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Samuel Chukwueze failed to score as Villarreal suffered a 2-1 defeat to Levante in Friday’s La Liga outing.

Samuel Chukwueze stars in Villarreal’s home draw with Atletico

Nigerian youngster Samuel Chukwueze was in top form for Villarreal in their Spanish La Liga game against Atletico Madrid on Friday.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale has not asked to leave Real Madrid – agent

Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois has claimed his status as one of the best goalkeepers in the world brought unwarranted criticism in the early part of the new campaign.

Thibaut Courtois dropped by Real Madrid as Gareth Bale starts against Alaves

Thibaut Courtois has been dropped to the bench for Real Madrid's trip to Deportivo Alaves in La Liga on Saturday, while Gareth Bale makes his return to the starting XI.
Super Eagles mesmerizing winger Samuel Chukwueze is delighted about his scoring form after netting in back-to-back matches for the first time in the on-going La Liga campaign

Samuel Chukwueze relishes strike against Celta Vigo

Super Eagles mesmerizing winger Samuel Chukwueze is delighted about his scoring form after netting in back-to-back matches for the first time in the on-going La Liga campaign
FC Nantes coach Christian Gourcuff has described the club’s summer loan signing from Levante, Moses Simon, as an important creative player who will help improve his team this term

Moses Simon reveals ‘bizarre’ reason for leaving Levante

Super Eagles forward Moses Daddy Simon has revealed the reason behind his temporary switch to French Ligue 1 side Nantes FC on a season-long loan from Spanish La Liga outfit Levante.
Substitute Kenan Kodro scored a late winner as Athletic Bilbao claimed a 2-1 victory at Osasuna on Sunday to move fifth in La Liga.

Athletic Bilbao edge out Osasuna to climb fifth in La Liga

Substitute Kenan Kodro scored a late winner as Athletic Bilbao claimed a 2-1 victory at Osasuna on Sunday to move fifth in La Liga.
Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane calls for Gareth Bale boos to stop after Wales star makes Real...

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane called on fans to stop booing Gareth Bale following the Wales star's return to La Liga action on Saturday.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says his four-year spell as a youngster at Manchester United made him into the player he is today.

Gerard Pique: Manchester United spell made me the player I am

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says his four-year spell as a youngster at Manchester United made him into the player he is today.
Diego Costa's eight-game ban for his outburst at referee Jesus Gil Manzano is too much, according to Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone.

Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa suffers neck injury

Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a slipped disc.
Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez not yet fit enough to return to action

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hopes Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez will be available to return after the international break, with both men still fighting their way back to full fitness.
FC Barcelona’s players pose before their La Liga-Serie A Cup match against SSC Napoli on August 10, 2019 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY - AFP)

Edmilson: Barcelona are approaching the end of a cycle

Barcelona are approaching “the end of the cycle”, says Edmilson, with some big decisions set to be made at Camp Nou when the current campaign comes to a close.
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has opened up on his club future amid reports that the Argentinian would like to end his career at his boyhood club.

Tension as Lionel Messi speaks on Barcelona future

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has opened up on his club future amid reports that the Argentinian would like to end his career at his boyhood club.
Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland - who has been heavily linked with Manchester United - has ambitions to play in the Premier League, according to his father.

Erling Haaland interested in future Premier League move – father

Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland - who has been heavily linked with Manchester United - has ambitions to play in the Premier League, according to his father.
Barcelona fans blasted manager Ernesto Valverde after the 2-0 shocking defeat against Granada on Saturday evening in the La Liga at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes.

Barcelona coach defends sloppy play against Slavia Prague

Ernesto Valverde has defended Barcelona sloppy display against Slavia Prague in the Champions League, the Blaugrana were held to a goalless draw against the Czech Republic team.
Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem of CD Leganes during the Liga match between Real Betis and Leganes at Estadio Benito Villamarin on August 31, 2019 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Pressinphoto-Icon Sport via Getty Images)

Super Eagles stars to play under new manager in Spanish La Liga

Super Eagles pair Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will play under a new manager at La Liga side Leganes.
Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana’s Mubarak Wakaso set for treatment due to hand injury

Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.
Lionel Messi’s ‘short bursts of effort’ in games help him maintain the same levels of performance he had as a younger player, according to his former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola.

Pep Guardiola: Lionel Messi’s ‘short bursts of effort’ help Barcelona star perform like a...

Lionel Messi’s ‘short bursts of effort’ in games help him maintain the same levels of performance he had as a younger player, according to his former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola.
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Atlético, Manchester City, others chase Eaglets’ striker

Golden Eaglets’ striker Olakunle Olusegun is attracting interest from top European clubs ahead of the kick off of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.