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Atletico Madrid Signs Morata From Chelsea

  Chelsea and Atletico Madrid have today agreed terms for the permanent transfer of Alvaro Morata. Morata, who is on loan until the end of the 2019/20 season, will now join Atletico in a permanent switch after two years as a Chelsea player, in which he scored 24 times in …

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FIFA plans to expand WWC, double prize money

LYON, France — Looking to capitalize on the success of a Women’s World Cup that he said drew more than 1 million spectators and 1 billion television viewers, FIFA president Gianni Infantino used the tournament’s final weekend to propose a five-point plan to grow women’s soccer. That growth starts with …

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Atletico furious over Barca’s Griezmann chase

Atletico Madrid have publicly denounced the behaviour of both Antoine Griezmann and Barcelona, while saying they have turned down a request from the Catalan side to defer payment on the forward. At the end of last season, Griezmann, 28, informed Atletico that he was leaving, and Barca were expected to immediately trigger …

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Pogba’s agent says Man Utd exit ‘in the process’

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is ready to leave the Premier League side in the summer with a transfer “in the process,” the French midfielder’s agent, Mino Raiola, told the Times newspaper. Pogba, who moved to United from Juventus in 2016 for a then-world-record fee of £89.3 million ($111.73 million), has produced inconsistent …

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Neymar wants out but PSG won’t sell – Barca

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he’s aware that Neymar wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain, although he says the French champions do not want to sell the forward. Bartomeu also confirmed that talks have begun with Atletico Madrid over the signing of Antoine Griezmann. Sources told ESPN FC earlier this week that …

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President Muhammadu Buhari Makes Appointments Of Personal Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments of personal staff. 1.    Mohammed Sarki Abba – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Household and Social Events) 2.    Ya’u Shehu Darazo – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Special Duties) 3.    Dr Suhayb Sanusi Rafindadi – Personal Physician to the President 4.    Amb. Lawal A. …

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