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Barcelona forward Malcom has heaped praise on Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir ahead of their meeting in the Champions League last 16.

Nabil Fekir set for Real Betis medical ahead of €20 million switch from Lyon

France midfielder Nabil Fekir will undergo a medical at Real Betis later today, ahead of a permanent €20 million (£18m/$22.4m) switch from Lyon.
David de Gea says he would be really happy to be named Manchester United captain and insists he is ready to fight for trophies at Old Trafford as he closes in on a new deal.

David de Gea eyes Manchester United captaincy as agreement over new contract closes in

David de Gea says he would be "really happy" to be named Manchester United captain and insists he is ready to fight for trophies at Old Trafford as he closes in on a new deal.
Lucas Moura (centre) celebrates after scoring Tottenham’s equaliser which put them through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Alejandro García-EPA

Lucas Moura backs Leonardo to do right by Paris Saint-Germain amid Neymar uncertainty

Brazil star Neymar is keen to leave Parc des Princes, with a return to Spain via Barcelona or Real Madrid considered his most likely escape route.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal set to complete signing of Real Madrid star

Arsenal are set to complete the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that Nigeria will be very focused and think ahead of Algeria to curtail their antics in tonight Africa Cup of Nations semi final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.

Afcon: We wanted more than bronze – Kenneth Omeruo

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo said that the intentions of the team is to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Phillip Cocu

Phillip Cocu: I’m not going to try to be like Frank Lampard

Former PSV boss Cocu was appointed as Lampard's successor at the Championship club after the ex-England midfielder returned to Chelsea as their new head coach.
Midfielder Alberto Soro will join Real Madrid imminently, according to Real Zaragoza president Christian Lapetra.

Alberto Soro to join Real Madrid ‘in a matter of hours’

Midfielder Alberto Soro will join Real Madrid imminently, according to Real Zaragoza president Christian Lapetra.
Manchester City new boy Rodri is revelling in the opportunity to work with Pep Guardiola, having previously played under Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid.

Rodri revelling in the Guardiola experience at Man City

Manchester City new boy Rodri is revelling in the opportunity to work with Pep Guardiola, having previously played under Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid.
Victor Valdés is back at FC Barcelona after signing a contract on Friday morning to become the new head coach of the U19A team.

Victor Valdes returns to Camp Nou as Barcelona’s new U19 head coach

Victor Valdes has been appointed as Barcelona's new U19A head coach, returning to Camp Nou five years after ending his time at the club as a player.
Ghana international Isaac Cofie will spend the next two seasons with Turkish outfit Sivasspor, the club have announced.

Turkish side Sivasspor announce arrival of Ghana midfielder Cofie

Ghana international Isaac Cofie will spend the next two seasons with Turkish outfit Sivasspor, the club have announced.
Matthijs de Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt reveals why he chose to sign for Juventus

Old Trafford and Camp Nou had been mooted as potential landing spots for the Netherlands international, with Manchester United and Barcelona reportedly keen, but the Allianz Stadium is his new home.

Jan Vertonghen commits to Tottenham, but not a new contract

Jan Vertonghen believes Tottenham are “the best club to play for at the moment”, but has not committed to penning a new contract in north London.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Coach Clarence Seedorf was coy about his Cameroon future after the Indomitable Lions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the Round of 16.

Cameroon sack Clarence Seedorf, Patrick Kluivert after Nations Cup failure

Cameroon have sacked Dutch coach Clarence Seedorf after their disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of Nations, with his departure coming after the country’s sports minister had demanded his exit.
Gareth Bale's agent insists the Wales international is 100 per cent committed to Real Madrid despite Zinedine Zidane's comments after the defeat to Rayo Vallecano.

Gareth Bale agent denies Tottenham bid for Real Madrid forward

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is not the subject of a bid from former club Tottenham, according to the Welshman’s agent Jonathan Barnett.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Inexperience and individual mistakes cost young Super Eagles

On the eve of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.
Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has sung the praise of Kenneth Omeruo who bagged the Super Eagles’ goal in a 1-0 victory against Guinea on Wednesday, Completesports.com reports.

Afcon: Super Eagles must be wary of Algeria’s antics – Kenneth Omeruo

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that Nigeria will be very focused and think ahead of Algeria to curtail their antics in tonight’s Africa Cup of Nations semi final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.
Super Eagles’ defender Chidozie Awaziem believes that the young players in the national team have justified their inclusion in the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Super Eagles young stars have done well – Chidozie Awaziem

“I want Nigerians to know that football is not about age, I think the young ones have played better in this tournament and have proved themselves. I know that there are young players in Nigeria too who have the capability to do it with the national team and I am confident that when they get the opportunity they will do it,” Awaziem said

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.