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Chelsea might still end up not winning the Champions League diadem despite their impressive form, according to seasoned and well-travelled football tactician Henry Abiodun.

Henry Abiodun: Why Chelsea may not win Champions League

Chelsea might still end up not winning the Champions League diadem despite their impressive form, according to seasoned and well-travelled football tactician Henry Abiodun.
Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich is convinced the holders can beat Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg to reach the last four.

Joshua Kimmich: Bayern Munich can beat Paris Saint-Germain

Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich is convinced the holders can beat Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg to reach the last four.
Victor Osimhen grabbed a late goal to seal a 2-0 win for top-four chasing Napoli away to Sampdoria, in the Serie A on Sunday.

Bruno Giordano: Victor Osimhen has failed to match his €70 million price tag at...

Former Italy striker Bruno Giordano has questions Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen’s contribution to the progress of Napoli since he joined the team a mouth-watering €70m from Lille last summer.
Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy simply won't bend.

Peter Crouch: Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham

Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy "simply won't bend".
Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Mino Raiola wants Erling Haaland to be 1st £1 millon-a-week player

Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.

Liverpool boss ‘not concerned’ about Sadio Mane’s poor form

Jurgen Klopp has said he had no concerns over the form of Sadio Mane, despite the Liverpool forward’s struggles in front of goal in recent weeks.

Fenerbahce in talks with Crystal Palace’s Christian Benteke

According to Takvim, Fenerbahce have already held positive talks with Benteke’s agent.
Antonio Conte was unceremoniously ushered through the exits at Chelsea in 2018, but the Italian remains keen on returning to the Premier League at some point.

Antonio Conte silences critics with ‘4-2-4’ Inter

Antonio Conte has hit back at those who accused him of using catenaccio tactics at Inter, pointing out this is a ‘4-2-4’ system.
Christian Benteke is keen to remain at Crystal Palace despite interest from Marouane Fellaini's Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan, Goal understands.

Fenerbahce in talks with Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke

Fenerbahce are in talks with Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

Victor Osimhen starts for Napoli, Simon Nwankwo also for Crotone

Super Eagles strikers Victor Osimhen and Simon Nwankwo will both start when Napoli welcome Crotone in a Serie A clash today.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who scored his first Premier League hat-trick in the 5-0 hammering of bottom placed Sheffield United on Sunday.

Brendan Rodgers: Leicester City not planning to sell Kelechi Iheanacho

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers insists Kelechi Iheanacho will not be pushed towards the exit door this summer despite the club’s desire to sign a new striker.
Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that he is “following” his Norwegian compatriot and prolific goalscorer Erling Haaland.

Bayern Munich not interested in signing Erling Haaland – chief

Bayern Munich will not be attempting to sign Erling Haaland this summer, with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisting that the Bundesliga champions will not bring in another striker while they have Robert Lewandowski.
Daniel Sturridge has “unfinished business” in the Premier League and is desperate to return to England’s top flight.

Daniel Sturridge on the verge of MLS move

Sturridge has been without a club since being released from Trabzonspor back in March 2020. The striker had just received a four-month ban and a £150,000 fine after a breach of betting rules.
Benin coach Michel Dussuyer says his side were not at their best against Ghana on Tuesday, and must up their game for Saturday's fixture with Guinea-Bissau at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Benin coach: We‘ll create problems for Super Eagles

Coach of the Squirrels of the Republic of Benin, Michel Dussuyer, has stated that his wards will be out to create problems for the Super Eagles in today’s AFCON qualifying fixture at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in Porto Novo.
The newspaper 'Sport', on its front page this Tuesday, points out that FC Barcelona has ruled out a sale of Antoine Griezmann, even though the Frenchman is not going through a good time. The club is confident that he can turn it around.

French superstar is happy at Barcelona and has no plans to leave

Antoine Griezmann has no plans to leave Barcelona this Summer as he still has three years left of his contract and feels happy in the Catalan club, according to the reliable Tot Costa from Catalunya Ràdio.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who scored his first Premier League hat-trick in the 5-0 hammering of bottom placed Sheffield United on Sunday.

Kelechi Iheanacho: Togetherness can push Leicester City for the remainder of the season

Iheanacho, 24, netted a stunning trio of goals in City’s 5-0 triumph over Sheffield United which, after Manchester United’s win over West Ham United, leaves Leicester in third place in the Premier League on 57 points.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who scored his first Premier League hat-trick in the 5-0 hammering of bottom placed Sheffield United on Sunday.

AFCONQ: Kelechi Iheanacho can fire Super Eagles to glory vs Benin, Lesotho – Garba...

Former Nigerian midfielder Garba Lawal has urged the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to lead the team’s attack against the Squirrels of Benin and Crocodile of Lesotho in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Tijani Babangida charges Sadiq Umar to grab Super Eagles chance with both hands

A former international, Tijani Babangida, has called on Super Eagles invitee, Sadiq Umar, to make the best use of the opportunity given to him by Gernot Rohr.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.

Leicester boss hails ‘ultimate professional’ Kelechi Iheanacho

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho for his professional conduct in training despite his bit part role in the team.
Pep Guardiola said his disappointment at Manchester City’s draw with struggling West Bromwich Albion led to a return to “ABC” principles that sparked the club’s record winning streak.

Manchester derby: City boss wary of United’s impressive away record

Pep Guardiola is wary of Manchester United’s impressive away record as they will be hoping to maintain it when they visit the Etihad to face his City side in Sunday’s derby.
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes Sadio Mane didn’t go down for a penalty in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea on Thursday because he didn’t want Mohamed Salah to score from the spot.

Michael Owen: Why Sadio Mane didn’t go down for penalty vs Chelsea

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes Sadio Mane didn’t go down for a penalty in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea on Thursday because he didn’t want Mohamed Salah to score from the spot.
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Barcelona confirm Gerard Pique’s latest injury worries

The 2020/2021 season has been a rough ride for Catalan club Barcelona. They suffered an early bumpy start to the season coming from the attempts by the mercurial Argentine, Lionel Messi, to force through an exit from the club, a testy change of managers, the resignation of the entire Board and a slump in results that left them needing to struggle to climb back up.

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PSC chief: Police have too many investigative units

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Bernd Leno: Bukayo Saka will be world class player

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has no doubts Bukayo Saka has “world class” potential.
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Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Sam Sodje: Gernot Rohr has quality players at his disposal to turn Super Eagles...

Former Nigerian defender Sam Sodje has urged Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to utilize the quality of players at his disposal to turn the team into world-beaters.
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Brazil Olympians to take anti-racism training

For the first time, Brazilians representing their country at the Olympics will undergo anti-racism training, in a bid to deal with a deep-rooted problem that has sometimes stained the world of sport.
The Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Ebenezer Alade, has announced the college’s plans to begin a master’s degree in Security Studies.

Nigerian armed forces college to award master’s degree in security studies

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Usman Alkali Baba, a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) as Acting Inspector General of Police, with immediate effect.

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