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Coutinho and Sanchez seek to overcome transfer disappointment

Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp are proponents of crowd-pleasing attacking football which should make Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Liverpool an eye-catching affair.

Ex-Liverpool defender Enrique retires with injury

Former Liverpool and Newcastle left-back Jose Enrique has retired from football aged 31 having suffered with a persistent knee injury.

Loic Remy joins La Liga side Las Palmas from Chelsea

Las Palmas have signed French striker Loic Remy on a two-year contract, the La Liga club announced on Thursday.

Liverpool agree club record deal for Naby Keita

Liverpool have agreed to a club record deal to sign RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita, with the player officially joining in July 2018.

Reina in emotional farewell to Napoli fans ahead of reported PSG move

Pepe Reina bade an emotional farewell to Napoli fans on Sunday amid reports he is set to join Paris Saint-Germain.

Relief for Benitez as Newcastle crush West Ham 3-0

Newcastle United put a smile back on Rafael Benitez’s face as new signing Joselu inspired their first win of the season in a 3-0 success against West Ham United on Saturday.

Watford agree fee with Arsenal for Kieran Gibbs

Sky reports Gibbs, who is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates, is keen to play under Marco Silva at Vicarage Road.

Liverpool ready to add to Arsenal woes

Energised by Liverpool’s emphatic progress in Europe, Simon Mignolet, has challenged the Reds to underline their ascension with a victory against Premier League title rivals Arsenal this weekend.

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce wants to sign Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has admitted his interest in Jack Wilshere, but says he doubts the Championship club can sign the Arsenal midfielder.

Holders Man United host Burton in EFL Cup

Holders Manchester United will begin their defence of the EFL Cup with a home tie against Championship club Burton Albion at Old Trafford.

Walker-Peters signs new Tottenham deal until 2020

Kyle Walker-Peters has signed a new contract at Tottenham to keep him at the club until 2020.

Shearer leads praise for 200-goal Rooney

Alan Shearer led the plaudits for Wayne Rooney after the Everton forward struck his 200th Premier League goal in the Blues’ 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Monday night.

Newcastle must sell ‘Championship’ players – Benitez

Rafa Benitez admits Newcastle have too many Championship-level players and the club must get rid of them.

‘Blue Roon’ – Rooney’s renaissance has media purring

Wayne Rooney labelled his 200th Premier League goal in Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City a "sweet moment" and had the British media purring and suggesting Tuesday he be recalled to the England squad.

Aussie Mooy maintains Huddersfield’s dream start

Australian international Aaron Mooy's stunning second-half goal gave Huddersfield a 1-0 victory over Newcastle and maintained their 100 percent record in their maiden season in the Premier League on Sunday.

Liverpool damaged by Coutinho stance – Jenas

Liverpool are damaging themselves by refusing to let midfielder Philippe Coutinho leave for Barcelona, says ex-England international Jermaine Jenas.

Newcastle’s Benitez tells Shelvey to control his temper

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has warned Jonjo Shelvey that he must learn to control his temper if he wants to fulfil his full potential.

Pochettino will give Tottenham youngsters a chance – Dele Alli

Dele Alli has told Tottenham's young guns that Mauricio Pochettino will give them opportunities to shine if they put in the hard work.

Newcastle’s Shelvey seeking help to control his temper

Shelvey picked up the third red card of his career after treading on Dele Alli's ankle in Newcastle's 2-0 loss to Tottenham when he was unable to retrieve the ball quickly from the Spurs midfielder.

I was naive when I first took over Newcastle – Mike Ashley

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has told Sky Sports he was naive when he first took over, and admits he has felt stupid in the past at some "unacceptable" happenings at the club.

Pochettino accepts Rose apology for interview

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has accepted Danny Rose's apology for the interview he gave on the eve of the season.

Danny Rose apologises for blasting Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur left-back Danny Rose on Friday expressed regret over his criticism of the Premier League club over their pay structure while also seeking an exit from the club.

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Nigerian Army seeks media support to end insurgency

The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
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Kaduna governor appoints as new Emir for Kauru

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.

Soldiers destroy illegal refinery in Rivers

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The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike

The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: Killing of miners an attempt to destabilize Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.

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APC chieftain writes on ’21 political lies in Nigeria’

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State, Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, says his book on “21 political lies in Nigeria” is to educate the electorate on the antics of politicians during elections.
Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has insisted the club are not even considering selling Erling Haaland this summer but Jadon Sancho could leave.

Borussia Dortmund chief reacts to Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho transfer rumours

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has insisted the club are not even considering selling Erling Haaland this summer but Jadon Sancho could leave.

NCAA: Aircraft operating in Nigeria are subjected to specified maintenance

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says aircrafts operating in the country’s airspace are subjected to rigorous and specified maintenance and as scheduled.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN gets court order to freeze 193 accounts for forex fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has secured the orders of the Federal High Court, Abuja to freeze 193 corporate and individual bank accounts, pending the outcome of investigations into allegations of foreign exchange (FX) infractions against holders of the accounts.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki denies rejecting President Buhari’s $1 billion request for arms purchase

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has denied a claim that the 8th Senate he led rejected request of $1 billion from President Muhammadu Buhari to purchase arms to fight insecurity in the country.