Chelsea And Promising Midfielder Of Nigerian Descent Make Progress In Contract Renewal Talks
Published: March 18, 2020
Chelsea and Faustino Anjorin are close to sealing an agreement on the midfielder's contract extension after several weeks of negotiations. Goal.com UK has reported that Chelsea have made progress over contract talks with Anjorin but still need to tie up several small details with their academy star in the coming week...
'It's Always Good To Score' - West Ham's Afolayan Delighted To Net Brace Vs Derby County
Published: March 18, 2020
West Ham striker Dapo Afolayan was delighted to net a brace as the Hammers defeated Derby County on penalties to qualify for the semifinals of the Premier League International Cup on Tuesday, March 10. The 22-year-old converted a first time cross to open the scoring after five minutes, then made it 2-0 three minutes...
Crystal Palace Interest In Ebere Eze Confirmed By QPR's Director Of Football Ferdinand
Published: March 17, 2020
Queens Park Rangers Director of Football, Les Ferdinand has confirmed that Crystal Palace are among the Premier League teams exploring ways to sign Nigeria-eligible attacking midfielder Eberechi Eze. The onetime Super Eagles invitee has taken the Championship by storm this season, having a hand in 20 goals (12 goals...
Darren Bent Fears Manchester United's Permanent Signing Of Ighalo Will Slow The Progress Of Greenwood
Published: March 17, 2020
Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Darren Bent believes the progress of teenage striker Mason Greenwood could be hampered next season if Manchester United acquire Odion Ighalo on a permanent deal. There was no option to buy in the deal taking the 2019 Africa Cup of top scorer to the Red Devils in the January transfer...
Daniel Bravo Tells Bordeaux Coach Kalu Is Not Suited To Playing As A Defender
Published: March 17, 2020
Daniel Bravo has criticized the tactics of Bordeaux manager Paulo Sousa who has deployed attack-minded duo Samuel Kalu and Francois Kamano in defensive positions in some matches this season. The Super Eagles winger has won 30 ground duels in his twenty appearances in the French top-flight this season, more than any...
Arsenal Winger Saka Names Super Eagles Star, Tottenham Player In FIFA 20 Ultimate Team Starting XI
Published: March 16, 2020
Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka has revealed his FIFA 20 Ultimate Team Starting XI, with one Nigeria international making the cut. The Hale End Academy product has impressed in his first full season with Arsenal and finds time to play EA Sports FIFA 20 when he's not on the football pitch. Saka has gone for a 4-2-3-1 ...
Ighalo Battles Fernandes, Maguire, Fred For Manchester United Player Of The Month
Published: March 16, 2020
Odion Ighalo is in the running to be named Manchester United Player of the Month for March 2020. With the English Premier League on three-weekend break due to the coronavirus situation, the official website of the Red Devils has revealed the four candidates shortlisted for Player of the Month, without further ado. ...
'People Said Manchester United Had Lost It' - Super Eagles Official On Ighalo Deadline Day Move
Published: March 16, 2020
Super Eagles technical assistant cum scout Tunde Adelakun has commented on Odion Ighalo's deadline day move from Shanghai Shenhua to Manchester United in the January transfer window. Manchester United's move for Ighalo after failing to capture Norwegian striker Joshua King was heavily criticized, with fans and pund...
Glasgow Rangers Midfielder Aribo Watched By Chelsea Scouts In Europa League Cash Vs Bayer
Published: March 16, 2020
Nigeria international Joe Aribo missed an opportunity to show off his best qualities during Glasgow Rangers 3-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, March 12. Not being at his best against the German Bundesliga side is something he's bound to regret, with the Daily Express reporting that C...
Tottenham Linked With Summer Move For Eze As Palace, Sheffield Utd Are Priced Out Of Move
Published: March 15, 2020
English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a summer move for Anglo-Nigerian midfielder Eberechi Eze according to The Sun UK. Eze the report informed was in the plans of former Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino before he was eventually sacked. Now, Jose Mourinho is said to be interested in bri...
Ex-Manchester United Star Admits Being At Fault For Goal Scored By Dessers Vs Ajax
Published: March 15, 2020
Former Manchester United star Daley Blind has admitted that he was at fault for the goal conceded by Ajax Amsterdam during their 1-0 loss to Heracles Almelo in an Eredivisie match last month. With thirteen minutes remaining, Blind allowed the ball to bounce near the penalty box following a long kick by goalkeeper B...
Arsenal Center Back Olowu Hoping To Catch Mikel Arteta's Eye On Loan At Cork City
Published: March 15, 2020
Nigerian-born central defender Joseph Olowu is hoping to catch the eye of Arsenal first team coach Mikel Arteta during his loan spell at League of Ireland Premier Division club Cork City, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Olowu has been one of the few bright sparks in what has been a dismal season for Cork City, with th...
Shanghai Shenhua Looking To Make 1.4 Million Pounds Profit If Ighalo Is Sold To Manchester United
Published: March 15, 2020
Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua are looking to generate a profit if their marque signing of February 2019, Odion Ighalo is sold to Manchester United in the summer transfer window. The Mirror UK has claimed that Manchester United have been quoted 15 million pounds to sign the former Nigeria international on...
'You're Right, John' - Falcao Backs Former Chelsea Teammate Mikel, Calls For League To Be Postponed
Published: March 15, 2020
Trabzonspor midfielder John Obi Mikel has called for the Turkish Super Lig to be postponed due to the threat of the coronavirus and he has been backed by Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao. Unlike most European Leagues including the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Eredivisie, Bundesliga and Ligue 1, all matches in...
'Ighalo Has Shown His Quality' - Shaka Hislop Urges Man Utd To Give Striker Permanent Deal
Published: March 14, 2020
Former West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop has urged Manchester United to sign Odion Ighalo on a permanent deal. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer joined the Red Devils on loan for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season in the winter transfer market and has been in good form, with four goals in his first ...