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Manchester United legend Gary Neville has theorised that his former club signed Donny van de Beek in the expectation that Paul Pogba would depart.

Manchester United block Donny van de Beek from January loan transfer

The Dutch midfielder, 23, arrived at Old Trafford in the last window for £39million but has been starved of game time under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah has completed his transfer to Bayer Leverkusen

Timothy Fosu-Mensah completes £1.8 million move to Bayer Leverkusen

The 23-year-old defender leaves Old Trafford having made 30 first-team appearances over the past six-and-a-half season – but just three this season.
Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.
Everton are still counting their loses over the selling of a prolific star, Ademola Lookman, to a German side, RB Leipzig.

Fulham in advanced talks with RB Leipzig for Ademola Lookman

Fulham is in advance talk to sign Ademola Lookman from German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to reports.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Dutch giant Ajax Amsterdam have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida.

CAF, Ajax celebration former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida at 47

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Dutch giant Ajax Amsterdam have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida.
Eberechi Eze shone on his Crystal Palace debut as the Eagles cruised to a 3-0 win over Charlton in a pre-season clash with their south London rivals.

Roy Hodgson: Crystal Palace have signed the right player in Eberechi Eze

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes the club has signed the right player in Eberechi Eze ahead of the 2020-21 Premier League campaign.
Manchester United and England defender Harry Maguire said on Thursday he was “scared” for his life and thought he was the victim of a kidnapping when he was arrested on a Greek holiday island.

Harry Maguire returns to Manchester United training for first time since Mykonos

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire returned to training at Carrington for the first time on Monday since his ill-fated trip to Mykonos.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Peter Powell-REUTERS

Bruno Fernandes: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer manages me

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes is enjoying playing for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Leicester shot-stopper Kasper Schmeichel has hit out at referee Michael Oliver for awarding Liverpool a penalty in Leicester’s 4-0 home defeat on Boxing Day.

Manchester United eye sensational swoop for Kasper Schmeichel

Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a move to bring Kasper Schmeichel, the son of club legend Peter, to Old Trafford this summer according to reports.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League: Only players with coronavirus will be quarantined

Only individual Premier League players who test positive for coronavirus will be quarantined rather than whole squads as plans for Project Restart gather pace.
Anthony Martial opened the scoring for Manchester United against Manchester City after a smart free-kick from Bruno Fernandes.

Manchester United recall players back to Britain

The move comes as Premier League clubs look at options to return to training grounds later this month under the Project Restart proposal, which has led to concerns being raised from four Premier League club doctors.
Harry Maguire will be keeping captaincy duties at Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed, with the £80 million ($104m) defender taking the armband from Ashley Young.

Harry Maguire: I joined Manchester United to win trophies

Harry Maguire has expressed his belief that Manchester United will need to be "mentally strong" to return to the top, while reiterating his desire to win trophies over the next few years.
Bruno Fernandes has “galvanised” Manchester United, says Andy Cole, with the Portugal international midfielder almost single-handedly helping to raise collective standards.

Bruno Fernandes: I’m my friends biggest enemy when they face Manchester United

The Portugal international was named the Premier League Player of the Month for February, with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer saying he had brought an “X-factor” to the club.
Troy Deeney

Troy Deeney: I once ‘lost my head’ in a heated bust-up with Odion Ighalo

Watford forward Troy Deeney has reminisced about a match in 2016 where he was left so angry with Odion Ighalo that he opted to drive home rather than catch a plane with the rest of the team.
Bruno Fernandes will be a great addition to Manchester United's ranks, according to Bernardo Silva, who says the midfielder has the mentality and character to succeed in the Premier League.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Bruno Fernandes has a brain quicker than others

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described Manchester United new boy Bruno Fernandes as a "very, very good footballer" with "loads of attributes", while praising the playmaker for his "enthusiasm" in training.
Manchester United defender Harry Maguire is set for a spell on the sidelines with a hip injury.

Harry Maguire injury blow for Red Devils

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire is set for a spell on the sidelines with a hip injury.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
Manchester United’s pre-season preparations took a hit on Thursday as centre-back Eric Bailly was stretchered from the field during a friendly against Tottenham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gives update on Eric Bailly

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Eric Bailly will resume full training with the rest of the team next week.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

European Leagues critical of proposed Champions League reforms

The European Leagues has said plans to revamp the Champions League should be started from scratch as the current proposals only benefit "a few rich and dominant clubs".
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 06, 2018 Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has an unsuccessful shot during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England.Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne, a pivotal figure in Manchester City's title-winning campaign, will be out of action for three months because of a knee injury, the club said on August 17, 2018. The 27-year-old midfielder -- who scored eight goals and provided 16 assists as City romped to the title last season -- will not have to undergo surgery on the injury which he suffered in training on Wednesday. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS /

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne being checked after injury scare

Manchester City are sweating on a knee injury to Kevin De Bruyne after he limped off out of their 2-0 Carabao Cup victory over Fulham on Thursday.
Callum Wilson

Callum Wilson double gives Bournmouth win at struggling Fulham

Fulham suffered their fourth consecutive Premier League loss and remain mired in the bottom three as a brace from Callum Wilson helped Bournemouth stay sixth with an impressive 3-0 victory at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo governor charges Nigerians to work for unity of the country

Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he believes in one Nigeria and therefore urged Nigerians to continue to coexist peacefully.
The Chairman-CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

NIDCOM chief wants NAWOJ to lead campaign against irregular migration

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has called on the Leadership of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, (NAWOJ) to lead the awareness and sensitisation campaign to halt the menace of irregular and unnecessary journeys across the desert and the Mediterranean by women and young Ladies.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Benue: Decamped ward chairmen were already suspended – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue has reacted to the defection of some of its ward chairmen in Makurdi local government saying some of those who defected had already been suspended for anti-party activities and other inappropriate acts deserving disciplinary actions.
Travellers entering the United Kingdom from Nigeria are still expected to observe 10 days self quarantine and take two post-arrival tests.

Britain retains quarantine requirement for travellers from Nigeria

Travellers entering the United Kingdom from Nigeria are still expected to observe 10 days self quarantine and take two post-arrival tests.
People march in support of the National Unity Government in Dawei, Myanmar April 18, 2021, in this still image taken from a video. DAWEI WATCH via REUTERS

Myanmar’s junta brands rival government a terrorist group

Myanmar’s military rulers have branded a rival National Unity Government a terrorist group and blamed it for bombings, arson and killings, state-controlled media said on Saturday.

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The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the declaration on Thursday while deliberating on the strategies put in place with the election monitoring officers deployed from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, to assist and monitor the elections in Lagos State.

Lagos CP orders arrest of 13 leaders over Mile 12 crisis

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the arrest of 13 leaders of warring groups of Gengere Community, Mile 12, Ketu Area of Lagos.

NLC president: Nigerian workers are oppose to scrapping of local councils

The Organised Labour says Nigerian workers are opposed to any reform that seeks to scrap the local government system from the Constitution.
FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during his visit to a farm in Wrexham, Wales, Britain April 26, 2021. Paul Ellis/Pool via REUTERS

British premier begs UEFA to hold Champions League final in England

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has made a plea to UEFA to hold this season’s Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea in England.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deploy chopper to rescue abducted Chinese nationals

The Nigerian Police Force has deployed one of its helicopters for the rescue of some Chinese nationals in Ogun, according to a report.
Tottenham defender, Toby Alderweireld, has praised the work of Arsenal’s backline after the North London derby.

Arsenal set for complete overhauling, close in on £43 million move

Arsenal are set for a busy summer in the transfer market as Mikel Arteta looks to better the Gunners’ underwhelming season this time out, and the north London side are being linked several names.