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E2%80%95-luis-enrique/ COVID-19: Playing with no fans is sadder than dancing with your sister ― Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique is certainly not a fan of matches being held without supporters present, even though he is eager for football to resume. Spain head coach Luis Enrique has described playing matches behind closed doors as being “sadder than dancing with your own sister”. Elite football games are likely to be staged without fans presentRead More
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Solskjaer warns ‘personal agendas’ will not be tolerated

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his players that “personal agendas” will not be tolerated as he seeks a change of culture at Old Trafford. Solskjaer has overseen a huge turnover in his squad since taking charge in 2018. Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez were high-profile departures to Inter Milan, while Chris Smalling,Read More
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E2%80%95-luis-enrique/ Football without fans ‘sadder than dancing with your sister’ ― Luis Enrique

Spain coach Luis Enrique says playing behind closed doors is “sadder than dancing with your own sister”, as football faces the prospect of games without supporters for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic. Germany’s Bundesliga became the first major European league to resume last weekend following the two-month shutdown, with strict hygiene measuresRead More
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Giroud, Caballero to remain at Chelsea till 2021

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud and goalkeeper Willy Caballero extended their contracts till the end of the 2020/21 season, the Premier League side announced on Wednesday. Giroud, 33, forced himself back into Frank Lampard’s plans just prior to the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic and scored the Blues’ last goal in a 4-0 win overRead More
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COVID-19: Eight footballers test positive in Mexico, jeopardising league restart

Eight footballers from top-flight Mexican team Santos Laguna have tested positive for the coronavirus, the club said Wednesday, jeopardising attempts to restart the national league after two months of suspension. A decision on the possible resumption of the Mexican league, the Liga MX, had been expected by the end of the week, and the testsRead More
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Watford’s Mariappa shocked by coronavirus diagnosis

Watford defender Adrian Mariappa said news that he had tested positive for coronavirus came as a “big surprise” as he has felt no ill effects. The 33-year-old was one of three positive tests at Watford with the other two among staff members. The Hornets accounted for half the six COVID-19 cases detected from 748 testsRead More
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Neuer signs new Bayern deal until 2023

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has signed a new deal with Bayern Munich that ties him to the club until 2023, the Bundesliga champions said on Wednesday. The announcement ends weeks of speculation over Manuel Neuer, Bayern captain’s future, with widespread reports that talks between player and club had hit the rocks. “During the weeks ofRead More
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E2%80%95fifpro/ COVID-19: Some football players in Africa relying on food packages ―FIFPRO

Some professional football players in Latin America and Africa are relying on food packages during the novel coronavirus stoppage, the global players’ union, FIFPRO, said on Wednesday. FIFPRO which has affiliates in 65 countries also noted that other players elsewhere are being pressured into returning to play, sometimes without testing for COVID-19. As football beginsRead More
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‘Football with fans will be back soon,’ says UEFA chief

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is confident “good old football with fans will come back very soon” despite the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Domestic and continental club competitions were halted across Europe in mid-March due to the COVID-19 crisis and Euro 2020 was postponed. The Bundesliga made a successful return to action behind closedRead More
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Coronavirus: Klopp dons face covering as Liverpool return to training

Jurgen Klopp was pictured heading into Liverpool’s Melwood facility donning a face covering as the Reds prepared to resume training. The runaway Premier League leaders are to recommence small group sessions on Wednesday as the top flight in England steps up preparations towards a potential June return amid the coronavirus pandemic. Liverpool posted a pictureRead More
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EPL: Dimitar Berbatov reveals player Chelsea should sign as Hazard’s replacement

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has urged Chelsea to sign Bayer Leverkusen winger, Kai Havertz, as former Blues star, Eden Hazard’s replacement at Stamford. Hazard left Chelsea last summer for Real Madrid, but Berbatov believes Havertz could replace the Belgium international at Chelsea, adding that the 20-year-old German star has excellent quality. “I think …
EPL: Dimitar Berbatov reveals player Chelsea should sign as Hazard’s replacement

QPR midfielder, Ebere Eze reveals why he has not decided on playing for Nigeria

Queens Park Rangers midfielder, Ebere Eze, has said he is enjoying his football and does not want to be put under pressure on his international future. Eze is still eligible to play for Nigeria, despite playing for the U-20 and U-21 teams of England. “I don’t want to make a rash decision, as much as …
QPR midfielder, Ebere Eze reveals why he has not decided on playing for Nigeria

Luis Suarez tells Lautaro Martinez not to join Barcelona, gives reason

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has given reasons why Inter Milan forward, Lautaro Martinez, should not leave the Serie A giant amid interest from the Blaugrana. According to Suarez, Martinez would have less prominence in Spain if he joins Barcelona than he does at Inter in Italy. DAILY POST recalls that Martinez has drawn the interest …
Luis Suarez tells Lautaro Martinez not to join Barcelona, gives reason

How I made Kanu Nwankwo angry – Cesc Fabregas

Former Arsenal captain, Cesc Fabregas, has disclosed that he made his former Gunners teammate, Nwankwo Kanu, angry during their time at Emirates. Fabregas, who currently plays for Monaco in the French Ligue 1, joined Arsenal as a teenager in 2003 from Barcelona. The Spain international was highly rated by former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger. According …
How I made Kanu Nwankwo angry – Cesc Fabregas

Shanghai Shenhua raises doubt over Ighalo’s permanent move to Man Utd

Shanghai Shenhua sporting director, Zhou Jun, has said Odion Ighalo would be a perfect fit at Manchester United. However, Jun admits the Red Devils might have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, making it hard to sign the Nigerian on a permanent basis. Ighalo joined United on a six-month loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua in …
Shanghai Shenhua raises doubt over Ighalo’s permanent move to Man Utd

EPL: Real reason Solskjaer wants to sign Victor Osimhen for Man Utd revealed

Manchester United have renewed their interest in Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, ESPN reports. United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is believed to have made the 21-year-old his priority. Osimhen has attracted interested from many clubs around Europe, following his impressive debut season in Ligue 1. He scored 18 goals and provided six assists in 38 appearances, …
EPL: Real reason Solskjaer wants to sign Victor Osimhen for Man Utd revealed

Bournemouth’s Philip Billing snubs Nigeria for Denmark

Bournemouth midfielder, Philip Billing, has debunked rumours that he is interested in playing for Nigeria. In an interview with BT, he made it clear his international future lies with Denmark. Billing was born to a Nigerian father and Danish mother, making him eligible to represent both countries. The player has been called up by the …
Bournemouth’s Philip Billing snubs Nigeria for Denmark

COVID-19: Kante decides to stay away from Chelsea training

Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, was given permission by the club to miss training on Wednesday. According to Sky Sports, the France international expressed safety concerns over a return amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Kante was present at Cobham on Tuesday, on the first day Premier League clubs were allowed to resume small group sessions. However, the …
COVID-19: Kante decides to stay away from Chelsea training

Jorginho’s agent clears air on midfielder’s alleged move to Juventus from Chelsea

Italy star, Jorginho’s agent, Joao Santos has said that his client is happy at Chelsea and that Juventus have not approached him. DAILY POST had reported that Jorginho had drawn interest from Juventus in the past few days. Juventus coach, Maurizio Sarri, is keen to work with the 28-year-old again for the third time. Sarri …
Jorginho’s agent clears air on midfielder’s alleged move to Juventus from Chelsea

COVID-19: Victor Moses’ value drops as Inter Milan eye deal

Inter Milan have made it clear they are not ready to pay £10.75million for Victor Moses, the UK Sun reports. The former Nigeria international is owned by Chelsea and Inter have informed the Premier League side they value him at £6m. The Serie A club believe the financial impact of the COVID-19, means there is …
COVID-19: Victor Moses’ value drops as Inter Milan eye deal

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