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Barcelona Director,Abidal docked for illegal liver transplant

Barcelona Director,Abidal docked for illegal liver transplant

Sandro Rosell, the former president of Barcelona, and Eric Abidal arrived at court on Friday to testify as part of the investigation into the legality of Abidal’s liver transplant. Abidal, now the director of football at the club, was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 while still a player at the Nou Camp.   Spanish daily newspaper La Vanguardia adds that as well as ... Read More »

Wilfred Ndidi:How I juggle my football career with studying for a business degree

Wilfred Ndidi:How I juggle my football career with studying for a business degree

Wilfred Ndidi says he has learned more in nine months under Brendan Rodgers than at any other time in his career — and the lessons carry on long after he has finished training. The Leicester midfielder has been one of the best players in the Premier League this season, earning the nickname The Octopus from team-mates because of his long legs, which he ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho appointed Totenham Hotspurs’ Head Coach

Jose Mourinho appointed Totenham Hotspurs’ Head Coach

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager, replacing Mauricio Pochettino. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss has signed a deal until the end of the 2022/23 season with Spurs and will be in charge for the Premier League clash with West Ham at the London Stadium on Saturday. A club statement read: We are delighted to ... Read More »

Arsenal steal match on Man’ City, contact father of Brazilian teenager Reinier Jesus’

Arsenal steal match on Man’ City, contact father of Brazilian teenager Reinier Jesus’

Arsenal have reportedly contacted the father of highly-rated Flamengo midfielder Reinier Jesus about a future move. Reinier made his first-team debut for Flamengo in July and signed a new contract earlier this month lasting until 2024, with a release clause set at £60million. Manchester City, Real Madrid, Juventus and PSG are also interested in the 17-year-old, but Arsenal lead the way after making contact with ... Read More »

Back to Sender:Arsenal  to sell Xhaka to Borussia ‘Gladbach in return for Denis Zakaria

Back to Sender:Arsenal to sell Xhaka to Borussia ‘Gladbach in return for Denis Zakaria

Arsenal look set to offer Granit Xhaka to former club Borussia Monchengladbach in January, with Denis Zakaria potentially moving in the other direction. Xhaka has not played since his infamous substitution against Crystal Palace on October 27, when supporters booed the then-Gunners captain off the pitch and the Swiss midfielder reacted angrily.   The 27-year-old was then stripped of the captaincy by manager ... Read More »

Ronaldo can’t win 2019 Ballon d’Or – Iker Casillas

Ronaldo can’t win 2019 Ballon d’Or – Iker Casillas

Legendary Spain goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, has said he would be surprised should Ballon d’Or 2019 award be given to Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Lionel Messi and Virgil van Dijk. The award’s gala night will hold in December and there have been growing insinuations the Portuguese may beat off competition from the Barcelona ace. Casillas, who played with Ronaldo before sealing ... Read More »

Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia win the WorldRemit and Arsenal “Future Stars” coaching programme

Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia win the WorldRemit and Arsenal “Future Stars” coaching programme

The youth football coaches will fly to London for a personalised training session with Arsenal Football Development coaches LONDON, United Kingdom, November 15, 2019/ — Online money transfer company WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com) and Arsenal today announce that Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia are the winners of the 2019 Future Stars coaching programme. The two youth coaches will now ... Read More »

Manchester United,Arsenal and AC Milan in three way battle for Merih Demirah

Manchester United,Arsenal and AC Milan in three way battle for Merih Demirah

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly preparing to lock horns over Turkey international Merih Demiral during the January transfer window. Tuttosport suggest Juventus will cash in on the 21-year-old defender should a significant offer come in for the former Sassuolo man. The Italian publication claim both Arsenal and Manchester United have sent scouts to make personal checks on Demiral during Turkey’s qualifiers against Iceland and Andorra. Juventus signed ... Read More »

Liverpool crush Manchester City,move eight points clear

Liverpool crush Manchester City,move eight points clear

Liverpool FC on Sunday extended their lead at the English Premiership League to nine points with a 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Manchester City. Two first half goals from Fabinho and Mo Sallah as well as a fine header from Sadio Mane in the early minutes of second half gave Liverpool a comfortable lead. Bernado Silva scored for Manchester City in ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu presents N1.168trillon 2020 budget

Sanwo-Olu presents N1.168trillon 2020 budget

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday presented a total budget size of N1.168trillion for 2020 to the House of Assembly. The budget estimates consist of N723.6billion as capital expenditure and N441.8billion for recurrent expenditure, which is a ratio of 62-48 per cent. Tagged budget of re-awakening, the governor said there were needs for sacrifices to re-invent Lagos in order to ... Read More »

Barcelona have €15m bid for 17-year-old Nigerian  striker,Karim Adeyemi rejected

Barcelona have €15m bid for 17-year-old Nigerian striker,Karim Adeyemi rejected

In August, Karim Adeyemi was awarded the gold Fritz Walter Medal by the German Football Association (DFB) – which is awarded to the best young talents in German football. For reference, Bayer Leverkusen‘s Kai Havertz was awarded the same medal in 2018.He his worth One hundred million Euros in today’s inflated football market.Upon receipt of the award, Adeyemi was motivated to go forth ... Read More »

Dangote Takes Over Renovation Of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja

Dangote Takes Over Renovation Of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja

  L-R: Dangote, Dare* Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will renovate the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja. Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare, stated this in Abuja on Thursday. He said the renovation will begin in two weeks time. According to him, “Yes, Abuja is coming back up. “Already we have gotten Dangote, I can say that ... Read More »

Bayern REJECT Arsene Wenger after ‘he called chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge’

Bayern REJECT Arsene Wenger after ‘he called chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge’

Bayern Munich have reportedly turned down Arsene Wenger as their potential next manager.  The Bundesliga giants are looking for a new manager after sacking Niko Kovac on Sunday following their humiliating 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt – leaving them four points off the pace. But according to German publication Bild, Wenger called Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Wednesday afternoon to signal his interest in the vacancy at the ... Read More »

Leicester eyeing ‘£20m transfer swoop for Club Brugge and Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis in January

Leicester eyeing ‘£20m transfer swoop for Club Brugge and Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis in January

Leicester are reportedly considering a January move for Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis, who is rated at £20million. Brendan Rodgers is eyeing reinforcements in the winter transfer window as Leicester look to maintain their pace in the race for a top four spot in the Premier League. Dennis, who netted twice in the Champion’s league  against Real Madrid last month, has three goals in ... Read More »

Super Eagles’Troost -Ekong  extends Udinese contract

Super Eagles’Troost -Ekong extends Udinese contract

Super Eagles Vice-captain, William Troost-Ekong has said he is happy to stay at Udinese after his contract was extended by Serie A outfit Udinese to June 2023. The Nigeria international defender, who was born in The Netherlands, has an additional season to his current deal. Troost-Ekong joined Udinese from Turkish side Bursaspor in the summer of 2018 for 3.3m Euros. ... Read More »

Breaking:Arsenal STRIP Granit Xhaka of captaincy

Breaking:Arsenal STRIP Granit Xhaka of captaincy

Unai Emery has confirmed Granit Xhaka has been stripped of the Arsenal captaincy. Arsenal head coach Emery informed the midfielder, who has been left out of Arsenal’s squad for their Europa League trip to Vitoria, that he would no longer be part of his captaincy group on Tuesday morning. Emery took the decision after Xhaka’s furious reaction to abuse he ... Read More »

LIVERPOOL BOSS,JURGEN CLUB QUERIES CLUB CHIEF SCOUT HOW HE MISSED SPOTTING GABRIEL MARTINELLI

LIVERPOOL BOSS,JURGEN CLUB QUERIES CLUB CHIEF SCOUT HOW HE MISSED SPOTTING GABRIEL MARTINELLI

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has heaped praise on Arsenal’s Brazilian signing, Gabriel Martinelli following some impressive performances and at the same time wondered how the Liverpool talent spotters missed out on the prodigiously talented footballer. The Reds boss has been impressed with the work done by the London club and their technical director Edu after they signed the 18-year-old in ... Read More »

BAYERN MUNICH SACKS COACH KOVAC AFTER HEAVIEST DEFEAT IN A DECADE

BAYERN MUNICH SACKS COACH KOVAC AFTER HEAVIEST DEFEAT IN A DECADE

   After suffering their heaviest defeat in a decade,perennial German football champion,Bayern Munich has sacked NIKO KOVAC after showdown talks with the board this evening. The Croatian chief was axed after their 5-1 drubbing by Eintracht Frankfurt over the weekend. According to the club’s twitter, Kovac and the German giants agreed a mutual separation. Jose Mourinho is now favourite to ... Read More »

AUBAMEYANG  AND LACAZETTE  REFUSE TO COMMIT TO  NEW  ARSENAL CONTRACT

AUBAMEYANG AND LACAZETTE REFUSE TO COMMIT TO NEW ARSENAL CONTRACT

Arsenal are reportedly struggling to persuade Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette to sign new contracts. The Gunners are going through a poor run of form right now as Unai Emery’s future starts to look in doubt after a lack of improvement since he replaced Arsene Wenger at the Emirates Stadium. Emery failed to steer Arsenal back into the Champions League ... Read More »

Real Madrid boss, Zidane  wants  board to sign Arsenal’s Saliba

Real Madrid boss, Zidane wants board to sign Arsenal’s Saliba

Despite only signing for Arsenal  in July, William Saliba has found himself in the sights of European giants Real Madrid . The 18-year-old France youth international joined the Gunners from Saint-Etienne for a fee of up to £27million, before joining his former side on a season-long loan. The central defender had been tipped to become a key cog in Unai Emery’s side ... Read More »