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Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Kane opens the door for possible Manchester United move

Manchester United have been put on alert as Harry Kane has admitted he would be prepared to leave Tottenham.
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UEFA chief suggests season could be ‘lost’ if it’s not re-started by ‘the end...

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has admitted that the 2019/20 season could be ‘lost’ if it’s not possible to get it restarted by the end of June.
Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.

Dillian Whyte: Anthony Joshua pretending he wanted all-British fight

Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer laughed at rumours he was going to announce his retirement to the media on Wednesday.

Manuel Neuer set for Bayern Munich stay despite Chelsea links

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has no intention of departing the club, even if his contract, which expires in June 2021, is not renewed until the summer.
Anthony Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearns has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the world undisputed bout between AJ and Tyson Fury.

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury set to be delayed until February due to coronavirus

Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

Spanish FA offer clubs €500 million loan

The Spanish Football Federation has made a fund of 500 million euros – approximately £450 million – available in loans to help clubs experiencing financial difficulties because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Pedro confirms Chelsea exit

Spanish forward Pedro Rodriguez has revealed he will be leaving Chelsea this summer, but says at the moment all his thoughts are with the current coronavirus situation.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with coronavirus victim Prince Charles.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

20 highest paid managers in world football

France Football have published a list of who they purport to be the top 20 highest paid football managers in the game – the calculations are produced by taking into account the bonuses earned from the 2018/19 campaign, the gross salary earned in 2019/20 and other public streams of revenue also earned over the latter period.
Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.

Cross River senator Rose Oko passes on at 63

Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.
Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Premier League chiefs working towards June 1 restart

The current season was postponed until at least April 30 following a meeting of all Premier League clubs last week after the rapid spread of the coronavirus around the UK and the world.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will leave AC Milan in the summer with a managerial job his next target

Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to quit AC Milan in June

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has sensationally decided to leave AC Milan less than three months after re-joining the club.
David Silva took the pitch for his 400th appearance for Manchester City against Bournemouth on Sunday.

Inter Miami making offer to Manchester City veteran David Silva

Silva will be a free agent once his contract has expired at City in June, bringing to an end a 10-year, trophy-laden stay at the Etihad.
UEFA were forced into an embarrassing about-turn Friday after they mistakenly tweeted that Euro 2020 would keep its original title despite being pushed back to 2021 as a result of the coronavirus.

UEFA admit error over ‘Euro 2020’ name for 2021 tournament

UEFA were forced into an embarrassing about-turn Friday after they mistakenly tweeted that Euro 2020 would keep its original title despite being pushed back to 2021 as a result of the coronavirus.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

Barcelona will not be handed title if LaLiga not completed – Spanish FA chief

Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales ruled out handing the LaLiga title to current leaders Barcelona if the 2019/20 season cannot be completed by June 2030 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev this summer.

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev to be postponed

Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title defence against Kubrat Pulev could be delayed until July due to the chaos caused by the coronavirus, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Tuesday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate wants 2020 budget reviewed as oil prices crash amidst coronavirus outbreak

The Senate, on Tuesday, said the review of the 2020 budget passed by the National Assembly has become inevitable as a result of tumbling oil prices amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

EURO 2020 could take place between November, December

European football’s governing body UEFA are set to postpone this Summer’s European Championship’s but they could still be played this year, at least according to a report in today’s print edition of Corriere della Sera.

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Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

Nigeria records second death from coronavirus

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this on Monday at a press briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Lionel Messi reportedly held heated talks with Barcelona’s assistant manager after the latter’s behaviour during their El Clasico loss to Real Madrid on Sunday night.

Lionel Messi announces additional Barcelona pay cut to help employees

Barcelona players will make an extra contribution on top of the 70% pay cut they have agreed to take during the enforced La Liga break so that the club’s other employees can earn their full salaries during the coronavirus crisis, captain Lionel Messi said.
The Chairman and Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil LTD, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija, have donated N1 billion to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19.

Famfa Oil donates N1 billion to fight coronavirus

The Chairman and Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil LTD, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija, have donated N1 billion to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19.
The lady, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, who wrote of her experience on her twitter handle, @AyodejiOsowobi, said she contracted the disease during a post-Commonwealth event in the United Kindgom.

Discharged coronavirus patient narrates her experience at Lagos isolation centre

A lady who tested positive for coronavirus has narrated her experience inside the isolation centre in Lagos after she was discharged and was given a clean bill of health on Monday, March 30.
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UBA donates N28.5 million to fight coronavirus in Kwara

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Monday, boosted the fight against coronavirus in Kwara with a donation of N28.5 million.