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Juventus Set To Sign Lyon Attacker, Depay

Serie A giants Juventus are moving for Lyon forward Memphis Depay. Depay, a target for Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman, is emerging as a top target for Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus. Corriere de Torino reports that the Old Ladies are in contact with Depay and have tabled him an offer for the next four seasons, at a rate of €5m-a-year. The Dutch international comes off contract at the end o...[Read More]

“We Must Show Our Personality Against Manchester City” – Mikel Arteta

Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has said they must play with personality against Manchester City on Sunday. Four of their next five Premier League matches come against teams above them on the log. “That’s when we will define our season, if we are able to close the gaps in those games with them,” Arteta said. “It’s going to create some momentum for us and we’...[Read More]

We Will Be Battle Ready For Everton – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insist they’ll match the emotion of Everton for Saturday’s derby clash. Klopp stated that his side are more than ready to take on an Everton team in search of their first win in an away derby for 22 years. “I never thought about those kinds of things, it is the right moment to play Everton, that’s how it is,” Klopp said. &#...[Read More]

It’s Good To FEAR Liverpool – Everton Boss, Carlo Ancelotti

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti is wary of a Liverpool backlash when they face each other later today. Ancelotti who have managed in some of the most passionate derbies in world football, is confident he knows what he is talking about. “I had derbies in Milan, Madrid, everywhere. A derby is a special game, and special games bring more pressure, more fear sometimes,” he explai...[Read More]

Chelsea Ready To Battle Other Clubs For Bayern Munich Defender Niklas Sule

Chelsea face strong competition for towering Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule. Thomas Tuchel is keen on a defensive overhaul in the summer transfer window after joining the club last month following the sacking of Frank Lampard. And Germany international Sule has been one of the names mentioned with a move to Stamford Bridge in the club’s search for a commanding centre back. Aben...[Read More]

This Is Why I’m Not Thinking About Fikayo Tomori – Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel admits he’s not had much thought about Fikayo Tomori’s progress on-loan at AC Milan. Tomori is currently making waves in Italy. But Tuchel said, “To be very honest, I have not spent too many minutes thinking about Tomori, not because I don’t like him or I don’t see his potential but because there was simply not time. Every minut...[Read More]

Thomas Tuchel: I’m Not Ignoring Olivier Giroud

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel insists he’s not ignoring veteran forward Olivier Giroud. Since Tuchel came in as Frank Lampard replacement, the striker’s playing time has been limited to two starts and one appearance from the bench, the latter of which saw the Frenchman score the first in the 2-0 win over Newcastle on Monday. “It’s too soon to make these decisions,...[Read More]

Dapchi Schoolgirls Abduction: We Got An Intel Before It Happened – Mohammed Usman, Ex Chief Of Defence Intelligence

Ex Chief of Defence Intelligence, Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Usman who is also one of the ambassadorial nominees has disclosed that they got an intelligence report about Dapchi girls’ kidnapping before it happened. Recall that over 200 schoolgirls were Kidnapped by the terrorists from a secondary school in Dapchi, Yobe State, back in February 2018. Usman who was a guest at the Senate Comm...[Read More]

I Risk Losing My Leg If I’m Not Granted Bail – Abdulrasheed Maina, Ex Pension Boss Begs Justice Abang

Underfire ex chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has begged Justice Okong Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to grant him bail as he stands the risk of getting his leg amputated due to his degrading health condition. Abdulrasheed Maina through his legal counsel, Sani Katu SAN, made the appeal at the resumed hearing of his trial today February 19. Katu prayed t...[Read More]

Update: It’s All A Rumor, No Kidnapped Student And Staff Of Kagara School Have Been Released – Niger Sate Governor, Bello

Governor Sani Bello of Niger State has played down reports that the Kagara students and teachers who were Kidnapped by suspected bandits on Wednesday, February 17, have been released. Recall that few hours ago, rumors made rounds on social media that the abducted students have been released from captivity. Hello who dismissed the claim at a press conference this afternoon, said ”Ev...[Read More]

“I’m Not Resigning Anything” – Niger State Fires Back At Those Calling For His Resignation Over Abducted Students

Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello has said he won’t consider resigning over the abduction of students and staff from Government Science College Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. The helmsman stated this after some groups made a public call for him to resign over the kidnapping. Bello who responded to calls for his resignation while addressing newsmen today ...[Read More]

Woman Puts To Birth Along A Busy Road In Bayelsa State

A lady has put to birth a baby boy along a busy road in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. According to a post shared on social media by a Facebook user, Ibuama Jennifer, the pregnant lady went into labour and delivered her baby along Okaka expressway in the state capital on Thursday February 18.