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Watford striker Troy Deeney has revealed he has refused to return to training amid fears of risking the health of his five-month old son.

Tottenham offered the chance to sign Watford star

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Watford captain Troy Deeney following the Hornets’ relegation to the Championship.
Thiago Alcantara may be an “unbelievable” player, concedes Jose Enrique, but that does not make the Bayern Munich midfielder the “best fit” for Liverpool.

PSG join race to sign Bayern Munich star

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to challenge Liverpool in their pursuit of Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara.
AC Milan have entered the race to secure the signature of Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier after the club’s sporting director Paolo Maldini confirmed contact has been made with the player’s agent.

AC Milan show interest in Tottenham’s Serge Aurier

AC Milan have entered the race to secure the signature of Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier after the club’s sporting director Paolo Maldini confirmed contact has been made with the player’s agent.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Steven Gerrard: Leon Balogun was outstanding on his debut

Manager of Scottish premier league giants Glasgow Rangers, Steven Gerrard, says Leon Balogun deserves all the praise in the world following his outstanding performance on his debut.
Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe reacts after sustaining an injury, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). REUTERS-Christian Hartmann

Kylian Mbappé will play against Atalanta – relative

Kylian Mbappé didn’t suit up for Paris Saint-Germain in their Coupe de la Ligue. The 21-year-old was without a walking boot or anything on his ankle, which is a welcome sign.

Lazio consider move for free agent David Silva

Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has refused to discount the prospect of signing David Silva on a free transfer.
Barring any last-minute hitches, Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen’s is expected to seal his long-awaited move to Napoli next Monday, a report on an Italian news website, Tuttosports indicates.

How Kalidou Koulibaly convinced Victor Osimhen to sign for Napoli – ex-agent

Victor Osimhen’s former agent, Jean-Gerard Benoit Czajka, has revealed how Napoli defender, Kalidou Koulibaly, convinced the Nigerian forward, who initially ‘refused’ a move to Italy.
The future of Lille attacker Victor Osimhen has been thrown into doubt, with Napoli stating that the player has changed agents and must start negotiations “all over again”.

Napoli paid €50 million plus player for Victor Osimhen’s transfer from Lille

Napoli are expected to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille any time from today, with Italian sources assuring that the Serie A side parted with €50m plus bonuses and a goalkeeper, Orestis Karnezia, as a makeweight offer.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

We’re getting more offers for Victor Osimhen – Lille president

Lille president Gerard Lopez has revealed that they are still receiving offers for Nigerian sensation Victor Osimhen even as a move to Napoli is getting closer.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Rangers set to open transfer talks with Bordeaux for Josh Maja

Glasgow Rangers are interested in bring Super Eagles forward Josh Maja to the Ibrox this summer according to the reports.
Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.

Lionel Messi will stay at Camp Nou – Barca chief

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu repeated on Sunday that he had “no doubt” that Lionel Messi would sign a new contract adding that he can only see Neymar returning in a player exchange.
Thiago Silva does not want to leave Paris Saint-Germain but says now is not the right time to discuss his impending exit.

PSG skipper opens up on impending exit from club

Brazil centre-back Silva agreed to remain with the Ligue 1 champions for the upcoming Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue finals, as well as the resumption of PSG’s Champions League campaign in August, despite it being confirmed last month he will depart at the end of the season.

Arsenal, Everton target ready to leave Paris Saint-Germain

Arsenal and Everton target Thiago Silva has said he was not ready to leave Paris Saint-Germain.
The future of Lille attacker Victor Osimhen has been thrown into doubt, with Napoli stating that the player has changed agents and must start negotiations “all over again”.

Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen’s Napoli negotiations to start all over again with new...

The future of Lille and Super Eagles attacker Victor Osimhen has been thrown into doubt, with Napoli stating that the player has changed agents and must start negotiations “all over again”.
Morgan Schneiderlin blames himself for his premature exit from Manchester United.

Morgan Schneiderlin blames himself for Manchester United failure

The French midfielder moved to Old Trafford from Southampton in 2015, but made only 32 Premier League appearances before moving on to Everton 18 months later.
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini. REUTERS-David Klein

Manuel Pellegrini named new Real Betis manager on three-year deal

Real Betis have appointed former Real Madrid and Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini as their manager from next season on a three-year contract, the La Liga side said on Thursday.
Pep Guardiola fears his Manchester City players are not ready for the gruelling demands of the Premier League restart.

Pep Guardiola hopes Lionel Messi stays at Barcelona

Pep Guardiola refused to address the latest links with Lionel Messi – insisting he will only discuss transfer targets at the end of the season.

Eniola Aluko to address MPs on BAME absence in sports leadership

Nigeria born former England international Eniola Aluko, will address Members of Parliament next week Tuesday on the lack of black, Asian and minority ethnic representation in sports leadership roles.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab three over alleged culpable homicide, two for kidnapping in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged culpable homicide in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.

Federal High Court chief judge recovers from coronavirus

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

Nigerian Air Force to establish base in Gombe

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says arrangements have been concluded by the Nigerian Air Force to establish an operational base in Gombe State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that all ongoing investigations into previous and new corruption cases would be thoroughly pursued.

NDDC invites President Buhari to commission road project in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission a 29-kilometre road linking Ogbia community to Nembe in Bayelsa State.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria losing 20,000 women annually to poor breastfeeding – minister

To this end, the government has recommended early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond, and introduction of appropriate complementary food as from six months.