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Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has explained why he subbed off Mesut Ozil during their Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Mesut Ozil ‘disappointed’ with Arsenal’s reaction to criticism over ‘Uighur Muslim persecution’

Mesut Ozil says he was left disappointed by Arsenal distancing themselves from his comments over the alleged persecution of Uighur Muslims in China.
Toni Kroos recognises Gareth Bale’s marginal role at Real Madrid is “unsatisfactory for everyone”.

Manchester United target Gareth Bale as Jadon Sancho alternative

Manchester United’s list of Jadon Sancho alternatives includes Gareth Bale and Douglas Costa, according to The Athletic.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing.

Juventus offer Arsenal Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa for Alexandre Lacazette

Serie A giants Juventus will reportedly offer Arsenal a choice of Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa or Cristian Romero in exchange for Alexandre Lacazette.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

​Chelsea defenders happy for Lampard to sell Kepa Arrizabalaga after poor season

Chelsea stars are hopeful manager Frank Lampard will sell goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga this summer.

Manchester United open talks about move for Kingsley Coman

Reported by respected journalist Andy Mitten, founder and editor of popular Manchester United fanzine United We Stand, he claims Coman has been watched extensively by the club.
Brighton are tracking Ainsley Maitland-Niles for a potential summer transfer, with the Arsenal academy graduate open to a departure.

Brighton tracking Arsenal youngster for summer transfer

Brighton are tracking Ainsley Maitland-Niles for a potential summer transfer, with the Arsenal academy graduate open to a departure.
Watford have taken the remarkable decision to sack Nigel Pearson with just two games of the Premier League season to go.

Watford ‘sack Nigel Pearson’ with only two PL games remaining

Watford have taken the remarkable decision to sack Nigel Pearson with just two games of the Premier League season to go.
Premier League is making plans to stage friendly games so players can prepare before competitive action begins.

Premier League set to return to ‘normal broadcast model’ next season

The ability to watch every single game on UK television could be short-lived, with the Premier League reportedly set to return to its usual broadcast model next season.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba has had probably a bigger impact on the team than some fans may recognise.

Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘excited’ about Jadon Sancho transfer possibility

Paul Pogba is reportedly excited about the prospect of linking up with Jadon Sancho at Manchester United.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Napoli prepare to sell Kalidou Koulibaly

Napoli are, according to the Telegraph, preparing to sell Kalidou Koulibaly to the Premier League this summer, hoping to make back the possible money spent on Lille forward, Victor Osimhen.
Mattéo Guendouzi

Arsenal force Mattéo Guendouzi to train alone for two weeks

Mattéo Guendouzi has run out of chances at Arsenal and the Gunners will look to sell or swap the player in this summer’s transfer window.
Arsenal have told Folarin Balogun he can leave the club this summer.

Arsenal to sell Folarin Balogun after contract talks break down with teenage striker

The 19-year-old striker is one of the most highly-rated youngsters at the club and led the way for the Under-23s this season, scoring 10 goals in 15 appearances.
Premier League success has increased Liverpool's hunger to win trophies and enter a period of sustained success, says chairman Tom Werner.

Tom Werner: Liverpool hungrier for trophies after Premier League success

Premier League success has increased Liverpool's hunger to win trophies and enter a "period of sustained success", says chairman Tom Werner.

Steven Gerrard: Jordan Henderson deserves Player of the Year award

It is that time of year when pundits and managers talk about the stars who have influenced Europe’s most popular league.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been hailed by the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, for sending a “powerful message to the world” on coronavirus.

Steven Gerrard names Jurgen Klopp as world’s best football manager

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has named Jurgen Klopp as the best football manager in the world. The former Liverpool captain believes that the Reds manager stands above Pep Guardiola in a class of one.
Jose Mourinho has omitted Manchester United from his list of candidates for a top-four Premier League finish, while including Sheffield United and Wolves in the final running.

Jose Mourinho mocks Manchester United boss ahead of Spurs clash

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho seems to have added fuel to fire ahead of their first game back against his former club Manchester United, by delivering a damning assessment of rival manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
David Luiz is an “unbelievable player”, according to Pablo Mari, with an Arsenal new boy welcoming the opportunity work with a decorated Brazil international.

Agent backs David Luiz to extend Arsenal contract

David Luiz agent Kia Joorabchian is confident the Brazilian wants to extend his stay at Arsenal despite being out of contract and there is a “very high chance” it will happen.
Matteo Guendouzi celebrates after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang latched onto his pass to score their second goal to equalise 2-2 against Tottenham (BEN STANSALL-AFP-Getty Images)

Arsenal fans back Raul Sanllehi, Edu’s reported plan for Matteo Guendouzi

Arsenal supporters have taken to social media after reports of midfielder Matteo Guendouzi being put up for sale this summer.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.