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Dele Alli could follow Lionel Messi’s lead and play in a withdrawn forward role on Sunday. Photograph- Tottenham Hotspur FC-Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty

Mauricio Pochettino: Dele Alli can play false nine like Lionel Messi

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino faces a forward selection dilemma on Sunday against Fulham, but has said he could use Dele Ali in a false nine role.
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Barcelona include Messi in squad to face Inter Milan

Lionel Messi has been included in Barcelona’s travelling squad to face Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Super Eagles players in training for the match against Argentina

Nigeria’s Super Eagles move to 44th in FIFA ranking

In the ranking table published on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1431 points as against 1415 it had in September.
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Mauricio Pochettino: Impossible to take Barcelona job

Mauricio Pochettino says it would be "impossible" for him to coach Barcelona in the future as his Tottenham side prepare to face the Spanish champions on Wednesday.
Real Madrid's Luka Modric named UEFA Player of the Year

Ivan Rakitic: Luca Modric deserves 2018 FIFA Best Player award

Croatia and Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic believes that his international teammate, Luka Modric is heads and shoulders above every other player in 2018 and should be crowned the 2018 FIFA Best Player.

I left Liverpool to win titles with Barcelona – Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho says the opportunity of winning titles and playing alongside Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta were two of the main reasons for leaving Liverpool for Barcelona.

No agreement in place over new Barca contract – Iniesta

Andres Iniesta has contradicted Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, and denied that there is an agreement in principle for him to extend his contract at the Camp Nou beyond its expiry at the end of the season.

Messi deal ‘signed’ by agent – Bartomeu

Barcelona’s under-fire president Josep Maria Bartomeu launched a counterattack on his critics on Tuesday by insisting a four-year contract extension for Lionel Messi has been signed by the player’s agent and father, Jorge Horacio Messi.

Barcelona claim Iniesta has agreed to renew contract

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says the club have reached an agreement in principle with Andres Iniesta over a new contract.

Klopp warns Barca over Messi’s release clause

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has warned Barcelona that the €300 million (£271m) release clause in Lionel Messi’s current deal, might not be high enough anymore.

Neymar left Barca out of respect for Messi – father

Neymar Sr says his son made the world record €222m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain out of respect for the Blaugrana talisman, Leo Messi.

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CISLAC: Nigeria annually loses N4.4 trillion from absence of laws, policies

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