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Facts on Yakubu Aiyegbeni

First African to score a UEFA Champions League hat trick on his debut Top Nigerian EPL Scorer (95).

Nigeria's 3rd Highest Goalscorer.

Most EPL Hat Tricks for an African (4).

First EPL Player to score against 20 Teams.

Bakayoko returns to Monaco on a season long loan

The French midfielder made 43 appearances for the Blues in 2017/18 having signed for us from the Ligue 1 side, who he had just helped reach the Champions League semi-finals.
Bakayoko scored three goals and helped us win the FA Cup final, playing the full 90 minutes as we beat Manchester United at Wembley.

The Uefa Champions league draw took place in Monaco France

Barcelona vs Bayern: Emre Can tug of war

Barcelona and Bayern Munich are reportedly involved in a tug-of-war for Juventus midfielder Emre Can.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, interest from both clubs has risen in recent hours.
Emre Can looks to be in the firing line as Juve need to shift a midfielder before Monday’s deadline.

Sanchez 10minutes farewell before joining INTER MILAN

Alexis Sanchez bid farewell to Manchester United teammates before he left to complete his 10-month loan move to Inter Milan.
The MEN understands Sanchez, 30, was driven to United's Carrington training complex on Wednesday morning and the Chilean spent around 10 minutes saying his goodbyes to teammates. Sanchez was then driven to Manchester Airport, where he boarded a private jet to Milan.

Nacho Monreal calling gives Arsenal boss Unai Emery decision headache

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is willing to let Nacho Monreal seal a £3million deal to Real Sociedad - but must decide whether to give the move the go ahead before this weekend's north London derby.

Real Sociedad are negotiating with Arsenal to push through a deal to take Monreal back to Spain. The veteran left-back is wanted by the Basque club, who are desperate to take him back to La Liga in time for their own derby clash, against Athletic Bilbao on Friday night.
Monreal has been offered a two-year deal - with the option of a further year - to move to San Sebastian. And Arsenal are ready to let the former Osasuna and Malaga defender return to his homeland, if he wants to go.

Paul Pogba will even have conflict with Zizou - Sale

The man who helped discover the World Cup winner believes he knows why the French star has so many clashes Paul Pogba would clash with Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane if he moved to the Spanish capital, according to the recruiter who helped start the Manchester United's star career.
The World Cup winner has been consistently linked with a transfer to Los Blancos since declaring he wanted a new challenge prior to the Red Devils' pre-season commencing.