'2 seasons in Arabia worth more than 10 in Europe' - Peseiro admits Osimhen considered leaving Napoli 
Published: September 20, 2023
Nigeria manager Jose Peseiro has admitted that Victor Osimhen considered leaving Napoli for the Saudi Arabia Pro League in the recently concluded transfer window but eventually decided to stay at The Parthenopeans.   Osimhen enjoyed the most successful season of his career in 2022-2023, blasting Napoli to a firs...
UCL: Chukwueze makes full debut as AC Milan held by defensively solid Newcastle United
Published: September 19, 2023
Samuel Chukwueze made his first start for seven-time European champions AC Milan as they were held to a goalless draw by a defensively solid Newcastle United on matchday one of the UEFA Champions League played at the San Siro Stadium on Tuesday evening. The Super Eagles forward was deployed as a right winger by St...
Osimhen's new deal: Ex-Napoli coach admits N8.5b in wages a year would be a lot for Serie A player 
Published: September 08, 2023
Former Napoli manager Alberto Bigon reckons that 10 million euros in wages per year (approximately N8.5 billion in Nigerian currency) would be a lot of money for a Serie A player, Victor Osimhen in particular.    With the Saudi Arabian summer transfer window closing for business on Thursday, September 7, the...
Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala nominated for Ballon d'Or Feminin
Published: September 06, 2023
 Super Falcons and Barcelona Femeni striker, Asisat Oshoala, has been nominated for the prestigious 2023 Ballon d'Or Award in the Women's Player of the Year category.   This nomination follows a remarkable season in which she showcased her exceptional talent, scoring 29 goals and providing 7 assists in ...
Super Eagles striker Osimhen nominated for Ballon d'Or alongside Saka, Salah, Onana, 26 others 
Published: September 06, 2023
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been named in the 30-man shortlist for the Ballon d'Or.   The Napoli number 9 joins Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, Arsenal star Bukayo SakaManchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana and 26 other stars on the shortlist.   The favorites to win the award include L...
'I expect you'll be able to table N409b' - Napoli chief sarcastically demands world-record fee for Osimhen
Published: September 04, 2023
Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is demanding a world-record fee of 500 million euros (approximately N409 billion in Nigerian currency) from Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal to part company with Victor Osimhem.    Brazil superstar Nyemar became the most expensive acquisition in history in August 2017 when h...
Napoli prioritise tying up Osimhen to new deal over the renewal of Serie A POTY contract
Published: August 31, 2023
With about 48 hours to the close of the summer window, Napoli have reportedly prioritized the contract renewal of Victor Osimhen despite their desire to extend the contracts of two key players.   The Partenopei are negotiating a contract extension with the Nigerian striker in a bid to fend off interest from oth...
Super Eagles-eligible defender joins Birmingham City for a fee of N2.9b, subject to medical 
Published: August 28, 2023
Birmingham City have reached an agreement with Cremonese for the signing of Super Eagles-eligible defender Emanuel Aiwu.   ​According to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, the Championship side have agreed to pay their Serie B counterparts 3 million pounds (approximately N2.9b in Nigerian currency) for t...
Udinese make first offer to sign Super Eagles winger from Nottingham Forest 
Published: August 28, 2023
Udinese are interested in signing Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Dennis from Nottingham Forest ahead of transfer deadline day.    According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the Serie A outfit have tabled a first offer to Nottingham Forest for his services.   In their bid to strengthen their attack, Udinese have iden...
Napoli coach Rudi Garcia hails Osimhen for 'world-class gesture' in win against Sassuolo
Published: August 28, 2023
Napoli manager Rudi Garcia has praised Victor Osimhen for his gesture in handling penalty duties to Giacomo Raspadori who had not scored in 8 league games in the Parthenopeans' 2-0 win over Sassuolo played at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium on Sunday night.   The defending Italian champions had taken the lead...
Why Kayode has not been called up for Fiorentina's Conference League playoff tie v Rapid Vienna 
Published: August 24, 2023
Italian-Nigerian fullback Michael Kayode will not participate in Fiorentina's Europa Conference League playoff tie against Rapid Vienna at the Allianz Stadion (Wien) on Thursday evening.   Fiorentina manager Vincenzo Italiano has taken twenty four players to the Austrian capital but did not name Kayode in...
Sixth Nigerian to make debut for AC Milan: Pioli defends decision not to start Chukwueze v Bologna
Published: August 22, 2023
AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli has defended his decision not to start Samuel Chukwueze and Noah Okafor in his side's 2-0 win at Bologna in a Serie A match on Monday night.   Chukwueze became the sixth Nigeria-eligible player to debut for AC Milan's first team when he entered the game as a substitute i...
Super Eagles winger Chukwueze makes winning debut for AC Milan in Italy's Serie A 
Published: August 21, 2023
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze made his debut for AC Milan in their 2-0 victory over Bologna in matchday one of the Italian Serie A played at  Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on Monday night.   The seven-time European champions got their first of the night through Olivier Giroud who was assisted by Tijjani R...
'He plays like a veteran' - Pundit hails 19yo Kayode after Serie A debut for Fiorentina 
Published: August 20, 2023
Borgomanero-born fullback of Nigerian descent, Michael Kayode impressed on his Serie A debut, helping Fiorentina beat Genoa 4-1 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris on the opening day of the new season.    The 19-year-old has seen his stock rise massively over the past few months after scoring the game-winning goal for...
'Let's see what happens' - Napoli striker Osimhen refuses to rule out making a move this summer
Published: August 20, 2023
Victor Osimhen is not ruling out the possibility of leaving Napoli this summer.   ​ ​​The future of the Nigeria international has been a topical issue all summer having been linked with Manchester United, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich but all have been forced to look at alternatives due to h...