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Hansi Flick gave a vague response on his future at Bayern Munich amid links with the Germany job following their Champions League elimination on Tuesday night.

Oliver Bierhoff: Hansi Flick would be an excellent national coach

Hansi Flick "would make an excellent national coach", according to German Football Association (DFB) national team director Oliver Bierhoff, who has described the outgoing Bayern Munich boss as someone who "brings people together".
Bayern Munich have confirmed the arrival of Julian Nagelsmann as their new head coach.

Bayern Munich announce Julian Nagelsmann as new head coach

According to Sky Germany and Bild, Bayern agreed to pay €25m (including bonuses) for the 33-year-old making him the most expensive head coach in football history.
RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann played down his influence on their 3-2 Champions League defeat of Manchester United.

RB Leipzig boss ‘in Bayern Munich sights’ after Premier League links

The highly-rated RB Leipzig boss has recently been linked with Tottenham, among other clubs across Europe, in the event that Spurs decide to part company with Jose Mourinho after a frustrating 2020/21 campaign.
Monaco’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas takes part in a training session on January 14, 2018 in La Turbie, near Monaco. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Cesc Fabregas vows to see out Monaco contract

Cesc Fabregas has vowed to see out his contract at Monaco, despite a lack of regular minutes for Niko Kovac's side in 2020-21.
Bayern Munich warned the DFB off an approach for Hansi Flick, but Germany's next appointment was always set to be an out-of-work coach.

Bayern Munich are ‘victims’ of Hansi Flick links to Germany job – club president

Bayern Munich are "victims" of the ongoing rumours linking Hansi Flick with the Germany job, according to club president Herbert Hainer.
Monaco extended their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 2-0 win over Brest on Sunday to move Niko Kovac’s in-form side to within three points of the top of Ligue 1.

Monaco extend unbeaten run, move closer to Ligue 1 summit

Monaco extended their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 2-0 win over Brest on Sunday to move Niko Kovac’s in-form side to within three points of the top of Ligue 1.
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Pep Guardiola brought him to tears when he told him he wanted to leave the club in 2015.

Bayern chief: Pep Guardiola reduced me to tears

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Pep Guardiola brought him to tears when he told him he wanted to leave the club in 2015.
Henry Onyekuru the hero as Galatasaray secure Super Lig title

Henry Onyekuru set to rejoin Galatasaray on loan

Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru is set to join Turkish giants Galatasaray on loan for the third time.
Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru is set to leave Ligue 1 outfit Monaco in January with Turkish and German clubs interested in his signing him on loan.

Nigeria winger to leave Monaco this month

The Croatian gaffer has afforded the Super Eagles star only four appearances totalling a mere 141 minutes in the Ligue 1 this term.
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Lille beat Monaco to keep pressure on PSG

Yusuf Yazici scored what proved to be the winner as Lille beat fellow title hopefuls Monaco 2-1 on Sunday to retake second place in Ligue 1 and increase the pressure on leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru is set to leave Ligue 1 outfit Monaco in January with Turkish and German clubs interested in his signing him on loan.

Henry Onyekuru linked with third loan spell to Galatasaray

Henry Onyekuru has been linked with a third spell to Turkish Super Lig side, Galatasaray when the winter transfer window kicks off for business in January.

Barcelona legend Ronaldinho contracts coronavirus

The World Cup winner, through a story he posted on Instagram, broke the news, saying that he tested positive for Coronavirus, while being asymptomatic, and self-isolating in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Leroy Sane has urged David Alaba to stay at Bayern Munich so the pair can play in the same team.

Leroy Sane back in Bayern Munich squad after knee injury

Striker Leroy Sane is back in the Bayern Munich squad for Saturday’s match against Frankfurt after missing three games with a knee injury, coach Hansi Flick said on Friday.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius says he has ended his loan contract with Turkish club Besiktas following a pay dispute.

Liverpool goalkeeper to undergo medical with Bundesliga side ahead of loan move

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius will undergo a medical with Union Berlin today before joining the Bundesliga side on a season-long loan, Football Insider reports.
Quadruple winners Bayern Munich slumped to a shock 4-1 loss at Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday to end their 32-match unbeaten run in all competitions stretching back to last year.

Bayern Munich lose 4-1 to end 32-match unbeaten run

Quadruple winners Bayern Munich slumped to a shock 4-1 loss at Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Sunday to end their 32-match unbeaten run in all competitions stretching back to last year.
Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.

Hamburg player who pushed a fan gets five-game ban, fine

Hamburg SV defender Toni Leistner, who pushed a fan to the ground at the end of their German Cup defeat at Dynamo Dresden last week, was banned for five matches and fined 8,000 euros ($9,469), the German Football Association (DFB) said on Friday.
Phillipe Coutinho 'has balls' and celebrated his goal in Barcelona's win over Manchester United with 'anger and desire', according to his team-mates Clement Lenglet and Sergio Busquets.

Philippe Coutinho returns to Barcelona from Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich formally bid farewell to Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho on Wednesday after his year-long loan deal from Barcelona expired with the newly-crowned European champions declining, as expected, to sign him permanently.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru was in action for Monaco in their first match of the 2020-2021 French Ligue campaign against Stade Reims on Sunday.

Henry Onyekuru thrilled with Monaco’s victory against Metz

Monaco winger Henry Onyekuru is in buoyant mood following the side’s 1-0 win against their hosts Metz on Sunday at the Stade Saint-Symphorien.
Bayern Munich are finally moving away from Pep Guardiola's patented 'Tiki-Taka' style of football, according to Phillip Lahm, who says their latest Champions League triumph marks the start of a new era.

Phillip Lahm: Bayern Munich moving away from Pep Guardiola’s Tiki-Taka

Bayern Munich are finally moving away from Pep Guardiola's patented 'Tiki-Taka' style of football, according to Phillip Lahm, who says their latest Champions League triumph marks the start of a new era.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru was in action for Monaco in their first match of the 2020-2021 French Ligue campaign against Stade Reims on Sunday.

Monaco boss backs Super Eagles striker to shine in Ligue 1

Monaco boss Niko Kovac has reiterated that Super Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru has an important role to play in his team this season.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Niko Kovac: Henry Onyekuru one of the best wingers in Ligue 1

Monaco manager Niko Kovac has lauded Henry Onyekuru and believes he is one of the best wingers in Ligue 1.
Bayern Munich current squad boost of more talent at their disposal compared to when they last ruled Europe in 2013, according to captain Manuel Neuer.

Manuel Neuer: Bayern current squad better than 2013 treble heroes

Bayern Munich current squad boost of more talent at their disposal compared to when they last ruled Europe in 2013, according to captain Manuel Neuer.

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Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

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Andre Pirlo: I won’t resign as Juventus manager

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo has insisted that he won’t throw in the towel despite the team losing 3-0 to AC Milan on Sunday
Lewis Dunk fired Brighton ahead in the 13th minute when he powered Pascal Gross’s corner past Rui Patricio, but the Brighton captain was dismissed early in the second half for a last-man challenge on Fabio Silva, turning the game on its head.

Wolves leave it late to beat 10-man Brighton

Lewis Dunk fired Brighton ahead in the 13th minute when he powered Pascal Gross’s corner past Rui Patricio, but the Brighton captain was dismissed early in the second half for a last-man challenge on Fabio Silva, turning the game on its head.
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Judge postpones trial for three ex-cops in George Floyd case – reports

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Ekiti PDP guber aspirant calls for restructuring of security architecture

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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: How Bauchi lady, child were found dead in boyfriend’s sewage

The Nigeria Police, Bauchi Command said it has arrested a suspect, Lamido Gunduma who conspired with his friend Ishaq Abdullahi to dump the body of a decomposing lady, Jamila Saidu and her child inside sewage in Unguwar Yari-Mari, Jamaare local government area of Bauchi state.