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Spurs boss Mourinho plays down alleged rift with Ndombele

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho played down suggestions of a rift with Tanguy Ndombele after Spurs’ win over West Ham. Ndombele, a club-record signing from Lyon for a reported £55million last year, was again an unused substitute as Tottenham recorded a 2-0 win in the Premier League on Tuesday. But reports in France said theRead More
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Harry Maguire eyes Manchester United season appearance landmark

Harry Maguire has got his sights set on becoming the first outfield player to complete every minute of a Premier League campaign for Manchester United since the 1994-95 season. The England defender is aiming to follow in the footsteps of fellow centre-back Gary Pallister, who managed two ever-present seasons with United. United face Maguire’s formerRead More
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David Luiz agrees Arsenal contract extension

Veteran defender David Luiz has signed a new one-year deal with Arsenal, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. The 33-year-old Brazil international joined the Gunners last year from Chelsea on an initial 12-month deal. He was heavily criticised after being sent off in last week’s 3-0 loss to Manchester City — when the PremierRead More
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Coronavirus: Three PSG players test positive

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed three players and one member of staff have tested positive for coronavirus. The Ligue 1 champions, who were crowned in April after the remainder of season was cancelled and positions decided on a points-per-game basis because of the coronavirus pandemic, are due to return to training ahead of the Coupe deRead More
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Arsenal receive injury boost with Leno to return in a month

Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno’s injury is not as bad as first feared and he could be back in full training within four weeks, the club have confirmed. Leno suffered a serious-looking setback in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion when he was fouled by Neal Maupay, who went on to score the winner.Read More
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Liverpool’s 20 point lead over Man City ‘pretty unthinkable’ – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool holding a 20-point lead over Manchester City is “pretty unthinkable” after watching Pep Guardiola’s side thrash Burnley. The reigning Premier League champions followed up a 3-0 win over Arsenal in the first game back following the coronavirus-enforced break to the season with another impressive display on Monday. City scored five withoutRead More
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‘I am extremely sorry’, Djokovic says after testing positive for COVID-19

World tennis number one Novak Djokovic tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and then apologised to all individuals who contracted the virus after playing in an exhibition tournament he organised. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Croatia’s Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have previously tested positive after playing in Djokovic’s Adria Tour exhibition tournament in Serbia andRead More
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McTominay extends stay at Man Utd until 2025

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has signed a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2025, with the option of a further year, the club announced on Tuesday. The 23-year-old academy graduate made his debut in 2017 and has made 75 appearances for the side, scoring six goals. “Whilst I understand thatRead More
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Liverpool return to Anfield as Man City aim to prolong title wait

Liverpool’s 30-year wait to win the English title could come to an end this week, but the Reds must rely on Manchester City dropping points at Chelsea. Jurgen Klopp’s men host Crystal Palace in the first Premier League game at Anfield for 110 days. A 0-0 draw at Everton in their first match for threeRead More
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Five takeaways from the Premier League weekend

All 20 Premier League sides have now had at least one experience of their ‘new normal’, adapting to empty stands and strict hygiene protocols to try and complete the season despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There are also changes to how the game operates on the field with more substitutions, water breaks and a packedRead More
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EPL: Mourinho speaks on ‘rift’ with Tottenham midfielder, Ndombele

Tottenham Hotspur coach, Jose Mourinho, has insisted that he has no ‘rift’ with midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele. Mourinho said this while reacting to media speculation of a rift between him and Ndombele. DAILY POST had reported that Ndombele could be on his way out of Spurs, after reportedly telling Mourinho he never wants to play for …
EPL: Mourinho speaks on ‘rift’ with Tottenham midfielder, Ndombele

EPL: Owen predicts Liverpool vs Crystal Palace, Man Utd vs Sheffield Utd clashes

Former Real Madrid and Liverpool player, Michael Owen has predicted some of today’s Premier League matches. Manchester United will host Sheffield United at Old Trafford following a 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in their last encounter. Premier League leaders, Liverpool will tackle Crystal Palace at Anfield after playing a 0-0 draw with Everton in their …
EPL: Owen predicts Liverpool vs Crystal Palace, Man Utd vs Sheffield Utd clashes

Tottenham vs West Ham: Mourinho speaks on qualifying for Champions League after 2-0 win

Tottenham Hotspurs manager, Jose Mourinho, has said his side’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League has been boosted by a 2-0 win over West Ham on Tuesday. The Hammers held their hosts for over an hour, before Tomas Soucek’s own goal broke the deadlock. Harry Kane then netted his first of 2020 to seal …
Tottenham vs West Ham: Mourinho speaks on qualifying for Champions League after 2-0 win

EPL: David Luiz, Mari, Cedric all agree new Arsenal deals

David Luiz has agreed a new one-year deal with Arsenal, SportsMail reports. His team-mate, Cedric Soares, has also agreed a four-year contract with the Gunners, despite not making a single appearance since his loan move from Southampton. Luiz came under heavy criticism for his error-strewn cameo performance in the 3-0 defeat at Manchester City last …
EPL: David Luiz, Mari, Cedric all agree new Arsenal deals

Man Utd vs Sheffield United: Pogba set to start alongside Bruno Fernandes in EPL clash

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is set to start Paul Pogba for the first time in 10 months, when they host Sheffield United on Wednesday, according to SportsMail. Pogba is fit again after recovering from an ankle problem, that kept him sidelined since Boxing Day. The France midfielder enjoyed an impressive cameo in the …
Man Utd vs Sheffield United: Pogba set to start alongside Bruno Fernandes in EPL clash

Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao: Rakitic fires champions to top of LaLiga

Ivan Rakitic came off the bench to score for Barcelona, as they beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 on Tuesday night. The victory ensures Barca’s LaLiga title defence remains on track, following a 0-0 draw at Sevilla last week. The Catalans came into the game in second place although level on points with Real Madrid. Athletic Bilbao …
Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao: Rakitic fires champions to top of LaLiga

EPL: Ndombele refuses to play under Mourinho at Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele, could be on his way out of the club, after telling manager Jose Mourinho he never wants to play for him again, TF1 reports. Ndombele only moved to Spurs from Lyon last summer in a club record £55million deal. However, he has struggled to recapture his best form in North …
EPL: Ndombele refuses to play under Mourinho at Tottenham

EPL: Arsenal confirm six key players to miss Southampton clash

Arsenal on Tuesday confirmed that six key players would miss their Premier League clash against Southampton on Thursday at the St. Mary’s Stadium due to injuries and suspension. Arsenal head to the game after losing 2-1 against Brighton in their last encounter on Saturday. “Bernd Leno: Right knee. Aiming to return to full training in …
EPL: Arsenal confirm six key players to miss Southampton clash

EPL: Chelsea finally reach agreement with Willian, Pedro

Chelsea have agreed contract extensions with Willian and Pedro until the end of the season. Both players were set to be free agents from June 30. However, the UK Sun reports that they will sign short-term extensions in order to help play a part in the Blues’ domestic season run-in. Neither player can join a …
EPL: Chelsea finally reach agreement with Willian, Pedro

COVID-19: NFF reveals plans to end Nigerian football league season

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that discussions are being held as to how to end the 2019-20 domestic league season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The League Management Company (LMC) had proposed a four options to end the league, including a Point-Per-Game (PPG) method after the Federal government announced that it had no …
COVID-19: NFF reveals plans to end Nigerian football league season

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