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Premier League clubs splurge £1.24bn on signings

Premier League clubs splashed £1.24billion on new signings this summer, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The figure represents a £160m decrease from last season – but is still £70m more than was spent in the 2016 summer window. Chelsea were the league’s top spenders, splashing £226.1m on fresh talent, including Timo Werner (£45m),Read More
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Podoroska makes French Open history

Nadia Podoroska made history at the French Open yesterday by becoming the first-ever qualifier to reach the women’s singles semifinals at Roland Garros. Ranked 131st in the world, Argentine Podoroska had never beaten a top 50 player coming into the tournament but stunned No.3 seed Elina Svitolina in straight sets — 6-2 6-4. ALSO READ: PremierRead More
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E2%80%95-lyon-president-aulas/ Depay will force Barcelona move in January ― Lyon president Aulas

Memphis Depay will do everything to force a move to Barcelona in January after being left disappointed this month, according to Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas. The Netherlands international was a key target for Barca coach Ronald Koeman as he looked to sign a player capable of playing as a number nine or in supplementary positionsRead More
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Messi lends £12m private jet to Argentina pals for international duty

Lionel Messi has generously offered up the use of his £12million private jet to his Argentina team-mates for the international break. Argentina take on Bolivia and Ecuador in their first two 2022 World Cup qualifying matches on October 8 and October 13. And, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Messi has offered up his plane toRead More
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E2%80%95-wijnaldum/ There was nothing concrete in Barcelona links ― Wijnaldum

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum says there was “nothing concrete” in Barcelona’s reported interest in him during the transfer window. Wijnaldum was linked with a move to Camp Nou after his former boss with the Netherlands national team, Ronald Koeman, took over from Quique Setien. His position in Liverpool’s midfield was also thrown into doubt following the PremierRead More
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Friendlies: Super Eagles ready for big games

The camp of the Super Eagles at the Hotel die Zeit an der Glan in Austria is brimming with excitement following the arrival of all invited players, and stout confidence that the mixture of old boys and new acts are capable of turning back African champions Algeria and the continent’s second-ranked team Tunisia in twoRead More
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Ronaldo, Dybala, others reported for breaking coronavirus isolation

Cristiano Ronaldo and other top Juventus players could face legal action for rejoining their national teams despite coronavirus rules after two positive cases at the Italian champions, local health authorities in Turin said on Wednesday. As well as the Portuguese star, several South Americans including Paulo Dybala, Juan Cuadrado, Danilo and Rodrigo Bentancur also leftRead More
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Saka: Why I rejected Nigeria for England

Bukayo Saka believes he was right to turn down Nigeria’s national team in favour of England because of how the Three Lions have transformed under Gareth Southgate. The 19-year-old was handed his first senior England call-up earlier this week and is likely to make his debut as the Three Lions face Wales, Belgium and Denmark.Read More
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Barcelona lose £88M in disastrous financial year

Barcelona have revealed they ended the 2019-2020 financial year with a £97million loss as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The club ended the year with a revenue of £775m, below their £950m target set in the budget. Before COVID-19 struck, the LaLiga side were forecast a revenue of 1.59 billion (£960m) – which wouldRead More
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French Open: Djokovic hits line judge with ball

Novak Djokovic hit another line judge with a ball in what was an unfortunate – and entirely accidental – incident at the 2020 French Open. The world number one was attempting to return a big serve from Karen Khachanov in their fourth-round encounter at Roland Garros when he deflected his return towards the head ofRead More
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Champions League: Solskjaer releases Man Utd’s 25-man squad

Manchester United has released their 25-man squad for the Champions League with some noticeable omissions. Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford have made the cut as expected. However, Solskjaer has left out Sergio Romero, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo. According to this final list, this means that the three players will not play any …
Champions League: Solskjaer releases Man Utd’s 25-man squad

Arteta releases 25-man Arsenal squad for Europa League Full List

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has excluded Mesut Ozil, Sokratis and William Saliba from his Europa League squad. The Gunners were required to name 25 players for the group stages of the European competition to UEFA today. Arteta’s newest signing, Thomas Partey, makes the cut. The arrival of Partey on deadline day, left Arsenal with 19 …
Arteta releases 25-man Arsenal squad for Europa League Full List

COVID-19: Arsenal shuts down academy as staff tests positive

Arsenal FC have announced the closure of its Hale End academy after a staff tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Arsenal made the announcement in a statement released on Thursday. “We can confirm that a member of staff from our Hale End Academy has tested positive for the coronavirus but is already out of the …
COVID-19: Arsenal shuts down academy as staff tests positive

NPFL: Yobe Desert players, coaches undergo COVID-19 tests

Ahead of 2020/2021 Nigeria’s football season, twenty-six players, including coaches of Yobe Desert Stars Football Club have their samples taken for COVID-19 test in line with NCDC guidelines. Chairman of the Damaturu based Club and the State Commissioner of Sports, Youths and Social Development, Goni Bukar who disclosed this said that the samples were collected …
NPFL: Yobe Desert players, coaches undergo COVID-19 tests

Messi spoke with Mourinho over Barcelona departure

Lionel Messi had a long phone call with Jose Mourinho over a move to Chelsea in 2004, Di Marzio reports. The Argentine superstar was very keen to work under Mourinho, shortly after he joined the Blues from FC Porto. The Portuguese manager had won the Champions League with Porto the previous season. Messi was just …
Messi spoke with Mourinho over Barcelona departure

Portugal vs Spain: Luis Enrique reacts to 0-0 draw, names better team

Spain coach, Luis Enrique, has reacted to his side’s 0-0 friendly draw with Portugal on Wednesday. Enrique insisted that Spain were better than Portugal, adding that his team dominated the game against the host at the Jose Alvalade stadium. Cristiano Ronaldo struck the crossbar as Portugal, and Spain played out a goalless draw in Lisbon …
Portugal vs Spain: Luis Enrique reacts to 0-0 draw, names better team

Depay speaks on failed move from Lyon to Barcelona, reveals next plan

Lyon captain, Memphis Depay, has said that his move to Barcelona could materialise at a later date as he believes everything happens for a reason. Depay said this while reacting to his failed move to Barcelona during the summer transfer window. The former Manchester United star was a target for Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, who …
Depay speaks on failed move from Lyon to Barcelona, reveals next plan

All players Man Utd failed to sign for Solskjaer this summer revealed

Manchester United failed to sign any of the players that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made priority targets this summer transfer window, ESPN reports. United completed deals for Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles, Amad Traore and Facundo Pellistri on deadline day. The club had earlier signed Donny van de Beek from Ajax for £40million at the beginning …
All players Man Utd failed to sign for Solskjaer this summer revealed

EPL: Berbatov reveals manager that will replace Solskjaer at Man Utd

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has claimed that Mauricio Pochettino will be the man to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the club. Berbatov, speaking to BetFair, said that Solskjaer will continue to be under pressure if United’s form does not improve and the club will be forced to take a decision. The Red Devils …
EPL: Berbatov reveals manager that will replace Solskjaer at Man Utd

Ozil dropped from Arsenal’s 25-man Europa League squad

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has left out Mesut Ozil and Sokratis Papastathopoulos from his squad for the Europa League group-stage, the Daily Mail reports. Ozil who is the club’s highest earner on £350,000 a week, has not featured for the Gunners since March. The German has only been part of two matchday squads after football …
Ozil dropped from Arsenal’s 25-man Europa League squad

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