Barcelona official statement confirming Neymar’s desire to leave

Barcelona have released an official statement, confirming that Neymar has told the club he wants to leave for Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian is set to complete a world-record transfer to PSG, with the French giants ready to pay his €222m (£199m) release clause. Neymar was at the club’s training ground on Wednesday, but did not … Read more

Mikel’s wife and other relatives will kill him if nigeria do not qualify for World Cup

John Obi Mikel is nothing if not optimistic when it comes to Nigeria’s hopes of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Although Africa’s third round of qualifying only reaches its halfway point at the end of this month and beginning of September, the Super Eagles captain believes a place at the global finals … Read more

Arsenal’s hopes of signing Lemar suffers a major setback

Monaco vice-president, Vadim Vasilyev, has told Arsenal that midfielder Thomas Lemar is not for sale. The Gunners have been chasing the player all summer, but the Ligue 1 champions have made it clear he will not leave before the end of the summer transfer window. “I will address speculation relating to the case of Thomas … Read more

Africa gets nine slots in 48-team FIFA World Cup

The FIFA Council has agreed on a proposed slot allocation for the 48-nation World Cup, which begins with the 2026 edition. According to a report published on the world football governing body’s website, the Council which comprises of the FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the presidents of the six confederations (CAF,​ ​AFC, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC, … Read more

Super Eagle coach, Gernot Rohr explains Why Super Eagles won’t play friendlies in London again

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that London will not be a choice of venue for their next international friendly. The German was speaking after their second game in this FIFA window against Burkina Faso was cancelled. The match was called off, after some Burkina Faso players failed to get British visas. Four … Read more

Fulham plans to sign Emmanuel Emenike From Fenerbahce

English Championship club Fulham FC are considering a move for former Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike. According to reports, Emenike, 29, who has been at Fenerbahce since 2013 is currently out of favour at the Turkish club, for whom he has started just seven league games all season. Emenike has scored seven times and provided … Read more

Qualifying group draws in full for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Group A Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, Madagascar Group B Cameroon, Morocco, Malawi, Comoros Group C Mali, Gabon, Burundi, South Sudan Group D Algeria, Togo, Benin, Gambia Group E Nigeria, South Africa, Libya, Seychelles Group F Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sierra Leone Group G Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Zimbabwe, Liberia Group H Ivory Coast, Guinea, … Read more

Transfer: Chelsea FC targets Alexis Sanchez

Reports have emerged stating that Chelsea has identified Alexis Sanchez as their no.1 transfer target this summer. It appears that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants to recruit the Chilean talisman for the upcoming 2017/18 season. Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano has reported that Conte has raised up transfer targets in a series of meetings with the … Read more

Mourinho resumes his boasting game again at Manchester

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has fired back at Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp, suggesting that they are at clubs not big enough to have signed Paul Pogba for a world record £89m. Last week, Mourinho said both managers were “not ethical”, after they criticized the big-money deal for the France midfielder. And following United’s … Read more

Manchester United Close to Offer £100m for Paul Pogba

French footballer Paul Pogba is set to become the most expensive footballer in history with a £100m move to Manchester United expected to be confirmed this week. The 23-year-old is a former Manchester United trainee but left on a free transfer to join Juventus in Italy in 2012. Since his arrival in Turin Juventus have won four … Read more

Manuel Pellegrini: Iheanacho was the Real Reason I sold Dzeko and Jovetic

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Kelechi Iheanacho’s hat-trick against Aston Villa proves the club were right to sell Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic. The 19-year-old took full advantage of Sergio Aguero being rested to score three times in the FA Cup fourth-round tie at Villa Park on Saturday, with Raheem Sterling netting the other … Read more