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The Europa League might not be top of Chelsea’s priorities this season, but in the current circumstances Thursday’s last 32, first leg away to Malmo in Sweden takes on extra importance for Maurizio Sarri’s side.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes that the absence of star forward Neymar will be “dangerous” ahead of his side’s Champions League knockout campaign.
Despite being one of the biggest spenders in Europe in the January transfer window, Paris Saint-Germain have lost Neymar to injury at a crucial point in the season and risk being undermined by tensions behind the scenes.
Chelsea were interested in Paredes as a replacement for Cesc Fabregas, who left for Monaco earlier this month.
Amid a packed schedule, Arsenal take a 10-match winning streak to Sporting Lisbon as their quest to win the Europa League continues Thursday, when city rivals Chelsea, possibly without the influential Eden Hazard, host BATE Borisov of Belarus.
Italian Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said last week Mancini, a former Man City and Inter Milan coach, had agreed in principle to become the next manager of four-time world champions Italy, who failed to qualify for the World Cup after defeat to Sweden in a two-leg playoff.
Carlo Ancelotti says he will bide his time for the right offer to return to management, while admitting he turned down the Italy job to concentrate on club football.
Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa bagged a second-half brace to help CSKA Moscow come from a goal down to beat Kuban Krasnodar 2-1 in the Russian Premier League on Sunday.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has reworked his list for the friendly against Russia and Nigeria on November 14 in Russia, by handing a late call up to Zenit Saint Petersburg defender Emmanuel Mammana.
Arsenal reached the Europa League last 32 Thursday as Everton crashed out and Patrice Evra was red-carded for a karate kick at one of his own Marseille fans -- before the match had even started.
Former United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has described Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election as bad news for democracy, adding that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is unlikely to win his suit in court.
Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have appealed to the Kaduna State government to convene a stakeholders’ meeting that will help in addressing incessant killings in Kajuru Local Council and other parts of the state.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
Marseille’s Mario Balotelli denies planning to troll Paris Saint-Germain with Marcus Rashford t-shirt celebration
Marseille forward Mario Balotelli has denied planning to troll Paris Saint-Germain with a Marcus Rashford emblazoned t-shirt during their Ligue 1 clash on Sunday.
Having coached the Spanish giants between 2010 and 2013, Mourinho had been linked with a return to the Santiago Bernabeu to replace Santiago Solari, who was sacked following Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of Ajax.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, ACJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said that suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen, remains the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Ousmane Dembele could miss Barcelona’s crunch La Liga game against Atletico Madrid after Barcelona confirmed on Thursday he will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury.
Thousands of Ethiopians have turned out to a mass funeral ceremony in the capital one week after the plane crash that killed 157 people.