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Riyad Mahrez has praised Manchester City’s impressive start to the Champions League following their 3-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.

Riyad Mahrez lauds Manchester City’s perfect Champions League start

Pep Guardiola’s men cruised past the Ukrainian Premier League side with the Algeria international playing a key role in the victory.

Manchester City defence crisis worsens as John Stones ruled out for five weeks

Manchester City’s problems at the heart of their defence got even worse on Tuesday with the news John Stones is set to miss up to six weeks with a muscular injury.
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has called for his players to be mentally stronger after captain Granit Xhaka claimed they were “too scared” during the 2-2 draw with Watford.

Unai Emery faults Granit Xhaka over cause of Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Watford

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has called for his players to be mentally stronger after captain Granit Xhaka claimed they were “too scared” during the 2-2 draw with Watford.
Arsenal again produced a contrasting performance to throw away a two-goal lead at Watford on Quique Sanches Flores’ return to Vicarage Road.

Watford secure point as Arsenal suffer second-half collapse

Arsenal again produced a contrasting performance to throw away a two-goal lead at Watford on Quique Sanches Flores’ return to Vicarage Road.
Quique Sanchez Flores has returned to the Watford bench after Javi Gracia was sacked just four games into the season, the Premier League team announced on Saturday.

Quique Sanchez Flores returns to Watford after Javi Gracia sacked

Quique Sanchez Flores has returned to the Watford bench after Javi Gracia was sacked just four games into the season, the Premier League team announced on Saturday.
Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands are the first team in 37 years to successfully defend their US Open mixed doubles title.

Jamie Murray, Bethanie Mattek-Sands repeat as US Open mixed doubles champs

Britain’s Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States captured their second consecutive US Open mixed doubles title on Saturday, defeating top seeds Chan Hao-Ching and Michael Venus 6-2, 6-3.

Watford confirm Javi Gracia’s successor

Watford have acted quickly to replace Javi Gracia confirming the reappointment of Quique Sanchez Flores.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Nicolas Pepe withdraws from Ivory Coast squad to work on fitness with Arsenal

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast squad to work on his fitness in London.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has demanded an improved performance from his players against Burnley, despite kicking off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

Thomas Vermaelen backs Unai Emery to oversee progress with Arsenal

Arsenal are well placed to significantly improve on their mediocre 2018-19 campaign under Unai Emery this season, according to Thomas Vermaelen.
Uche Agbo

Uche Agbo joins SC Braga on loan from Standard Liege

Nigeria midfielder Uche Agbo has linked up with Portuguese side, SC Braga, on a one-year loan deal from Belgian outfit, Standard Liege.
David Luiz has urged Arsenal's defenders to take responsibility for their mistakes after a 2-2 draw with Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

David Luiz bemoans costly Arsenal errors after Tottenham draw

David Luiz has urged Arsenal's defenders to "take responsibility" for their mistakes after a 2-2 draw with Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.

Nigeria’s Tom Dele-Bashiru ready to take English premiership by storm

Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.
Arsenal’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League were all but snuffed out on Sunday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly Brighton.

Arsenal, Tottenham battle for North London derby supremacy

After recording their best start in the Premier League in almost a decade-two wins in two games, Arsenal fell like a pack of cards against Liverpool at Anfield last weekend while Tottenham Hotspurs against all odds, lost 0-1 at home against Newcastle.
Lucas Moura (centre) celebrates after scoring Tottenham’s equaliser which put them through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Alejandro García-EPA

Arsenal, Tottenham battle for bragging rights, Manchester United aim to bounce back at Southampton

Arsenal and Tottenham battle for North London supremacy on Sunday in an early indicator as to who will be Manchester City and Liverpool’s closest challengers for the Premier League title.
Aidy Boothroyd has included Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood in his England Under-21 squad for fixtures against Turkey and Kosovo next month.

Manchester United youngster included in England Under-21 squad

Aidy Boothroyd has included Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood in his England Under-21 squad for fixtures against Turkey and Kosovo next month.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus scores the winning penalty in the shoot-out. Ian Kington-AFP-Getty Images

Manchester City eye autumn advantage over Liverpool

Manchester City may trail Liverpool by two points in the early season running for the Premier League title, but opportunity knocks for the champions in a two-month stretch beginning with Saturday’s visit of Brighton to the Etihad.
Super Eagles assistant coach Imama Amapakabo is tipping Super Eagles forward Alexander Iwobi for success at Everton after leaving Arsenal in summer.

Carabao Cup: Alex Iwobi faces Sheffield Wednesday test

Alex Iwobi and his Everton teamamates will face Sheffield Wednesday in the third round of the Carabao Cup next month.
Bury face expulsion from the English Football League (EFL) after a proposed buyer for the beleaguered League One side pulled out on Tuesday.

English club expelled after 125 years in English Football League

Bury, one of English football’s oldest clubs, were expelled from the Football League (EFL) on Tuesday after failing to resolve their financial problems or find a new buyer.

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Tribunal dismisses certificate forgery case against Kwara governor

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kwara State, on Friday, dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) petition seeking the nullification of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak’s election.
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Ernesto Valverde backs Lionel Messi to help Barcelona rectify poor away form

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