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Trent Alexander-Arnold had the threat of a VAR check in the back of his mind after the ball struck his arm in the build-up to Liverpool’s opening goal against Manchester City on Sunday, but his focus remained on the task at hand.

Jason McAteer: Premier League title race will be between Liverpool and Manchester City

Liverpool and Manchester City are still involved in a two-horse race for the Premier League title despite the emergence of Chelsea and Leicester City, according to Jason McAteer.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

Real Madrid ready €130 million to sign Premier League Golden Boot winner

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to splash out a massive sum in a bid to land Mohamed Salah from Liverpool at the end of the current campaign.
Former Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac has reacted to his sack following the 5-1 humiliation against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Niko Kovacic reacts to his sack after the Frankfurt humiliation

Former Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac has reacted to his sack following the 5-1 humiliation against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Super Eagles ace Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup Champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek at Borg El Arab Stadium.

Junior Ajayi wins Al Ahly Goal of the Month award

Nigerian forward Junior Ajayi has won Egyptian club, Al Ahly’s goal of the month award for September.
Bayern Munich defender Lucas Hernandez

Lucas Hernandez: Real Madrid tried to sign me but I wouldn’t go there

Bayern Munich centre-back Lucas Hernandez has admitted that he was once subject to interest from Real Madrid, but he has said that he could not have signed for the Bernabeu club.
Sporting’s Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun have inspired their team to their fifth Portuguese Super Cup title at the weekend.

Aruna Quadri, Bode Abiodun claim fifth Portuguese Super Cup

Sporting’s Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun have inspired their team to their fifth Portuguese Super Cup title at the weekend.
Julius Ubido feels hard done and emotionally shattered, claiming he departed Heartland with a ‘broken and bleeding heart’ following the refusal of the club to reciprocate his loyalty, dedication and long service to the Naze Millionaires.

Julius Ubido: I left Heartland with broken heart after 13 years

Julius Ubido feels hard done and emotionally shattered, claiming he departed Heartland with a ‘broken and bleeding heart’ following the refusal of the club to reciprocate his loyalty, dedication and long service to the Naze Millionaires.
Frank Lampard has brought a positive vibe into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Frank Lampard: Why Mohamed Salah failed at Chelsea

Frank Lampard admits he knew Mohamed Salah was destined for bigger things when the pair were together at Chelsea.
Nineteen suspected jihadists linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests – security source

Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, but authorities quickly dispersed them and arrested dozens, a security source said.
Super Eagles ace Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup Champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek at Borg El Arab Stadium.

Super Eagles ace scores twice in Al Ahly Super Cup win

Super Eagles ace Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup Champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek at Borg El Arab Stadium.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp braces for test from ‘exciting’ Chelsea young guns

Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm.

Junior Ajayi nets brace in Al Ahly Super Cup win against Zamalek

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek.

Anti-Sisi protests break out in Egypt, several arrested

Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quickly dispersed them, AFP journalists reported.
Tammy Abraham has charged Chelsea to be angry against Liverpool when the sides clash at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday.

Tammy Abraham: Chelsea ready to show anger against Liverpool

Tammy Abraham has charged Chelsea to be angry against Liverpool when the sides clash at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday.
Chelsea secured their second premier league victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers with Tammy Abraham getting a hat-trickfor the Blues in their 5-2 victory at the Stamford Bridge.

How Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham reacted to hat-trick against Wolves

Chelsea secured their second premier league victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers with Tammy Abraham getting a hat-trick for the Blues in their 5-2 victory at the Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confessed he intends to take a break from coaching upon the expiration of his contract in 2022.

Jurgen Klopp planning on taking a ‘break’ after Liverpool tenure

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confessed he intends to take a break from coaching upon the expiration of his contract in 2022.
Tammy Abraham opened his Chelsea account with a first-half goal in Saturday’s Premier League encounter against Norwich City, finally ending his 15-year wait for a Blues goal.

Tammy Abraham breaks 15-year Chelsea duck against Norwich City

Tammy Abraham opened his Chelsea account with a first-half goal in Saturday’s Premier League encounter against Norwich City, finally ending his 15-year wait for a Blues goal.

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Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United go head-to-head with Chelsea in pursuit of Jadon Sancho’s signature

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Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.