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Transfer: Barcelona in Talks with Man United over Defender deal

Manchester United have been offered Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann in exchange for Victor Lindelöf. Barca are looking to take advantage of Raphael Varane's move to Old Trafford, which has seen Lindelöf drop down the pecking order.

Wayne Rooney quits football

Wayne Rooney has officially retired from football to become a full time manager of Derby County.  The former Red devil captain made 764 appearances and  scored 313 goals.  He won 5 premier league titles and 1 Champions League in a memorable time at Old Trafford. Rooney in his young age played for Everton before moving to Manchester United at the age of 18 before joining his former boss sir Alex Ferguson where he played alongside the likes of Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Rio Ferdinand and others. He stared as a versatile striker and in some times can play deep position either  as a supporting striker or as an attacking midfielder, which was seen when Robin Van Persie joined the team during the latter days of his time at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney is currently the manager of Derby County, a championship club in England.

Man Utd set to offload these players this month

Manchester United are looking to permanently offload Marcos Rojo, Sergio Romero, Andreas Pereira, Diogo Dalot and Phil Jones this month according to Telegraph All players listed to offload are not part of the first team squad either are they on the Manger's future plan. Solksjaer will hope different clubs come through for each players mentioned above so that the squad will be streamlined into a small one and give them opportunity to ply their trade elsewhere. They have not been in action since the  beginning of the season and they will hope to see a new club giving them a first team play opportunity in order to blister their season again.

Transfer Update: Aguero to Barcelona, Draxler to Arsenal and all transfer news

Mesut Özil is prepared to forego the roughly £7m still owed to him by Arsenal to leave the club on a free. (Source: The Athletic)  Atlético Madrid have completed the signing of Moussa Dembélé from Lyon on a loan until the end of the season with an option to buy for around €35m. (Source: @atletienglish) Juventus have signed Nantes midfielder Abdoulaye Dabo on loan for the remainder of the season. (Source: @juventusfcen)   Lyon have signed Islam Slimani on a free transfer. Contract until the end of the season with an option to extend for another year. (Source: @OL)  Bayer Leverkusen have signed Timothy Fosu-Mensah from Manchester United for around £1.5m on a deal until 2024. (Source: @bayer04_en)  Hakan Çalhanoğlu is close to agreeing a new contract with AC Milan. (Source: CalcioMercato) AC Milan are in advanced talks with Torino to sign midfielder Soualiho Meïté on loan for the rest of the season with an option to buy. Personal terms are already agreed. (Source: @FabrizioRomano)  Totten

EPL: Pogba's verdict as Man Utd tops table

Manchester United defeated a tough Burnley team at Turf Moor stadium yesterday night  1-0 thanks to a Paul Pogba deflected shot. Paul Pogba was a awarded the man of the match award after his solid display throughout the game after which he scored the only goal of the match. Pogba: "[There's] still a long way and we're going to have to focus again until the end of the season." Pogba on Maguire's disallowed goal: "It was a goal, it was a goal for sure. It was a beautiful goal and the referee decided it was not, a strange decision."  Pogba: "We knew if we win we would be top of the league when we play Liverpool. We have to keep calm, now it is the big moment. We will see what is going to happen."  Pogba: "You can see that the game was going both ways, it's very hard to play here. They [Burnley] have a style of play, very strong and we knew it would be difficult. We had to keep our heads calm and just focus on ourselves."  Pogba on Ra

Popular Music Producer Don Jazzy leads another movement, generate controversies on social media

Yesterday TwitterNG was at it again with the trend #SMAN, Stingy Men Association of Nigeria. Trust Twitter NG to always have a whole lot of cruise with a sprinkle of violence.  Someone came up with a logo with the symbol of fisted hand and a motto, "Let me see what I can do". In a short while after this, agreement forms were printed and made available to members as well as ID cards.  Don Jazzy (One of the prominent philanthropists on Twitter NG) was one of the first members to get an ID along side a host of others declaring himself as the head of the association. Broke and Normally Stingy guys were called out and asked not to join the association because they don't have anything to offer either way. Tables broke and those affected picked up the broken pieces of their tables.  Someone went ahead to actually print his ID. ID that takes some universities nothing less than a year or more to give out. Twitter NG had to remind the guy that it's just cruise sha. Things becam

Ronaldo breaks another record

Cristiano Ronaldo has now officially tied with Josef Bican for most official goals in football history (759). Ronaldo had equalled Pele's most official goals earlier to take him to second on the table and within 2 goals to topple Josh Bican. He scored a powerful late header yesterday to defeat an organized 10-men Saussuolo to move level with the most official goals in football history. One more goal and Ronaldo will become the highest scoring player ever.  Ronaldo is also Serie A's top goal-scorer with 15 goals. 

The Rock Ministry Pastor dies of covid-19

Paul Adefarasin, the founder of House On The Rock Ministry has announced the death of one of it's church pastor, Yinka Akinbami. Yinka Akinbami had reportedly died of coronavirus complications. In a statement on Saturday, the cleric said the deceased was someone deeply dear to him and the House On The Rock family. Paul Adefarasin noted how painful the loss is, saying that if there truly were good men, Akinbami was certainly one. The deceased had been with the church for over 25 years. He served in the Family Life Directorate, where he coached men and women as they embarked upon building families.  "As a dear egbon to me, even though you were older, we were close friends and I thank you for allowing me to be your pastor and spiritual father. “The thought that I will return to church and not see you again on this side of the divide, is unbelievable. I have not been able to process this loss, however, I am sure of how much we will all miss you”, Adefarasin wrote. He called solici

Moyo Thomas, former FCMB employee denies the allegations against her

About two weeks after the story broke out, Moyo Thomas, the former FCMB staff accused of having two children for Adam Nuru, the managing director of the bank has spoken up at last. Adam Nuru was forced to step aside as managing director of FCMB earlier in the week after being accused of fathering two children of his employee while she was married to Tunde Thomas. Friends of Tunde Thomas said Moyo reportedly revealed to her husband that he was not the father of the children after she left Nigeria for the U.S. in 2017. This shocking revelation led to the death of Thomas on the 16th December, 2020. Friends of the deceased had mounted a campaign to get Nuru sacked on ethical grounds. Reacting to the allegation late Friday, Moyo Thomas denied the allegations, while insisting that her late husband was the father of her two kids. In her words, “On no occasion did I ever tell him he was not the father of our two children. It is therefore deliberate falsehood and certainly malicious to allege a

Elon Musk becomes richest person in the world

Elon Musk just became the richest person in the world, with a net worth of more than $185 billion, according to CNBC calculations. Thursday's increase in Tesla's share price pushed Musk past Jeff Bezos, who had been the richest person since 2017 and is currently worth about $184 billion. Musk's wealth surge over the past year marks the fastest rise to the top of the rich list in history — and is a dramatic financial turnaround for the outspoken entrepreneur who just 18 months ago was in the headlines for Tesla's rapid cash burn and his personal leverage against the company's stock. Musk started 2020 worth about $27 billion, and was barely in the top 50 richest people. Tesla's rocketing share price — which has increased more than ninefold over the past year — and his generous pay package have added more than $150 billion to his net worth. Amazon's share price has remained more subdued due to the potential for increased regulation from Washington. Musk passed

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could start against Birmingham in the FA Cup

Pep Guardiola has not seen Sergio Aguero in a better mood as the Manchester City striker continues to predict he will score plenty of goals this season. The club record scorer has bagged just two goals in all competitions and hasn't started a match since West Ham away in October when he had to be substituted at half-time. A knee injury that forced him to miss five months of the year has continued to play up, with the striker and club doctors being unsure how he will react to training sessions. Not only does Man City's boss have his fingers crossed that the player can start in the FA Cup against Birmingham he has had the consolation of Aguero continuing to be a significant presence in the dressing room even if he cannot do a job on the pitch. "Only me knows how much I miss him, so just look at the numbers and the quality he has in the box," said Guardiola. "He’s unique, but he’s had a tough injury, really tough and the important thing is his mood is exceptional, b

Former BBN Housemate Lucy Jubilates after receiving cash gift from Nengi.

BBNaija Lockdown housemate, Lucy Edet jubilated after receiving a six-figure cash gift from Nengi, a co housemate. Showering Nengi with praises, the reality show star urged her fans to celebrate Nengi for her benevolence. According to her, this kind gesture is coming a day after one of her staff absconded with some money. The housemate disclosed this on Thursday in a recent Instagram post.  "I'm screaming. @nengiofficial sent me 6 digit figures to support my business. Thanks babes. After you na you. #Lucination just go drop kisses for my girl." “ And to think that one of my staff ran away with my money yesterday … Fear God!,” she wrote. This is quite unexpected because Lucy and Nengi weren't the best buddies in the house. In fact, their really frosty relationship is a major highlight of the Lockdown season. We love to see them trying at being friends though and we hope this last.

Popular comedian Mr Macaroni shares BBN audition experience

Debo Adebayo popularly known as Mr Macaroni have shared his experience at the popular TV reality show Big Brother Naija in 2019.  He highlighted his struggle to take part in the auditioning which according to him termed as a bitter experience in the end. Debo was able to describe how he met over 800 people for the audition, how he was able to struggle his way into the crowd , what made him go out of the auditioning ground despite his hardship at the place. He later concluded on going out of the place but determine in his mind to be successful in life and he forget about Big Brother auditioning. Debo Adebayo popularly known as Mr Macaroni is a Nigerian entertainer, comedian, businessman and online media influencer notable for his expression ‘ooin you’re doing well’. He is also a media influencer with many followers on all social media platforms.

Carabao cup: Pep laments over shortage of players

Manchester City boss Pep Guadiola says his team "don't have many players" for Wednesday's Carabao Cup semi-final against Manchester United due to Covid-19. Manchester City will play their name game which is the Carabao cup semi final without some of his key players who were learnt to have contacted the virus tonight. Although there's nothing to be done about it as the English FA hasn't said anything about the postponement of the game but this has been a major concern for the blues coach.

PSG Signs former Tottenham manager

Paris Saint-Germain has captured the signature of the  former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino to Parcs des Princes. The announcement was made officially on their website today which reads; "Le Paris Saint-Germain est heureux d’annoncer la nomination de Mauricio Pochettino au poste d’entraîneur. L’entraîneur argentin a signé un contrat jusqu’au 30 juin 2022, plus une année en option." Pochettino signed a year contract with the les Blues with an extension of another year.