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Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale is "going to stay" at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale is "going to stay" at Real Madrid after the Welsh forward set up Karim Benzema's opening goal in a 3-1 victory at Celta Vigo.

Bale was a surprise starter after being linked with a move away from the club this summer, but was involved in Madrid's best moments and Zidane insisted it was always his plan to play Bale in this game.

"He's going to stay and we all have to think of that as a positive thing," manager Zidane said.

"The injury to Eden Hazard was bad luck for us but it didn't change the plans we had for Bale in this game.

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Pep Guardiola 'accepts' VAR after goal overruled

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said he would "have to accept it" after a VAR decision overruled what looked to have been a late winner over Tottenham.

City were celebrating after Gabriel Jesus appeared to have scored in injury time, but the goal was ruled out because the ball had brushed Aymeric Laporte's arm in the build-up.

"We have to accept it," said Guardiola after the game ended 2-2.

"It's tough because we scored a goal late on. But ask VAR people, not me."

David Luiz: Arsenal defender says he left Chelsea because of his 'ambition'

David Luiz said he left Chelsea to join Arsenal because of his "ambition" and to experience a "new challenge".

The 32-year-old centre-half made his Gunners debut in Saturday's 2-1 Premier League home win over Burnley after his move on transfer deadline day.

Chelsea, who beat Arsenal in the Europa League final, came third in the league last season with Arsenal fifth.

"I am a guy with ambition and that is why I moved. I like a new a challenge and new things in my life," said Luiz.

Alexis Sanchez: Inter to make Man Utd loan offer for forward

Inter Milan expect to find out by Wednesday if they have a chance of signing Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez on loan.

The Serie A club have already signed striker Romelu Lukaku from United and are now targeting the Chile international.

Sanchez, 30, was not named in United's squad to face Wolves on Monday.

Inter are understood to be putting together a deal to present to United on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Maurizio Sarri: Juventus coach treated for pneumonia

Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is being treated for pneumonia.

The 60-year-old Juventus coach spent Monday morning at the Italian club, having missed a weekend friendly against Triestina, because of what was initially thought to flu.

After feeling unwell, further tests diagnosed pneumonia and Juve confirmed treatment had begun.

Juventus visit Parma for their opening Serie A match on Saturday and it is not clear if Sarri will be in charge.

Kapofi urges employees to refrain from corrupt practices

Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Frans Kapofi, on Monday said the ministry’s employees should protect their integrity and that of their families by refraining from corrupt practices in order for them 'to work with a clear conscious'.
Kapofi made these remarks on Monday during the opening ceremony of the KHAEDU Project in the capital, which is expected to run until 23 August.

Nurses’ union condemns suspension of health training centres

The Namibia Nurses Union (NANU) on Sunday condemned the suspension of the national health training centres under the Ministry of Health and Social Services where enrolled nurses, pharmacist assistants and environmental health practitioners have been training.
In a media statement issued by NANU Kunene regional coordinator Junias Shilunga, NANU labelled the decision by the government to close down the training centres as reckless.