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Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo has been unveiled by new club Shanghai Shenhua and handed jersey number 9 as he continues his football career in the China Super League.

Odion Ighalo: Why I turned down Barcelona

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo revealed he turned down a chance to join Spanish champions FC Barcelona last summer because of the conditions of the deal.

Injured Luis Suarez to miss China Cup for Uruguay

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has been ruled out of playing in the China Cup with Uruguay after spraining his ankle for his club at the weekend.

Inter Milan slam £68 million price tag on Mauro Icardi

Inter Milan have ‘named their price of £68 million’ for wantaway striker Mauro Icardi with Real Madrid retaining an interest.
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Lionel Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona torment Real Betis

Lionel Messi was lauded by opposition supporters on Sunday after he scored an outstanding hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 win at Real Betis.
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Barcelona’s Luis Suarez to undergo tests on sprained ankle

Luis Suarez will undergo tests on a sprained ankle on Monday, weeks before Barcelona's Champions League quarter-final against Manchester United.
Zinedine Zidane reiterated that his Real Madrid squad have a clean slate as his second reign as head coach began with a 2-0 La Liga win over Celta Vigo.

Zinedine Zidane promises key role for exiled Real Madrid stars Isco and Marcelo

Zinedine Zidane reiterated that his Real Madrid squad have a clean slate as his second reign as head coach began with a 2-0 La Liga win over Celta Vigo.
Liverpool are set to shatter their transfer record to sign Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona, according to the Sun.

Barcelona: Ousmane Dembele out for up to a month

Ousmane Dembele could miss Barcelona’s crunch La Liga game against Atletico Madrid after Barcelona confirmed on Thursday he will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury.

Jose Mourinho: Perfect reunion for Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid

Having coached the Spanish giants between 2010 and 2013, Mourinho had been linked with a return to the Santiago Bernabeu to replace Santiago Solari, who was sacked following Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax.

Philippe Coutinho refuses to rule out Barcelona exit

Philippe Coutinho has admitted his future may lie away from Barcelona after starring and scoring in a 5-1 victory over Lyon in the Champions League last 16.
Real Madrid´s newly appointed French coach Zinedine Zidane arrives gives a press conference on March 11, 2019 in Madrid. – Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari’s sacking was finally confirmed. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season, having led Madrid to an historic third consecutive Champions League triumph. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Barcelona’s Jordi Alba stunned to see Zinedine Zidane back at Real Madrid

Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba has aired his shock at Zinedine Zidane's return to Clasico rivals Real Madrid so soon after walking away from the club.
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Europa League specialist Unai Emery seeks Rennes revenge for Arsenal

Unai Emery is not used to losing in the Europa League, but the Arsenal manager must summon a response from his team if they are to overturn a shock 3-1 defeat in the first leg of their last 16 tie with Rennes and remain in the hunt for a trophy in his first season with the Gunners.
Real Madrid´s newly appointed French coach Zinedine Zidane arrives gives a press conference on March 11, 2019 in Madrid. – Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari’s sacking was finally confirmed. Zidane has been given a contract until June 2022, just nine months after he resigned at the end of last season, having led Madrid to an historic third consecutive Champions League triumph. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Zinedine Zidane risks reputation to usher in new era at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane stood for 29 minutes fielding questions but all of them really came down to two: Why now? And, what next?
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Jonathan White: Mikel Obi was wrong about China

A China-based journalist, Jonathan White, has dismissed the claims by John Obi Mikel that playing in the Chinese league for players below 30 would be a waste of time and talent.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second half penalty kick for Juventus but it did not matter as the Serie A leaders brushed aside Chievo 3-0 in a top-versus-bottom clash on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo carries Juventus hope against Atletico Madrid

Juventus’s Champions League hopes are hanging on Cristiano Ronaldo pulling off another sensational comeback as the Italians trail 2-0 to defensive specialists Atletico Madrid going into the last 16, second-leg tie in Turin on Tuesday.

Zinedine Zidane reappointed Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane has returned as Real Madrid manager just 10 months after leaving the Spanish giants.

Midas touch Zinedine Zidane in Real Madrid relaunch

Sitting alongside a shell-shocked Florentino Perez in May last year, Zidane said Madrid would have problems if he stayed. However, they’ve had problems without him too and now he has returned to fix them.
Sergio Ramos' every touch was jeered by Real Madrid fans during the opening exchanges during his side's 2-0 victory over Valladolid -- but the Bernabeu skipper said he was not aware of any booing.

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos takes blame for ban and defends club

Sergio Ramos says he takes the blame for picking up what Uefa deemed a deliberate yellow card and missing Real Madrid's Champions League loss to Ajax.
Samuel Chukwueze celebrates his goal vs Spartak Moscow

Samuel Chukwueze scores again as Villarreal bag away win at Levante

Super Eagles sensation Samuel Chukwueze came off the bench to inspire Villarreal to a 2-0 victory over Levante on Sunday.

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Police raid ritualists’ den in Ikorodu, repel attack on station

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspects following a raid on cultists and ritualists’ hideout in Ikorodu.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Court adjourns ex-Governor Fayose’s alleged N2.2 billion fraud trial to March 19

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, March 18, 2019, adjourned further hearing in the trial of a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, to Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Kano elections: Hold Senator Kwankwaso responsible for violence during rerun poll – APC

The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has charged security agencies and residents to hold Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso responsible for any breach of peace during and after the March 23 governorship rerun election in the state.
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The Russian Premier League ethics committee is set to probe alleged racist comments made by the veteran international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak, local media reported on Sunday.

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Former Fulham and Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak's comment that it is "laughable" to have black players in the Russian national team has been condemned by Russian president Vladimir Putin's human rights adviser.