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Brazil’s Neymar gestures during a friendly football match against Qatar at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia on June 5, 2019, ahead of Brazil 2019 Copa America. (Photo by EVARISTO SA - AFP)

Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off

Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought.
Brazil face a potential wait on the fitness of Arthur after the midfielder was taken off injured against Honduras following a horror tackle.

Brazil’s Arthur injured in pre-Copa America friendly

Brazil romped to a 7-0 victory over 10-man Honduras in their final friendly before hosting the Copa America, but lost Arthur to injury.
Divock Origi

Divock Origi looking forward to ‘positive’ Liverpool contract talks

Divock Origi has confirmed he will hold talks with Liverpool over his future in the next few weeks, and admits winning a Premier League title will be a "big goal" for the Reds next term.
Sadio Mane admits he is enjoying a “great period” at Liverpool, with it his intention to maintain his current standards while chasing down a Champions League dream.

Danny Murphy: Liverpool not in danger of losing Mane to Real Madrid

Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants, former Reds star Danny Murphy believes.
Ruud Gullit was critical of some Tottenham players after a first-leg defeat to Ajax and Danny Rose hopes their comeback silenced him.

Champions League final: Tottenham, Liverpool chase biggest win of all

Among the rewards for the Champions League winners on Saturday will be silverware, status and history but the greatest prize awaiting Liverpool or Tottenham might be an end to the agonising wait.
Naby Keita was injured during Liverpool's first-leg loss to Barcelona

Guinea’s Naby Keita to miss Liverpool v Spurs Champions League final clash with injury

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita will miss Saturday’s Champions League final against Tottenham due to injury, but Roberto Firmino is fit to play, Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.
Former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke rates Jurgen Klopp as the best manager he has ever worked under.

Christian Benteke: Jurgen Klopp best manager I have worked with

Former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke rates Jurgen Klopp as the best manager he has ever worked under.
Roberto Firmino

Liverpool release update on Roberto Firmino’s injury

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino is on course to be fit for the Champions League final against Tottenham after returning to training during the club’s break in Marbella.

Real Madrid’s Marcelo, Vinicius Junior left out of Brazil’s Copa America squad

Real Madrid duo Marcelo and Vinicius Junior have been left out of Brazil's squad for the Copa America.
Paul Ince

Paul Ince: Liverpool won’t win the Premier League title for as long as Pep...

Liverpool have been warned by Paul Ince that they will not win the Premier League title for as long as Pep Guardiola remains in charge of Manchester City.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo for what he has done at the Molineux side ahead of Sunday’s premier league title decider

Jurgen Klopp: Nuno Espirito Santo has done a great job at Wolves

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo, for what he has done at the Molineux side ahead of Sunday’s premier league title decider.
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 30, 2019. – The game finished 1-1. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Jurgen Klopp hopeful on Mo Salah, Andy Robertson, Jordan Henderson return for Premier League...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes to have Mohamed Salah, Andy Robertson and Jordan Henderson fit for Sunday’s Premier League finale against Wolverhampton Wanderers as the Reds aim to end a 29-year wait to win the title.
Liverpool suffered disappointment in last year's Champions League final, which defender Virgil van Dijk says can boost them this season.

Virgil van Dijk: Champions League final experience will boost Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk feels Liverpool's experience of losing in last season's Champions League final can boost them this year.
Guinea international Naby Keita is delighted with Liverpool’s performance after stunning Barcelona 4-0 in the second leg of their Uefa Champions League semi-final at Anfield on Tuesday.

Three lessons learnt from Liverpool-Barcelona match

Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final for the second consecutive year 4-3 on aggregate on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi

Another Champions League disaster leaves Ernesto Valverde future in doubt

Barcelona and Lionel Messi walked out at Anfield as probable for a Champions League, Cup and Liga treble but walked off with coach Ernesto Valverde possibly facing the sack.
Barcelona’s team bus did not wait for Lionel Messi as it departed Anfield without the Argentine after the Champions League defeat to Liverpool.

Craig Johnston: Liverpool should sign Lionel Messi

Craig Johnston believes the sky is the limit for Liverpool as he said the Reds should be trying to sign Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, such is the club's quality and potential following their Champions League heroics.
Jordi Alba's mistakes resulted in Liverpool's first two goals in their Champions League win over Barcelona. AP Photo-Dave Thompson

Liverpool beat Barcelona and the greatest Champions League comebacks in history

Sensational comebacks are increasingly a staple of the modern Champions League and Liverpool arguably topped them all on Tuesday.
Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka has revealed his concern moments after colliding with Mohamed Salah during their 3-2 loss to Liverpool.

Liverpool’s Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino ruled out of Barcelona game

Liverpool will be without forwards Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino when they face Barcelona in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final as they look to overturn a 3-0 deficit, Manager Juergen Klopp said on Monday.

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Afreximbank wins African Bank of the Year Award

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Wednesday night won the African Bank of the Year Award during the African Banker Awards 2019 ceremony held on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.
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Ex-Sunderland star headlines Tunisia final 23-man for AFCON

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Senate President Lawan performs first plenary assignment as senate president, swears in Senator Okorocha

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Tiemoue Bakayoko: I would like to play in Paris

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