liverpool 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday night because his players were at their best.
Jurgen Klopp has stated that his Liverpool side are now free of talk about records following their loss against Watford.

Jurgen Klopp reacts as relegation-threatened Watford end Liverpool unbeaten run in style

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has reacted to his side’s 3-0 defeat in the hands of relegation threatened Watford on Saturday.
Ismaila Sarr celebrates after scoring his second against Liverpool (Richard Heathcote-Getty Images)

Liverpool’s invincible dream shattered by ruthless Watford

Ismaila Sarr scored a brace and set a goal up for Troy Deeney to make Watford the first team to beat Liverpool in the Premier League since Manchester City in January 2019.
English Championship side Chalton Athletics and Belgian giants Anderlecht have expressed interest in signing Super Eagles forward Issac Success on loan till the rest of the season.

Anderlecht, Charlton Athletic ready to take Isaac Success on loan

English Championship side Chalton Athletics and Belgian giants Anderlecht have expressed interest in signing Super Eagles forward Issac Success on loan till the rest of the season.
Watfordís Ignacio Pussetto (L) clears the ball off the line during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on January 18, 2020. (Adrian DENNIS - AFP)

Watford stalemate hits Tottenham Euro hopes

Watford held Tottenham to a goalless draw on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League and further damage Spurs’ Champions League ambitions.
Ismaila Sarr suffered a hamstring injury in Watford’s 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s Premier League game.

Watford’s Ismaila Sarr suffers hamstring injury in Tottenham Hotspur draw

Ismaila Sarr suffered a hamstring injury in Watford’s 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s Premier League game.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.

Nominees for all Caf 2019 Awards revealed — full list

The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.
Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.

Nigeria’s Tom Dele-Bashiru ready to take English premiership by storm

Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar attends a training session of French L1 football club Paris Saint-Germain in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August 10, 2019. (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET - AFP)

PSG, French football braced for Neymar exit

The saga of Neymar’s seemingly inevitable departure from Paris Saint-Germain is proving a long, drawn-out affair bringing the curtain down on what will ultimately feel like a fleeting and failed experiment.

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NIMET: No justification for unions’ strike

The management of Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, Friday, insisted that there is no justification for the threat of going on strike by the joint union of workers- Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals and the National Union of Air Transport Employees as most of the issues raised are being urgently addressed.

Two dead in Imo petrol tanker explosion

Tragedy struck on Owerri-Onitsha Road in Imo State on Friday as a petrol-laden tanker exploded and killed two persons.
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari on Thursday, used the paraphernalia of his esteemed office to settle the rift between the husband of the blue-eyed woman, Mrs. Risikat and her husband Abdulwasiu

Ilorin emir re-unites blue-eyed woman with husband

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari on Thursday, used the paraphernalia of his esteemed office to settle the rift between the husband of the blue-eyed woman, Mrs. Risikat and her husband Abdulwasiu.
Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, has denied allegations that he alongside Senate President and other federal lawmakers received N-Power recruitment slots from the Minister of Disaster Management, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk.

Bauchi Assembly speaker expresses shock over murder of lawmaker

The Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y. Suleiman, has described the death of a member of the Assembly, Hon. Musa Mante Baraza, as shocking and a great loss to the state.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

NBS: Imo records highest unemployment rate in Nigeria

The agency which confirmed this in a statement titled ‘Labor Force Statistics: Unemployment and Underemployment Report’ which was released on Friday added that the number of persons in the economically active or working-age population (15 – 64 years of age) increased to 116,871,186 from 115,492,969 in 2018.