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Rampant Arsenal face Lisbon test, Chelsea sweat on Eden Hazard

Amid a packed schedule, Arsenal take a 10-match winning streak to Sporting Lisbon as their quest to win the Europa League continues Thursday, when city rivals Chelsea, possibly without the influential Eden Hazard, host BATE Borisov of Belarus.
Marco Reus and teammates applaud the crowd after the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. Photo by Maja Hitij-Bongarts-Getty Images

Borussia Dortmund come from goal down to crush RB Leipzig

Borussia Dortmund eased past RB Leipzig 4-1 on Sunday after coming from a goal down, to make a winning Bundesliga start under new coach Lucien Favre and confirm their status as preseason title contenders.
Ademola Lookman

RB Leipzig table £22 million offer for Everton’s Ademola Lookman

German club RB Leipzig have reportedly made an improved £22m bid for Everton forward Ademola Lookman.
Naby Keita

Naby Keita: We have no idea how good he can be – Jurgen Klopp

Keita, 23, joined Liverpool from RB Leipzig for around £52 million this summer and impressed in his first game in the Premier League -- a 4-0 win at home to West Ham United. And the Guinea international can continue to improve according to his manager.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah

Liverpool lay down the gauntlet to Manchester City on opening weekend

Liverpool lived up to their billing as the biggest threat to Manchester City retaining the Premier League title as both sides shone on the opening weekend of the season.
Ademola Lookman

RB Leipzig insist on Ademola Lookman even after Everton reject initial bid

Lookman, born to Nigerian parents, featured for England U20s in 2017 and he is still eligible to feature for Nigeria after he had earlier turned down the opportunity to switch allegiance to Nigeria after an approach from the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr
Ademola Lookman

Everton reject RB Leipzig £12 million bid for Ademola Lookman permanent deal

English Premier League club Everton have rejected a bid worth around £12m from RB Leipzig for their Nigerian-born forward, Ademola Lookman.

Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear break out of German zoo

Five dangerous predators, including two lions, two tigers and a jaguar escaped from a zoo in western Germany on Friday, sparking a massive hunt, a spokesman for the local authorities told AFP.

Mo Salah breaks record and Emmanuel Boateng leaves Barca heartbroken

Egyptian Mohamed Salah broke a record and Ghanaian Emmanuel Boateng left Barcelona heartbroken as they became the top African performers in the elite European leagues at the weekend.

Hamburg relegated after 55 seasons in the Bundesliga

Hamburg were relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in their history on Saturday, as a 2-1 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach proved too little too late.

Naby Keita: RB Leipzig made me a better player before Liverpool move

Naby Keita is hoping to sign off in style at RB Leipzig as the future Liverpool midfielder will play his last Bundesliga game on Saturday against Hertha Berlin.

Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp invites Naby Keita for Champions League final

Jurgen Klopp has invited Liverpool-bound Naby Keita for their Uefa Champions League final against Real Madrid.

Ralf Rangnick: Arsenal target Emil Forsberg not leaving RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick has again insisted the club will not sell Emil Forsberg before next season.

WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

German police began evacuating thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station on Friday, as bomb disposal experts prepare to move in to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.

RB Leipzig: Ademola Lookman transfer hopes depend on Everton situation

RB Leipzig hope to sign on-loan Everton winger Ademola Lookman on a permanent basis but said it would depend on what happens at Goodison Park amid uncertainty over the future of manager Sam Allardyce.

Leipzig’s Naby Keita set to face Marseille despite hip knock

Liverpool-bound Naby Keita is expected to face Marseille in Thursday's Europa League quarter-final, second-leg, despite limping off against in the Bundesliga.

Borussia Dortmund out to delay Bayern Munich’s title party

Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger hopes his side can delay old rivals Bayern Munich's Bundesliga title celebrations when the German giants go head-to-head at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino linked to Bayern Munich job

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been linked to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich as a possible replacement for Jupp Heynckes next season.

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Air Marshal Amosu’s trial for money laundering continues today

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Robert Mugabe ‘was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power’ – ex-aide

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Bauchi to conduct examination to select 2018 medical team to Jerusalem

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Public sitting on SARS reform opens in Lagos

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