Super Eagles hopeful signs first professional contract with la liga side

Still basking in the euphoria of securing promotion to La Liga, Spanish-born Nigerian youngster, Kevin Omoruyi, is celebrating signing his first professional contract with Huesca. And he has promised to double up his efforts in the Spanish top flight. Reacting to the deal with Huesca, which will tie him down to the newly-promoted team for a while, Omoruyi, said he…

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US billionaire buys Seria A club, Roma

Roma on Thursday announced a change of ownership, with US billionaire Dan Friedkin buying the Serie A club for 591 million euros ($700 million). Friedkin, 54, takes over the Italian side from American businessman James Pallotta, 62. “AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, the majority shareholder of AS Roma S.p.A,…

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Eric Garcia wants to play in other places -Pep

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that centre-back Eric Garcia does not want to extend his contract at the Premier League club, and wants to “play in other places.” The news comes amid rumours that Barcelona want to sign the talented 19-year-old defender. who has made 19 appearances in all competitions for City this season. “He announced to us that he doesn’t want…

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“Bale prefer not to play against Man city -Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale was left out of the squad to face Manchester City in the Champions League on Friday because he ‘preferred not to play’. There was no place for the Welsh winger on Zidane’s 24-man list for the trip to the Etihad Stadium, where Los Blancos will look to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit in the teams’ last-16 tie. Asked about Bale’s absence in the…

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Gundogan says Chelsea target Havertz is better than Ballack

Reported Chelsea target Kai Havertz is better than their former midfielder Michael Ballack, according to Ilkay Gundogan. Bayer Leverkusen are said to be demanding at least €78million (£70m) for Havertz, who has scored 29 goals and supplied nine assists in the Bundesliga since the start of 2018-19. Manchester City star Gundogan acknowledged his fellow Germany international is a different type…

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“Iker is retiring, but his status as a legend of the game was secured long ago -Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi described former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas as “a legend of the game” following his retirement from football. Casillas issued a statement on Tuesday to confirm he is calling time on a playing career that spanned more than 20 years. The 39-year-old suffered a heart attack during Porto training in May last year and has not played since. Casillas…

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Roma and Manchester United disagree over Cris Smalling deal

Chris Smalling loan spell at Serie A club, Roma will not be extended for the remainder of the team’s Europa League campaign after the defender spent the entirety of the 2019-20 season in the Italian capital. Smalling broke the news to fans on Twitter. The confirmation comes after speculation that Manchester United would not extend the loans of Smalling or Alexis Sánchez…

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Shakhtar Donetsk and Copenhagen qualifies for Europa Quarterfinals

Shakhtar Donetsk and Copenhagen reached the Europa League quarterfinals Wednesday as continental soccer returned amid the coronavirus pandemic. Shakhtar, the 2009 Europa League winner, won 3-0 in the second leg against Wolfsburg to complete a 5-1 victory on aggregate, five months after the first leg was played. Copenhagen reached the quarterfinals of a European competition for the first time after…

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Manchester city signs Nathan Ake from Bournemouth

Manchester city have announced the signing of Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake on a five-year deal. City agreed a £40million (€44.2million) fee for the Netherlands centre-back, rising to a potential £41million (€45.3million). Ake is City’s second signing of the delayed summer transfer window, after the club landed Spain U21 winger Ferran Torres from Valencia. “City have been the best side in…

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Michael Hector dream fullfilled as Fulham gains promotion back to the EPL

Chelsea’s closest geographical rivals are back in the Premier League. Fulham FC beat Brentford, another West London club and semi-rival, 2-1 in extra time in last night’s Richest Game™ to earn a place in next year’s Premier League. Fulham have had just one other Premier League season since their relegation in 2014, going straight back down in 2018-19. The head…

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Chelsea in advance talk with Real Madrid over Sergio

Chelsea interest in Real Madrid loanee Sergio Reguilón was first reported just yesterday, but according to ESPN, talks are already at an “advanced stage” between the Blues and the left back’s entourage, which includes the familiar agent Kia Joorabchian. Given that there were supposedly up to a dozen teams tracking the highly rated 23-year-old, with Everton reportedly even submitting a bid last week, this seems a…

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Villarreal forward, Chukwueze trains with youths in Nigeria

Villarreal forward, Samuel Chukwueze who is on vacation in Nigeria following the conclusion of La liga train with youths in Uyo, Akwa ibom state Nigeria. The forwarder who hails from Umuahia in Nigeria decided to pay a visit to superstar academy on Wednesday morning and giving them something to cheer for by training with them. In his words to the…

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Chris Smalling says goodbye after deal ended

Chris Smalling has returned to Manchester United following the conclusion of his season-long loan at Roma, and has expressed his disappointment at not being able to contribute to the rest of the Italian club’s Europa League campaign. The centre-back made 30 Serie A appearances for the Giallorossi and played in both legs of their round of 32 victory over Gent. However,…

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Willian’s tell friends his leaving for Arsenal

Willian has told friends he wants to join Arsenal and is prepared to reject a bigger pay day at Chelsea to make it happen. Chelsea winger Willian is set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer and the Gunners are prepared to offer the 31-year-old the three-year deal he wants. Arsenal will not match the wages on offer to Willian elsewhere, with MLS side…

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Beirut, Lebanon hit with massive explosion as dozens died

Beirut, Lebanon – Dozens of people have been killed and thousands wounded in a powerful explosion that ripped through Lebanon’s capital, Beirut. The massive explosion on Tuesday at Beirut’s port sent shockwaves across the city, causing widespread damage to buildings and shattering windows in different parts of the capital. The exact cause of the explosion was not immediately clear. Mohammed Fahmi, Lebanon’s interior…

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Tottenham edges closer to Pierre-Emile Højbjerg deal

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg transfer from Southampton to Tottenham is now one step away according to Fabrizio Romano. A fee in the region of £17m has been agreed for Hojbjerg to move to Spurs. However, there are still bonuses and payment structures to be agreed between the clubs. The report claims the 24-year-old is set on leaving St. Mary’s this summer and…

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UEFA reveals shirts in the competition will carry a special message ‘THANK YOU’

The shirts of every player taking part in the return of UEFA competitions this week will bear a special message. They will carry the words ‘thank you’ to pay tribute to the selfless and brave efforts from key workers across the world during the coronavirus pandemic. Each message will be printed in the team’s chosen language to show football’s recognition for those…

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Coronavirus disaster: Ronaldo almost join PSG to team up with Mbappe and Neymar

Cristiano Ronaldo almost made the switch to PSG because he was “unhappy” at Juventus only to see the coronavirus pandemic curtail the move. The Portuguese star has just completed his second year in Italy having moved from Real Madrid. Ronaldo has been criticised in some circles for failing to deliver the Champions League to Turin having dominated the competition with Los Blancos. But his desire…

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Man United and Inter milan agrees deal for Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United have finally got Alexis Sanchez off their books after Inter Milan agreed to sign the Chilean winger permanently, according to reports. No sooner has the summer transfer window opened in the Premier League, than Man United are getting their work done. Aside from any deals for new players, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows that he has to ship a few…

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Aston Villa lines up bid for Divock Origi

Aston Villa are reportedly interested in signing Belgian forward Divock Origi from Liverpool, who could be sold by the Premier League champions this summer. The 28-year-old joined Liverpool from Lille in 2014, but moved to Anfield for good a year later, after spending a season on loan at the French outfit. However, he wasn’t able able to establish himself as…

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Lampard calls on the premier league to give Chelsea a break

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to next season, saying the September 12 launch date is “too early” for his players. The Blues lost Saturday’s FA Cup final 2-1 to London rivals Arsenal but are still not finished with the current campaign. Lampard’s side take on Bayern Munich on Saturday in the…

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Former tennis player admits lying to get reduced sentence

Argentine former tennis player Mariano Puerta admitted on Monday he lied to get a reduced sentence when he was caught doping following the 2005 French Open final he lost to Rafael Nadal. “The explanation we used as a strategy was a lie. But I didn’t gain any sporting advantage, I don’t want to be seen as a cheat any more,”…

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Osimhen: The Orphan Who Has Become Prince Of World Football

“If you knew where some of us came from, you won’t pray for us to fail”. Those were the choice words of Victor Osimhen a couple of days before his mega-deal to Napoli was completed. While many figures are been thrown around as the financial implication of Osimhen’s switch from France to Italy, there is no controversy that this 21-year…

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Why Tottenham forward, Son-Heung will not marry until he retires

It’s no coincidence that Tottenham Hotspur forward Son-Heung min has established himself as one of the Premier League’s elite since joining from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015. Hard work, dedication and an incredibly single-minded approach has catapulted the South Korean to the very top. He was a key man during a particularly tough season at Spurs and many have praised his work ethic and mentality throughout.…

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Heart Breaking: Ilicic caught his wife with another man, may not play again

Betrayal that shook the world of football! Josip Ilicic caught his wife with another man. After the big deception, the Italian football press made headlines. Josip Ilicic, one of the star footballers of Atalanta, who was blowing like a storm and breaking goal records this season in Italy Serie A, was shocked by his life. The star footballer who went…

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Lille signs Victor Osimhen replacement

Lille have signed Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz from Besiktas on a free transfer, one day after selling Victor Osimhen to Napoli, the Ligue 1 club announced on Saturday. The 35-year-old Yilmaz has spent most of his career in Turkey and is one of a select few to have played for Fenerbahce, Besiktas and Galatasaray. “The experienced and prolific striker and…

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Immobile wins European golden boot ahead of Ronaldo

Ciro Immobile was able to secure the European Golden Boot on Saturday without even having to play after Maurizio Sarri opted to leave Cristiano Ronaldo out of Juventus‘ squad for the final match of the Serie A season. This is the first time that the Lazio striker has won the award, which was held by Barcelona forward Lionel Messi after his 36 goals in the 2019/20 campaign. Immobile has scored 35 goals in Serie A this season, four ahead…

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Popular Twitter teen hacker arrested

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind hacker of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the…

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Microsoft in advance talk to buy TikTok

Microsoft is in talks to acquire TikTok, the immensely popular social media app known for its fun short-form videos, in a move that could prevent the Trump administration from banning it from the US, according to reports. The Seattle tech giant founded by Bill Gates is in discussions to buy TikTok in a deal valued in the tens of billions,…

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Facebook seals partnerships with music giants

Facebook has completed a series of deals for the right to show music videos, according to people familiar with the matter, vaulting the social network into a medium dominated by YouTube. Partnerships with the three largest music companies Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group are expected to be announced soon, said the people, who asked not…

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