'We didn't think we had a chance' - Allardyce reveals the inside story of Okocha's move to Bolton
Published: June 18, 2022
Legendary veteran manager Sam Allardyce has revealed the inside story of Austin Okocha's move to Bolton Wanderers, admiting that he didn't think the Trotters had a chance of signing legendary Nigeria international in 2002.   Popularly known as 'Big Sam', Allardyce brought Jay-Jay Okocha from Pari...
Nottingham Forest join Man Utd, Spurs, Crystal Palace in race to sign Nigerian winger
Published: June 18, 2022
English Premier League new boys Nottingham Forest have joined the race to sign Nigerian winger Malcolm Ebiowei, according to reports.   The well informed Twitter account  The Secret Scout has listed Nottingham Forest among the clubs that have spoken to the agent of the former Arsenal schoolboy.    ...
Arsenal, Tottenham or Newcastle: Which club suits Victor Osimhen's abilities best?
Published: June 18, 2022
Victor Osimhen has been linked with moves to Arsenal, Newcastle and Tottenham in the summer transfer window.   The Nigerian is currently one of the hottest properties in the transfer market and his club Napoli have reportedly slapped a 100 million euros price tag on the former Lille striker.   With the ab...
Everton eyeing Super Eagle as potential replacement for Chelsea, Spurs target Richarlison
Published: June 17, 2022
Everton have set their sights on Nigeria international Emmanuel Dennis if Brazilian attacker Richarlison moves on to pastures new in the summer.   The Daily Mail claims that the Watford star is on the Toffees list of transfer targets if Richarlison leaves Everton before the close of the summer transfer window. ...
Arsenal, Man Utd given hope in landing Super Eagle as Real Madrid, Barca, Atletico Madrid yet to submit bid
Published: June 17, 2022
Arsenal and Manchester United have been given hope in the race for Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen, if the reports in the Italian media are anything to go by.   The Napoli striker recently responded to speculation suggesting that he had offers from English Premier League and Spanish La Liga clubs.    Ac...
Three players of Nigerian descent named in England 21-man squad for U19 Euro finals
Published: June 17, 2022
Three teenagers of Nigerian descent have been named in the England squad for the forthcoming UEFA U19 European Championship in Slovakia.   Aston Villa midfielders Tim Iroegbunam and Carney Chukwuemeka, and Brentford fullback Daniel Oyegoke have been named in a 21-man group.   Shola Shoretire (Manchester U...
Portsmouth target permanent move for Tottenham striker on the radar of Nigerian Federation
Published: June 17, 2022
Portsmouth have identified Anglo-Nigerian centre-forward Kion Etete as a priority signing in the summer transfer window.   According to The News, the Tottenham Hotspur starlet has moved to head of Portsmouth's striker targets and a permanent deal is being eyed by the League One club.   Pompey believe ...
Nemanja Matic's replacement : Why Erik ten Hag should give Super Eagles star a shot
Published: June 17, 2022
Manchester United have just started a new squad rebuild under Ex-Ajax manager Erik ten Hag and has released players like Jesse Lingard, Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic and Lee Grant to allow squad space for new incoming players.   This will lead to Manchester United needing at least two more...
Stay and fight for a place or push for a loan : Which is the best choice for Arsenal striker Balogun?
Published: June 17, 2022
Arsenal's Hale End academy is one of the most consistent producers of highly talented young players in the world.   With the likes of Jack Wilshere, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe, Miguel Azeez and so many others coming through the ranks at Hale End, it is safe to say that the London giants have one of the be...
Nigeria-eligible winger breaks silence after departure from Liverpool
Published: June 16, 2022
2017 FIFA U20 World Cup-winning winger of Nigerian descent, Sheyi Ojo has broken his silence following his departure from Premier League side Liverpool.   Exactly a week ago, Liverpool announced that Ojo will be moving on to pastures new when his contract expires at the end of June and his name appeared on the l...
IFK Goteborg in advanced talks to sign Union Berlin's Nigerian attacker
Published: June 16, 2022
18-time Swedish champions IFK Goteborg are in advanced talks over a deal to sign Union Berlin's Nigerian attacker Suleiman Abdullahi.   Swedish newspaper Expressen says the negotiations between the parties are far advanced and the Blue-white are hoping to present Abdullahi as a new signing in the coming days...
Top 5 Chelsea transfer targets and the probability of acquiring them
Published: June 16, 2022
The transfer window is officially open and every club around the world are already preparing to acquire their targets before the new season commences.   This article will be focusing on the top five Chelsea transfer targets and the probability of acquiring them.   Transfers are not easy on the part of clu...
EPL opening weekend : Iwobi's Everton, Tosin's Fulham get tough start; Nigeria stars face off
Published: June 16, 2022
The English Premier League on Thursday morning released the fixtures for the 2022-2023 campaign with some intriguing clashes set to involve Nigerian players on the opening weekend.   Hale End Academy product Alex Iwobi should be in contention to make his fifteenth career appearance against Chelsea when Everton h...
Opinion : Dennis for Martial or Lingard could be Erik ten Hag's Manchester United masterstroke
Published: June 15, 2022
Erik ten Hag's evolution at Manchester United has not started yet but there are a lot of good feelings about what the Dutch manager would bring to Old Trafford.   Ten Hag is a certified modern-day manager who is also a strong disciple of the famous Juego de Posicion tactical set-up which world-class managers...
Top 30 most valuable EPL players : Ndidi joint 23rd along with Rashford, James, Jota, Fabinho
Published: June 15, 2022
Transfermarkt on Wednesday, June 15 updated the market values of players in the English Premier League.   The German transfer market website has ranked the top thirty most valuable players in the English top-flight with only one Nigeria-eligible player making the cut.    Leicester City midfielder Wilfred...