'I Couldn't Tackle Him In Training'- Leicester's Ndidi Starstruck Meeting His Idol Mikel For The First Time
Published: April 14, 2020
Ex-Racing Genk star Wilfred Ndidi has admitted that he was pretty nervous when he met Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel for the first time at a national team get-together in Belgium in October 2015. The Nath Boys product was among three foreign-based professionals handed late call-ups for the international friendlies ag...
Ndidi Stirring Leicester City To Champions League Qualification With Impressive Displays
Published: April 14, 2020
It's been an eventful football season for Nigerians plying their trade in the different European football leagues, and most of the very impressive ones can sit back during this enforced break and reminisce on a job well done so far for their various clubs. Prominent amongst them is Wilfred Ndidi who has proved influ...
Super Eagle Ogu Reveals That He'll Give Up His Salary To Play In Midfield With Ndidi
Published: April 13, 2020
Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu on Monday evening revealed that he will give up his salary to play in midfield with fellow Nigerian international Wilfred Ndidi.The Al-Adalah of Saudi Arabia player who joined the club on a free transfer in January this year let his feelings known in a tweet he put out. "If am asked to...
Man Utd, Arsenal, Everton, Newcastle Among 14 Clubs Linked With Super Eagles Star
Published: April 13, 2020
Several Premier League, German, Italian, Spanish and French Ligue 1 clubs are keeping tabs on Nigeria international Emmanuel Dennis ahead of the opening of the transfer window. Walfoot.be claims Manchester United, Arsenal, Everton, Leicester City, Newcastle, Brighton, Sheffield United, Watford and Crystal Palace ar...
Former Everton Defender Yobo Names Messi, Drogba As Toughest Strikers He Played Against
Published: April 13, 2020
Former Everton defender Joseph Yobo considers Lionel Messi and Didier Drogba as the toughest strikers he came up against during his playing career. On the international scene, the ex-Nigeria captain faced an Argentina side containing Messi three times and the South Americans were victorious on each occasion with th...
Lampard Namechecks Nigeria-Eligible Midfielder For Chelsea First Team Role
Published: April 13, 2020
Manager Frank Lampard reckons Nigeria-eligible midfielder Faustino Anjorin and Ian Maatsen could follow in the footsteps of Billy Gilmour and earn promotion to Chelsea first team. The England U19 international is knocking on the door of the Chelsea first team, with Lampard giving him minutes in the League Cup win a...
'Kanu Wore 25 At Arsenal' - Ighalo Explains Logic Behind Choosing Man Utd Jersey Number
Published: April 13, 2020
Odion Ighalo has finally admitted that the fact that Super Eagles legend Nwankwo Kanu wore the number 25 jersey during his time at Arsenal played a part in his decision to wear the same shirt number at Manchester United. Shortly after his unveiling by the Old Trafford outfit, Ighalo made a public relations statemen...
'Some People Want Me To Play No. 10' - Leicester's Iheanacho Settles Debate On Best Position
Published: April 13, 2020
Leicester City star Kelechi Iheanacho has insisted that he is better off playing as a center forward amid calls by some Nigerian fans that he should be deployed as a playmaker. The Taye Academy product was utilised as an advanced playmaker operating on the wings during the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup and showed off his...
Torino Want The Same Fee They Paid Chelsea For West Ham, Everton-Linked Defender Aina
Published: April 12, 2020
Ola Aina is being linked with a return to the Premier League less than ten months after joining Torino on a permanent deal. West Ham and Everton have both been alerted to the availability of the versatile right-back who wants to return to his country of birth because he is homesick. According to Calciomercato, To...
'His Waist Is Like Rubber' - Ighalo Backs DR Congo-Eligible Wan-Bissaka To Play For England
Published: April 12, 2020
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo is tipping Democratic Republic of Congo-eligible right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka to become a full England international in the near future. Signed from Crystal Palace last summer, the London-born defender played a non-binding game for DR Congo before he became provisionally cap-tie...
Yobo Reveals The True Story Behind Extending Everton Contract Despite Man Utd, Arsenal Interest
Published: April 12, 2020
Joseph Yobo has finally revealed the true story behind signing a new five-year deal with Everton despite attracting concrete interest from Premier League giants Manchester United and Arsenal. The former Super Eagles captain admitted that he was unsettled after the Toffees sold their most promising player Wayne Roon...
'When He's Out Of The Side, He's Sorely Missed — Ndidi Hailed By Former Leicester City Striker
Published: April 12, 2020
Former Leicester City star Iwan Roberts has hailed the impact of manager Brendan Rodgers on his players, picking out Nigerian international Wilfred Ndidi for special praise, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.The coach-turned-commentator has pointed out the midfielder as one of the most indispensable players of the team, ins...
Ighalo Chooses Man Utd Great Ronaldo Over Messi; Undecided Between Lampard And Iniesta
Published: April 12, 2020
Odion Ighalo has explained why he feels Manchester United great Ronaldo is a better player than Argentina and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, who many people believe is the best footballer on the planet. The former Nigeria international pointed out that the 35-year-old Portuguese continues to work hard despite hi...
West Ham, Crystal Palace Are New Suitors For Super Eagles Young Star
Published: April 11, 2020
Two Premier League clubs in the shape of West Ham and Crystal Palace have joined the race for the signature of in demand Super Eagles striker Josh Maja.The online edition of The Sun UK is reporting that the two clubs are battle ready to slug it out with the potential suitors of the Bordeaux ace for his services...
Ighalo Warns Manchester United's Rivals They Have Not Seen The Best Of Bruno Fernandes In EPL
Published: April 11, 2020
Odion Ighalo has warned Manchester United's rivals that they have not seen the best of Bruno Fernandes because the Portuguese midfielder has not fully adapted yet to the English Premier League. Fernandes swapped Sporting Lisbon for Manchester United in the January transfer window for an initial fee of 55 million e...