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Champions League: Wenger names two favourite clubs to win trophy – Daily Post Nigeria
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Champions League: Wenger names two favourite clubs to win trophy – Daily Post Nigeria

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has named Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain as his two favourites to win this year’s Champions League. The Champions League had to be put on hold in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic globally. However, the remaining Champions League second-leg round of 16 games will resume on Friday, with Manchester…

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Premier League start date ‘too early’ for Chelsea boss Frank Lampard – BT Sport
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Premier League start date ‘too early’ for Chelsea boss Frank Lampard – BT Sport

The Blues are still involved in the Champions League. Published: 2 August 2020 – 9.30pm By Press Association Published: 2 August 2020 – 9.30pm Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to the new campaign and not risk further injury to his players. The Blues lost Saturday’s FA…

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How each Champions League team has fared since football resumed – UEFA.com

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Arsenal’s 2020-21 schedule, Premier League, Europa League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, internationals: what we know … – The Short Fuse
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Arsenal’s 2020-21 schedule, Premier League, Europa League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, internationals: what we know … – The Short Fuse

With Arsenal securing Europa League qualification with an FA Cup win over Chelsea, a few more pieces of the Gunners’ 2020-21 season have fallen into place. And things are starting soon — the Community Shield is 27 days away. Although nothing has been confirmed, the scuttlebutt is that Arsenal will give the players three weeks…

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Premier League 2020/21: Season start date, finish date, new kits – Sky Sports
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Premier League 2020/21: Season start date, finish date, new kits – Sky Sports

Champions League and Europa League dates also released Last Updated: 02/08/20 11:33am The 2020/21 Premier League season will start just six weeks after the previous one finished. Here’s what we know so far… When does the 2020/21 Premier League season start?The Premier League has revealed the 2020/21 season will start on Saturday September 12.The 29th…

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Premier League transfers: Players each club should sign for new season – Insider – INSIDER
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Premier League transfers: Players each club should sign for new season – Insider – INSIDER

The summer transfer window is set to be a hectic one. Getty/Soccrates Images/Sebastian Widmann/Charlotte Wilson The summer transfer window opened on July 27 and will close on October 5.However, with the English Premier League season kicking off on September 12, clubs will no doubt be keen to get their business done beforehand.Here is Insider’s team-by-team…

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Champions League: Three key Chelsea players to miss Bayern Munich second leg – Daily Post Nigeria
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Champions League: Three key Chelsea players to miss Bayern Munich second leg – Daily Post Nigeria

Chelsea will be without Christian Pulisic and Cesar Azpilicueta for their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich, after limping off in Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal with hamstring issues. Azpilicueta pulled up five minutes after giving away a penalty, that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted to make it 1-1 following Pulisic’s opener. Pulisic himself…

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Champions League experience the key ahead of Manchester City v Real Madrid showdown – Football Espana
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Champions League experience the key ahead of Manchester City v Real Madrid showdown – Football Espana

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane will be hoping his squad’s Champions League experience can overturn their 2-1 defeat to Manchester City next week.An impressive second half showing in the last 16 first leg in Madrid on February 26, with late goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus, handing the advantage to Pep Guardiola’s side.However,…

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Premier League wanted Saudi state to become Newcastle director – Staveley – Pulse Nigeria
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Premier League wanted Saudi state to become Newcastle director – Staveley – Pulse Nigeria

A proposed £300 million ($391 million) takeover collapsed on Thursday when the investment group of the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), billionaire brothers David and Simon Reuben and Amanda Staveley of PCP Capital Partners said they had withdrawn their interest after three months waiting for the Premier League’s approval. Issues over Saudi piracy of sports…

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Champions League: Napoli president calls for Barcelona game to be moved – Daily Post Nigeria
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Champions League: Napoli president calls for Barcelona game to be moved – Daily Post Nigeria

Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, has raised concerns about his club travelling to face Barcelona in the Champions League, amid a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Spain. The match is scheduled for August 8 at the Camp Nou. The first leg of the last-16 tie ended 1-1 in Naples in February. The winner will…

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Premier League looking at ‘clinical passports’ for fans – Masters – BBC Sport
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Premier League looking at ‘clinical passports’ for fans – Masters – BBC Sport

Masters says the return of fans would “boost to the whole game’s economic viability”The Premier League is looking at “clinical passports” to help get fans back into stadiums to watch matches, says chief executive Richard Masters.The English top flight restarted in June and completed the 2019-20 season without supporters because of the coronavirus pandemic.Masters, writing…

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Premier League and FA in talks over homgrown quotas – Sky Sports
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Premier League and FA in talks over homgrown quotas – Sky Sports

The Premier League has seen a 52 per cent increase in minutes played by homegrown players under the age of 23 compared to last season. Last Updated: 30/07/20 7:43pm Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham, two of the eight homegrown players Chelsea fielded this season Talks between the FA and the Premier League begin again this…

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Champions League: UEFA reacts as Real Madrid forward tests positive COVID-19 ahead of Man City tie – Daily Post Nigeria
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Champions League: UEFA reacts as Real Madrid forward tests positive COVID-19 ahead of Man City tie – Daily Post Nigeria

UEFA do not consider Manchester City’s Champions League tie with Real Madrid to be in jeopardy, despite one of the LaLiga club’s players testing positive for COVID-19, the UK Mirror reports. Madrid striker, Mariano Diaz, is unavailable for the second leg of the last-16 tie at the Etihad Stadium next week Friday, after beginning a…

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Premier League clubs seek delay to ease fixture congestion – AS English
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Premier League clubs seek delay to ease fixture congestion – AS English

The Premier League is expected to announce a guaranteed 30-day recovery period for clubs who go far in European competitions to minimise the risk to player health. A decision will be made at the league’s AGM on August 6 with Manchester City, Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers all hoping to make it to the UEFA…

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Man Utd’s Europa League bid at risk after Ighalo, others leave UK – Daily Post Nigeria
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Man Utd’s Europa League bid at risk after Ighalo, others leave UK – Daily Post Nigeria

Manchester United have put their Europa League campaign at risk, by allowing their stars to go on holiday outside the UK this week, SportsMail reports. Odion Ighalo, Nemanja Matic and Victor Lindelof are some of the players who flew out after the Premier League season ended last weekend. The UK have re-imposed 14-day quarantine restrictions…

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