Italian champions to do business with Chelsea for Portugal's next big thing on one condition 
Published: November 20, 2022
Italian Serie A defending champions AC Milan have ruled out the possibility of engaging in a swap deal that involves Rafael Leao.   Chelsea are admirers of the Milan sensation, who has been dubbed Portugal's 'Next Big Thing' thanks to his exploits in the Serie A and Champions League.    R...
Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal showing interest in prolific 81-cap international 
Published: November 19, 2022
Manchester United have reportedly signified their interest to rival fellow English Premier League giants Arsenal and Chelsea to sign Barcelona striker Memphis Depay. The Red Devils are in need of an attack minded player after initiating moves to terminate the contract of Cristiano Ronaldo for attacking Erik ten H...
Why Chelsea-owned Norwegian-Nigerian striker was missing from league action Saturday 
Published: November 19, 2022
An explanation for the absence of  Bryan Fiabema from Forest Green Rovers' matchday squad against Oxford United was provided by Forest Green Rovers before kickoff on Saturday afternoon.    Manager Ian Burchnall could not call upon the services of the Norwegian-Nigerian striker in his side's 1-1 draw...
Arsenal loanee Arthur Okonkwo keeps third consecutive clean sheet
Published: November 19, 2022
Arsenal loanee Arthur Okonkwo has shown that he can cut it in men's football, with another clean sheet for Crewe Alexandra in their 1-0 victory over Swindon Town in a League Two game at The County Ground on Saturday evening.   It was the third consecutive game in all competitions that the Anglo-Nigerian goal...
Anglo-Nigerian winger provides game-winning assist as Chelsea U18s beat Spurs 
Published: November 19, 2022
England youth international of Nigerian descent Tudor Mendel-Idowu was among the standout performers as Chelsea defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in an U18 Premier League London derby on Saturday afternoon.   Chelsea U18s boss Ed Brand handed starts to Mendel-Idowu and two other players of Nigerian descent in firs...
Italian giants interested in Chelsea's 2018 World Cup winner 
Published: November 19, 2022
Italian giants Inter Milan and Juventus have identified Chelsea star N'Golo Kante as a target ahead of the 2023 summer transfer window. The 2018 World Cup winner has entered the final eight months of his five-year contract that was signed in 2018. The midfielder who's of Malian descent has spent the l...
Arsenal linked with move for midfielder who impressed in recent friendly between Portugal and Nigeria 
Published: November 19, 2022
Arsenal FC are reportedly interested in signing Real Betis star William Carvalho in the January transfer window.   Carvalho was one of the standout performers for the Portugal national team in their friendly against Nigeria on Thursday, November 17, going the distance in a 4-0 win.    He held his own ag...
Arsenal confident of tying up new deal for talented winger of Nigerian descent
Published: November 18, 2022
English Premier League table toppers  Arsenal are moving closer to securing Anglo-Nigerian star Bukayo Saka to a new lucrative long-term contract.  Football Insider says the North London club are confident of reaching an agreement over a contract renewal for the Hale End Academy graduate.  Saka is expecte...
World Cup : Leicester reveal one club record set by Musa that will never be broken 
Published: November 18, 2022
Leicester City had eight players representing six countries at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, with Nigerians contributing three.    Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa featured in all three matches played by the Super Eagles in the 2018 edition of the World Cup, against Croatia, Iceland and Argentina...
Celtic's Anglo-Nigerian starlet in demand ahead of January transfer window 
Published: November 18, 2022
Glasgow Celtic's Anglo-Nigerian goalkeeper Tobi Oluwayemi is being linked with a loan move ahead of the reopening of the transfer window in January 2023.   The England youth international has caught the eye in the UEFA Youth League and Lowland League this season, and has been identified as a future first te...
'I still feel very connected to Nigeria' - Arsenal star Saka says after paying for 120 kids to undergo surgery
Published: November 17, 2022
Arsenal star Bukayo Saka says he still feels connected to Nigeria after paying for 120 children in Nigeria to undergo surgeries.  Saka teamed up with charity BigShoe to help 120 children who were suffering from hernias and brain tumors in Kano State, Nigeria. The 120 operations were successfully complete...
Official : 56-cap international signs new deal with WSL champions Chelsea 
Published: November 17, 2022
Through their official website, current Women's Super League champions Chelsea have announced that Erin Cuthbert has signed a new contract with the club.    The new agreement between club and player will keep the 24-year-old at Chelsea until the summer of 2025.    A product of the Rangers academy, ...
Sydney Super Cup :  Celtic boss hands minutes to Nigeria-eligible CB in loss to A-League side
Published: November 17, 2022
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou handed minutes to Republic of Ireland U21 international of Nigerian descent Bosun Lawal as his side were beaten 2-1 by A-League side Sydney FC in their opening match of the Sydney Super Cup.   The Australian football tactician has taken the talented central defender to Australia,...
Nigerian wingbacks react to retirement of former Chelsea teammate Cahill
Published: November 17, 2022
Nigerian wingbacks Victor Moses and Ola Aina have sent messages to Garry Cahill after the defender called time on his playing career.  Cahill, who was a former Chelsea captain, took to his Instagram handle to announce his retirement from football after 20 years of active service. The former England internati...
Confirmed : Manchester United superstar Ronaldo ruled out of friendly against Nigeria 
Published: November 16, 2022
Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will not make his 192nd international appearance against the Super Eagles.    The Portugal captain did not train on Wednesday afternoon in Cidade do Futebol with the rest of his international teammates, on the eve of the friendly against the three-time African cham...