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New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.

Matthijs de Ligt: Money played no role in decision to join Juventus

New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.
Trent Alexander-Arnold

Andy Robertson: Trent Alexander-Arnold is the best right-back in the world

Liverpool's Andy Robertson has lavished praise on team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold, hailing the fellow Champions League winner as the best right-back in the world.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

FIFA, others pay tribute to Mikel Obi after retirement

Following Thursday’s announcement by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, of his retirement from international football, tributes have continued to pour in for him, including from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s international governing body.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino reveals how close he came to quitting Tottenham

Speaking on the club’s tour of Asia, the Argentine hinted that he would have left north London had the Champions League final gone differently in June.
Mario Gotze's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich left his team-mate Marco Reus dumbstruck.

Marco Reus: Mario Gotze’s move to Bayern was difficult to understand

Mario Gotze's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich left his team-mate Marco Reus dumbstruck.
Matthijs de Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt completes €75 million Juventus move from Ajax

Juventus have completed the €75 million (£68m/$84m) signing of centre-back Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax.
Danny Rose

Tottenham confirm Danny Rose free to leave after being left out of Asia tour...

England international Rose played a key role for Mauricio Pochettino's side during their run to the Champions League final last season but hinted that he may look to move elsewhere ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.
Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo has completed a transfer to Spanish club Celta Vigo.

Ghana’s Joseph Aidoo seals move to LaLiga club Celta Vigo

The centre-back has signed a five-year deal with the LaLiga outfit, bringing an end his two-year stay with Belgian side Genk.
Ashley Cole

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard wants Ashley Cole back at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard is reported wants Ashley Cole back at Stamford Bridge to becomes his backroom staff.
Argentina finished third at the Copa but captain and star man Lionel Messi voiced complaints following the semi-final and the third-place play-off, during which he was controversially sent off.

UEFA denies inviting Argentina to Nations League after Lionel Messi Copa America row

UEFA has denied reports it would entertain inviting Argentina into its European competitions following the 2019 Copa America.
Ander Herrera claims the Manchester United board failed to convince him of his importance within the squad amid contract talks, which led to his free transfer to Paris Saint Germain.

Ander Herrera says he ‘feels very lucky’ to join Paris Saint-Germain from Manchester United

Paris Saint-Germain’s latest recruit Ander Herrera said on Sunday that if he had to leave Manchester United one of the only places he could go was “one of the most beautiful cities in the world”.
Thiago Silva says it is natural for Lionel Messi to be frustrated with the referee after losing, suggesting Paris Saint-Germain had similar feelings in defeat to Barcelona in 2017.

Thiago Silva: Lionel Messi played the referee against Paris Saint-Germain

Thiago Silva says it is natural for Lionel Messi to be frustrated with the referee after losing, suggesting Paris Saint-Germain had similar feelings in defeat to Barcelona in 2017.
Theo Hernández

Theo Hernandez undergoes AC Milan medical ahead of €20 million move from Real Madrid

Theo Hernandez has arrived to undergo a medical at AC Milan before completing a transfer from Real Madrid this week.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Mikel Obi joins Turkish club Trabzonspor

The 32-year-old midfielder, who is presently in Egypt with the Nigeria national team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, has signed a contract for two years with an option for an additional year.
Chelsea’s new signing Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain is introduced to the crowd ahead of the English League Cup semi-final second-leg football match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge in London on January 24, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Chelsea confirm Gonzalo Higuain return to Juventus

Chelsea have confirmed Gonzalo Higuain has left the club, with the Europa League winners opting not to extend his loan from Juventus or pursue a permanent deal.
Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.

Wayne Rooney: Louis van Gaal best I’ve worked under

Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Brazilian football player Neymar (C) arrives on crutches at the Women’s Defence Precinct in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 13, 2019 to testify after Brazilian Najila Trindade filed a complaint against him on May 31, saying he assaulted her after inviting her to visit him in Paris. – Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape, after she insinuated the force was corrupt. (Photo by ARI FERREIRA / AFP)

Rivaldo tells Neymar to apologise to Barcelona fans

Rivaldo believes his fellow countryman Neymar owes Barcelona’s supporters an apology.

AC Milan target ‘sustainability’ after Europa League ban

AC Milan have vowed to use their Europa League ban as a "stimulus" to achieve greater Financial Fair Play (FFP) accountability.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

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Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.