Chelsea Overtake Manchester United In The Race To Sign Brazilian Sensation
Published: July 23, 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea are working on a deal that will bring Brazilian young sensation Richarlison de Andrade to Stamford Bridge this summer.Transfer market expert Gianluca Di Marzio writes on his website that the Blues have taken the lead in the race for the Fluminese offensive winger.Ajax Amsterdam, Inter M...
Liverpool Winger Makes Up His Mind To Join Fulham Ahead Of Newcastle, Derby & Boro
Published: July 23, 2017
England U20 World Cup-winning winger Sheyi Ojo is not keen on moving to Newcastle United, Derby County and Middlesbrough in the summer transfer window.According to the print edition of The Sun, football's most expensive fourteen-year-old in history wants to join Fulham on a season-long loan instead.Ojo was left out of ...
Two Attacking Midfielders Of Nigerian Descent Help Classy Tottenham Earn Win Vs PSG
Published: July 23, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur beat French club Paris Saint-Germain 4-2 in the International Champions Cup at the Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida) on Saturday night, local time.Two attacking midfielders of Nigerian descent in the shape of Josh Onomah and Dele Alli were on parade for Spurs, with the England U20 World Cup-win...
Ex-Man Utd, Liverpool Stars, Messi Convince Neymar To Snub PSG For Barcelona Stay
Published: July 22, 2017
Brazil poster boy Neymar has decided to remain at Barcelona amid reports he is close to completing a transfer to French moneybags Paris Saint-Germain.Leading Spanish sports dailies Marca and AS have reported that former Manchester United defender Gerard Piqué, ex-Liverpool striker Luis Suárez, and Lionel Messi have s...
Nigerian Right Wing-Back Allocated New Shirt Number By Chelsea
Published: July 22, 2017
Canadian-born England U20 international of Nigerian parentage Fikayo Tomori has been allocated a new shirt number at Chelsea ahead of the forthcoming season.Tomori wore the number 31 shirt in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Arsenal in a pre-season friendly staged at the Beijing National Stadium (Beijing) on Saturday.The 19-year...
New Signing From Ajax Shines As Manchester United Beat Northern Ireland In SuperCupNI
Published: July 22, 2017
Manchester United U18s began their campaign in the SuperCupNI with a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland U18 at the Coleraine Showgrounds on Saturday, July 22.Two days after Manchester United confirmed the signing of Millen Barrs, the ex-Ajax Amsterdam wonderkid was named in the starting line-up by manager Kieran McKenna and...
Sunderland Rising Star Maja Tallies Fourth Goal In Pre-Season But Gets Injured
Published: July 22, 2017
Sunderland continued their pre-season preparations with a 3-2 win over Bradford City at Valley Parade on Saturday.The in-form Nigerian striker Josh Maja has a strong case to force his way into the first team picture in the new season after scoring another goal for the Black Cats.The sore point is that he had to be repl...
Liverpool 2 Leicester City 1: Egyptian Messi Strikes, Solanke Stars As Liverpool Win First Trophy
Published: July 22, 2017
Africa's most expensive player Mohammed Salah netted his second goal in a Liverpool shirt in their 2-1 win over Leicester City in the final of the Premier League Asia Trophy.Nigeria internationals Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa entered into the fray in the 56th and 65th minute respectively for the Foxes, and Liverpool ne...
Chelsea 3 Arsenal 0: Batshuayi Bags Brace, Moses And Tomori Impress, Iwobi Starts
Published: July 22, 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea produced a devastating display to beat FA Cup winners Arsenal 3-0 at the Beijing National Stadium (Beijing) in a pre-season friendly on Saturday afternoon.All three players of Nigerian descent Victor Moses, Fikayo Tomori and Alex Iwobi were in action, with the Arsenal number seventeen a...
Leicester City Confirm They Are On The Brink Of Completing Signing Of Iheanacho
Published: July 22, 2017
Leicester City have confirmed that they are interested in snapping up Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City this summer and hope to close the deal in the coming days.The Foxes vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha says they will sign at least one more player before the transfer window closes for business on August ...
Mikel To Play Maximum Of Five Games In Five Months Ahead Of WCQ Vs Cameroon
Published: July 22, 2017
Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel may be struggling for match fitness ahead of two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon in September.The Nigeria number ten has been left out of the match day squad for Tianjin Teda's Chinese Super League clash against Chongqing Dangdai Lifan on Saturday, fueling speculation th...
Official : Ex-Nigeria U23 Invitee Adeloye Bids Farewell To F.C. United of Manchester
Published: July 22, 2017
Former Stoke City youngster Tomi Adeloye has ended his collaboration with Vanarama National League North club FC United of Manchester.According to the official website of the Reds, the ex-Nigeria U23 invitee has decided to leave the club because of the difficulty he has in commuting from his base in London.Adeloye join...
Chelsea To Decide Between Number Eight And Nine Jersey For Record Signing Morata
Published: July 22, 2017
Chelsea are set to make a decision on whether to hand club-record signing álvaro Morata the number eight or nine jersey for the forthcoming season.The Premier League champions announced the acquisition of the Spain international on a five-year deal from Real Madrid on Friday, July 21, and immediately updated his profi...
Arsenal Coach Wenger Warns Moses, Tomori, Chelsea : This Is Not A Friendly
Published: July 22, 2017
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has said that his team will not be treating Saturday's showdown with Chelsea at the  Beijing National Stadium (Beijing) like a friendly.Ahead of this pre-season fixture, the pressure appears to be on Chelsea because they lost twice to the Gunners last season, including the showpiece game of...
Arsenal World Cup-Winning Midfielder Not Surprised Iwobi Is Doing Well
Published: July 22, 2017
England U20 World Cup-winning midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles says he is not surprised that Iwobi has been doing well since he broke into Arsenal's first team in the second half of the 2015-16 season.The Nigeria international has played key roles for the Gunners in their pre-season games so far, notching assists agai...