'Hopefully he can be with us' - Almeria coach on the chances of Super Eagles star staying
Published: August 21, 2022
UD Almeria coach, Joan Sicilia (Rubi) has revealed that he's optimistic about the chances of Sadiq Umar staying at the Power Horse Stadium for one more season.   Less than two weeks before Spain's summer transfer window ends, the Super Eagles forward's future is still in question.   Sadiq has ...
'He's a very important player' - Almeria striker wants to spend another season with Super Eagles star
Published: August 19, 2022
The future of Umar Sadiq at Almeria remains unresolved less than two weeks before the summer transfer window closes for business in Spain.   Villarreal have been mentioned as a strong contender for the signature of the Nigeria international, who is under contract with the newly-promoted La Liga club until June 3...
Transfer market guru Romano confirms Villarreal are still in talks over signing Super Eagles star
Published: August 17, 2022
Italian transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Villarreal are still in talks over the signing of Nigeria national teamer Umar Sadiq in the summer transfer window.   Last week, Almeria CEO Mohamed El Assy revealed that Sadiq was on the brink of leaving the club as he explained why the striker w...
Villarreal take big step towards signing N12.8b-rated Super Eagles striker
Published: August 10, 2022
Villarreal have taken an important step in signing Nigeria international Umar Sadiq before the close of the summer transfer window.   According to Portuguese journalist Pedro Sepúlveda, the Almeria striker has agreed personal terms with the Yellow Submarine.   Sadiq's transfer now hinges on Villarrea...
La Liga 2 club working on deal to sign Real Madrid's Spanish-Nigerian winger
Published: August 07, 2022
La Liga 2 club Las Palmas are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid's Spanish-Nigerian winger Marvin Akinlabi.   According to Spanish daily sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Las Palmas are very close to reaching an agreement with the Real Madrid academy product.   Akinlabi was left out of Real ...
Opinion : What Sadiq needs to do to fit into Emery's intense game style if Villarreal move happens
Published: June 30, 2022
The good form and hard work of Nigerian striker Sadiq Umar have not gone unnoticed as Spanish club Villarreal has been reported to be very interested in signing the 25-year-old. The lanky Nigerian striker who notched 18 goals and 12 assists in 36 La Liga 2 appearances still has three years to run on his existing c...
Which team would be Sadiq's best choice between Ajax, Benfica and Villarreal?
Published: June 28, 2022
UD Almeria striker Sadiq Umar has been the subject of transfer interest from European clubs like Ajax, Benfica and Villarreal.   The lanky Nigerian striker who notched 18 goals and 12 assists in 36 La-Liga 2 appearances still has three years to run on his contract but his performances have ensured that there is in...
'La Liga the best in the world' - Real Madrid product Adepoju reacts to UCL win vs Liverpool
Published: May 29, 2022
Real Madrid won a record-extending fourteenth Champions League after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Premier League side Liverpool at the Stade de France - Saint-Denis on Saturday night.   No player of Nigerian decent was on parade as Carlo Ancelotti opted against naming Marvin Akinlabi, who was registered for th...
Chukwueze named in La Liga Team of the Week after registering ten successful dribbles
Published: May 09, 2022
Samuel Chukwueze has been recognized for his outstanding performance for Villarreal in the last round of matches in the Spanish top-flight with football statistics website Whoscored.com naming the Nigeria international in its Team of the Week.   Five days after Villarreal crashed out of the UEFA Champions League...
Emery explains why an unfit Moreno started ahead of Chukwueze in loss to Liverpool
Published: May 04, 2022
Villarreal were eliminated from the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night after a 3-2 loss to Liverpool at the Estadio de la Cerámica. The Yellow Submarine defended excellently in the first half of both legs with no goals conceded, only to crumble in the second half in which they shipped five goals. Unai Emery...
Chukwueze comes off bench as Villarreal's Champions League dream ends after loss to Liverpool
Published: May 03, 2022
Samuel Chukwueze was a second substitute for Villarreal but was ineffectual in their 3-2 defeat against Liverpool in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinals clash which eliminated the Spaniards 5-2 on aggregate.Villarreal went two goals up in the first half with goals from Boulaye Dia and Francis Coque...
33-goal Norwegian-Nigerian striker Ohi battling Bayern, Real Madrid stars for European Golden Shoe
Published: April 28, 2022
Red Star Belgrade striker Ohi Omoijuanfo is battling Bayern Munich superstar Robert Lewandowski and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema for the European Golden Shoe. The European Golden Shoe is an award that is presented each season to the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division of every European na...
UCL : Van Dijk booked for fouling Chukwueze as Villarreal are beaten by Liverpool
Published: April 27, 2022
Samuel Chukwueze started in Villarreal's 2-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield in the second semifinals game of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night. Chukwueze scored in Yellow Submarines' 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich in the second leg of the quarterfinals to reach the last four of the tournament. Liverpool...
Chukwueze eyes win against Liverpool, praises Emery, reveals what makes Villarreal so special
Published: April 26, 2022
Samuel Chukwueze is aware that Liverpool are the favorites heading into their UEFA Champions League semifinal clash at Anfiled but has underlined that the Spanish side are not afraid of the Reds. The Nigeria international played a key role as the Yellow Submarine reached the last four of the competition, scoring the ...
Spain ahead of Nigeria, Morocco for services of left-footed Real Madrid centre-back Garzon
Published: April 21, 2022
The Royal Spanish Football Federation are ahead of Nigeria and Morocco for the services of highly rated Real Madrid central defender Marvelous Antolín Garzón, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Marvelous was born in Casablanca to a Nigerian mother who crossed Morocco to Spain along with her newly-born baby. The 19-y...