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Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.

Andros Townsend: Real Madrid treatment of Gareth Bale is baffling

Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.
Aleksandar Kolarov has completed a permanent move to Inter from Roma.

Aleksandar Kolarov completes permanent move to Inter from Roma

Kolarov was officially unveiled at San Siro on Tuesday afternoon, after reportedly putting pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has insisted that the organisation were not at war with Lionel Messi, and that he is happy to see the Barcelona superstar stay put.

Samuel Eto’o: Leo Messi alone is not enough for Barcelona

The diminutive Argentine was trying to force a move out of Camp Nou. Such a move proved difficult as Messi still has a year left on his contract and a €700 million release clause (according to the club and La Liga) is binding.
Asisat Oshoala joined Lionel Messi to model Barcelona’s third kit for the 2020-21 season.

Assist Oshoala joins Leo Messi to model Barcelona third kit for 2020/21 season

The Catalans wore pink as a third kit in 2018-19 and have gone with it again for the new season. The new effort comes with dark green shorts and green and pink socks.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid blocked my return to Premier League

Gareth Bale has accused Real Madrid of making it “very difficult” to leave the Spanish club as the Wales forward looks to end his Bernabeu exile.
Barcelona are still trying to convince Lionel Messi to stay at the club and expect him to attend training when sessions resume, according to sporting director Ramon Planes.

Barcelona trying to convince Lionel Messi to stay – sporting director

Barcelona are still trying to convince Lionel Messi to stay at the club and expect him to attend training when sessions resume, according to sporting director Ramon Planes.
Roberto Carlos says that there will never be another Ronaldo, arguing that not even Lionel Messi, Crisiano Ronaldo or Neymar compare to his former Brazil team-mate.

Roberto Carlos: Not even Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo compare to Ronaldo de Lima

Roberto Carlos says that there will never be another Ronaldo, arguing that not even Lionel Messi, Crisiano Ronaldo or Neymar compare to his former Brazil team-mate.
Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi says it was not easy for Jose Mourinho to get the best out of Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan following the forward’s arrival at the Nerazzurri on the backdrop of a broken relationship with coach Pep Guardiola.

Marco Materazzi: How Jose Mourinho succeeded in motivating Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan

Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi says it was not easy for Jose Mourinho to get the best out of Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan following the forward’s arrival at the Nerazzurri on the backdrop of a broken relationship with his former coach Pep Guardiola.

Roberto Carlos names Finidi George among his toughest opponents ever

Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos has picked Super Eagles legend Finidi George and among the toughest players, he faced during his career.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Barcelona gets LaLiga permission to sign a striker in 15 days

Barcelona have been given permission to sign a new striker after the LaLiga medical commission agreed that Ousmane Dembélé is set for a long spell on the sidelines.
Former Real Madrid midfielder Luis Figo insists he has forgiven former teammate Ronaldo for a controversial dressing room comment about his wife Helene Svendin

Luis Figo: I have forgiven Ronaldo for having crush on my wife

Former Real Madrid midfielder Luis Figo insists he has forgiven former teammate Ronaldo for a controversial dressing room comment about his wife.
Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.

Italian Serie A gets new president

Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.
Renowned football agent John Viola has advised Super Eagles’ player, Kelechi Iheanacho to leave Leicester City now to save his dwindling career in the round leather game.

Renowned football agent urges Nigeria star to leave Leicester City now

Renowned football agent John Viola has advised Super Eagles’ player, Kelechi Iheanacho to leave Leicester City now to save his dwindling career in the round leather game.

LaLiga unveils four new ambassadors

Four new Ambassadors have been unveiled in Madrid, as LaLiga continues to strengthen its squad of ambassadors around the globe of its most distinguished representatives.
Carles Puyol

Carles Puyol: Real Madrid tried to sign me twice

The tough-tackling central defender spent the entirety of his career at the Camp Nou, breaking into the first team in 1999 and going on to spend 15 years there, eventually becoming club captain.
Khaldoon Al Mubarak

Khaldoon Al Mubarak: Some Manchester City rivals are ‘jealous’

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says some of their rivals are jealous of the club’s success.
Jordi Alba's mistakes resulted in Liverpool's first two goals in their Champions League win over Barcelona. AP Photo-Dave Thompson

Liverpool beat Barcelona and the greatest Champions League comebacks in history

Sensational comebacks are increasingly a staple of the modern Champions League and Liverpool arguably topped them all on Tuesday.

Official: Serie A matches will not be played in China for now

Serie A matches are unlikely to be played in China in the near future, although matches in the less prestigious Coppa Italia could be, an official said on Sunday.

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Jürgen Klopp: Thiago Alcantara is an absolutely exceptional player

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Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

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Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

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Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum: Boko Haram now recruits children in Borno

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