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Jurgen Klopp says he has full confidence in world class goalkeeper Alisson despite costly errors in recent Premier League matches.

Liverpool boss: Alisson Becker knows he’s world class

The 28-year-old has faced scrutiny after two clearances resulted in goals for Manchester City as they beat the Reds 4-1. He slipped up again last week when he rushed out to clear the ball and missed, allowing Jamie Vardy to put Leicester in the lead as they went on to beat the reigning champions 3-1.
Thierry Henry is currently Belgium assistant manager

Thierry Henry set to become new Bournemouth manager

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry could reportedly be confirmed as the new Bournemouth boss as early as next week.
Thierry Henry has revealed that he still harbours ambitions to manage Arsenal, who considered a club legend for the role back in 2018 following the departure of Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal legend set to be named manager of Championship side

The likes of Patrick Vieira, David Wagner and John Terry have all been potential candidates for the vacancy following the Cherries’ sacking of Jason Tindall.
Rio Ferdinand admits the sacrifices he was forced to make during his Manchester United career meant he couldn’t be there for his children “75 per cent of the time”.

Rio Ferdinand admits Manchester United commitment affected family ties

Rio Ferdinand admits the sacrifices he was forced to make during his Manchester United career meant he couldn’t be there for his children “75 per cent of the time”.
Folarin Balogun celebrates after guiding in his second Arsenal goal to set the seal on a sixth win out of six in the Europa League this season. Ryan Byrne-INPHO-REX-Shutterstock

Foreign clubs chase Folarin Balogun

Bayer Leverkusen, Stuttgart and Rennes are the three foreign clubs interested in signing Folarin Balogun on a free transfer.
Gareth Bale says he “grew up” during his time with Real Madrid and has “no regrets” having departed the Spanish club to return to Tottenham.

Jose Mourinho unhappy with Gareth Bale over Instagram post

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly furious with Gareth Bale’s Instagram post which came on their way to Merseyside for Wednesday night’s Emirates FA Cup clash against Everton.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Groups slam Benue governor for allegedly attacking President Buhari

Three civil society groups have condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue over the activities of criminal herdsmen in the country.
Dean Henderson is impatient to show he is ready to replace David De Gea as Manchester United’s No.1.

Dean Henderson demands Manchester United starting role after David de Gea blunder

According to the Mirror, De Gea, United’s first-choice keeper for the past decade, is under fresh pressure after his costly blunders in Saturday’s 3-3 draw at home to Everton.
As Ugandans celebrated 57 years of independence on Wednesday, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, engaged police in a cat and mouse race in Kampala and its suburbs.

Bobi Wine and the Old African Brew

After the presidential election in Uganda, it dawned on me that there are two people in the country who don’t fear President Yoweri Museveni: One is his tailor, and the other is his political rival, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, famously called Bobi Wine.
Sergio Ramos converted a late penalty kick to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over Getafe and send his side four points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga.

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos wants Manchester United move

The Spain international’s time at the Bernabeu appears to be winding down, with the 34-year-old out of contract come the summer. And while Paris Saint-Germain have been linked, he appears to prefer a blockbuster move to the Premier League instead.
Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt says he is very satisfied that Katie Hopkins has been suspended from Twitter, after the footballer was involved in a series of social media spats with the right-wing provocateur.

Report: Arsenal eye move for Patrick van Aanholt

According to reports from The Mirror, Arsenal are looking to sign Patrick van Aanholt from Crystal Palace before Monday’s transfer deadline.
According to reports from The Mirror, Manchester United are plotting a summer move to sign centre-back Jules Kounde.

Report: Manchester United eye move for Jules Kounde

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to bolster the United defence in the summer transfer window and has earmarked the 22-year-old French centre-back his first-choice transfer target.
A former Arsenal academy player Tyrell Robinson has been jailed for having sex with an underage girl and taking a photograph of his friend in bed with two naked 14-year-olds the same night, reports Mirror.

Former Arsenal player jailed for having sex with 14-year-old

A former Arsenal academy player Tyrell Robinson has been jailed for having sex with an underage girl and taking a photograph of his friend in bed with two naked 14-year-olds the same night, reports Mirror.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman admitted that the path to regaining La Liga appears very difficult for his charges after dropping more points at home to Eibar on Tuesday.

Barcelona boss blasts PSG over interest in Leo Messi

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has attempted to laugh off speculation linking Lionel Messi with a future move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers, is being linked with Frank Lampard’s job at Chelsea.

Leicester boss interested in Frank Lampard’s job

The Stamford Bridge hierarchy are impressed with their former Academy head coach’s work at title-chasing Leicester.
For Joe Biden, becoming president of the United States was the realization of a decades-long quest, with two previous failed bids. His goal now is, as he has put it, restoring “the soul of America” after four years of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Joe Biden assumes leadership of a U.S. in crisis after Donald Trump years

For Joe Biden, becoming president of the United States was the realization of a decades-long quest, with two previous failed bids. His goal now is, as he has put it, restoring “the soul of America” after four years of Donald Trump’s presidency.
According to Neil Moxey for the Mirror, Georginio Wijnaldum will reject the last-ditch new contract offer from Liverpool in favour of sealing what’s described as a ‘dream’ move to Barcelona.

Georginio Wijnaldum to reject last-ditch Liverpool contract offer to secure dream free transfer to...

According to Neil Moxey for the Mirror, Georginio Wijnaldum will reject the last-ditch new contract offer from Liverpool in favour of sealing what’s described as a ‘dream’ move to Barcelona.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria has not recovered from civil war

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev Matthew Kukah, has said Nigeria has not recovered from wounds of the civil war, 51 years after the unfortunate event.
Atletico Madrid have offered Diego Costa to a number of clubs, with teams in England, Italy, France and Turkey given the chance to snap up the fiery frontman.

Diego Costa pricing himself out of Wolves move

But Costa, 32, would want more than £250,000 a week and that would put him out of Wolves 's wage bracket and cause them issues around financial fair play unless there were outgoings.
Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died at the age of 92 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. This has been confirmed by his agent according to The Mirror.

Former Coronation Street actor Mark Eden passes on at 92

Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died at the age of 92 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. This has been confirmed by his agent according to The Mirror.
Phil Foden is a “magician” and the natural heir to David Silva at Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola, with any suitors warned that €500 million (£450m-$550m) would not be enough to land the teenage midfielder.

Real Madrid could sign Phil Foden

Big news coming out of England. 'The Mirror' reports that Real Madrid are going out to try and sign Man City's Phil Foden, he has been looked at now for several seasons. 'Los Blancos' want to take advantage of the fact that the 20 year-old English footballer has become less important in the last few games under Pep Guardiola.
Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has revealed his struggles with an auto-immune disease, while claiming that when I eventually die, I want to go where I lived, on a football pitch..

Napoli boss: When I die, I want to go out on a football pitch

Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has revealed his struggles with an auto-immune disease, while claiming that "when I eventually die, I want to go where I lived, on a football pitch.".

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.

Oyo governor to declare Hijrah holiday from next year

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
Zimbabwe's 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi on Wednesday refuted accusations of sexual misconduct by an online news outlet, saying he is the victim of political machinations.

Zimbabwean vice president accused of soliciting sex at his office

Zimbabwe's 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi on Wednesday refuted accusations of sexual misconduct by an online news outlet, saying he is the victim of "political machinations".
Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA)

Nigerian government announces additional economic zones for agric, textile

The federal government has approved the expansion of the existing Free Trade Zones (FTZs), as well as the activation of existing ones to respond to the demands of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) and the COVID-19 pandemic.

WAEC registration: Kwara government warns principals against extortion

The Kwara Government has warned principals in public schools not to extort students during the registration of the upcoming West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination.

Court affirms Ogun NUJ chairman

The National Industrial Court, sitting in Ibadan, on Wednesday, affirmed the election of Comrade Soji Amosu as the duly elected Chairman of Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Judge withdraws from suit against Air Peace, NCAA, others

The suit filed against Air Peace Limited, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and others over alleged right abuse has suffered set back, following the withdrawal of the trial judge, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor from hearing it.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Niger Delta group dismisses $27 million bribe allegations against Timi Sylva, Simbi Wabote

An advocacy group, Niger Delta Peace Dialogue Initiative, NDPDI, has described as tissues of lies the allegations of $25 million and $2 million bribe taking against the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, and Executive Secretary, Nigerian Local Content Development and Monitoring Board, Chief Simbi Wabote, respectively.
Nigeria forward Terem Moffi says his goal in Lorient’s 3-2 win against champions Paris Saint-Germain remains the biggest of his career.

Terem Moffi: Goal against PSG biggest of my career

Nigeria forward Terem Moffi says his goal in Lorient’s 3-2 win against champions Paris Saint-Germain remains the biggest of his career.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 80-year-old woman for ‘kidnapping children for rituals’

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested an 80-year-old woman and her accomplice for allegedly abducting children and pounding them in mortars to make charms for politicians and businessmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written formally to the Senate seeking its confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Nigeria’s Senate approves president’s nominee for anti-corruption chief

Nigeria’s senate on Wednesday unanimously approved a new anti-corruption chief nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari.