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NPFL: Bendel Insurance unveil new jersey

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Bendel Insurance have unveiled three new sets of jerseys for the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
The jerseys, yellow with green stripes on the side as home jersey, green as away jersey and an extra one white with green stripes on the side, were unveiled by Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu.
Brand new jerseys for the state’s women’s team, Edo Queens, were also unveiled at the ceremony.
The Benin Arsenals will file out in the new jersey for the first time when they take on Plateau United at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium next week Wednesday.
Bendel Insurance gained promotion to the NPFL last season after a few years in the Nigeria National League (NNL).
Monday Odigie’s side defeated Akwa United 2-0 away in the opening fixture of the season.

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EPL: Liverpool in talks with Arne Slot to replace Klopp

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Liverpool have opened talks with Feyenoord about appointing Arne Slot as their new manager.

According to Sky Sports, Slot is now the favourite to replace Jurgen Klopp at Anfield.

The Dutchman is believed to tick all their key criteria for the role and the process could move quickly with the 45-year-old keen to join the Reds.

Slot lifted the KNVB Cup last weekend and guided Feyenoord to their first title in six years last season.

He appeals to Liverpool due to his aggressive, full-throttle style.

Slot’s penchant for a 4-2-3-1 or 4-3-3 formation also fits Liverpool’s squad.

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Guardiola confirms Haaland injury blow ahead of Brighton vs Man City

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Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said Erling Haaland will miss their Premier League trip to Brighton because of injury.

Haaland was not included in the squad for the FA Cup semi-final win over Chelsea on Saturday, after picking up a muscle problem against Real Madrid.

The Norway striker has not featured since then and is yet to resume training.

Guardiola, speaking at his press conference today, confirmed that Haaland will not play against Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Thursday.

However, Phil Foden and John Stones are available for selection.

“Erling is not ready for tomorrow [against Brighton].

“It’s not a big issue but he’s not allowed for this game,” Guardiola said.

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EPL: Lee Sharps wants ex-PSG coach to replace Ten Hag at Man Utd

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Former Manchester Player, Lee Sharps wants former Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery to replace Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford.

Ten Hag’s long-term future at Man United is unclear because of the Re Devils’ performances this season.

Man United currently sit outside of the Premier League top four behind the likes of Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City.

In a recent interview with DAZN, Sharpe said:

“If I were choosing and Erik ten Hag was to go, Unai Emery would be at the top of my list.

“I think given the support and the full backing, he could replicate what he has done at [Aston] Villa. I think he’d be a class manager for United.”

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