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Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

UEFA have been under pressure to ensure future final host cities have the hotel and airport infrastructure to cope with the influx of fans, delegates and media for the biggest game in club football.

Trent Alexander-Arnold: I’ve trained 13 years for Champions League final

Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold says he has "trained 13 years" for the forthcoming Champions League final against Real Madrid.

Leicester agree deal for Porto full-back Ricardo Pereira

Leicester City have agreed terms with Porto for the £17.5 million ($23.5m) transfer of Ricardo Pereira, subject to international clearance.

Three things we learned from the FA Cup final

Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday as Eden Hazard scored the winner with a first-half penalty.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Manchester United assistant Rui Faria to leave at end of season

Jose Mourinho's assistant Rui Faria will leave Manchester United at the end of the season, the club have announced.

Iker Casillas doesn’t miss Real Madrid, wants to stay at FC Porto

Casillas, who will turn 37 later this month, has started in 19 games this season but will be out of contract in the summer after spending three years in Portugal.

Charlie Adam: Stoke players ‘getting away with murder for a long time’

Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam believes several of his teammates have been "getting away with murder for a long time" at the relegated club.

Report: Arsenal consider Shakhtar Donetsk’s Paulo Fonseca as Arsene Wenger’s successor

Wenger will step down from his role after 22 years after the season, and ESPN has reported that Arsenal have approached Fonseca to gauge his interest in the role.

Robbie Fowler: Mo Salah a serious rival to Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo in Ballon...

Mohamed Salah is a serious contender for the Ballon d’Or and FIFA Best prizes dominated by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in recent years, says Robbie Fowler.

Ney Franco: Casemiro ‘one of the best in the world’

Former Brazil Under-20 coach Ney Franco believes that Real Madrid star Casemiro has developed into one of the best defensive midfielders in the world, and credits his time at Porto for helping the 26-year-old adapt to life in Europe.

Bayern Munich: No deal for James Rodriguez

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has denied rumours that the Bundesliga club are ready to meet the buy-out option in James Rodriguez’s loan deal from Real Madrid.

Javi Martinez: Marco Asensio the best youngster in Europe

Javi Martinez believes Real Madrid youngster Marco Asensio is the brightest prospect currently playing in Europe.

Jose Mourinho: Champions League heartache not new for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insisted European disappointment is nothing new for the English giants after losing 2-1 to Sevilla at Old Trafford to crash out of the Champions League by the same scoreline on aggregate.

Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt: Pep Guardiola lack self-confidence, lives in fear

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been described in less than complimentary terms by former bayern Munich team doctor Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt who said the Spaniard “is a person with a weak self-confidence who does everything to hide that from other people,” in his newly released autobiography.

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United can win the Champions League

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has said “anything is possible” if they can overcome Sevilla on Tuesday night and qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals.

Marcus Rashford grabs double as Manchester United beat Liverpool

Two goals from Marcus Rashford gave Manchester United a crucial 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford and put them five points clear of their rivals in second place in the Premier League.

Roberto Firmino: Liverpool fear nobody in Champions League

Roberto Firmino says Liverpool fear nobody in the Champions League and would welcome a clash against a fellow Premier League club in the quarter-finals.

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Your position is “threatened’’ by women – President Buhari tells VP Osinbajo

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