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…

Luiz, three other defenders set to leave Arsenal

David Luiz looks set to leave Arsenal on a free transfer in the summer, reports talksports.com. The defender only signed a one-year contract when he joined from London rivals Chelsea in 2019 – not a two-year deal as was widely…

*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…

*Sanwo-Olu seeks resumption of Lagos-Abuja flights (Punch) *Police charge 17 hoodlums to court (DailyTrust)

Sanwo-Olu seeks resumption of Lagos-Abuja flights (Punch) The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state government is trying to get the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to allow flights from Lagos to Abuja to operate, following…

N’Golo Kante misses Chelsea training due to fears over Project Restart

Chelsea granted N’Golo Kante permission to skip the second day of their phase one return to training due to the midfielder’s fears over the Premier League season restarting amid the coronavirus crisis. Kante, 29, was among those pictured at Chelsea’s…

Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea forward back in training after arrest

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi returned to limited training on Tuesday following his arrest in the early hours of Sunday. The 19-year-old England international was held on suspicion of rape after a woman was taken to hospital. He was released on…

*Knocks, kudos greet ‘Eko Telemed’ (Punch) *Police withdraws new order on movement of essential workers (Guardian)

Knocks, kudos greet ‘Eko Telemed’ (Punch) Patients who use the Lagos State Government owned ‘Eko Telemed’ platform have expressed diverse opinion about the virtual medical consultation service. Again, healthcare professionals say though the service should be extended beyond the post-COVID-19…

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…

Victor Moses: I fell in love with Milan first day

It’s an honour to link up once again with an important figure in my career. He is my mentor and friend,’ Inter Milan new signing, Nigerian player Victor Moses described manager Antonio Conte, when pressed about his relationship with the…

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard speaks out over Willian’s future amid Arsenal transfer links

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard has confirmed that he is keen to extend Willian’s contract if the Premier League campaign restarts. Willian becomes a free agent at the end of next month and discussions over a possible extension at Stamford…

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