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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.
Jérôme Boateng says Hansi Flick ‘brought back the joy for us’ at Bayern Munich since replacing Niko Kovac in December. M Donato-FC Bayern-Getty Images

Jerome Boateng: Ruthless Bayern must build on Barcelona rout

Jerome Boateng on Sunday praised the form of “world-class” Alphonso Davies and said treble-chasing Bayern Munich must stay focused in the wake of their Champions League demolition of Barcelona when they play Lyon in the semi-finals.
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick,. Manu Fernandez-Pool via REUTERS

Hansi Flick’s ‘brutal domination’ makes Bayern new favourites

In the space of 90 minutes of devastating attacking football, Bayern Munich totally changed the narrative around this Champions League ‘final eight’ tournament and the impact of their 8-2 humiliation of Barcelona will have an even bigger resonance.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen is confident Barcelona will bounce back.

Marc-Andre ter Stegen not world-class – Bayern chief

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has declared that Barcelona shot-stopper Marc-Andre ter Stegen is not yet a world-class goalkeeper.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will be on the sidelines for the next two weeks after getting injured in training for French Ligue 1 side, Monaco.

Henry Onyekuru rejoins Monaco after loan stint at Galatasaray

Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru rejoined Ligue 1 club Monaco on Tuesday ahead of the new season.
Thiago Alcantara may be an “unbelievable” player, concedes Jose Enrique, but that does not make the Bayern Munich midfielder the “best fit” for Liverpool.

PSG join race to sign Bayern Munich star

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to challenge Liverpool in their pursuit of Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has advised the club’s board to sign an experienced manager after inter manager Freddie Ljungberg fails to get a win in two games.

Arsene Wenger dreams of returning to coaching

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, is dreaming of returning to coaching one day but only under conditions, he deems as “optimal”.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will be on the sidelines for the next two weeks after getting injured in training for French Ligue 1 side, Monaco.

Henry Onyekuru left out from Monaco pre season tour

The future of Super Eagles attacking winger, Henry Onyekuru, may be hanging in the balance after he was dropped from Monaco’s pre season training tour in Poland.
Monaco appointed Niko Kovac as their new manager on Sunday, the former Bayern Munich boss succeeding Robert Moreno, the Ligue 1 club announced.

Monaco appoint ex-Bayern boss as new manager

Monaco appointed Niko Kovac as their new manager on Sunday, the former Bayern Munich boss succeeding Robert Moreno, the Ligue 1 club announced.
Monaco have sacked coach Robert Moreno and are preparing to hire former Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac, a source close to the Ligue 1 club told AFP on Saturday.

Monaco sack Robert Moreno, set to hire Niko Kovac

Monaco have sacked coach Robert Moreno and are preparing to hire former Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac, a source close to the Ligue 1 club told AFP on Saturday.
Bayern Munich interim coach Hansi Flick is seen during a virtual press conference ahead of the final REUTERS-Annegret Hilse

Bayern wary of Leverkusen’s speed ahead of German Cup final – coach

Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick says he is wary of how devastating Bayer Leverkusen can be on the counter-attack but that his team was well-prepared to handle their opponents in Saturday’s German Cup final.
Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick wants his side to “seal the deal” and wrap up an eighth consecutive Bundesliga title on Tuesday with victory at relegation-threatened Werder Bremen.

Hansi Flick urges Bayern Munich to secure Bundesliga title

Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick wants his side to “seal the deal” and wrap up an eighth consecutive Bundesliga title on Tuesday with victory at relegation-threatened Werder Bremen.

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West Ham coach, two players contract coronavirus

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EFCC docks polytechnic lecturer for N27 million fraud

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Muhammadu Sanusi advises Nigerian government on human capital development

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