Guardiola’s faith in Jesus bodes well for Champions League climax

The performance of Gabriel Jesus in Manchester City’s 2-1 Champions League victory over 13-times winners Real Madrid has given manager Pep Guardiola great heart as he seeks to end the club’s quest for the coveted crown. The 23-year-old Brazilian made…

Ronaldo scores twice but Juventus knocked out by Lyon

Lyon survived a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired comeback from Juventus to hang on and book a Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City. Leading 1-0 from February’s first leg, the French side were handed a soft early penalty which Memphis Depay converted in…

Man City beat Real in Champions League

Manchester City finished off the job they started back in February by deservedly overcoming Real Madrid to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Pep Guardiola’s side will now face Lyon in the one-game knockout format in Lisbon after inflicting Zinedine Zidane’s…

Man City inform Barcelona of Eric Garcia’s transfer value after defender rejects contract

Manchester City have told Barcelona to stump up £30 million if they want to sign Eric Garcia. The Spanish star wants to leave the Etihad after rejecting the chance to sign a new and improved contract. Barca have targeted the…

Bale did not want to play against Man City, says Zidane

Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale told him he did not want to play for Real Madrid against Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 on Friday. But Zidane said Eden Hazard is fit to face City, despite concerns…

*Okada rider crushed to death on Oshodi-Apapa highway (Guardian) *Lagos lists 46 guidelines for partial reopening of worship centres (Nation)

Okada rider crushed to death on Oshodi-Apapa highway (Guardian) Tragedy struck yesterday at the Toyota Bus Stop on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway, when a commercial motorcycle rider was crushed to death by an articulated truck moving towards Oshodi. The passenger on…

Ferran Torres: Man City sign Valencia winger

Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres for 23m euros (£20.87m). He is City’s first summer signing and replaces Germany forward Leroy Sane, who left on 3 July for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The 20-year-old has…

Premier League: Clubs still in Europe to get delayed start to next season

Premier League clubs involved in the latter stages of European cup competitions will be given a delayed start to the 2020-21 season. Precise details around the calendar for next season will not be decided until later this month. But it…

FA CUP: Arteta grateful to Guardiola for ’best moment in career’

Mikel Arteta thanked Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola after Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final to give the head coach what he described as the best moment of his career. Arteta left his position as City assistant…

*COVID-19: Lagos shuts Eti-Osa Isolation Centre (Punch) *School Resumption: Lagos govt rolls out guidelines (Vanguard)

COVID-19: Lagos shuts Eti-Osa Isolation Centre (Punch) Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre has been closed down, with effect from Friday night. Sanwo-Olu announced the closure at Lagos House, Marina, during the 17th update on…

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