Chelsea stun City to secure place in FA Cup final

Chelsea ended Manchester City’s quest for a historic quadruple of trophies as Hakim Ziyech’s goal earned a 1-0 win to take the Blues into the FA Cup final on Saturday. A damaging day for City also saw them lose Kevin De Bruyne to an ankle injury just over a week away from the League Cup […]

Calvert-Lewin to miss Spurs clash – Ancelotti

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin will miss Friday’s Premier League game at home to Tottenham Hotspur as he recovers from injury, but goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielders Allan and Andre Gomes are available, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Thursday. Calvert-Lewin, Everton’s top-scorer with 19 goals this season, was sidelined for Monday’s 0-0 draw against Brighton & […]

Klopp drops Thiago again for Real Madrid rescue act

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp once again left Thiago Alcantara on the bench as the English champions aim to turn around a 3-1 first leg deficit against Real Madrid to reach the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday. Thiago was introduced after just 42 minutes in the Spanish capital last week as Klopp’s bold decision to start […]

I rejected offers from West Ham and West Brom for Al-Shabab – Ighalo

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo hinted that he rejected offers from some clubs in the premier league in favor of the switch to Al-Shabab of Saudi Arabia. Ighalo signed to for the Saudi Arabian Pro League side from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua back in January, after his twelve months loan spell with […]

In-form Mount not being complacent – Chelsea boss Tuchel

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said midfielder Mason Mount is not getting complacent about his goal-scoring form and praised the England international’s “very focused” attitude ahead of Saturday’s Premier League trip to Crystal Palace. Mount scored his maiden Champions League goal in Wednesday’s 2-0 win against Porto, becoming Chelsea’s youngest scorer in a Champions League knockout […]

Balogun proud to sign contract extension with Rangers

Former Wigan and Brighton defender Leon Balogun says he is proud to sign a contract extension with Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers. Balogun signed a new twelve-month deal on Friday that will see him remain at the club until 2022. The Nigeria international joined the Gers as a free agent back in the summer of 2020 […]

Umar Sadiq linked with €60million Bayern Munich transfer

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are reportedly showing interest in Nigeria and Almeria striker Umar Sadiq. Reports from Spanish tabloids had it that the Bavarian giants have identified the lanky forward as their prime target for next season. The reports also claimed the striker has a release clause of €60m in his Almeria contract which could […]

Embattled Dortmund bat off Haaland speculation before Man City clash

Embattled Borusssia Dortmund take on Manchester City away in Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal, first leg, amid rife speculation over the future of their striker Erling Braut Haaland and scathing criticism from their own CEO. “It is justified. We have to deliver on the pitch and have let ourselves down too often,” Emre Can told reporters […]

Guardiola hails ‘exceptional’ Haaland amid bid talk

Pep Guardiola praised “exceptional” Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland as he admitted Manchester City could spend the kind of money required to sign a player of his calibre. City are one of several top clubs linked with a blockbuster move for Haaland in the close-season. The 20-year-old Norwegian is the talk of Europe after scoring […]

Neymar sent off as PSG lose to Lille in French title clash

Neymar was sent off late on as a limping Jonathan David scored the only goal to give Lille a 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain in their Ligue 1 title showdown on Saturday, a result that moves them three points clear at the top of the table. Canadian striker David was struggling with an ankle injury […]