Chelsea handed major boost in bid to sign Barcelona youngster Xavier Mbuyamba

Chelsea have been handed a major boost in the race to sign Xavier Mbuyamba after the highly-rated youngster was told he was surplus to requirements by Barcelona. The Catalan giants signed the 18-year-old from Dutch side MVV Maastricht last year…

*Police intercept dismissed soldier smuggling drugs in Lagos (Guardian) *Lagos govt urges FG to help prevent erosion, protect coastline (Tribune)

Police intercept dismissed soldier smuggling drugs in Lagos (Guardian) It was end of the road for a dismissed soldier and his accomplice after operatives of the Lagos State police command apprehended two of them for transporting about 1,200kg of cannabis…

Alex Song reveals he left Arsenal for Barcelona for money

Alex Song has admitted he left Arsenal for Barcelona for the money and ‘didn’t give a f***’ about his playing time at Camp Nou. The 32-year-old spent seven seasons with the Gunners, making over 200 appearances for the north London…

Police still in search of boy who killed parents three months after (Guardian) ‘Lawyer didn’t sponsor military, thugs for illegal demolition’ (Nation)

Police still in search of boy who killed parents three months after (Guardian) The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, has said that the police are still searching for Michael Okhide, the boy who stabbed his…

Messi, teammates return to training as La Liga eyes restart

Barcelona returned to training on Friday after the La Liga champions allowed their stars to enter their facility to prepare for a potential restart to football in Spain. Lionel Messi and company took the fields at Joan Gamper training centre…

*Lagos records another 1 COVID-19 related death, rises to 31 (Vanguard) *Lagos discharges 60 COVID-19 patients (Punch)

Lagos records another 1 COVID-19 related death, rises to 31 (Vanguard) The Lagos State Ministry of Health, on Tuesday, announced another one COVID-19 related death, increasing the number of deaths in the state to 31. The ministry disclosed this through…

Thierry Henry explains why it was ‘easier’ to play for Arsenal than Barcelona

Thierry Henry claims he found it ‘easier’ playing for Arsenal than Barcelona as he was given more freedom to move around the pitch alongside Dennis Bergkamp and Kanu under Arsene Wenger. The 42-year-old is widely regarded as the greatest player…

*Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) *Customers besiege banks in Abuja, Lagos as lockdown eases (DailyTrust)

Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) gallery of a commercial bank in Onipanu area of Lagos State yesterday was immediately deserted after a man on the queue slumped causing panic as many…

Former Arsenal and Chelsea star Fabregas reveals the moment Liverpool ‘hit the jackpot’

Cesc Fabregas says Liverpool ‘hit the jackpot’ when they hired Jurgen Klopp as their manager. The former Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder revealed his admiration for Klopp in a Q&A with fans on his social media page on Monday. Klopp…

Inter want Griezmann in Martinez swap

Inter Milan are reportedly willing to entertain a straight-swap deal involving Lautaro Martinez and Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann. Throughout the majority of the season, Martinez has been linked with a future switch to Camp Nou as Barcelona look to find…

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