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Umar Sadiq scored for the third consecutive game as Almeria defeated Malaga 3-1 in a Segunda Division game at the Estadio de los Juegos Meditarreneos on Sunday.

Spanish giants interested in Sadiq Umar

Sadiq Umar could be on his way to the Spanish top-flight with Europa League winners Sevilla interested in bringing him to Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium.
Sevilla signing Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona this summer is almost impossible, according to the club's sporting director Monchi.

Monchi: Sevilla signing Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona almost impossible

Sevilla signing Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona this summer is almost impossible, according to the club's sporting director Monchi.
Manchester City are one of a trio of clubs keeping tabs on highly-rated Sevilla defender Pablo Perez, according to Marca.

Manchester City target Sevilla defender Pablo Perez

Manchester City are one of a trio of clubs keeping tabs on highly-rated Sevilla defender Pablo Perez, according to Marca.
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.

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.
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GitHub restricts developer accounts based in Iran, Crimea, and other countries under US sanctions

GitHub has begun restricting the accounts of developers based in countries that are currently under US trade sanctions.
Efe Ajagba will step into the ring against European champion, Ali Eren Demirezen in a battle of 2016 Olympians putting their unbeaten records on the line.

Pablo Sarabia set to join PSG in deal worth over €20 million

Pablo Sarabia is all set to leave Sevilla to join Paris Saint-Germain, with the Ligue 1 club prepared to pay more than his €18 million (£16m/$20m) release clause.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui shouts instructions during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Viktoria Plzen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 23, 2018. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Jose Castro: Julen Lopetegui was Monchi’s choice at Sevilla

Newly installed Sevilla head coach Julen Lopetegui was the first choice of sporting director Monchi, according to club chairman Jose Castro, who described the former Real Madrid boss as "the best coach for the Sevilla project".
Sevilla coach Joaquin Caparros

Joaquin Caparros to be replaced as Sevilla coach but remain at the club

Sevilla have announced Joaquin Caparros will be replaced as head coach and take up a position supporting sporting director Monchi next season.
Carlos Trejo

Cuba testing diabetic drug in Nigeria – ambassador

The Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Trejo, has said that his country was currently testing a drug that would ensure that patients who suffer from diabetic does not have their limp amputated due to complication.
Radja Nainggolan

Radja Nainggolan slams Mauro Icardi for making Inter team-mates suffer amid dispute

Radja Nainggolan has criticised Mauro Icardi for his recent absence from the Inter side, claiming his team-mates paid the price for an off-field dispute.
Sevilla have confirmed that Monchi has returned to the club to take up the role of director of football.

Monchi returns ‘home’ to Sevilla

Sevilla have confirmed that Monchi has returned to the club to take up the role of director of football.

Eusebio Di Francesco sacked by Roma

Eusebio Di Francesco has been sacked as Roma coach following the club's Champions League last-16 exit to Porto.
Lorenzo Pellegrini

Lorenzo Pellegrini’s agent shuts down Manchester United links

Roma star Lorenzo Pellegrini is not considering a move to Manchester United and is "only thinking about Roma", his agent says.
malcom

Malcom passes Barcelona medical for £36.5m move from Bordeaux

Brazilian winger Malcom has passed a medical at Barcelona before his £36.5m move from Bordeaux.
Alisson

Roma defend decision to sell Alisson to Liverpool

Selling Alisson to Liverpool does not show "a lack of ambition", says Roma's director of football Monchi, who admits the transfer of the Brazilian is "tough" for fans to take.

Roma’s Monchi explains reasons behind Mo Salah sale to Liverpool

Roma's transfer market mastermind feels like he owes fans an explanation as to why he sold Mohamed Salah for what now seems like a bargain price.

Francesco Totti marks 25th anniversary of Roma debut

Roma sports director Monchi called club legend Francesco Totti “a superhero” as the former captain marked the 25th anniversary of his Serie A debut on Wednesday.

Chelsea-target Edin Dzeko saves Roma

Chelsea-target Edin Dzeko grabbed a late 1-1 draw for Roma at Sampdoria on Wednesday as Lazio powered past Udinese 3-0 to boost their push for a Champions League spot next season.

Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal open to Roma switch

Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal would welcome an approach from Roma, according to his agent.

Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez was blocked from joining Barcelona and Roma – Monchi

Riyad Mahrez was prevented from joining Barcelona or Roma over the summer by Leicester, according to Roma official Monchi.

Shell, Eni may face trial over $1.3bn Nigerian deal

An Italian judge is expected to decide on December 20 whether to send two oil majors, Eni and Shell, to trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria, two legal sources said on Tuesday.

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Manuel Neuer is the subject of a UEFA investigation after he wore a rainbow coloured captain’s armband in support of Pride Month during his country’s first two games against France and Portugal at this year’s Euros.

UEFA backs down over Manuel Neuer’s rainbow armband

UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands.

SSANU threatens strike over Nigerian government’s directives on workers of staff schools

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest school proprietor for ‘sexually harassing’ 14-year-old

The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech for the next year's municipal elections in an end-summer annual address to partisans in Frejus, France September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.

Somali Army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.

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Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez says returning to play at the Santiago Bernabeu was a 'unique feeling' despite the team failing to grasp all three points.

Colombian media believe James Rodriguez is on his way back to Real Madrid

In James Rodriguez's home nation of Colombia, they feel that the still Everton man could be on his way back to Real Madrid. Despite the player himself recently ruling it out, 'Gol Caracol' assure that president Florentino Perez would be willing to bring him in for Ancelotti, who has reportedly specifically asked for his signing.
The Nigerian Ports Authority has blacklisted six truck parks for non-compliance with the guidelines for the electronic call-up system, according to a report.

NPA blacklists six truck parks over call-up system

The Nigerian Ports Authority has blacklisted six truck parks for non-compliance with the guidelines for the electronic call-up system, according to a report.
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DSS arrests Kano singer accused of blasphemy

The Department of State Service (SSS) has arrested another singer, Ahmad Abdul, over a song perceived as blasphemous and capable of creating chaos in Kano State.

Report: Mozambique prison wardens force inmates into prostitution

Wardens at Mozambique's largest women's prison are forcing inmates into prostitution and punishing those who refuse, according to a local anti-corruption organisation.

NCC set to review licence structure for telecoms operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has commenced a review of existing licence structure for telecoms operators in the country.