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David Alaba is refusing to be distracted by questions over his future and said Bayern Munich are travelling to Lisbon for their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona with nothing to fear.

David Alaba: Bayern Munich ‘won’t hide’ against Barcelona

David Alaba is refusing to be distracted by questions over his future and said Bayern Munich are travelling to Lisbon for their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona with nothing to fear.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard confirms double injury boost ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that both N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are fit for Saturday’s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on the road.
Pope Francis speaking at the Vatican in February. Alessandra Tarantino-AP

Pope Francis names six women to Vatican economic council

Pope Francis has appointed six women to the Vatican's economic council, a first for the financial watchdog overseeing the administrative and financial structures of the Holy See.
Police officers in Berlin on Saturday broke up a large rally against restrictions imposed to contain the novel coronavirus, held despite Germany’s rising infection numbers.

Berlin police break up rally as 20,000 protest virus restrictions

Police officers in Berlin on Saturday broke up a large rally against restrictions imposed to contain the novel coronavirus, held despite Germany’s rising infection numbers.
Chelsea will have an advantage in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich, according to Leon Goretzka.

Leon Goretzka: Chelsea will have advantage over Bayern Munich in Champions League second leg

Chelsea will have an advantage in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich, according to Leon Goretzka.

Empty Wembley waits for Euro 2020 party postponed by coronavirus

Wembley should have hosted the Euro 2020 final on Sunday, but instead the home of English football is preparing for a League One playoff final on Monday in front of 90,000 empty seats.
Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has admitted that both the team’s strategy and the players’ attitude were wrong in the 4-0 defeat to Chelsea

Carlo Ancelotti given ‘assurances’ over Everton spending power, but coy on James Rodriguez ‘rumour’

Carlo Ancelotti says he has been given ‘assurances’ over Everton’s spending power this summer, but remained coy on speculation linking the club with a move for James Rodriguez.
Franck Ribery has released a statement after his home was robbed during Fiorentina's clash with Parma, hinting that he will have to evaluate his future at the club.

Franck Ribery reconsidering Fiorentina future after burglary

Franck Ribery has said he could reconsider his future in Italy after his house was burgled on Sunday afternoon while he was playing for Fiorentina at Parma.
Franck Ribery has released a statement after his home was robbed during Fiorentina's clash with Parma, hinting that he will have to evaluate his future at the club.

Franck Ribery releases statement after his home is robbed during Fiorentina’s clash with Parma

Franck Ribery has released a statement after his home was robbed during Fiorentina's clash with Parma, hinting that he will have to evaluate his future at the club.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp wearing a face mask comes out for the warm up during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England. – The delay to Liverpool’s title celebrations caused by the coronavirus was just the latest twist in the tale of the Reds’ 30-year wait to be crowned champions of England. A stunning run of 26 wins and one draw from their opening 27 games of the Premier League season ensured Jurgen Klopp’s men were champions-elect long before football was shut down in March. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp coy on Thiago Alcantara speculation as Bayern Munich admit he could be...

Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for the Spain international who has been tipped to leave the Bundesliga champions this summer, the 29-year-old entering the final year of his contract and reportedly keen on a new challenge after seven seasons in Munich.
Treble-chasing Bayern Munich are hunting their second title this season in Saturday’s German Cup final, a behind-closed-doors showdown that should have been an “absolute highlight” for success-starved Bayer Leverkusen fans.

Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen lament absent fans for German Cup final

Treble-chasing Bayern Munich are hunting their second title this season in Saturday’s German Cup final, a behind-closed-doors showdown that should have been an “absolute highlight” for success-starved Bayer Leverkusen fans.
Thiago Alcantara was frustrated by Bayern Munich's display against RB Leipzig as they were held to a 0-0 home draw, while Peter Gulacsi believed the visitors were worthy of a win.

Liverpool close to signing Bayern Munich star

Liverpool are ‘very close’ to completing the signing of Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, as per a report in Diario Sport.

Germany entering recovery stage in coronavirus downturn – analysts

The German economy is set to return to growth in the remaining half of 2020 after the COVID-19 crisis dragged Europe’s biggest economy into recession, the ifo research institute said on Wednesday.

German business confidence gains on hopes of economic rebound

German business confidence on Monday gained more than forecast as expectations of an economic rebound in the wake of strict coronavirus restrictions grew.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League to be completed with eight-team tournament in Lisbon

This season’s Champions League, suspended in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be completed with an eight-team mini-tournament which will be held in Lisbon in August, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said on Wednesday.
Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has urged Blues boss Frank Lampard to save his cash rather than fork out for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho.

Chelsea lead Arsenal in race to sign Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona

Chelsea is leading Arsenal in the race to sign Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho on loan, according to report.
The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.

Lufthansa agrees on bailout with German government

The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.
Second-placed Borussia Dortmund is set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for Tuesday’s Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich behind closed doors with stars Jadon Sancho and Axel Witsel also poised to return.

Matt Hummels ’99 percent’ ready for Borussia Dortmund’s showdown with Bayern Munich

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund is set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for Tuesday’s Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich behind closed doors with stars Jadon Sancho and Axel Witsel also poised to return.

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#BBNaija: I betrayed Laycon – Erica

Big Brother Naija housmate, Erica, on Monday, said her choice of Deputy Head of House made her feel like she had betrayed her friend, Laycon.
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Appeal court judgement: CUPP demands postponement of Edo, Ondo elections

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman, others arrested

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French star Blaise Matuidi will quit Serie A giants Juventus in the coming days to join MLS side Inter Miami.

Blaise Matuidi to quit Juventus for MLS club

The midfielder was tipped to leave Juve after a successful three-year stint in Turin where he won the Serie A title three times along with one Coppa Italia and Supercoppa title.
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Innocent Chukwuma: Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing only imports engine, light

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