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Maurizio Sarri slammed a “messy” performance as Juventus fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling Udinese on Thursday night to miss the chance to seal the Serie A title for the ninth time in a row.

Juventus yet to settle Maurizio Sarri four months after his sack

Juventus and former boss Maurizio Sarri are still in discussions about settling the compensation he is due after being sacked in the summer, according to reports.
Roberto Mancini has expressed his sadness at seeing Mario Balotelli go from being Italian football's golden boy to the odd man out.

Roberto Mancini: Mario Balotelli should be playing for Italy

Italy boss Mancini gave Balotelli his Serie A debut for Inter when the striker was just 17 years old, in December 2007, and a first Azzurri cap came before his 20th birthday.
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.
Aleksandar Kolarov has completed a permanent move to Inter from Roma.

Aleksandar Kolarov completes permanent move to Inter from Roma

Kolarov was officially unveiled at San Siro on Tuesday afternoon, after reportedly putting pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri.
Sevilla’s Lucas Ocampos (right) scores the only goal of the game from Éver Banega’s cross. Ina Fassbender-Reuters

Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk reach Europa League semi-finals

Sevilla midfielder Lucas Ocampos headed a late goal to snatch a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers as they reached the Europa League semi-finals on Tuesday.
Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, still believes that playing at home continues to offer an advantage in spite of matches currently being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juventus boss picks positives from Roma defeat

Maurizio Sarri believes “a little fear can do us good” after seeing Juventus prepare for their crucial Champions League tie against Lyon by losing 3-1 to Roma on the final weekend of the Serie A season.
Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.

Italian Serie A gets new president

Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.
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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.
Franck Ribéry will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season after 12 years and over 400 games, the club have announced.

Fiorentina would welcome Franck Ribery ‘with open arms’ – sporting director

Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade says he would like to sign Franck Ribery, but admits he faces competition for the former France international.
Marco Giampaolo has moved a step closer to becoming AC Milan's new head coach after leaving Serie A rivals Sampdoria.

AC Milan managerial target Marco Giampaolo paves way for move after leaving Sampdoria

Marco Giampaolo has moved a step closer to becoming AC Milan's new head coach after leaving Serie A rivals Sampdoria.
Fiorentina have confirmed that ex-AC Milan and Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella will stay on at the Serie A club.

Vincenzo Montella confirmed as Fiorentina’s head coach

Fiorentina have confirmed that ex-AC Milan and Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella will stay on at the Serie A club.
Federico Chiesa

Fiorentina insist Inter target Frederico Chiesa won’t be sold this summer

Fiorentina have insisted that Frederico Chiesa will not be sold during the summer transfer window, amid ongoing speculation over a potential switch to Inter.
Sevilla coach Joaquin Caparros

Joaquin Caparros to be replaced as Sevilla coach but remain at the club

Sevilla have announced Joaquin Caparros will be replaced as head coach and take up a position supporting sporting director Monchi next season.
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".
TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 10- Ola Aina of Torino FC celebrates the opening goal during the Serie A match between Torino FC and Udinese at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on February 10, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino-Getty Images)

Florentina plot to outbid Torino for Ola Aina permanent deal

Italian club Fiorentina are reportedly keen on a summer move for Ola Aina despite Torino’s interest in negotiating the defender’s permanent transfer from Chelsea this summer, according to a report on La Nazione.

Official: Serie A matches will not be played in China for now

Serie A matches are unlikely to be played in China in the near future, although matches in the less prestigious Coppa Italia could be, an official said on Sunday.

Sevilla appoint Pablo Machin as new manager

Sevilla have appointed Pablo Machin as coach after the Spaniard led newly-promoted Girona to a 10th-place finish in La Liga.

Gennaro Gattuso: AC Milan-Juventus Coppa Italia clash ‘like a World Cup final’

AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has likened Wednesday's Coppa Italia final to a World Cup final as his side look to secure their place in Europe next season with victory.

Real Madrid look to crash unbeaten Barcelona

Real Madrid can transform their own season by beating Liverpool in this month's Champions League final, and on Sunday they can dent Barcelona's by becoming the first team to defeat the Catalans in La Liga.

Vincenzo Montella apologises for Sevilla failure

Montella took Sevilla to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after masterminding a shock win over Manchester United, only to see his side outclassed by Bayern Munich in the next round, the team's form subsequently collapsing.

Gareth Bale leads Real Madrid to low-key win over Leganes ahead of Bayern Munich...

Gareth Bale scored as a much-changed Real Madrid warmed up for Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich with a 2-1 win over Leganes on Saturday.

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Zamfara governor: I’m ready to resign if it will end insecurity

The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says he is ready to resign if that will end insecurity in his state.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

AFCON: NFF confirms date of final qualifying matches for Super Eagles

On Wednesday, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) took to the official Twitter account of the Super Eagles to officially confirm the dates and kickoff times for the final stage of the senior men’s national football team’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
Saudi Arabia has stopped issuing visas to people from Congo while citing the Ebola outbreak there, even as the World Health Organization recommends against travel restrictions.

West African health ministers in joint fight against Ebola

Ministers of Health from Guinea – which is combating a new Ebola outbreak – and neighbouring countries have agreed on a unified front to combat the virus that re-emerged about three weeks ago.

#EndSARS: Oba Akiolu accuses youths of stealing $2 million, N17 million from his palace...

Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has said that youths that invaded his palace during #EndSARS protests in October 2020 stole $2m and N17m from his palace.

Ondo governor dissolves boards, parastatals

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the dissolution of all boards and parastatals, except the statutory ones in the state, with immediate effect.

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Facebook bans Myanmar’s military weeks after coup

Facebook has banned the Myanmar military and military-controlled state media from using its platforms weeks after a military coup in the south-east Asian country that provoked violent demonstrations, the company announced on Thursday.
Bundesliga crisis club Schalke sacked almost their entire sporting leadership Sunday, including coach Christian Gross, after an alleged player revolt and a 16th league defeat plunged their nightmare season deeper into crisis.

Crisis-hit Schalke sack manager in major clear out

Bundesliga crisis club Schalke sacked almost their entire sporting leadership Sunday, including coach Christian Gross, after an alleged player revolt and a 16th league defeat plunged their nightmare season deeper into crisis.
One of the students of Government Science College Kagara, Niger State lucky to escape recent abduction in the school has narrated how the gunmen who kidnapped his colleagues callously killed one of his friends in the course of the criminal action.

Kagara abduction: Parents commend Niger government over victims’ release

Parents of the abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger, have commended the State Government for securing the release of the students and other victims.

Nigerian government approves reopening of Osubi airport

“I have just approved the reopening of Osubi Airport Warri, for daylight operations in VFR conditions, subject to all procedures, practices and protocols, including COVID-19, strictly being observed.”
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday offered automatic employment to 110 ex-corps members in the Federal Civil Service and scholarships for the pursuit of post-graduate studies up to doctoral level in any university in Nigeria.

Presidency directs FIRS to remit NASENI statutory funds to boost technology

As part of steps to boost Science and Technology development in the country, the Presidency has directed the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to remit the statutory deductions accruable to the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI.