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Inter Milan and Arsenal were thinking of a possible swap deal. Granit Xhaka would go to Italy and Christian Eriksen would come to Italy.

Granit Xhaka edges closer to joining Jose Mourinho at Roma from Arsenal

Jose Mourinho has made Xhaka one of his top targets this summer with talks already underway between the two clubs with Arsenal believed to be demanding £21.5million for the 28-year-old.
Jose Mourinho was unable to help Harry Kane end his wait for major silverware at Tottenham, with the Portuguese expecting that barren run to work as added motivation for the England captain at Euro 2020.

Jose Mourinho sees Tottenham failings inspiring Harry Kane as England skipper eyes Euro 2020...

Jose Mourinho was unable to help Harry Kane end his wait for major silverware at Tottenham, with the Portuguese expecting that barren run to work as added motivation for the England captain at Euro 2020.
Toni Kroos recognises Gareth Bale’s marginal role at Real Madrid is “unsatisfactory for everyone”.

Gareth Bale reacts to retirement rumours ahead of Real Madrid return

Gareth Bale is giving little away when it comes to his future plans, with the Wales international responding to reports of retirement being on the cards by saying that he does not want to cause "drama" ahead of this summer's European Championship.
Barcelona and Real Madrid have reportedly been priced out of a move for Erling Braut Haaland because of the Borussia Dortmund striker’s wage demands.

Erling Haaland yet to make a decision on Borussia Dortmund future

Erling Haaland says no definitive decision on his future has been made as yet, with the Borussia Dortmund striker continuing to generate talk of interest from Chelsea, Manchester United, Barcelona and Manchester City.
Zinedine Zidane has accused Real Madrid president Florentino Perez of a lack of respect in his final season in charge, while claiming "I’m leaving because I feel the club no longer has the faith in me I need".

Zinedine Zidane accuses Real Madrid supremo of lacking respect

Zinedine Zidane has accused Real Madrid president Florentino Perez of a lack of respect in his final season in charge, while claiming "I’m leaving because I feel the club no longer has the faith in me I need".
Thomas Tuchel is ready to bolster his ranks at Chelsea after guiding the Blues to Champions League glory, with the German tactician looking to make two or three additions in the summer transfer window.

Thomas Tuchel reveals how many summer signings he wants at Chelsea

Thomas Tuchel is ready to bolster his ranks at Chelsea after guiding the Blues to Champions League glory, with the German tactician looking to make "two or three" additions in the summer transfer window.
'The Athletic' and various other sources say that in the middle of an Arsenal training session, David Luiz and Dani Ceballos got into an argument that ended with the Spaniard's nose being injured after the Brazilian hit him.

Dani Ceballos wants end to Real Madrid loans after two years at Arsenal

Dani Ceballos has spent the last two seasons at Arsenal, but the Real Madrid midfielder is tired of being a loan ranger and will not be agreeing another short-term deal anywhere in 2021.
Real Madrid are closing in on a deal that will add highly reputed sporting director Luis Campos to their ranks, with the media learning that further talks are planned for next week.

Real Madrid close to appointing renowned sporting director

Real Madrid are closing in on a deal that will add highly reputed sporting director Luis Campos to their ranks, with the media learning that further talks are planned for next week.
Luis Suarez will be able to rejoin his Atletico Madrid team-mates for training after the striker posted a negative Covid-19 test following his battle with the coronavirus.

Luis Suarez gives update on Atletico Madrid future

Luis Suarez has vowed to remain at Atletico Madrid for at least another season, with transfer speculation surrounding the Uruguayan frontman brought to a close.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Sporting supremo claims Cristiano Ronaldo return will happen ‘one day’

Cristiano Ronaldo has seen a return to Sporting mooted, as questions are asked of his future at Juventus, and Frederico Varandas claims a homecoming will happen "one day".
Manchester United have priority access to re-signing Memphis Depay, Lyon sporting director Juninho has confirmed.

Memphis Depay tells Barcelona he has other suitors

Memphis Depay has had a move to Barcelona mooted for several months, with the Lyon forward becoming a free agent in the summer, but the Dutchman says the Liga giants are not the only side in the running for his signature.
Tottenham Hotspur icon Harry Kane has not mentioned anything about wishing to leave the Premier League side, said caretaker manager Ryan Mason on Tuesday.

Tottenham boss unaware of Harry Kane wanting to leave

Tottenham Hotspur icon Harry Kane has not mentioned anything about wishing to leave the Premier League side, said caretaker manager Ryan Mason on Tuesday.
Mikel Arteta says Arsenal’s priority in the January transfer window is to trim their bloated squad as he seeks to build on a mini-revival at the Premier League club.

Arsenal boss addresses Bernd Leno, Leno exit talk

Mikel Arteta remains confident that Bernd Leno and Willian will be at his disposal next season despite speculation suggesting that two experienced performers could sever ties with Arsenal this summer.
Atletico Madrid have confirmed that both Lucas Torreira and Luis Suarez have tested positive for Covid-19 but there is a possibility more cases could follow.

Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez makes MLS future admission

Luis Suarez has admitted that a spell in MLS appeals to him as he looks to prolong a playing career that had been slowing down prior to linking up with Atletico Madrid in 2020.
Liverpool should fight right through to the end of the season rather than dwell on excuses for their dismal Premier League title defence, forward Sadio Mane said.

Liverpool forward Said Mane admits to ‘worst season of my career’

Sadio Mane says the 2020-21 campaign has been "the worst season of my career", with the Liverpool forward unable to explain individual and collective struggles at Anfield.
Pep Guardiola says he may not be able to give Sergio Aguero much time on the pitch before his contract is due to end as Manchester City chase an unprecedented quadruple.

Rivaldo: Kun Aguero would be great signing for Barcelona

Sergio Aguero would be "a great signing for Barcelona", says Rivaldo, with a Blaugrana icon hoping to see another Argentine forward lining up alongside Lionel Messi next season.
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is reportedly expected to leave the club on a free transfer at the end of his contract in the summer.

Georginio Wijnaldum’s agent opens door for Bayern Munich move

Georginio Wijnaldum's agent, Humphry Nijman, has left the door open for Bayern Munich to discuss a deal for the Liverpool midfielder.
David Luiz has urged Arsenal's defenders to take responsibility for their mistakes after a 2-2 draw with Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

David Luiz ready to quit Arsenal

David Luiz’s entourage are reportedly scoping out possible destinations for the Arsenal man amid uncertainty surrounding his Emirates Stadium future.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he delivers a speech to supporters following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's general election at his Likud party headquarters in Jerusalem March 24, 2021. REUTERS-Ammar Awad

Israeli premier’s two main rivals seek chance to form government after he fails

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's two main political rivals each asked the president on Wednesday for the chance to try to form a government, after Netanyahu failed to meet an overnight deadline to assemble a coalition.
Edwin van der Sar is leaving the door open for a return to Manchester United to be made, but the legendary former Red Devils goalkeeper says he has not been approached about succeeding Ed Woodward at Old Trafford.

Edwin van der Sar pacts to talk of succeeding Ed Woodward at Manchester United

Edwin van der Sar is leaving the door open for a return to Manchester United to be made, but the legendary former Red Devils goalkeeper says he has not been approached about succeeding Ed Woodward at Old Trafford.
Jose Mourinho will not be rushing back into management, with the Portuguese claiming that a return to the dugout in 2021-22 may be premature as he continues to mull over his options.

Jose Mourinho won’t rush coaching return after Spurs sacking

Jose Mourinho will not be rushing back into management, with the Portuguese claiming that a return to the dugout in 2021-22 may be "premature" as he continues to mull over his options.
Bayern Munich have confirmed the arrival of Julian Nagelsmann as their new head coach.

Bayern Munich supremo refutes claims of record-breaking fee for new manager

Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer has refuted suggestions that the deal to make Julian Nagelsmann the club's new manager could cost the German champions up to €25 million (£22m/$30m).

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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Report: Nigerian states’ healthcare spending grew by 11% in 2020

The 36 states in Nigeria spent over 11 per cent of their budgets on healthcare in 2020, compared to an average of 8.26 per cent spent in 2019, a report has shown.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after a 17-day medical trip to London, the United Kingdom.

Tight security as President Buhari visits Lagos today

Barring any last-minute change in his official schedule, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit Lagos State today to inaugurate some projects.
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Congestion at South China ports worsens on anti-coronavirus measures

Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Lagos Thursday morning for the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project.

President Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan rail project, takes ride

President Buhari Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, describing the feat ‘‘as another milestone in the drive of this administration to revitalize the railway system and establish it as a choice mode of transportation for both passengers and freight.’’

NCoS cautions personnel against trafficking

Mr Bomoi Bello, the Zonal Coordinator of in charge of Zone ‘H’ of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has warned personnel of the service to shun trafficking and other acts that would be inimical to its progress and growth of the society.