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Arsenal reject Atletico Madrid bid for midfielder

Atletico Madrid have seen an opening offer for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira rejected by the Gunners.
Udinese coach, Igor Tudor has revealed that it will be good to have William Troost-Ekong for their next three games.

Watford close in on Super Eagles star William Troost-Ekong

English Championship club Watford are closing in on the signing of Udinese and Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, Sport Witness reports.
New Manchester United signing Donny van de Beek admits he has received advice about the Premier League from father-in-law Dennis Bergkamp.

Donny van de Beek launches strong criticism of Manchester United players after debut defeat...

Manchester United new-boy Donny van de Beek has hit out at the club’s players following his debut defeat to Crystal Palace.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk blamed his side’s Community Shield penalty shootout defeat to Arsenal on their profligate finishing.

Carabao Cup: Liverpool may face Arsenal in fourth round

The winner of Liverpool’s Carabao Cup tie against Lincoln City next Thursday, will face either Arsenal or Leicester in round four of the competition.
Ismaila Sarr suffered a hamstring injury in Watford’s 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s Premier League game.

Manchester United consider Ismaila Sarr move after Jadon Sancho failure

Manchester United have reportedly turned their attentions towards Watford’s Ismaila Sarr as an alternative to Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho.
Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Chelsea last night was not shown in China amid growing tensions with the UK.

Ian Rush: Liverpool don’t need signings to defend Premier League title

Liverpool don’t need any signings to defend their Premier League crown and the rest of the division is simply playing catch-up in the transfer market, according to Reds legend Ian Rush.
Everton have completed the signing of midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure from Watford FC who were relegated at the end of the last Premier League season.

Everton sign Abdoulaye Doucouré from Watford

Everton have confirmed the signing of Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré.
Premier League has been hit by 14 new cases of coronavirus since teams returned to training, reports claim.

Premier League set to reject requests to postpone games due to Covid outbreaks

Premier League officials are set to reject requests to postpone games in the event of Covid outbreaks amongst top-flight sides, with clubs required to fulfil fixtures unless they have fewer than 14 players available.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Leonardo: Paris Saint-Germain thought about buying Leo Messi

Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
New Everton signing Allan is one of the best defensive midfielders in world football, according to Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti.

New Everton signing Allan one of the world’s best – coach

New Everton signing Allan is one of the best defensive midfielders in world football, according to Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti.
James Rodriguez has to find a way out of Real Madrid this summer, says Carlos Valderrama, as Zinedine Zidane has made it abundantly clear that he “doesn’t want him”.

​Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez undergoes Everton medical

The Colombian, who was once seen as among the top talents in the game, is set to sign for Carlo Ancelotti's Toffees.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out a buy-to-sell move for James Rodriguez this summer, stating that the club are not in the human trafficking business.

James Rodriguez agrees ‘substantial wage cut’ as Everton transfer agreed

James Rodriguez is closing in on a switch to Everton after agreeing a ‘substantial wage cut’ to move to the Premier League.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

Super Eagles target named in England U-21 squad for September matches

Super Eagles target Ebere Eze has been named in the England U21 squad for their upcoming UEFA European U21 Championship qualifiers against Kosovo and Austria.
John Obi Mikel scored his first Stoke City goal in their 5-1 hammering of Shrewsbury Town in Tuesday’s pre-season friendly match.

Mikel Obi scores in first game for Stoke

John Obi Mikel scored his first Stoke City goal in their 5-1 hammering of Shrewsbury Town in Tuesday’s pre-season friendly match.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

Fulham joins Crystal Palace in the race to sign Eberechi Eze

Newly Promoted side Fulham have entered the race sign Eberechi Eze from Crystal Palace in the current transfer window.
Bournemouth will start life back in the Championship at home to Blackburn Rovers, while Watford host Middlesbrough and Norwich City travel to Huddersfield Town.

Relegated Premier League sides get fixtures as 2020-21 Championship schedule released

Bournemouth will start life back in the Championship at home to Blackburn Rovers, while Watford host Middlesbrough and Norwich City travel to Huddersfield Town.
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with team mates celebrates with the trophy after winning the Premier League. REUTERS-Paul Ellis

Liverpool to begin Premier League title defence against Leeds

Liverpool will begin defending their Premier League title on Sept. 12 at Anfield, according to a fixture list for the new season, when they play newly promoted Leeds United, who return to England’s top-flight for the first time in 16 years.
John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020-21 season

Mikel Obi: Stoke City belongs to the Premier League

Mikel returned to English football after signing a one year contract with the Michael O’Neil led Potters ahead of the coming season.

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Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Friday when a helicopter crashed into a building on Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State.

AIB: No fuel left in Quorum helicopter tanks as at crash time

Preliminary report by the Accident Investigation Bu­reau (AIB) has revealed that there was no fuel left in the tanks of Bell 206B 111 He­licopter, which crashed on Friday, August 28, 2020, at Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos.
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UNICEF: 57% Nigerian children don’t have birth certificates

The United Nations Children’s Fund on Monday said about 57 per cent of Nigerian children under the age of five years don’t have birth certificates.
Real Madrid are not interested in a move for Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli according to reports from Diario AS.

Tottenham supremo willing to listen to Dele Alli offers

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is prepared to sell Dele Alli in the coming weeks.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos residents hail governor for road construction

The residents of Ijeododo, Ijegun and Ijagemo towns have praised Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for approving the construction of Ijegun-Ijedodo, Abule Ado road.
Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso is confident that Victor Osimhen will be a great asset to his team as the season progresses.

Language barrier not a problem for Victor Osimhen at Napoli – rep

Victor Okolo, brother-in-law and representative of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has stated that the Nigerian forward is not hindered by language differences at his new club.