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Camavinga agent claims there have been ‘a lot of offers from top clubs’ for Rennes star
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Camavinga agent claims there have been ‘a lot of offers from top clubs’ for Rennes star

The midfielder has been linked with several leading sides, and his representative says he will have his pick of the best European clubs Eduardo Camavinga's agent, Jonathan Barnett, says they have had "a lot of offers from top clubs" for the Rennes star. The midfielder, who finished second in Goal's NXGN list of the best young footballers in 2021, has been linked with several top European sides including Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. Barnett says the 18-year-old, who already has three senior international caps for France, is swimming in offers and will have his pick of clubs this summer, should he decide to move on.
‘Who wouldn’t want to play for Bayern?’ – Hakimi’s agent responds to talk of move from Inter to Munich
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‘Who wouldn’t want to play for Bayern?’ – Hakimi’s agent responds to talk of move from Inter to Munich

  The highly-rated defender has seen a switch away from the Serie A champions mooted heading towards the summer transfer window Achraf Hakimi's agent is ruling nothing out heading towards the summer transfer window, with Alejandro Camano responding to talk of potential interest in the Inter defender from Germany by saying: "Who wouldn't want to play for Bayern Munich?" The highly-rated Morocco international is approaching the end of a productive debut campaign at San Siro, with a Serie A title triumph already safely wrapped up. Financial struggles in Milan are, however, sparking talk of prized assets being offloaded in the next window, with Hakimi among those to have seen their future called into question.  
Tottenham yet to discuss Bale’s future after winger’s ‘tough ride’ in north London under Mourinho, says agent
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Tottenham yet to discuss Bale’s future after winger’s ‘tough ride’ in north London under Mourinho, says agent

Tottenham are yet to discuss Gareth Bale's future, according to his agent Jonathan Barnett, who says the winger endured a "tough ride" in north London under Jose Mourinho. Bale is approaching the end of his season-long loan stint at Spurs, having returned to the club from Real Madrid in September last year. The Welshman has rediscovered his best form since Ryan Mason's arrival as interim boss, but Mourinho only used him sparingly before his sacking last month, with Barnett of the opinion that his client was subjected to unfair treatment.
Pogba’s agent hints at Man Utd’s swap deal with Hazard
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Pogba’s agent hints at Man Utd’s swap deal with Hazard

  Mino Raiola, the agent to Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has said the player may move to Real Madrid and suggested that a swap deal involving Eden Hazard be discussed with Manchester United. Pogba is being linked with an exit from Old Trafford this summer and has previously caught the attention of Madrid, who are managed by his compatriot Zinedine Zidane. Speaking to AS, Raiola was asked why Pogba is yet to sign for the Spanish giants. He replied: “It’s a question for Madrid. “At one time, Pogba felt a lot of love for, and trust in, United, and there are various other clubs. “Afterwards, it’s really hard for United and Madrid to reach an understanding on a massive transfer because big clubs don’t like selling great players to other big clubs. “And...
Messi’s Father Arrives in Barcelona
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Messi’s Father Arrives in Barcelona

  Lionel Messi’s father and agent, Jorge, on Sunday arrived in Barcelona from Argentina, ESPN reports. It is understood that Messi Sr. plans to fly to Italy this week to handle some “personal issues” and that no talks have yet been scheduled with Barca. A meeting with new Barcelona president Joan Laporta has not yet been ruled out, but no date has been agreed on to begin negotiations over a potential new deal for Messi. Messi’s current contract expires in June and the 33-year-old has said that he will wait until the end of the season before making a decision. Laporta, speaking after Saturday’s 4-0 Copa del Rey final win over Athletic Bilbao, said he was “convinced” the Argentine would remain at Camp Nou. The Barca president is putting the finishing touches to the...
Haaland’s Father, Agent to Meet Four Premier League Clubs for Transfer Talks
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Haaland’s Father, Agent to Meet Four Premier League Clubs for Transfer Talks

Erling Haaland’s father Alf-Inge and agent Mino Raiola will fly to England, to hold talks with at least four Premier League clubs over a potential summer transfer. According to Mundo Deportivo, Alf-Inge and Raiola will meet with Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United and City in London. The two were pictured in Spain on Thursday and are believed to have held discussions with Barcelona and Real Madrid. But they will explore a number of possibilities for Haaland, before making a final decision. Haaland himself is known to be very keen on the Premier League, with the 20-year-old having been born in Yorkshire and his dad having played for Nottingham Forest, Leeds and Manchester City. It certainly seems the English sides would be more likely to be able to afford Haaland, with ...
Ronaldo’s Agent Opens up on how Barcelona ‘Humiliated’ him
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Ronaldo’s Agent Opens up on how Barcelona ‘Humiliated’ him

  Giovanni Branchini, the agent to former Brazil striker, Ronaldo de Lima, has accused Barcelona of “humiliating” him prior to his move to Inter Milan. Ronaldo spent only one year at Barca after signing from PSV Eindhoven in a then-world record deal. Barcelona were reportedly in talks to tie Ronaldo down to a nine-year contract and former president Josep Lluis Nenez claimed the deal was done. But Branchini had other ideas and announced he would be taking his client to Inter Milan after his release clause of £22.26million was activated. Speaking to Sky Sports, Branchini said: “We had a meeting where if Barcelona had presented us a clean contract, we would have signed it. If not, what do we do? There was a small dossier with teams like Lazio, Inter and Rangers. “We...
EPL: Mino Raiola Makes Promise About Pogba’s Future at Man United
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EPL: Mino Raiola Makes Promise About Pogba’s Future at Man United

Mino Raiola, agent to Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has promised not to address his client’s future at Old Trafford after the player was linked with a return to Juventus. Reports had emerged in Italy that Juventus are preparing a move for Pogba at the end of the 2020/21 season. Pogba has less than 18 months left on his current deal with Man United and Raiola had said publicly in December that the France World Cup winner will not sign an extension. However, when asked about Pogba’s potential move to Juventus this summer, Raiola told reporters on Thursday that he doesn’t want to talk about the 27-year-old’s future because people get nervous and don’t sleep at night. “Pogba must also be left alone. When I speak, people get nervous, they don’t sleep at night, so I d...
EPL: Pires Claims Aaron Ramsey will Return to Arsenal
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EPL: Pires Claims Aaron Ramsey will Return to Arsenal

  Former Arsenal midfielder, Robert Pires, has predicted Aaron Ramsey will return to Emirates Stadium from Juventus in the near future. Ramsey left as a free agent in the summer of 2019. Since his departure, the Wales international has made 55 appearances for the Italian giants and helped them to Serie A and Supercoppa glory. He is tied to a contract through to the summer of 2023, by which time he will be 32 years of age. But Pires can see the Welshman heading back to Arsenal for a second stint. Pires has told TuttoJuve: “He is very intelligent and knows how to adapt everywhere, Juve is a very big club and Serie A is improving him even more. “He needs to stay a few more years and then he will return to Arsenal. “It is my belief; I am not a fortune teller.”...
Odion Ighalo Touches Down in Saudi Arabia to Seal his Move to Al-Shabab From Shanghai Shenhua after Loan Spell at Manchester United 
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Odion Ighalo Touches Down in Saudi Arabia to Seal his Move to Al-Shabab From Shanghai Shenhua after Loan Spell at Manchester United 

Odion Ighalo has touched down in Saudi Arabia to seal his move to Al-Shabab from Shanghai Shenhua after his loan spell at Manchester United ended last month. The Nigerian international, 31, shared photos of himself and his agent in Riyadh following their arrival in Saudi. The move for the Ighalo is subjected to him passing a medical after the footballer was given permission to talk with the Saudi Arabian club, according to Mail Online Football.
The agent has started threatening the poor elderly woman he represents with blacklisting her – Vector
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The agent has started threatening the poor elderly woman he represents with blacklisting her – Vector

Rapper Vector has served an update on his disclosure of elderly models being exploited and underpaid by agents contracted for jobs.   Vector who yesterday disclosed that elderly models who featured in a new video he shot were paid N9k each even though they budgeted N30K for the job, alleged that the agent has been threatening the model involved with blacklisting her.   He also revealed that the model's daughter has been worried with the calls they've been getting since he went public with the incident.   The rapper wrote;   The agent has started to threaten the poor elderly woman he represents. Her daughter said that they called for a blacklist of her mom from jobs simply because she told us they paid her 9k our of 30k (that the director said they ...
Ansu Fati dumps Messi’s brother as agent
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Ansu Fati dumps Messi’s brother as agent

Barcelona forward, Ansu Fati, has appointed Jorge Mendes as his new agent, Mundo Deportivo reports. Until now, the 17-year-old had been represented by Rodrigo Messi, the brother of Barca captain Lionel. Fati has now decided to hook up with Mendes, who is the long-term representative of Cristiano Ronaldo. Mendes' Gestifute agency already has one player in the current Barca squad in the full-back Nelson Semedo and represent several big names across Europe such as Manchester City trio Ederson, Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva and Liverpool midfielder Fabinho. Fati, who scored eight times in 33 appearances this season, has a contract at the Camp Nou until 2022.The Guinea-Bissau born winger has won two caps for Spain under-21s.
Ex-Liverpool striker Crouch ‘concerned’ about Saka’s future at Arsenal
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Ex-Liverpool striker Crouch ‘concerned’ about Saka’s future at Arsenal

The Anglo-Nigerian winger has a year left to run on his current contract at the Emirates Stadium Former Liverpool striker Peter Crouch has admitted he is “concerned” about Bukayo Saka’s contract situation at Arsenal, fearing he could leave. The 18-year-old’s contract runs out in 2021 and there has not been any talk. Should he fail to renew, it could mean he leaves at any stage from now or allows his contract to expire and leave as a free agent. Crouch is worried Saka’s situation could continue the trend of Arsenal losing their best players and not offering them better contracts.
Aubameyang offered Real Madrid & Barcelona transfer warning by Arsenal legend Wright
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Aubameyang offered Real Madrid & Barcelona transfer warning by Arsenal legend Wright

The ex-Gunners striker believes an ageing frontman will struggle to find a top club and lucrative contract if he walks out on Arsenal as a free agent Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been warned that he may be working himself into a weaker position by shunning a new contract at Arsenal, with Ian Wright saying there is no guarantee that he will find a top club and contract as a free agent. As things stand, the Gabonese striker still has 12 months left to run on his current deal at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners had been hoping to tie their talismanic club captain to fresh terms by now, bringing an end to the uncertainty surrounding his future.
Ex-Arsenal fullback Traore: Juventus players and Delneri wanted me to stay
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Ex-Arsenal fullback Traore: Juventus players and Delneri wanted me to stay

Former Arsenal fullback Armand Traore has recalled the season he had on-loan with Juventus. Traore, now a free agent, was with Juve for the 2010/11 campaign. Acknowledging he had problems with his fitness, he told TuttoJuve: "True, but I don't want it to be an alibi. The initial plan had always been to return to Arsenal, but at the end of the season I remember speaking with Juventus: the Senators of the team (Giorgio) Chiellini and (Alessandro) Del Piero were present at that meeting, the directors (Beppe) Marotta and (Fabio) Paratici, Mr. (Gigi) Delneri. "They asked me if I'd like to come back, they understood that for me it was a very difficult season. It was a beautiful gesture. "I said yes, but during the holidays Delneri lost his job and I had no more news from Juventus. My...
Roma midfielder Veretout ignoring Napoli talk
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Roma midfielder Veretout ignoring Napoli talk

Jordan Veretout is focused on Roma, insists his agent. The midfielder has been linked with Napoli. “He is a player who is very happy in the capital and everyone is focused on seeing him stay at Roma for the future," agent Mario Giuffredi told Radio Sportiva. Veretou has scored three goals between Serie A and the Europa League in the Roma jersey.
‘Torreira would love to return to Italy’ – Arsenal midfielder’s agent drops Gunners exit hint
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‘Torreira would love to return to Italy’ – Arsenal midfielder’s agent drops Gunners exit hint

Pablo Bentancur admits that the Uruguayan is still keen on heading back to Serie A, where he has previously starred for Sampdoria Lucas Torreira has seen his future at Arsenal called into question on a regular basis, and the Uruguayan’s agent admits that a return to Italy is still being longed for. The combative 24-year-old swapped life in Serie A with Sampdoria for that in the Premier League during the summer of 2018. Arsenal put a deal in place prior to the World Cup finals in Russia and saw the South American catch the eye for his country.
Liverpool should expect ‘many offers’ for Shaqiri when transfer window reopens, says his agent
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Liverpool should expect ‘many offers’ for Shaqiri when transfer window reopens, says his agent

The 28-year-old Switzerland international joined from Stoke in 2018 but hasn't been able to nail down a regular first-team place at Anfield Liverpool have a fight on their hands to keep hold of Xherdan Shaqiri when the transfer window reopens, according to the player’s brother and agent. Erdin Shaqiri claims “two or three clubs” showed concrete interest in the Switzerland international in the January window, and he expects the same clubs to reignite their attempts. Shaqiri joined Liverpool on a five-year contract at the beginning of the 2018-19 season but has struggled for regular minutes due to the presence of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah in the wide positions, and some fitness issues of his own. “I think there will be many offers for Xherdan in the summer," Erdin Shaqiri said t...
AC Milan willing to bid big for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira
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AC Milan willing to bid big for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira

AC Milan are willing to bid big for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira. Milan are lining up a fresh £35m swoop for Torreira after they failed in their bid to bring him back to Italy last summer. The Uruguayan midfielder, 24, was on the radar of the Serie A giants last summer but failed to move - instead staying at the Gunners. But AC Milan are still confident in landing their man at the second attempt. Corriere dello Sport says Torreira is keen to head back to Italy with his agent "sending positive signals" to Milan chiefs.
Agent declares Chelsea, Man City want Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez
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Agent declares Chelsea, Man City want Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez

The agent of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez has warned Barcelona they won't have a free run at the Argentine. Martinez's agent Alberto Yaque has revealed that the race is now on to sign one of the hottest properties in football after four of Europe's top clubs declared their interest in the Argentine forward. Yaque is quoted by the Mirror: “The truth is that apart from Barcelona, I received calls from Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City. “There is nothing official at the moment because Lautaro is very good at Inter." Pep Guardiola wants to pair Martinez with his Argentina team-mate Sergio Aguero. Frank Lampard believes the man capped 17 times for his country can add some firepower to an attack that has missed Eden Hazard. Barca want Martinez to replace Luis Sua...
Agent admits Giroud Chelsea future uncertain: Inter Milan…?
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Agent admits Giroud Chelsea future uncertain: Inter Milan…?

Agent Vincenzo Morabito admits the future of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is up in the air. Giroud is in contact with Inter Milan as his contract runs down in June. But Morabito, who has been working on the deal, says everything is undecided. He told Calciomercato.it: "Given that the seasons could be played in June and July, he could decide to stay at Chelsea for another year. "However, everything is still uncertain, between the the end of April and the beginning of May the picture could be more complete."
Pogba’s Agent Hints at Real Madrid Move
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Pogba’s Agent Hints at Real Madrid Move

Paul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted he is eager to take “a big player” to Real Madrid. In an interview with Marca, Raiola once again cast doubt over Pogba’s future at Manchester United. “One day I hope to bring a great champion to Real. At the moment, I have [PSG keeper Alphonse] Areola, but it’s on loan. “This summer I would like to bring a big player to Madrid on a permanent deal. It would be a pride for me and for all my players, because Real are a great side,” he said. It is believed that Real manager, Zinedine Zidane, remains a big fan of his compatriot. There have been suggestions that Pogba could yet remain at Old Trafford, following the arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon. But Raiola’s latest comments has thrown up the W...
Mesut Ozil’s Agent Opens up About Arsenal Future
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Mesut Ozil’s Agent Opens up About Arsenal Future

Erkut Sogut, the agent to Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, has insisted the player will not leave the club before his current contract expires in 2021. Ozil had been linked with DC United in the Major League Soccer (MLS), but his agent has said there is “no chance” he will leave the Premier League club. “He still has 15 months to go. Until then, he will stay at Arsenal, for sure. He will stay until the end of his contract. There’s no chance he’ll leave,” Sogut told iNews. Ozil struggled for playing time under Unai Emery at the beginning of the season, but new boss Mikel Arteta has made him a mainstay of the team. The German scored his first goal of the season recently in a 4-0 win over Newcastle.
Man City in Trouble if Real Madrid Come for Sterling – Guardiola
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Man City in Trouble if Real Madrid Come for Sterling – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted the club will be in trouble if Real Madrid come for Raheem Sterling. Sterling, in a recent interview, hailed Madrid as a “fantastic club”. It comes amid City’s two-year European ban from UEFA, with most of their players’ futures now uncertain. Although Guardiola insisted that he cannot question Sterling’s commitment, he accepted that Madrid and Barcelona are the world’s most powerful clubs. He told reporters on Friday: “All the clubs have to know that when Real Madrid or Barcelona knock on the door, the other clubs must tremble. “That they will be a little bit in trouble. “But, on the same point, you see the commitment from Raheem, every single day when he arrives. “I don’t know if Madrid or Barcelona call his ag...
Paul Pogba is not your Prisoner – Mino Raiola Warns Solskjaer
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Paul Pogba is not your Prisoner – Mino Raiola Warns Solskjaer

Mino Raiola, agent to Manchester United’s Paul Pogba, has warned Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, that he does not own the player. Solskjaer, addressing a news conference on Friday, stated that Pogba “is our player, not Mino’s”. And on Monday, just before United’s 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, Raiola hit back at the Norwegian. He tweeted: “Paul is not mine and for sure not Solskjaer’s property. “Paul is Paul Pogba’s. You cannot own a human being already for a long time in the UK or anywhere else. “I hope Solskjaer does not want to suggest that Paul is his prisoner. But before Solskjaer makes comments about things I say he should inform himself better about the content of what has been said. “I am a free citizen who can think and express my thoughts.” Pogba is curre...
Raheem Sterling Takes Decision on Man City Future After Champions League Ban
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Raheem Sterling Takes Decision on Man City Future After Champions League Ban

Raheem Sterling is ready to stay at Manchester City, despite their two-year ban from European competitions, the UK Mirror reports. The England winger has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, since UEFA announced the punishment on City last week. It is believed that Madrid would be willing to pay up to £150million for Sterling But Sterling insists his only focus is on City and will not be distracted by any transfer talk or the European ban. His agent, Aidy Ward, said: “Raheem is solely focused on Manchester City and will not be distracted by any talk of transfers to any club at the moment.” City face Real Madrid in the Champions League later this month.
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Barcelona Star Phillipe Coutinho Offered To Juventus As Bayern REFUSE To Pay £100m

Barcelona midfielder Phillipe Coutinho has been offered to Juventus by his agent, with current club Bayern Munich refusing to sign him on a permanent basis. The 27-year-old is on loan with the Bundesliga club, who have the option to sign him for £100million this summer but with Bayern unwilling to pay the fee, Coutinho will return to Barcelona at the end of the season. According to Spanish Newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Coutinho's agent will try to secure a future transfer to either Italy or Paris Saint-Germain. Mundo Deportivo claims that Juventus were interested in Coutinho last summer, but failed in their attempt after both Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain remained at the club. And with Coutinho set to depart Bayern Munich in the coming months, the Brazil international's rep...
Dunamis Pastor, Enenche is a Quack, Agent of Destabilization’ – Arewa Youths
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Dunamis Pastor, Enenche is a Quack, Agent of Destabilization’ – Arewa Youths

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, on Monday, described Pastor Paul Enenche of Dunamis International Gospel Centre as a “quack” man of God and an agent of destabilisation. AYCF President-General, Yerima Shettima, who spoke exclusively with DAILY POST made the remark while maintaining that nobody can Islamize the North, talk more of the entire Nigeria. Shettima was reacting to Enenche’s claim that Boko Haram was a plot to wipe out Christianity and Islamize the entire country. Addressing his members at the church’s headquarters in Abuja, the clergyman had claimed that the insecurity issues being witnessed in the North was a war aimed at wiping out the practice of Christianity from Nigeria. The visibly angry preacher had made the claim while recalling how Boko Haram kille...
Ighalo Agent Reveals how Man United Transfer Materialised
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Ighalo Agent Reveals how Man United Transfer Materialised

Odion Ighalo’s agent says he “got the impression” a move to Manchester United wouldn’t materialize before their late offer. Ighalo, who plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League, has agreed a move to Old Trafford until the end of the season. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made no secret of his desire to bring in an attacker this month, especially after Marcus Rashford’s back injury compounded the summer departures of Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan. Man Utd had expressed an interest in Bournemouth’s Josh King but preferred a loan deal and were unable to reach an agreement on a permanent transfer, meaning attention turned to Ighalo, who followed big-money signing Bruno Fernandes into the club. And the Nigerian’s agent Atta Aneke has explained h...
Bobrisky is an Agent of Darkness- Apostle Omashola
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Bobrisky is an Agent of Darkness- Apostle Omashola

Clergyman, Apostle Chris Omashola has again, said that popular crossdresser, Bobrisky, is an agent of darkness. In a tweet thread he shared on his handle, Apostle Omashola alleged that Bobrisky has an agenda to push for the acceptability of "Gayism". Read his tweets below
Lukaku In Milan Ahead Of Probable Inter Move
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Lukaku In Milan Ahead Of Probable Inter Move

Manchester United’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku arrived in Milan early Thursday to undergo medical tests ahead of his likely transfer to Inter, Italian media reported. “Lukaku is ours” chanted Inter Milan ecstatic fans who turned out at the airport to welcome him on his arrival during the night. The 26-year-old has not played a single minute of United’s pre-season campaign as talk of a transfer to the Serie A intensified, with Inter Milan the hot favourites. Italian newspapers have said the fee could be 65 million euros ($73 million), plus bonuses of around 10 to 13 million euros. Sports newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport said Lukaku travelled to Milan with his agent and friend Federico Pastorello and was to undergo stringent medical tests on Thursday. Inter coach Antonio Cont...
Former Newcastle United midfielder Mehdi Abeid completes Nantes move
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Former Newcastle United midfielder Mehdi Abeid completes Nantes move

The 26-year-old Algeria international has agreed to a deal which will keep him at the La Beaujoire-Louis until 2022 French Ligue 1 side Nantes have announced the signing of Mehdi Abeid on a three-year deal after arriving as a free agent. The attacking midfielder has been with Dijon since 2016 and made 73 league appearances for the Mustards during his three-year stay, scoring six goals. On Monday, Abeid teamed up with the Beaujoire-Louis outfit after agreeing on personal terms with the side and has expressed his delight on the move.
Sturridge banned for six weeks, fined £75,000 for breaching betting rules
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Sturridge banned for six weeks, fined £75,000 for breaching betting rules

After being found to have provided transfer information to his family for gambling purposes, the free agent will not be allowed to play until July 31 Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been banned from football for six weeks – four of which are suspended – and fined £75,000 for breaching FA betting rules. In November 2018, the England international faced eleven misconduct charges, with nine of them concerning alleged breaches of the FA's "inside information rule". Sturridge was accused of providing information to family and friends relating to possible transfer moves in January 2018, with the details allegedly used for betting purposes.
It is the right move to sell Paul Pogba – Kleberson
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It is the right move to sell Paul Pogba – Kleberson

Former Red Devils midfielder Kleberson recently suggested it was time for the 2018 World Cup winner to move on from Manchester. "It is the right move to sell Paul Pogba, he's a great player and his talent is unbelievable," Kleberson told Manchester Evening News. "But his style is a little bit different, and not particularly what Man Utd need. "He could use this opportunity now to leave and get a fresh start, play in a different atmosphere, and embrace a new challenge." Man Utd will kick off their pre-season with a friendly against A-League side Perth Glory on Saturday, with Pogba's involvement in the clash set to be of particular interest.
Solskjaer slams media treatment of Man Utd star Pogba
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Solskjaer slams media treatment of Man Utd star Pogba

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has looked to squash speculation surrounding Paul Pogba's future, suggesting there may be an agenda against the Red Devils star. In his first pre-season press conference in Australia ahead of a friendly against Perth Glory on Saturday, Solskjaer stressed the club hadn't received any offers for Pogba with the midfielder staying in contact with his manager throughout the summer. During the off-season, the French midfielder said he was eager for a new challenge after a few turbulent years at Old Trafford, with his agent Mino Raiola recently suggesting a move away from Old Trafford was on the cards. Solskjaer has, however, rubbished those claims and believes a recent perceived spat between Pogba and Jesse Lingard highlights a possible med...
Jorginho agent not ruling out Chelsea midfielder following Sarri to Juventus
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Jorginho agent not ruling out Chelsea midfielder following Sarri to Juventus

The midfielder has been tipped to reunite with Maurizio Sarri at Juventus and his agent did not rule out a potential summer transfer Jorginho's previous spell at Napoli will not stop him from reuniting with Maurizio Sarri at Serie A rivals Juventus, according to the Chelsea midfielder's agent. New Juventus head coach Sarri took Jorginho to Chelsea from Napoli last season and has been tipped to sign him again ahead of his first campaign back in Italy's top flight. The 27-year-old made 54 appearances in all competitions as Chelsea won the Europa League in 2018-19, but he failed to truly adapt to Premier League football following his move.
Rabiot reveals Juventus talks and leaves door open for potential Man Utd move
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Rabiot reveals Juventus talks and leaves door open for potential Man Utd move

The France international midfielder is about to become a free agent and could end up making a switch to either Italy or England this summer Paris Saint-Germain contract rebel Adrien Rabiot has admitted to having held talks with Juventus, while the door has been left open for a potential move to Manchester United. As things stand, the France international midfielder is due to be available on a free transfer in the summer having refused to commit to fresh terms with the Ligue 1 champions. That has led to him being frozen out at the Parc des Princes, with no appearances made since December 11, 2018.
Cultists Arrested After Firing Shots at a Wedding
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Cultists Arrested After Firing Shots at a Wedding

Two suspected cultist of the Eiye confraternity have been arrested in Edo state after firing shots at a wedding ceremony. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Sylvester Arikhan who was an agent of one of the political parties in the recently conducted Houses of Assembly elections in Edo State, was paraded with a police serviceable pistol. Sylvester Arikhan claimed to have been given the loaded gun by a party chieftain to protect pilot box during the election. He said he concealed the gun in his trousers as a party agent in ward 02, Unit 01, at Udomi Primary School, Irrua in Esan Central local government area of Edo in anticipation of violence from any quarters. He claimed to have accepted the weapon from the party chieftain because of the yet-to-be paid N150, 000.00 he promised...
FIFA Bans Eight Players, Agent For Life Over Match-fixing
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FIFA Bans Eight Players, Agent For Life Over Match-fixing

FIFA on Wednesday banned eight players and agent for life, after they were found guilty of match-fixing/manipulation. The eight players and agent who were banned for life by FIFA, include former Sierra Leone captain Ibrahim Kargbo and ex-Trinidad and Tobago defender Keyeno Thomas. Other footballers suspended from all football-related activities over attempts to rig matches at international level include former players from Benin, Afghanistan and Cuba, as well as Zimbabwean agent Kudzanai Shaba. Kenyan defender George Owino Audi received a 10-year ban and a fine of 15,000 Swiss francs (13,165 euros). AFP reported that the World Football Governing also said it has opened disciplinary proceedings after a vast investigation into various international matches that Singaporean Wilson Raj ...
INEC Warns Against Disruption Of Rivers Collation Results
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INEC Warns Against Disruption Of Rivers Collation Results

The National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Festus Okoye, has warned against the disruption of Rivers collation results. He said any agent of the various political parties that plans to disrupt the process will be taken out of the collation centre. “If any individual or agent of any political party wants to disrupt the process, that person will be taken out of the collation centre”. Mr Okoye stated this on Channels Television’s breakfast Programme, Sunrise Daily. According to him, the commission is determined to conclude the electoral process in the state. He explained that the officials involved in the result collations are experienced and have the mandate of the commission to ensure that the processes are concluded. He also noted t...
Young Man Stoned to Death by Cultists in Broad Daylight In Makurdi
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Young Man Stoned to Death by Cultists in Broad Daylight In Makurdi

A young man was on Monday, stoned to death by a mob at the Modern Market area of Makurdi, Benue State capital. It was gathered that the deceased identified as Oniha Ragnar Donald, who worked as an agent at AIRTEL, was pursued by his assailants from somewhere else in broad daylight until he was caught up with at the market junction. The assailants smashed the deceased’s head with stones and left him in the pool of his own blood where he eventually died. Spokesperson for the State police command, DSP Moses Joel Yamu, who confirmed the incident, said that it was a suspected case of rival cult clash, adding that before operatives of the command could reach the place, the young man had already died. Yamu said the police got a distress call which suggested that some cult boys w...
I Pretended To Be Engaged In Order To Get An Apartment In Lagos – Actress Teniola
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I Pretended To Be Engaged In Order To Get An Apartment In Lagos – Actress Teniola

Nigerian actress Teniola A. Aladese, has revealed that she pretended to be engaged in order to get an apartment in Lagos state. Sharing the below image she wrote about how she had to lie that she was engaged so as to get an apartment. She also claimed that landlords discriminate based on tribe when billing for rent. She wrote; House Hunting in Lagos. Today, I succumbed to pretending to be engaged in order to get an apartment. I had gotten tired of not getting an apartment because some landlords have chosen to regard me as the ‘Irresponsible single woman’. And I had lost out on good apartments in good locations owing to this reason. Check this. You are a single independent woman. You have a job. You can pay your rent. But hey, they don’t want you because you are single ...
Usain Bolt Turns Down Offer To Move To Malta And Play For Valletta
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Usain Bolt Turns Down Offer To Move To Malta And Play For Valletta

Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year offer to play for Valletta in the Maltese Premier League. The former athlete scored twice in his latest trial match for Central Coast Mariners and his agent claims there has been a lot of interest from other clubs. Bolt's agent, however, has confirmed that his client will not take up the offer of moving to the Maltese capital. 'There is a lot of interest in Usain playing football,' Ricky Simms told ESPN. 'We regularly receive similar approaches. I can confirm Usain does not wish to pursue this opportunity in Malta.'
Manchester United Fear Losing David De Gea After Failed Talks With Agent Jorge Mendes
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Manchester United Fear Losing David De Gea After Failed Talks With Agent Jorge Mendes

Manchester United star David De Gea is ‘reluctant’ to commit his future to the club and could leave for free in 2019 if the club’s fortunes don’t improve, according to reports. The Spaniard signed a four-year deal with the option of an extra 12 months following the collapse of his dream move to Real Madrid in 2015. De Gea’s since become the best goalkeeper in the world and has won four of United’s last five Player of the Year awards. Jose Mourinho insisted early in the season that United were confident of keeping De Gea but the Telegraph report the Spaniard is having second thoughts. De Gea is valued at around £100m (Picture: Getty) The report claims United met with De Gea’s agent, Jorge Mendes, last Friday in London but failed to come to an agreement. The club now fear De Gea is hav...
Angry Residents Shut Down Katsina LG Secretariat, Protest Release Of Suspected Kidnappers
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Angry Residents Shut Down Katsina LG Secretariat, Protest Release Of Suspected Kidnappers

KATSINA – Chaos as angry residents on Thursday shut down the Kankara local government secretariat in Katsina state in protest over release of suspected kidnappers earlier arrested by men of the Nigerian Police in the area.   Information gathered from the area by our correspondent revealed that the suspects numbering about four of them were arrested by policemen in the area and later freed. The source who don’t want his name disclosed said the residents got provoke and staged a protest leading to the shutting down the secretariat and sending the workers back home. According to him, “As I speak with you, the people are seriously protesting. It is a big chaos. In fact, they shut down the Kankara local government area and send the workers back home. “They were protesting over releas...
Fulham Boss Jokanovic Coy Over New Deal
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Fulham Boss Jokanovic Coy Over New Deal

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic says he is focused on the club's Premier League campaign rather than worrying about his contract, reports Sky Sports. It has been reported the Serbian, who was appointed in December 2015, has delayed discussions about extending his commitment to the London club, who he guided to promotion via the play-offs last season. Asked about his contract situation, Jokanovic said: "This is not the first time I got this question and in general I prefer not to make contact about private things. "This is job is in the hands of my agent and the club. When I have some kind of news I can share, I will share with all the people. "In this moment, I am focused only about the Premier League, about competition. I am fully motivated to be successful with my team and this...
Chelsea’s Courtois Wants Madrid Move For family Reasons, Says Agent
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Chelsea’s Courtois Wants Madrid Move For family Reasons, Says Agent

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wants a move back to Spain for family reasons, his agent said, following reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. The Belgian is due to return to Chelsea training over the next few days after helping his country finish third at the World Cup and being voted the best goalkeeper in Russia. The 26-year-old former Atletico Madrid number one has a year remaining on his Chelsea contract, but agent Christophe Henrotay said Courtois wants a move to the Spanish capital to be close to his two children. “I have been reading everywhere that Chelsea are saying it is up to Thibaut, but he has made it clear to the club that the best option for him is to move to Madrid,” Henrotay told the Sun newspaper. “For him this is a big decision because he wants to...
Courtois Warns Chelsea Over Real Madrid Move
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Courtois Warns Chelsea Over Real Madrid Move

Chelsea goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois has told the club he will not sign a new contract. The Belgian, according to The UK Sun, is ready to walk away next summer as a free agent, unless he is allowed to join Real Madrid before the transfer window closes next week. The Blues are desperately trying to persuade Courtois to reject the advances of Madrid and commit his long-term future to the club. But the 26-year-old has informed the Premier League club he does not want to stay at Stamford Bridge, with one year left on his current deal. That leaves Chelsea facing nine days to decide whether they are willing to write off £35million, by insisting he stays at Stamford Bridge this season.
Shock As Party Agent Is Doused With Acid By His Counterpart (Photo)
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Shock As Party Agent Is Doused With Acid By His Counterpart (Photo)

A party agent has been reportedly doused with acid by another party agent during an altercation as the Ekiti state guber election progresses. It was pure drama that took place at a polling unit in Ekiti State this morning after a party agent poured acid on his counterpart following a misunderstanding during the ongoing governorship election. The incident has left many observers completely shocked as security agents beef up security in the area. According to SituationRoomNg which posted the photo and story in Twitter, the incident occurred at Polling Unit 01, Ward 001, Udi in Ado Ekiti today.

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