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Nawtyboi Tattoo leads Ga-Dangme rappers for drill experience

Nawtyboi Tattoo has put Ga-Dangme rappers on a new jam titled “Owele)ohenor.”

When the Kumerica wave gave drill currency in Ghana, there was no doubt that other artists were going to jump on it. As Shatta Wale, Medikal, Kwame Yogot, and the like have made use of the music go viral, some brilliant Ga-Dangme rappers have also joined the bandwagon.

Afropop Artist and Producer, Nawtyboi Tattoo, put other Ga-Dangme rappers on the new jam titled ‘Rush‘ (Owele)ohenor). The song features Kilo Wonder, Billo, Kweku Grade, Atswei Franaalo, CY Geezy, TiDraps, CediSL, Ataa Okpoti, DaGaBoi and Olando.

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Transport fares increased by 13% effective June 5

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Effective Saturday, June 5, road transport fares will be increased by 13%.

The new prices affect all forms of transport including Inter-city (trotro), Intercity (long distance) and shared taxis.

In a press statement, the Ghana Private Roads Transport Union (GPRTU) revealed that the increase is to accommodate the increase in fuel prices announced in May 2021, after long negotiations with stakeholders.

“Upon consultations, government has assured us that it will continue with efforts to prevent a steep rise in input cost.

“Government had also assured as by a letter from the Ministry of Finance that the suspension of the quarterly income tax paid by owners of trotros and taxis will be extended to cover intercity commuter vehicles to reduce the operational cost. We, therefore, encourage the government to keep to its commitment in this regard.”

In the press release, they urged transport operators to stick to the proposed increase.

“We request members, commuters, and the general public to kindly cooperate for the successful implementation of the new fares,” they added.

Best Football Predictions & Free Betting Tips

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CROATIA vs ARMENIA BETTING TIPS

Croatia continues their preparations for the European Championship finals as they play host to Armenia at Stadion Gradski vrt in a warm-up game. The Croats aim to build on a 3-0 win over Malta, and the bookies see them as hot favorites to win Tuesday’s clash. Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic is no longer part of the national team, and, in his absence, a man to watch in the home side will be Real Madrid ace Luka Modric.

On the other hand, the Armenians have been impressive in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, with the team winning each of their first three group games. Joaquin Camino Caparros’ troops, though, will have a much bigger fish to fry against Croatia, who is a real force to be reckoned with at home. Roma star Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been left out of the squad, which is yet another reason why home win should be considered.

PREDICTIONS:

Home win

Correct Score: Croatia 2:0 Armenia

POLAND vs RUSSIA BETTING TIPS

Stadion Miejski we Wroclawiu will host Tuesday’s friendly between Poland and Russia, the two teams who prepare for the European Championship finals. Poland has been having their ups and downs in the World Cup qualifiers, but it has to be noted that key attacker Robert Lewandowski missed the England game with an injury. The Bayern Munchen ace returns to contention, and we are positive that he will prove a handful for the opposition defenders.

On the other hand, the Russians aim to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to Slovakia. Zenit attacker Artem Dzyuba is widely expected to lead the line for the visiting team, and given the attacking potential of the two sides, we believe that both teams to score betting options should be considered. When the two teams met at EURO 2012 they played out a 1-1 draw, which is yet another reason why we are tempted to put our money on both teams to score.

PREDICTIONS:

Both teams to score

Poland 1:1 Russia

SLOVAKIA vs BULGARIA BETTING TIPS

Slovakia and Bulgaria go head to head at Josko Arena in Ried in what is expected to be an interesting warm-up game. Slovakia aims to build on a 2-1 win over Russia, and they will surely use the upcoming friendlies as good preparation for the European Championship finals. Veteran midfielder Marek Hamsik is still part of the team, while Feyenoord attacker Robert Bozenik is widely expected to lead the line for the nominal hosts.

The Bulgarians, on the other hand, missed out on a place at the EURO 2021. Yasen Petrov’s men continue to struggle in the World Cup qualifiers, and given their difficulties in front of goal, we are tempted to put our money on Slovakia. When the two teams met in a friendly 15 years ago Slovakia defeated Bulgaria 3-1, and we predict that history is going to repeat itself.

PREDICTIONS:

Home win

Correct score: 1:0

China Reports First Human Case Of H10N3 Bird Flu

A 41-year-old man in China’s eastern province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as the first human case of infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu, China’s National Health Commission (NHC) said on Tuesday.

The man, a resident of the city of Zhenjiang, was hospitalized on April 28 after developing a fever and other symptoms, the NHC said in a statement.

He was diagnosed as having the H10N3 avian influenza virus on May 28, it said, but did not give details on how the man had been infected with the virus.

H10N3 is a low pathogenic, or relatively less severe, a strain of the virus in poultry and the risk of it spreading on a large scale was very low, the NHC added.

The man was stable and ready to be discharged from hospital.

Medical observation of his close contacts had not found any other cases.

Many different strains of avian influenza are present in China and some sporadically infect people, usually those working with poultry.

Wing Ming chicken farm located in Yuen Long. A 10-year-old Hong Kong boy has tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, making him the fourth such case in the city this winter, according to the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health. 10JAN17 SCMP (Photo by Nora Tam/South China Morning Post via Getty Images)


There have been no significant numbers of human infections with bird flu since the H7N9 strain killed around 300 people during 2016-2017.

No other cases of human infection with H10N3 have previously been reported globally, the NHC said

The moment Chelsea lift the champions league trophy

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N’Golo Kante was the pick of the Chelsea players in their Champions League final win over Manchester City.

Whilst much of the credit will understandably fall on matchwinner Kai Havertz as well as the likes of Reece James and Andreas Christensen, it was the Frenchman who was, for many, the best player on the pitch.

On numerous occasions, Kante was able to stop City attacks with a crucial interception and his performance was praised by former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand.

“N’Golo Kante put on a masterclass on how to retrieve the ball, defend, break things up and then be a menace in that midfield, he controlled the game

Valerio Pennicino captured a special moment of the defender carrying Kante as the post match celebrations got underway.

PORTO, PORTUGAL – MAY 29: N’Golo Kante, Kurt Zouma, Christian Pulisic and Billy Gilmour of Chelsea celebrate winning the Champions League as Sergio Aguero of Manchester City looks dejected following the UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Estadio do Dragao on May 29, 2021 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Man City vs Chelsea Prediction & Betting Tips

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After outplaying star-studded PSG in the semis, Man City will be aiming to win their first Champions League trophy when they take on Chelsea in an all-English final at Estadio do Dragao. The Citizens are enjoying yet another season to remember, and they surely want to put the icing on the cake on a very successful campaign.

Well-rested midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will be the man to watch in Pep Guardiola’s team. Joao Cancelo returns from a domestic ban, while Ilkay Gundogan is pushing for a start after he was rested in a 5-0 win over Everton.

The Blues, on the other hand, proved their worth in the double-header against Spanish giants Real Madrid. First-choice goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is rated doubtful for the title game after injuring his ribs in the 2-1 loss to Aston Villa, while N’Golo Kante is facing a race against the clock to be fit for the Champions League final.

Anyhow, a close encounter is on the cards, and seeing that both teams are likely to adopt a cautious approach in the decider, under 2.5 goals betting option should be considered.

Liverpool signs Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig

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Liverpool has signed center-back Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig after agreeing to pay his £36m release clause.

Ibrahima Konate joins Liverpool for £36m from RB Leipzig; the 22-year-old French center-back was an unused substitute in both matches when the two sides met in the Champions League earlier this year.

Konate, 22, made 21 appearances for Leipzig this season including eight Bundesliga starts as the club finished second, 13 points behind champions Bayern Munich.

He will begin a long-term contract from July 1, subject to international clearance and a successful work permit application process.

“I’m really happy to be joining such a massive club like Liverpool,” Konate said.

Konate is currently with France’s U21 squad for the UEFA European Championships.

Divorce inquiries to legal firms soar by 95% in pandemic

Divorce enquiries to legal firms have surged by 95 per cent in the wake of the pandemic, with women making up the majority of queries, new figures show.

Data from the UK’s largest family law firm, published on The Independent website, showed the proportion of inquiries surged from 4,505 in January to March last year to 8,801 queries between January and March of this year.

Stowe Family Law, which polled 400 people across the country, discovered around three-quarters of couples who separated or got divorced during the coronavirus crisis say they had no tensions before the pandemic began.

The survey found the main reason couples cited for going separate ways was spending too much time together, which led to too many arguments – with almost a quarter saying this.

Data from the Office for National Statistics showed women have been more likely to initiate divorce proceedings against men in England and Wales since 1949 – with some 62 percent of divorces between men and women in 2019 requested by the wife.

While this is the same amount as the year before, the gender disparity between men and women filing for divorce has decreased in recent years – falling 10 percentage points since the peak of 1992 when wives filed for 72 percent of divorces.

The research also found around 7 in 10 have been more anxious about their financial situation because of the Covid-19 crisis. While almost half said financial worries had triggered conflict in their relationships.

VIDEO: Dangme All-Stars drops new song “Ayekoo”

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A section of Dangme Artists have teamed up to uplift the Ga-Dangme voice on a new song dubbed ‘Ayekoo’.

The Dangme All-Stars were made up of Minazy Yaazo, Skybeez, Vviel, 2 Puff, EL Money, AJ Diego, Green Goat, Legend, Reggi Key, Bra Jay, Charlorson, Great Davilion, AB Special, Sniitch AIK, Scarbwoy, Shaddy Reigns, Jormie, De Royal, Kritical and Nene Joojo.

Dangme All stars “Ayekoo” is produced by Forqzy Beatz and directed by Bra Levels.

Enjoy the video here:

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Edouard Mendy and N’Golo Kante return to Chelsea training ahead of Champions League final against Manchester City

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Edouard Mendy was taken off at half-time against Aston Villa on Sunday, while N’Golo Kante missed that game with a hamstring problem; Chelsea has also returned 800 unsold tickets from their allocation ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 05: Edouard Mendy of Chelsea looks on during the prematch warm up prior to the UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg match between Chelsea and Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge on May 05, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around Europe remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Edouard Mendy and N’Golo Kante returned to Chelsea training with the rest of the first-team squad at Cobham on Wednesday in a welcome boost ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final.

Mendy was replaced at half-time against Aston Villa after he injured his ribs colliding with a post, while Kante missed Sunday’s defeat at Villa Park with a hamstring problem.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 15: N’Golo Kante of Chelsea during The Emirates FA Cup Final match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on May 15, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

N’Golo Kante is also back in Chelsea training after a hamstring problem.

Last week, Chelsea Supporters’ Trust released a scathing statement attacking UEFA’s decision to move the match to Porto.

“The UEFA executives making these decisions clearly have little empathy or concern with match-going supporters. They are deeply out of touch,” it read.

Arsenal begin talks to sign Norwich City midfielder Emiliano Buendia

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Arsenal have reportedly opened talks over a move for Norwich midfielder Emiliano Buendia as they look to fend off competition from Aston Villa.

Norwich are demanding a £40 million fee for the 24-year-old, while the Canaries are also due to pay a sell-on fee as part of their agreement with Buendia’s former club Getafe.

In a sign that he will be in the dugout next season, Mikel Arteta is expecting to be backed by owner Stan Kroenke this summer.

According to the Mail, the Gunners are looking to beat off competition from Villa to sign the Argentina international, who registered 15 goals and 16 assists for Norwich in their Championship-winning campaign.

The report also claims that Richard Garlick, who is Arsenal’s new director of football, is keen to make Buendia his first signing.

The midfielder was also named the Championship’s player of the season and has been called up to Argentina’s national squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Speaking earlier this month, Norwich boss Daniel Farke said it would take an ‘unbelievable offer’ for Arsenal to land Buendia.

Checkout photos of African ageless woman, Rolanda Rochelle who still slays at 53

Meet Rolanda Rochelle, the 53-year-old woman that looks 30.

A 53-year-old African-American woman named Rolanda Rochelle broke the internet a few days ago with her insanely youthful photos.

On Instagram, the African-American woman reveals she is a brand ambassador and a pro-ageing advocate. Rochelle is also a lover of politics, travelling and vintage.

Here are some of Rolanda Rochelle’s recent Instagram photos:

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We can fix ourselves when the system stops frustrating us – Spaa Media CEO tells gov’t

Social media users in Ghana are still adhering to the hashtag #FixTheCountry in droves to pressure the government to improve it’s citizens’ lives.

CEO of Spaa Media and Tapioca Festival, Seth Priceless Ala-Amegavie has responded to the group of people who are clamoring for the people of Ghana to fix themselves before calling on the government to fix the country that fixing the country automatically fixes the people.

The Entrepreneur has shared on his Facebook page of how he was refused an opportunity to do “Ada Excellence Awards” with Ada Asafotufiam Festival, five years ago.

Mr. Amegavie explained that the present movement came about out of a feeling among the youth of not being heard by their leaders and government officials.

He has also highlighted some pressing needs of the citizens of Ghana.

When we asked for this country to be fixed, it is because we want things to work.

We can #FixOurselves when the system stops frustrating us, when there are checks and balances, when the environment enables creative people to earn a handsome living.” he said.

You will certainly not understand why the call to #FixTheCountryGhanaNow makes so much sense until you try doing for yourself in this country.

The NDC/NPP you follow right now that you are willing to die for don’t care about you. We say governance is a continues structure, they don’t see it that way. This is the reason why there are a lot of uncompleted and abandoned projects in this country. Everyone wants self-aggrandizement, wastage of state resources in the name of politics(NPP and NDC). To think it is their personal resources or pocket monies that was used to finance the project.

The system right now is designed for you to fail otherwise how does it makes sense that you design a plan that helps the whole society but the leaders of same society will frustrate you till you give up.” he added.

Mr. Amegavie believes that it’s imperative that the government works at fixing the system because that will automatically fix the people in the country.

Gold Menace: Illegal Mining and its Financial Impact on the economy

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Introduction about Topic:

Mining has played an important role in Ghana’s development. Like all industries, mining has both benefits and risks for the people who live in the communities where the minerals are found. The way the government, nearby neighborhoods, and mining companies deal with these health and environmental impacts can make the lives of residents worse or better. The current analysis focuses on the ecological and health effects of mining in Ghana. It combines existing data from the literature and recent findings from co-authors on the causes, status, trends, and consequences of mining in Ghana. The work assesses data on mining’s environmental and health impacts, such as pollution of water bodies, degradation of forest resources, soil nutrient depletion, destruction of wildlife habitats, and declining quality and threats to human health.

Mineral Wealth:

Mineral abundance is a significant resource that can be utilized to animate or upgrade financial development and invigorate framework improvement, including schools, emergency clinics, and street organizations. Mining has assumed a significant part in the advancement of Ghana, which positions second in gold creation on the African mainland after South Africa. Ghana is additionally enriched with rich mineral assets. It was recently called the Gold Coast due to the enormous gold stores in the southern spaces of Obuasi, Tarkwa, and Prestea. Known as Ghana after freedom in 1957, the mining of gold and different assets contributes to the monetary turn of events. Digging represents about 9.1% of Ghana’s total national output (Gross domestic product) and utilizes almost 300,000 individuals who are being used by digging for the financial improvement of Ghana; the adverse consequence of mining exercises is expanding. One examination contended that “mining to date has a helpless history as far as adding to environmental turn of events, with few networks showing critical advantages and mining locales encountering long haul adverse consequences.” 

As of late, many mining organizations have made strides to moderate their past moves by creating extensive effect evaluation studies and ways to deal with address the antagonistic effects of mining and adding to foundation advancement. Most mining networks in Ghana have confronted air and water contamination and different types of natural corruption because of mining measures. The more significant part of the occupants of mining networks is ruined and live in rustic zones where fundamental assets, for example, wellbeing administrations and clean water, are deficient.

History:

There is evidence of gold mining in Ghana from the 7th and 8th centuries AD as gold supplies drew Arab traders. These activities were strategically located along rivers where sediment was continuously washed away, presumably with gold deposits. Separate the golden grains. This has been a source of wealth for these mining communities and individuals. Over time, it was revealed that there are deposits of iron, limestone, kaolinite, and other clay minerals in some amounts. However, gold was the most critical mineral extracted and represents 90% of the minerals extracted.

Although Ghana’s economy was primarily based on agriculture, many small-scale “galamsey” miners thrived and depended on the extraction and smuggling of these minerals for sale from the country for their livelihoods. These individuals were primarily trying to promote their economic benefits without regard to their actions’ negative social, political, or environmental consequences. Differences in the mode of mining, the legality of the operation, the amount mined, and the volumes extracted divide the mining area of ​​Ghana into two main approaches: large-scale legal mining and small-scale illegal “galamsey” mining. Small-scale mining is carried out on an individual level, mainly by the poor with very little technical knowledge or machinery. In comparison, another 80 to 100 million people depend now or indirectly on producing these activities for their survival. Most of these people are not by choice but by necessity. Small-scale mining is viewed from different perspectives by different groups of people and countries. Small-scale mining is defined by the International Labor Organization as less intensive and operated with basic or low-rise machinery.

In Ghana, small-scale mining involves “the extraction of gold using a technique that does not incur a substantial cost by any part of an individual or group of no more than nine people or by a solidarity society consisting of ten or more people.”

Economic impacts:

When all mining activities in Africa and Asia are included, there are perhaps six million artisanal miners worldwide.  In Ghana, the mining sector accounts for 41% of the country’s foreign exchange and is the primary generator of foreign exchange. Gold now accounts for more than US $ 600 million and 90% of all mineral productivity per year and has replaced cocoa as the primary source of foreign exchange in Ghana.

Increased investment in the mining sector as a result of Ghana’s economic reforms has several benefits. Mining is the primary source of foreign exchange in the country and provides a large amount of government revenue, a source of income and social infrastructure for the population, creates direct and indirect employment, and contributes to community development in mining areas.

Health Impacts:

According to Ahern and Stephens, mining remains one of the world’s most dangerous professions, both in short-term injuries and loss of life and long-term consequences such as cancer and respiratory diseases, including silicosis and asbestosis, and pneumoconiosis.

Disaster struck the people of Dunkwa-on-Offin in the central region, where countless people were buried in a “galamsey” shaft when it collapsed near the Ofin River. In that one disaster, more than 100 miners were killed. Reports indicated that about 136 “galamsey” operators worked in the well when the incident occurred on June 27, 2010. 

The Ghanaian Times reported an increase in the incidence of kidney disease. According to Dr. Amoako Atta (head of the kidney department at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital), mercury by illegal miners contributes to this. The inorganic form of the metal is washed or evaporated in rivers. Accessible in the atmosphere. Mercury levels found in fish were three times higher than the levels considered safe by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). Chemicals in the river can also be harmful to the skin and the entire human body. Mercury affects the kidney system, nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, and respiratory tract. A report estimates that 5 tons of mercury are released every year from small-scale mining operations in Ghana.

A study in five selected communities (Sanso, Anyinam, Anyinamadokrom, Abombe, and Tutuka, in Obuasi Municipality) of mining activities close to AngloGold Ashanti’s operations and their impact on health found residents to suffer from Malaria, skin conditions, diarrhea, and fever, cold and cold. 

Malaria was responsible for approximately 42% of the diseases reported in the study, followed by respiratory infections (27%) and skin disorders (17.7%). 25 13.6% of the respondents in the study area reported fever, diarrhea, and other symptoms. The highest incidence of cold or cough was at Anyinam (37.1% of responses), which is very close to the open-air site of AngloGold Ashanti, where rocks are blown up and topsoil removed with heavy machinery.

Skin diseases were mainly reported by employees and residents of Anyimadokrom (26.6% of responses) and Sanso (24.3% of reactions). In Sanso, respondents noted that the prevalence of skin diseases was mainly due to contamination of water bodies with chemicals that some residents depend on for water, food, and other household purposes. The high incidence of skin diseases in Anyimadokrom is due to its proximity to AngloGold Ashanti’s Pompola treatment facility, where chemicals such as arsenic (sulfur dioxide) are used.

In Abompe and Tutuka, located about 1.5 to 3 km from active mines, except for Malaria, other illnesses such as cold or cough, skin disorders, fever, and diarrhea were relatively low be attributed to the distance to active mines. Mining sites.

In Ghana, the endemic nature of Buruli ulcer in communities adjacent to mining operations suggests that proximity to artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASM) is a risk factor for this disease, as is the case with the highest prevalence of Buruli ulcer in the region. Country. Amansie West District. An increased risk of infection was not associated with direct involvement in mining or contact with mine well water in a case-control study in Ghana, but changes in the use of the soils often associated with ASM activities, such as riverbed disturbances, have been proposed as a reproductive mechanism for Buruli ulcer.

Conclusion: Mining is significant to Ghana’s economy and is a substantial contributor to GDP, and the mining sector creates employment opportunities for many people. However, there are also many adverse effects of mining, as described here. The consequences of mining for the health of surrounding communities include an increased risk of Malaria, skin diseases, diarrhea, fever, colds, and colds. 

Additional health effects include HIV / AIDS contraction by people involved in or associated with prostitution in mining communities. Environmental impacts include noise from heavy trucks from mining centers, contamination of water bodies by chemicals such as arsenic, mercury, and cadmium from refining mined minerals, contamination of agricultural soils with heavy metals, and other pollutants, resulting in rural depletion. Land reduced food productivity due to barren land and lack of wildlife due to clearing of forests that provide habitat for many animal species

Chelsea boss braced for ‘two finals’ against Leicester City

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Thomas Tuchel has demanded a reaction from his Chelsea players ahead of their two ‘finals’ against Leicester City.

Thomas Tuchel confirms Chelsea midfielders Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante are fit to face Leicester City in Saturday’s FA Cup final; Chelsea faces Leicester again in Premier League on Tuesday in a crucial battle for the top four.

Tuchel is targeting his first piece of silverware as Chelsea boss with victory in Saturday’s FA Cup final, and three days later they face the Foxes again at Stamford Bridge in a crucial match in the race for the Premier League top four.

“It’s a very easy preparation,” said Tuchel. “We all feel angry with ourselves about the missed opportunity and the performance. Now we have the challenge to focus on only this match and play on the edge.

“We need our best game. Leicester is a super-strong side and deserves to be in the final. A few days later we compete with them for the top four.”

When asked which game is the most important, Tuchel replied: “I cannot judge it. These are two finals and we don’t think about anything else. It is a final for the cup and a final for the top four.

Tuchel confirmed Kepa Arrizabalaga will start in goal against Leicester on Saturday while Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante are both available for selection.