Mutiu Adepoju hails Samuel Chukwueze on his 100th appearance for Villarreal

Former Nigeria and Real Sociedad Midfielder Mutiu Adepoju has congratulated Samuel Chukwueze after becoming the youngest player to reach a century of games for Villarreal. Chukwueze made his 100th first-team appearance for Villarreal in their 4-1 Copa Del Rey win over Zamora CF on Tuesday. The winger surpassed the record set by Mateo Musacchio, who […]

Huge blow for AC Milan as Ibrahimovic ruled out of crunch Juventus clash

Stefano Pioli has confirmed that the Swedish striker will sit out the Rossoneri’s top-of-the-table showdown with the reigning Serie A champions AC Milan have been dealt a huge blow as Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out their crunch clash with Juventus. Ibrahimovic has played a key role in Milan’s rise to the top of the Serie A standings this […]

Virus prompts Nigerian request to change Confederation Cup tie

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have asked the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to postpone and possibly relocate the Confederation Cup first round second leg involving Nigerian club Rivers United and Bloemfontein Celtic of South Africa. The NFF said the request followed the refusal of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to step down […]

Leverkusen’s Bellarabi sidelined with broken hand

Bundesliga title contenders Bayer Leverkusen suffered a setback Monday when Karim Bellarabi was ruled out for up to four weeks as he needs surgery for a broken hand. The 30-year-old injured his left hand in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt which left Leverkusen, who had topped the table in December, third and five points […]

Napoli fines Osimhen for breaking Covid-19 guidelines

Victor Osimhen has been fined two weeks wages by Napoli after video of his birthday circulated the social media, according to reports. Osimhen tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, few days after attending birthday party organized in his honor. The Super Eagles forward was seen in a video dancing without a mask, while his guests […]

Arteta to wait until end of January window to make Ozil call

Arsenal will assess the future of German playmaker Mesut Ozil at the end of the January transfer window, manager Mikel Arteta has said. Ozil has not played for Arsenal since March and was not named in the squad lists for the first half of the Premier League season and the Europa League. The German, who […]

Arsenal’s Kolasinac joins Schalke on loan

Sead Kolasinac has agreed to join Bundesliga side Schalke on loan for the rest of the season, Arsenal announced on Thursday. The Bosnia defender, 27, will head back to the club where he joined the youth set-up and went on to become a first-team regular before moving to the Premier League in June 2017. Kolasinac’s […]

Barca presidential candidate in Haaland promise

One of the men vying for control at Camp Nou will sign the striker from Borussia Dortmund if he wins the club’s forthcoming vote, it has been said Erling Haaland will become a Barcelona player if Emili Rousaud wins the club’s presidential elections, according to the candidate’s advisor. Borussia Dortmund striker Haaland is among the world’s top talents […]

Rangers sign Youngster Christian Nnaji from Udala FC

Rangers have secured the signature of Christian Nnaji amateur side, FC Udala FC for an undisclosed fee. Udala FC confirmed Nnaji’s departure to Rangers on social media, Tuesday. The promising young talent signed a three-year contract with the 7 times League champions. Nnaji will be registered for the 2020-2021 NPFL season with Rangers and is […]

Spurs’ Bale out for ‘few weeks’ with calf injury – Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur forward Gareth Bale will miss the next “few weeks” after he sustained a calf injury in their League Cup quarterfinal win at Stoke City last week, manager Jose Mourinho has said. Bale, who is on loan from Spanish side Real Madrid, started and scored in the 3-1 win but was withdrawn at halftime. […]