Ighalo Set To Exit Man United As Chinese Club Reject Loan Extension

  ** Club Offer him a two-year contract extension of £400,000 a week Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo could be on his way out of Manchester United after his parent club, Shanghai Shenhua rejected the Old Trafford side’s request to keep him for another three months. Ighalo, 30, joined United on the January transfer deadline day this year and has won many hearts with his display which has seen him scoring four goals in eight matches. United signed the former Watford striker on a six months loan deal for £3m following…

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UK Gives Greenlight For EPL to Return Behind Closed Doors From June 1

 UK government has given the Premier League the green light to go ahead behind closed doors from June 1. Cultural and sporting events will be allowed to take place without fans to avoid the risk of large-scale social contact but they will be broadcast. The Premier League are meeting today to discuss how to proceed. Although the decision on whether to resume the campaign on June 12 will not be subject to a formal vote today. Clubs remain split over the details of ‘Project Restart’ but those in favour of…

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Premier League Recomfirms Commitment to Finish Season

Premier League clubs on Friday reconfirmed their commitment to finish the 2019/20 season subject to coronavirus restrictions being lifted in Britain despite fears expressed by players. The English top flight faces an eye-watering estimated loss of around £1 billion ($1.25 billion) if no more football is played due to the global pandemic. Playing the 92 remaining games behind closed doors would mitigate that loss, avoiding the need to repay hundreds of millions to broadcasters. But the Premier League faces huge logistical difficulties in its attempts to return to action, with…

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COVID-19: Olopade Tests Positive, Becomes First Case in Sports

Former Ogun State Commissioner of Youth and Sports, Bukola Olopade, has confirmed testing positive to the coronavirus, The DAILYBELLS reports. He becomes the first sports personality in Nigeria to contract the virus. Olopade, who had earlier announced in a video post on Tuesday that he had gone for the COVID-19 test, kept to his promise to reveal his status once the results were released. In a video posted online, Olopade said he had been in self-isolation since he realised he had symptoms of the deadly virus. “A few days ago…

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BREAKING: Juventus’ Paulo Dybala, Girlfriend Test Positive for Coronavirus

Juventus striker, Paulo Dybala, and his girlfriend, Oriana Sabatin, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). He made this known via his Twitter handle on Saturday. He tweeted, “Hi everyone, I just wanted to inform you that we have received the results for the COVID-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive. “Luckily, we are in perfect condition. Thanks for your messages.” Also, Juventus on its website confirmed the status of the player. The club said, “Paulo Dybala has undergone medical tests that revealed a positive result for Coronavirus.…

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EPL: Liverpool Will Not Be Champions if Premier League is Cancelled -UEFA

UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, has said Liverpool will not be awarded the Premier League title, if the coronavirus pandemic forces the season to end abruptly. English football fixtures are currently on suspension until April 4, because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Reds are 25 points clear at the top, but are not assured of being named champions for the first time in 30 years. Ceferin has now waded into the argument on whether Jurgen Klopp’s men should be given the trophy, if the fixtures are not completed. “I’ve seen and…

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EPL: Manchester United Outclass City 2-0

Manchester United completed a first Premier League double over Manchester City for 10 years as Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay punished two errors from visiting goalkeeper Ederson for a 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Sunday. Victory keeps United hot on the heels of Chelsea for a top-four finish in the Premier League just three points behind the Blues in fifth place, which could be good enough for Champions League football next season. Outgoing English champions City are banned from European football for the next two years pending an appeal…

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Close enough! Liverpool Just Three Wins Away From Clinching First EPL Title 🏆

After beating Bournemouth, Liverpool are now three wins away from clinching their first-ever Premier League title. The Reds are currently 25 points clear at top with Everton, Crystal Palace and Man City clashes to go in the next three Premier League games. Of course, if Man City lose to Man Utd and/or Arsenal, Reds won’t have to wait for Etihad showdown to become the new champions.

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Guardiola Feels Disappointed As Rashford Misses Manchester Derby

Pep Guardiola said he is disappointed Manchester City will not face Marcus Rashford in Sunday’s derby. Manchester United striker Rashford is sidelined with a back injury and will not get the chance to add to the four goals he has previously scored against City as the teams meet at Old Trafford. The 22-year-old has been on target twice against City this season and his absence should make Guardiola’s planning easier. Yet the City boss has looked beyond that and feels it is a shame he will not be involved in…

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Manchester City’s Premier League Clash Against Arsenal Date Confirmed

Manchester City’s Premier League clash against Arsenal date has been confirmed as it will go ahead on March 11. The game has been approved to take place next Wednesday, much to the relief of Pep Guardiola’s side, are short of midweek slots for the rest of the season. The fixture – which will see Mikel Arteta return to the Etihad Stadium for the first time since leaving City to become Gunners boss – was scheduled for last Sunday, but City were involved in the Carabao Cup Final against Aston Villa…

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