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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he initially 'felt empty inside' after the club secured the Premier League title.

Jurgen Klopp: The Premier League is too challenging to dominate

Jurgen Klopp insisted there was no plan for Liverpool to dominate the world for years to come, insisting it was tough just to be successful in England.
Marcus Rashford celeb rates scoring Manchester United’s decisive third goal in the victory at Sheffield United that pushes Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side up to sixth. Matthew Peters-Manchester United-Getty Images

Marcus Rashford scores twice to rescue Manchester United vs Sheffield

Manchester United mounted yet another rescue mission on Thursday, beating Sheffield United 3-2 to win their sixth consecutive Premier League away match of the season.
Manchester United are good enough to challenge for the Premier League title this season, according to veteran midfielder Nemanja Matic.

Nemanja Matic: Manchester United have the quality to be Premier League title contenders

Manchester United are good enough to challenge for the Premier League title this season, according to veteran midfielder Nemanja Matic.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has arguably fallen into the Jose Mourinho trap and needs to sort things out before they get out of hand.

Jose Mourinho slams Jurgen Klopp’s touchline antics after full-time spat

Jose Mourinho has slammed Jurgen Klopp’s behaviour on the touchline after his Tottenham side lost 2-1 to Liverpool at Anfield thanks to a late Roberto Firmino goal.
Now, however, a bit less than halfway into the 2020-21 season, Barcelona are still a wounded giant. At the very start, it did seem like Koeman’s changes would be enough to weather the storm. Until they weren’t.

Barcelona back in La Liga title race after many ups and downs

Following a rather poor showing throughout the 2019/20 season, everyone knew this campaign would be a largely transitional one. After all, having lost two coaches in a relatively short span of time and then being on the edge of losing the best player in the history of the club was bound to rattle a few feathers. And rattle them it did.
Jose Mourinho gave Arsenal a tactical lesson, according to Freddie Ljungberg, who says the nature of the defeat to Tottenham hurts.

Darren Anderton: Jose Mourinho has brought his magic touch to Tottenham

Despite Tottenham being on the brink of getting knocked out the Europa League qualifying rounds, the team has managed to turn around the situation and is very alive in the competition. At the same time, they top the Premier League, something that they couldn't have managed without José Mourinho.
West Brom boss, Slaven Bilic, remains under pressure at the Hawthorns.

Slaven Bilic sacked by Premier League strugglers West Brom

Slaven Bilic became the first Premier League manager to lose his job this season when he was sacked by struggling West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday.
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has claimed that Chelsea are still one year away from challenging for the Premier League title as players like Mason Mount and Kai Havertz still need time to develop.

Paul Scholes: Chelsea not yet ready to be Premier League champions

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has claimed that Chelsea are still one year away from challenging for the Premier League title as players like Mason Mount and Kai Havertz still need time to develop.
Former Tottenham Manager Tim Sherwood has explained that Semi Ajayi is one of the reasons Manchester City failed to beat West Bromwich Albion in the Premier league last night.

Tim Sherwood explains Semi Ajayi’s Importance to West Brom in Manchester City draw

Former Tottenham Manager Tim Sherwood has explained that Semi Ajayi is one of the reasons Manchester City failed to beat West Bromwich Albion in the Premier league last night.
Zinedine Zidane hailed Karim Benzema as the best French striker ever after he helped Real Madrid past Athletic in La Liga on Tuesday.

Zinedine Zidane: Karim Benzema best French striker ever

Zinedine Zidane has praised Karim Benzema as the best French striker ever after scoring another brace in Real Madrid’s 3-1 La Liga win over Athletic Bilbao.
Arsenal chief executive Vinai Venkatesham has backed under-fire manager Mikel Arteta to turn the Premier League club’s fortunes around after a dismal start to the season.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal not in relegation battle

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta insists the club is not in relegation battle despite recent run of poor results.
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks at a news conference during a visit to Berlin, Germany, February 14, 2020. REUTERS-Hannibal Hanschke-File Photo

Sudan reaffirms adherence to African Union’s leadership in Ethiopia’s Nile dam issue

The Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, on Monday reaffirmed Sudan’s adherence to the leadership of the African Union in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.
Pressure on Mikel Arteta increased after Arsenal’s home defeat to Burnley. Laurence Griffiths-Reuters

Mikel Arteta: I must ‘take the bullets’ for Arsenal form

Mikel Arteta admits he must "take the bullets" for Arsenal's poor form and has urged his players to put their bodies on the line to arrest the Gunners' slump.
Ola Aina said Fulham gave everything against champions Liverpool, but were unlucky not to pick the maximum points in Sunday’s premier league fixture.

Ola Aina: Fulham deserved more vs Liverpool

Ola Aina said Fulham gave everything against champions Liverpool, but were unlucky not to pick the maximum points in Sunday’s premier league fixture.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

All-Share Index grows by 1.7% as trading resumes

The first trading session of the week opened bullish following the 1.73 per cent growth recorded by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has held talks with his squad for the lack of goals being scored this season.

Pep Guardiola holds talks with his squad over the lack of goals this season

According to Jack Gaughan of the Daily Mail, Guardiola held a meeting with the members of his squad over the lack of intensity City are exhibiting in the attacking zones of the pitch.
Arsenal’s technical director Edu (left) has backed Mikel Arteta despite the team’s poor start to the season. Simon Stacpoole-Offside via Getty Images

Arsenal director urges fans to keep faith in Mikel Arteta

Arsenal technical director Edu wants fans to believe in manager Mikel Arteta despite the team’s recent poor outings.
Former Arsenal player, Emmanuel Frimpong, is not impressed with Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka.

Ex-Arsenal midfielder tells Mikel Arteta to sell Granit Xhaka

Former Arsenal player, Emmanuel Frimpong, is not impressed with Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka.
After former coach Lucien Favre was sacked on Sunday, Dortmund are looking to bounce back from a humiliating 5-1 defeat to Stuttgart which saw them drop out of the top four and cost the Swiss coach his job.

Borussia Dortmund out to reverse slump after Lucien Favre dismissal

New Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzic will make his debut in the dugout when his team travel to Werder Bremen on Tuesday, with the crisis-hit Bundesliga giants looking to pick up their first win in four league games.
Having coached Liverpool in his illustrious career, Brendan Rodgers believes Wilfred Ndidi could become his Leicester City version of Steven Gerrard.

Wilfred Ndidi celebrates Leicester’s win, clean sheet vs Brighton

Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after helping Leicester City claim all three points and also kept a clean sheet in their home win against Brighton on Sunday.
Chioma Ubogagu scored her first goal in the 2020-21 Spanish Primera Iberdrola campaign as Real Madrid thrashed Espanyol 8-1 at Ciutat Esportiva Dani Jarque on Sunday.

Chioma Ubogagu scores first goal of the season for Real Madrid

The 28-year-old had starred for the USA at youth level before playing for England at senior level thrice, albeit in friendlies, and still eligible to represent Nigeria due to the new Fifa eligibility rules.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (3rdL) celebrates after scoring a penalty during the Italian Serie A football match Genoa vs Juventus on December 13, 2020 at the Luigi-Ferraris stadium in Genoa. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO - AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice on 100th Juve appearance to keep pace with AC Milan

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 100th game for Juventus with a pair of penalties in a 3-1 success over Genoa on Sunday, as the champions closed the gap on Serie A leaders AC Milan.

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Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao- says Service Chefs will submit to DHQ under the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor.

NAF chief: Terrorists’ll be brought to their knees

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said the Nigerian military will win the war on insecurity in the North-East and other parts of the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Oyo: Police rescues three abducted women after four days in captivity

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday confirmed the release of the abducted victims at Onipe, a suburb along the Ijebu-ode/Idi-Ayunre axis of Oluyole Local Government Area of the state on Monday by unknown gunmen.
The newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Prof George Obiozor has admonished the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to thread cautiously his agitation for a separate country from Nigeria.

Ohanaeze: No ‘no man’s land’ in Igbo land

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has warned non-Igbo indigenes residing in the South-East to erase ‘no man’s land’ from their minds.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador addresses to the nation on his second anniversary as the President of Mexico, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, December 1, 2020. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for COVID-19, he said on Sunday, adding that his symptoms were light and that he was receiving medical treatment. Photo taken December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Mexico president backs extension of supreme court head’s term, sparks backlash

Mexico's Senate on Thursday voted to extend the term of the president of the Supreme Court for an extra two years, a move criticized by opposition lawmakers who called it a bid by the ruling party to strengthen its hold on the country's institutions.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Kaduna: Police arrest three for criminal conspiracy, incitement, abduction

The Police Command in Kaduna State said on Friday that it had arrested three suspects for criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbances and abduction in the state.

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Poor households suffer volatile work situations – NBS survey

A survey by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has shown that poorer households suffered volatile work situations in February this year, resulting in a six-month (September to February 2020) decline in the share of workers in the lowest consumption quintile/ class.
Former National Chairman of the defunct Independent Democrats ID Party, Chief Edozie Madu, has declared to contest for governorship in Anambra State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Anambra APC guber aspirant advises colleagues to stop attacking Senator Ngige, party leaders

Former National Chairman of the defunct Independent Democrats ID Party, Chief Edozie Madu, has declared to contest for governorship in Anambra State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has urged residents not to panic over reported plans by criminals to unleash violent attacks during this festive period.

Lagos police chief warns against jungle justice

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosun, has warned against the act of jungle justice frequently unleashed on some suspects in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje to unveil Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars player

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, is expected to unveil Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars latest signing.

Businessman recovers Lekki property from ‘trespasser’

A businessman, Mr. Adedayo Mumuni Shittu, has recovered from an “unknown individual”, his plot of land at Block B Plot 2 Victory Park Estate Igbokushu, Lekki Phase I, Lagos, following a court order.