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Aston Villa have signed former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina on a six-month loan deal.

Aston Villa complete signing of Pepe Reina

The 37-year-old Spaniard was in attendance at Villa Park to watch Dean Smith’s side lose 6-1 to Manchester City on Sunday, and he is expected to compete with Orjand Nyland for the goalkeeper’s jersey.
Substitute Kelechi Iheanacho rescued a first-leg draw for Leicester as Aston Villa defended valiantly at the King Power Stadium to leave the League Cup semi-final finely poised going into the return leg.

Kelechi Iheanacho earns Leicester’s Carabao draw against Aston Villa

Kelechi Iheanacho’s equaliser gave Leicester City a deserved draw to leave the Carabao Cup semi-final against Aston Villa delicately poised after an entertaining encounter at the King Power Stadium.
Jack Grealish boosted Aston Villa’s hopes of survival by inspiring victory at Turf Moor.

Aston Villa secure huge win at Burnley

Aston Villa beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor on New Year’s Day as Dean Smith‘s side put in a battling display to grab a crucial three points.
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho reacts after scoring in Leicester City 4-1 big away win over Aston Villa in the Premier League encounter on Sunday to move six points clear of champions Manchester City.

Kelechi Iheanacho reacts after scoring in Leicester big away win

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho reacts after scoring in Leicester City 4-1 big away win over Aston Villa in the Premier League encounter on Sunday to move six points clear of champions Manchester City.
Chelsea’s English striker Tammy Abraham (C) scores the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge in London on December 4, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK - AFP)

Tammy Abraham return helps Chelsea beat Villa

Tammy Abraham scored a goal and set up another on his return from injury as Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Wednesday to put their Premier League campaign back on track after two straight defeats.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has promised to be ‘ruthless’ with his squad this summer by selling those who have failed to impress him.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Premier League table position not Manchester United’s biggest concern

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists that being ninth in the Premier League after 14 fixtures is not Manchester United's "biggest concern", with consistency still eluding his side at the start of the 2019-20 campaign.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Gareth Southgate names Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, 25 others for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

​England manager Gareth Southgate has named Chelsea youngsters, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori into the 27-man squad for the final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo later this month.
Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring for Manchester City against Dinamo Zagreb this season. Alex Livesey - Danehouse-Getty Images

Raheem Sterling sparkles as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 3-0

Manchester City closed the gap on Premier League leaders Liverpool to three points as Raheem Sterling inspired a 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday.
Gareth Southgate, Manager of England looks on - Getty Images

Gareth Southgate: I invited Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori on merit

England Manager Gareth Southgate has explained why the duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were invited for this month’s Euro qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
Mason Mount has hailed the England call-ups for his Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

England call up Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, drop Dele Alli Jesse Lingard

Nigeria’s duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were included in a 25-man squad on Thursday for away Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori named in England’s squad as Bamidele Alli left out

Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains one of the best in his position in the Premier League.

England coach explains why he picked Aaron Wan-Bissaka over Kyle Walker in squad

Manchester United defender Wan-Bissaka has been called up for the first time by Southgate for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers with Bulgaria and Kosovo.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

How Aston Villa ruin Alexis Iwobi’s Everton debut

The Marco Silva’s new signing was included in the Toffees traveling party to the Villa Park for Friday night English premier league fixture, haven not tasted action in the Club’s last two game due to fitness.
Marvelous Nakamba

Aston Villa confirm signing of Marvelous Nakamba

Aston Villa have officially confirmed the signing of Club Brugge midfielder Marvelous Nakamba.
Sergio Aguero’s goal at Burnley this afternoon means he is only the second player to score 20 goals or more in six different Premier League seasons.

Sergio Aguero inches Manchester City closer to title

Sergio Aguero’s 20th Premier League goal of the season left Manchester City just two wins from the title after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.
Harry Maguire

Matej Vydra: Harry Maguire is England’s weak link

Matej Vydra says the Czech Republic have identified Harry Maguire as a weak link in England's team and have also been told to kick their opponents at Wembley.
Declan Rice

West Ham’s Declan Rice wins first England call-up

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has been called up to the England squad for this month's Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro.
Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claps on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Burnley at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer salutes never-say-die Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer saluted Manchester United’s fighting spirit as they rolled back the years with two goals in the final five minutes of a thrilling 2-2 draw against Burnley.

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President Buhari reacts to Wamakko’s demise

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Chief Akin Oke, Oyo State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC)

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Coronavirus: Only President Buhari can decide on lockdown extension – task force

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L - R Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; and the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan at a meeting on Tuesday between the leadership of the National Assembly and the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.

National Assembly leadership faults Social Investment Programme implementation — in pictures

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Lagos to commence second round of emergency food distribution

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