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Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian Mbappe reacts in pain during the match against Metz. AFP

Paris Saint-Germain confident Kylian Mbappe fit for Manchester City clash

Paris Saint-Germain boss, Mauricio Pochettino, is hopeful Mbappe will be fit to face Manchester City in the Champions League this week.
Kylian Mbappé has told Paris Saint-Germain he intends to leave the club at the end of the 2020-21 season.

Kylian Mbappe suffers thigh injury ahead of Champions League match vs Manchester City

Kylian Mbappe scored either side of halftime but picked up a thigh injury as Paris St Germain returned to the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 victory over Metz at the Stade Saint-Symphorien.
Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.

Bordeaux boss: Samuel Kalu won’t be rushed back from injury

Samuel Kalu will not be rushed back into action from injury according to Bordeaux boss Jean-Louis Gasset.
Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino said Saturday’s top-of-the-table Ligue 1 clash against Lille would be important but not decisive as the season nears its end.

Lille clash ‘important but not decisive’ – PSG coach

Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino said Saturday’s top-of-the-table Ligue 1 clash against Lille would be important but not decisive as the season nears its end.
Spain boss Luis Enrique says he will always be grateful to former club Barcelona and has not ruled out a return to the Liga giants in the future.

Spain boss faces defensive concerns ahead of Greece clash

La Roja kick off their path to Qatar with a triple header of key games before the end of March, facing Greece at Granada, before travelling to Georgia and returning to Spain to take on Kosovo inside the next ten days.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino says Neymar will return after five weeks out injured against Lyon in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Neymar makes PSG return from injury vs Lyon

Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino says Neymar will return after five weeks out injured against Lyon in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has downplayed suggestions his side have reignited the Premier League title race after ending Manchester City’s 21-match winning run with a stunning 2-0 derby victory.

Manchester United boss delighted to pass AC Milan test

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was delighted with victory at AC Milan and believes there is plenty more to come from super sub Paul Pogba after he fired Manchester United into the Europa League quarter-finals.
Paul Pogba admits playing for Manchester United “is not easy”, but he is keeping his sights set on “the big stuff” after enduring more semi-final heartache at the hands of rivals Manchester City.

Manchester United ‘in the dark’ over Paul Pogba’s intentions this summer

Manchester United are reportedly still unsure about Paul Pogba’s intentions this summer, the Frenchman’s current contract set to expire at the end of next season.
Angel Di Maria and Marco Verratti will be available for Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, the Ligue 1 club said Friday after clearing them to return in the French Cup this weekend.

Angel Di Maria, Marco Verratti return for PSG ahead of Barca tie

Angel Di Maria and Marco Verratti will be available for Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, the Ligue 1 club said Friday after clearing them to return in the French Cup this weekend.
Bayern Munich are set to be without Serge Gnabry “for the foreseeable future” after the Germany international picking up a thigh injury at the FIFA Club World Cup.

Bayern Munich suffer Serge Gnabry injury blow

Bayern Munich are set to be without Serge Gnabry “for the foreseeable future” after the Germany international picking up a thigh injury at the FIFA Club World Cup.
Paul Pogba scores Manchester United’s second goal, cutting inside from the right flank and curling his shot into the far corner with his weaker left foot. Matt Impey-Shutterstock

Paul Pogba’s agent refuses to rule out Manchester United star’s Serie A return

Mino Raiola has refused to rule out a potential return to Serie A for Paul Pogba, while claiming "people get nervous" when he talks about the Manchester United star.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given an injury update on Paul Pogba after Manchester United’s 3-3 draw with Everton on Saturday.

Manchester United boss: Paul Pogba ruled out for a ‘few weeks’

Paul Pogba has been ruled out for a few weeks with a thigh injury, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Eden Hazard injured again, faces six weeks out

Eden Hazard will miss Real Madrid’s Champions League clash against Atalanta after he was ruled out with a thigh injury – the ninth setback he has suffered since joining the Laliga giants.
AC Milan goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu celebrated a rare appearance with a penalty kick save to help his side to a 5-4 shootout victory on Tuesday.

Ciprian Tatarusanu proves shootout hero for AC Milan in Italian Cup

AC Milan goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu celebrated a rare appearance with a penalty kick save to help his side to a 5-4 shootout victory on Tuesday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been recalled to the AC Milan squad after seven weeks out injured for Saturday’s Serie A match against Torino.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to AC Milan squad against Torino

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been recalled to the AC Milan squad after seven weeks out injured for Saturday’s Serie A match against Torino.
Arsenal have confirmed that defender Gabriel Magalhães has tested positive for coronavirus.

Arsenal’s Gabriel Magalhães to miss two games after positive coronavirus test

Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhães has tested positive for coronavirus, ruling the Brazilian out of the Gunners’ upcoming matches against Brighton and West Brom.
Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi has expressed his appreciation of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for helping his development at the North London club.

Alex Iwobi targets first Boxing Day goal

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi will be targeting his first Boxing Day Premier League goal when he files out for Everton away against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane today (Saturday).
Mikel Arteta has confirmed in his post-match press conference that Thomas Partey’s injury was in the ‘same area’, the ace made a clearly premature return from a thigh injury in the defeat to rivals Spurs.

Arsenal boss confirms Thomas Partey suffered another injury in defeat vs Tottenham

Mikel Arteta has confirmed in his post-match press conference that Thomas Partey’s injury was in the ‘same area’, the ace made a clearly premature return from a thigh injury in the defeat to rivals Spurs.
Tottenham’s Son Heung-min (right), who scored his side’s first goal, celebrates with Harry Kane, who scored the second goal, during Spurs’ Premier League victory against Arsenal. Glyn Kirk-AP

Tottenham beat Arsenal 2-0 to top Premier League table

A crowd of 2,000 Tottenham fans enjoyed their return for the first time in nine months as Harry Kane and Son Heung-min combined again to beat Arsenal 2-0 and move back top of the Premier League on Sunday.
Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva has tipped Mohamed Elneny to play a key role in Mikel Arteta's team because of his consistent performances.

Gilberto Silva: Why Mohamed Elneny is key to Arsenal midfield

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva has tipped Mohamed Elneny to play a key role in Mikel Arteta's team because of his consistent performances.
Barcelona full-back Sergi Roberto has tested positive for coronavirus, the club have confirmed on Wednesday.

Barcelona full-back Sergi Roberto tests positive for coronavirus

Roberto had been enjoying a prominent role in Ronald Koeman's squad before being forced off the pitch with a thigh injury during Barca's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid on November 21.
Barcelona star Gerard Pique could be out for between four and six months (Getty)

Barcelona provide Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto injury updates

Barcelona have announced that Sergi Roberto will face two months on the sidelines after sustaining a thigh injury during Saturday’s defeat to Atlético Madrid.

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Press Freedom Day: Nigerian government critics are threatened while terrorists operate freely – publisher

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Peloton recalls its treadmills following series of accidents

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