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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.

Kelechi Iheanacho hails Leicester City Europa League win vs Zorya

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
Mikel Arteta insists Nicolas Pepe has come a long way since he arrived last summer and believes the club record signing will stay at Arsenal for many years.

Mikel Arteta backs Pepe Nicolas to star for ‘many years’ at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta insists Nicolas Pepe has come "a long way" since he arrived last summer and believes the club record signing will stay at Arsenal for "many years".
Nigerian winger Moses Simon teams Nantes starting XI as Canaries trip to Principality side AS Monaco for the third match day of the French Ligue 1.

Moses Simon goes for 30th Ligue 1 start for Nantes vs Lille

Nigeria forward Moses Simon is set to make his 30th Ligue 1 start for FC Nantes who visit Losc Lille in a matchday-five encounter at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy tonight (Friday).
Mesut Ozil has been back in favour at Arsenal in recent weeks

Mesut Ozil targets Arsenal start for Fulham opener

Mesut Ozil is hoping to start for Arsenal against Fulham for the Premier League kickoff.
Arsenal new boy, Gabriel Magalhaes will follow in the footsteps of the legendary Tony Adams by wearing the No 6 shirt.

Gabriel Magalhaes to wear number six jersey at Arsenal

Arsenal new boy, Gabriel Magalhaes, will follow in the footsteps of the legendary Tony Adams by wearing the No 6 shirt.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has offered to provide free accommodation to National Health Service (NHS) doctors and other medical staff tackling the coronavirus crisis in London.

Wilfried Zaha determined to leave Crystal Palace this summer

Last summer, the Eagles rejected two bids from Everton for their star man, while London rivals Arsenal opted to sign Nicolas Pepe from Lille instead of Zaha, who was valued at £80million.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA intervenes in Ivorian election squabble

FIFA has ordered the cancellation of a general assembly of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) which had been called to vote on replacing the commission handling a presidential election, AFP learned on Sunday.
Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.

Lille owner confirms Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer

Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.
Nicolas Pépé’s impact has so far come mostly from the bench but Mikel Arteta has confidence in the Ivorian winger. Javier García-BPI--Shutterstock

Arsenal launch investigation into Nicolas Pepe £72 million deal after overpaying player

Arsenal has commenced investigation over the £72 million, paid in bringing Nicolas Pepe to the north London side from Ligue 1 side, Lille.
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, is delighted to reach the Europa League after winning the FA Cup.

Mikel Arteta still on cloud nine after Arsenal’s Europa League qualification

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, is delighted to reach the Europa League after winning the FA Cup.
Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.

Napoli’s Dries Mertens vows to help Victor Osimhen adapt to Serie A

Napoli forward Dries Mertens has promised to help Victor Osimhen to adapt to Serie A when he completes his move from French side Lille.
Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.

‘Victor Osimhen has set standard for Nigerian players’

Former Nigeria international Friday Elahor has praised Napoli-bound striker Victor Osimhen for his contribution to Lille in 2019-20 season, urging other players to emulate him.
Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.

Victor Osimhen to seal Napoli deal on Monday

Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.
The future of Lille attacker Victor Osimhen has been thrown into doubt, with Napoli stating that the player has changed agents and must start negotiations “all over again”.

Victor Osimhen to earn N2.2 billion annually from Napoli deal

Napoli are closing in on the €81m (N36billion) signing of Nigerian international Victor Osimhen and he is expected to earn about €5m (N2.2billion) annually, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen set to seal €81 million move to Napoli – reports

Victor Osimhen is reportedly close to joining Napoli in an €81 million move.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Report: Victor Osimhen set to complete €81 million Napoli move from Lille

Lille striker Victor Osimhen has reportedly entered into negotiations with Napoli, having made up his mind to join the Serie A side.

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The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Nigerian government announces two-day total closure of Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government on Thursday announced a two-day total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State for a concrete work on some sections.
29. Prince Clem Ikanade Agba said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian government distributed palliatives through states – minister

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