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Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out a buy-to-sell move for James Rodriguez this summer, stating that the club are not in the human trafficking business.

James Rodriguez agrees ‘substantial wage cut’ as Everton transfer agreed

James Rodriguez is closing in on a switch to Everton after agreeing a ‘substantial wage cut’ to move to the Premier League.
Luis Suarez “behaved like a rat” during a Champions League reunion with Liverpool, says John Aldridge, with the Barcelona striker’s antics at Camp Nou considered to be “not acceptable”.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez agrees personal terms with Juventus

Uruguayan striker Luiz Suarez has reportedly agreed personal terms with Juventus after being told he can leave Barcelona.
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Georginio Wijnaldum agrees terms with Barcelona over transfer from Liverpool

Wijnaldum has been at the centre of speculation over a possible move to the Nou Camp after the midfielder entered the final year of his Liverpool deal.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Leo Messi unlikely to change mind on exit – Barca presidential candidate

Lionel Messi is unlikely to change his mind about leaving FC Barcelona, a presidential candidate in the Spanish club’s elections, Victor Font, has said.
Lionel Messi is facing Barcelona suspension and could have a portion of his salary seized by the Spanish giants if he continues to refuse to attend official club events.

Inter president addresses Leo Messi links

Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio says that there is "nothing" to reports that are linking his side to Lionel Messi, stating that links between the Barcelona star and the Serie A club are not based in reality.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

La Liga fixture list confirmed for 2020/21 season

The La Liga fixture list for the 2020-21 Spanish football season has been confirmed less than a fortnight before the competition gets underway.
Chidozie Awaziem has returned to Portuguese giants FC Porto for pre-season training ahead of the new campaign.

Chidozie Awaziem returns to Porto for pre-season training

Chidozie Awaziem has returned to Portuguese giants FC Porto for pre-season training ahead of the new campaign.
Georginio Wijnaldum

Barcelona move for Liverpool’s Gini Wijnaldum ‘beginning to take shape’

Barcelona's move for Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum is 'beginning to take shape', according to reports.
Lionel Messi is facing Barcelona suspension and could have a portion of his salary seized by the Spanish giants if he continues to refuse to attend official club events.

Leo Messi faces Barcelona suspension amid events boycott

Lionel Messi is facing Barcelona suspension and could have a portion of his salary seized by the Spanish giants if he continues to refuse to attend official club events.
People wear masks in Chinatown following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. January 30, 2020. REUTERS-Kamil Krzaczynski

US nears six million cases of coronavirus

The United States neared six million coronavirus cases on Sunday, nearly a quarter of the planet’s total, as nations around the world battle to contain the raging pandemic.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Leo Messi snubs coronavirus testing at Barcelona amid exit talks

Lionel Messi snubbed coronavirus testing at Barcelona on Sunday amid talks he is set to depart the Catalan giants after almost 20 years.
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Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 million

Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Novak Djokovic didn’t have the luxury of easing back into tournament play at the Western & Southern Open Monday night in his first match back since the end of the ATP Tour suspension.

Novak Djokovic seeks 18th Slam win at US Open

The US Open gives top-ranked Novak Djokovic a prime opportunity to gain ground on absent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in chasing the all-time men’s Grand Slam singles title record.
Leeds United have announced the arrival of Spanish striker Rodrigo Moreno from Valencia.

Leeds complete signing of Rodrigo for club record fee

The club have also confirmed that it is a record fee for the Whites (eclipsing the amount paid for Rio Ferdinand), which Sky Sports report is €29 million plus a potential €10m in bonuses.
“AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, the majority shareholder of AS Roma S.p.A, and The Friedkin Group regarding the sale of the club,” the club said in a statement.

Roma postpone training after four players contracted virus

Serie A club Roma postponed the club’s return to training for the new season on Friday after four players tested positive for coronavirus.
Atletico Madrid have offered Diego Costa to a number of clubs, with teams in England, Italy, France and Turkey given the chance to snap up the fiery frontman.

Atletico Madrid offer Diego Costa to clubs in England, Italy and France

Atletico Madrid have offered Diego Costa to a number of clubs, with teams in England, Italy, France and Turkey given the chance to snap up the fiery frontman.
La Liga players have been told it should be normal for them to have their salaries reduced because everyone else is being impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic.

La Liga club cancels Portugal trip after virus case

Real Sociedad canceled a trip to play friendlies in Portugal on Wednesday after one of its players tested positive for the coronavirus.
The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation from its membership Tuesday.

Coup: Mali suspended from international Francophone organisation

The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation from its membership Tuesday.

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The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / The container ship MSC Samantha of the Meriterranean Shipping Company is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.