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Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, still believes that playing at home continues to offer an advantage in spite of matches currently being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alessio Tacchinardi: Maurizio Sarri was like an uncomfortable guest at Juventus

Maurizio Sarri was like an uncomfortable guest at Juventus and his sacking was not a surprise, Alessio Tacchinardi says.
Juventus are confident Andrea Pirlo is “destined for greatness” and a natural fit for the club, says chief football officer Fabio Paratici.

Juventus: Andrea Pirlo is destined for greatness

Juventus are confident Andrea Pirlo is “destined for greatness” and a natural fit for the club, says chief football officer Fabio Paratici.
Juventus have confirmed the appointment of Andrea Pirlo as their new head coach.

Juventus announce Andrea Pirlo as new head coach

The Serie A champions sacked Maurizio Sarri on Saturday following their Champions League last-16 exit at the hands of Lyon on Friday night.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Marco Tardelli: Juventus stupid to sack Maurizio Sarri

Marco Tardelli concedes Champions League elimination to Lyon tonight would be ‘a disaster,’ but still not enough for Juventus to fire Maurizio Sarri.
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Alessandro Del Piero: Juventus ‘perfect’ for Serie A, but Champions League is a real...

Juventus are "perfect" for Serie A but their surprise elimination at the hands of Lyon highlighted their issues in the Champions League, according to Alessandro Del Piero.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri following Champions League failure

Juventus have relieved Maurizio Sarri of his position at the club following their Champions League exit at the hands of Lyon, Goal reports, with official confirmation expected to be released by the Bianconeri on Saturday.
Maurizio Sarri slammed a “messy” performance as Juventus fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling Udinese on Thursday night to miss the chance to seal the Serie A title for the ninth time in a row.

Maurizio Sarri: I shouldn’t be judged based on one match

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri was understandably devastated on Friday by his team’s exit in the last 16 stages of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League after a 2-2 aggregate loss.
Gianluigi Buffon believes Juventus need to freshen up their squad after bowing out of the Champions League on Friday.

Gianluigi Buffon urges Juventus to rejuvenate squad after Champions League exit

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace guided Juve to a 2-1 win over Lyon in Turin, but they fell on away goals after the 2-2 aggregate draw in the last-16 tie.
Pep Guardiola has praised Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in the Champions League, insisting the Manchester City striker was the man of these two games.

Pep Guardiola praises Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in Champions League

Pep Guardiola has praised Gabriel Jesus for downing Real Madrid in the Champions League, insisting the Manchester City striker "was the man of these two games".
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane completed an astonishing transfer U-turn by confirming Gareth Bale's place in his squad for the coming season.

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale didn’t want to play against Manchester City

Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon, sources have told ESPN.

Chelsea in advanced talks with Real Madrid for defender

Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan had all made inquiries about Reguilon this summer, but multiple sources have told ESPN that Chelsea are now favourites to land him.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has advised the club’s board to sign an experienced manager after inter manager Freddie Ljungberg fails to get a win in two games.

Arsene Wenger dreams of returning to coaching

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, is dreaming of returning to coaching one day but only under conditions, he deems as “optimal”.
Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, still believes that playing at home continues to offer an advantage in spite of matches currently being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juventus boss picks positives from Roma defeat

Maurizio Sarri believes “a little fear can do us good” after seeing Juventus prepare for their crucial Champions League tie against Lyon by losing 3-1 to Roma on the final weekend of the Serie A season.
Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Thomas Tuchel infuriated by PSG criticism despite quadruple success

An irate Thomas Tuchel insisted he is not concerned by Paris Saint-Germain's lack of goals after they completed a domestic clean sweep of trophies on Friday.
PSG completed their domestic Treble, but needed penalties to beat Lyon, and had more injury concerns to Mauro Icardi and Layvin Kurzawa ahead of the Atalanta showdown.

PSG suffer more injury woes after French League Cup final

PSG completed their domestic Treble, but needed penalties to beat Lyon, and had more injury concerns to Mauro Icardi and Layvin Kurzawa ahead of the Atalanta showdown.
Joe Aribo has expressed his delight after winning the Rangers Young Player of the Year and Goal of the Season awards.

Joe Aribo reacts after winning two Rangers end-of-season awards

Joe Aribo has expressed his delight after winning the Rangers Young Player of the Year and Goal of the Season awards.
PSG's Kylian Mbappe, back on camera, who did not play due to an injury, celebrates with head coach Thomas Tuchel after the team won the French League Cup at Stade de France stadium on July 31, 2020 AP Photo-Francois Mori

Thomas Tuchel hails PSG domination, as club completes domestic cup sweep

Thomas Tuchel was proud of Paris Saint-Germain after completing a domestic sweep by beating Lyon in the Coupe de la Ligue final.
Manchester City has won the battle to host the reverse fixture of the round of 16 against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium after facing some uncertainty to play the match in England.

Manchester City complete first signing of summer

Manchester City have signed Mechelen teenager Issa Kabore, the Premier League side announced on Wednesday.

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Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

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LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

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