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Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard on Wednesday responded to his side’s 2-1 victory over Lille in the UEFA Champions League at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

Chelsea to rival Manchester City, Bayern Munich for Sevilla attacker

Chelsea is prepared to rival Manchester City and Bayern Munich for Sevilla attacker Lucas Ocampos.
Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

Real Madrid consider Raul Gonzalez as Zinedine Zidane replacement

Raul Gonzalez has apparently appeared as a surprise aspirant as a switch for Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.
Barcelona fans blasted manager Ernesto Valverde after the 2-0 shocking defeat against Granada on Saturday evening in the La Liga at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes.

Barcelona coach excited by Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez rekindlng partnership

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said it is a huge boost to have Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez back together again and hopes the pair can reignite their deadly partnership as soon as possible.
Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.

Florentino Perez: Real Madrid must recover hunger for ‘Madridistas’ to dream

Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.
Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior says he was nervous when Zinedine Zidane first returned to the club following nine months away.

Vinicius Junior: Zinedine Zidane made me nervous when he returned to Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior says he was nervous when Zinedine Zidane first returned to the club following nine months away.

Toni Kroos backs ‘unpredictable’ Germany for Euro 2020 tilt

Toni Kroos backed Leroy Sane, Julian Brandt and Serge Gnabry to make Germany contenders for Euro 2020, describing the Joachim Low's current squad as better than the one that crashed out of the World Cup.
Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.

Sergio Ramos offers tribute to Luis Enrique after Spain coach steps down

Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.
Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique resigns as Spain’s coach

Luis Enrique has stepped down from his role as Spain manager and will be replaced by assistant manager Robert Moreno.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui shouts instructions during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Viktoria Plzen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 23, 2018. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Jose Castro: Julen Lopetegui was Monchi’s choice at Sevilla

Newly installed Sevilla head coach Julen Lopetegui was the first choice of sporting director Monchi, according to club chairman Jose Castro, who described the former Real Madrid boss as "the best coach for the Sevilla project".
Real Madrid's Julen Lopetegui

Sevilla appoint Julen Lopetegui as their new coach

Sevilla have announced the appointment of Julen Lopetegui as their new coach.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018.GABRIEL BOUYS - AFP

Sevilla appoint ex-Real Madrid and Spain boss Julen Lopetegui

Julen Lopetegui has taken his first job since his ill-fated spell at Real Madrid after being appointed Sevilla's new head coach.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale reacts after missing a goal oportunity during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

Gareth Bale backed by just nine per cent of Real Madrid fans

Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid has been the subject of constant speculation – and it appears the majority of the Santiago Bernabeu faithful would be glad to see the Welshman move on.
Gareth Bale's agent insists the Wales international is 100 per cent committed to Real Madrid despite Zinedine Zidane's comments after the defeat to Rayo Vallecano.

Gareth Bale bows out on bench as Real Madrid blow season finale

Real Madrid delivered a suitably dreadful end to their miserable season, and Gareth Bale was not even given the chance to say a likely goodbye, as Zinedine Zidane’s side were beaten 2-0 at home to Real Betis on Sunday.
Isco

Andrea Pirlo: Juventus should target Real Madrid’s Isco

Andrea Pirlo has suggested Juventus should consider signing Real Madrid superstar Isco during the summer transfer window.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino refused to break Tottenham contract to join Real Madrid

Mauricio Pochettino said he did not join Real Madrid last year because he refused to break his contract with Tottenham.
Erik ten Hag

Bayern consider ex-Real coach or Ajax boss to replace Kovac

Bayern Munich are considering a summer move to Ajax manager Erik ten Hag or former Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui as one of the candidates to replace Niko Kovac end of the season.
Marcelo

Zinedine Zidane decides whether Marcelo should stay or go

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has told Marcelo that he wants him to stay at the club next season.
Zinedine Zidane

Clarence Seedorf: Zinedine Zidane must make Real Madrid hungry again

Madrid reappointed Zidane as head coach in March after failed experiments with Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari during a desperately disappointing season by their own lofty standards, which has seen them fall way off the pace in LaLiga and crash out of the Champions League to Ajax in the last 16.

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Court discharges ex-Oyo lawmaker, three others accused of killing Reps member

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Federal government, Delta partner on methanol fuel production

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