Debutants shine in Arsenal EPL victory

Debutants Gabriel and Willian impressed as Arsenal blew away promoted Fulham in the opening game of the Premier League season. Former Chelsea winger Willian had a hand in all three goals and Gabriel – a £23m signing from Lille –…

Arteta impressed by new signing’s ambition to win

Mikel Arteta believes Willian is the player who can drive Arsenal towards a push for more silverware and a top-four finish. Willian, 32, signed a three-year deal with Arsenal in August after leaving Chelsea as a free agent. The playmaker…

Gabriel Magalhaes takes Arsenal’s iconic No.6 shirt after completing £27m transfer

Gabriel Magalhaes has taken Arsenal’s iconic No.6 shirt after completing his £27 million move from Lille. The Brazilian centre-back becomes Mikel Arteta’s second signing of the summer after Willian completed his free transfer from Chelsea last month. Arteta was keen…

Willian: Arsenal sign former Chelsea midfielder on free transfer

Arsenal have signed Brazil midfielder Willian on a three-year deal after the 32-year-old’s contract with Chelsea expired. The Blues had offered the player a new deal but were unwilling to match what the Gunners had on the table. “I believe…

*Lagos to promote students to next classes using continuous assessments (Guardian) *Court dismisses Evans’ co-defendants no case submission (Nation)

Lagos to promote students to next classes using continuous assessments (Guardian) Students in Lagos State Government-owned schools will be promoted to the next classes using continuous assessments. “(For) the reopening (of schools) we’re doing, we are working with the Federal…

Mikel Arteta plans on playing Willian in new position after move from Chelsea

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta plans on using Willian in a central position next season after the Brazilian completes his move to the club from Chelsea. The 32-year-old departed Stamford Bridge this week after seven years in west London. The Brazilian…

*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…

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…

Willian commits future to Chelsea despite coronavirus contract confusion

Chelsea winger Willian has revealed he will remain at Stamford Bridge until the season has concluded, even if it goes beyond the end of his contract on June 30. The coronavirus pandemic has caused all Premier League games to be…

*Coronavirus: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, dies as cases hit 493 (Punch) *Nigeria records 53 new cases of coronavirus, total now 493 (Guardian)

Coronavirus: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, dies as cases hit 493 (Punch) The Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, is dead. He died on Friday at age 81. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on…

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