Onyekuru relishes Monaco’s first win of the season

Henry Onyekuru has celebrated AS Monaco’s hard-fought win against Metz in their French Ligue 1 clash on Sunday. Onyekuru was in action from start as Monaco beat their hosts 1 – 0 at the Stade Saint-Symphorien, Henry. Onyekuru was however replaced by Jean Eudes Aholou in the 57th minute, but Benoît Badiashile’s goal on the […]

Villa’s Grealish earns first England call-up as Rashford pulls out

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish was called up to the England squad on Monday for the first time as a replacement for the injured Marcus Rashford. Grealish was not named by manager Gareth Southgate in the initial squad despite helping lift Villa out of the relegation zone with eight goals and six assists last season. […]

Ovie Ejaria completes Reading move away from Liverpool

Liverpool forward Ovie Ejaria has left the club to join joined Championship club Reading on a permanent basis. The England born Nigerian youngster sealed signed four-year contract with Reading to bring an end to his Liverpool adventure. Ejaria joined Liverpool at the age of 16, he then struggled to break into the first team and […]

Ighalo’s goal against LASK voted 3rd best in Europa league

UEFA technical observers voted Odion Ighalo’s goal for Manchester United against LASK among the strikes in the  Europa League last season. Ighalo scored the goal in Manchester United’s Round of 16, first leg tie against LASK at the Linzer Stadium in March which they won 5-0. The Nigerian forward controlled a pass from Bruno Fernandes […]

BREAKING! Eberechi Eze has completed his move to Crystal Palace

Eberechi Eze has completed his transfer from QPR to another London club Crystal Palace in a deal believed to be worth £12m. The 22-year-old attacking player, who can play on the wing or in a more central role, scored 14 and created 8 for the Hoops last season as they finished 13th in the league […]

Onazi returns to Italian Serie A with Crotone

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has signed for Italian Serie A side Crotone on a three-year deal. The hardworking defensive midfielder joined the newly-promoted side after ending his association with Turkish side Denizlispor over unpaid wages. Onazi had his medical at the club on Wednesday Afternoon and the deal was announced shortly after. The 27-year-old […]

Pogba left out of France squad after positive test

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was omitted from the France squad announced Thursday for next month’s Nations League matches against Sweden and Croatia after testing positive for Covid-19, coach Didier Deschamps said. World Cup winner Pogba has been replaced by teenager Eduardo Camavinga, who was called up for the first time alongside Lyon midfielder Houssem […]

Dakkada defender Somiari Alalibo completes Enyimba move

Nigeria professional football league giants, Enyimba of Aba, has completed the signing of Somiari Alalibo from Dakkada FC. The defender joined the club as part of their rebuilding process following the exit of some notable players. Somiari Alalibo is the second player to sign for the People’s Elephant from Dakkada after left-back Imo Obot also […]

Messi has not told us he will miss training – Barca sporting director

Lionel Messi has not informed Barcelona coaches he will not attend training on Wednesday, according to the club’s newly-appointed sporting director, Ramon Planes. Messi asked Barca on Tuesday to leave the club he has been with for 20 seasons, since he was 13 years old. “Messi has not informed us that he was not going […]

Moses regrets Europa league final loss to Sevilla

Victor Moses has finally broken his silence on Inter Milan’s UEFA Europa League defeat to Sevilla last Friday. Moses and his teammates ended the season without a major trophy as they were beaten 2 – 3 by Sevilla in the final of the Europa League in Germany. The former Nigerian international who came for Danilo […]