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Meet the New Super Falcons Captain
Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON (born 9 October 1994) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Spanish Side FC Barcelona Femení in the Primera División as a forward. She was named best player and was the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. She was also named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falconsteam who won the 2014 African Women's Championship.


Tammy Won’t Represent Nigeria, Says Victor Ikpeba
Former Super Eagles forward, Victor Ikpeba has revealed that Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham will never want to represent Nigeria at the senior level.
The Atlanta Olympic gold medalist stated this during Monday Night Football on Supersports that was monitored by Soccernet.ng.
Ikpeba, who lauded Tammy’s impressive goal-scoring form for the Blues in the Premier League, said that the former Aston Villa forward won’t want to play for Nigeria.


Frank hails Abraham's impact
The Chelsea No9 secured his treble at Molineux in a 5-2 victory and the head coach was happy to see Abraham score a number of ‘different’ type of goals.
‘The three different types of goals he scored were exactly what you want from Tammy: a messy one, a good header and then a fantastic feet and finish goal,’ said the boss.


Mauricio Pochettino reveal what David Beckham told him
David Beckham has always had a special connection with Tottenham Hotspur. The Manchester United and England legend never played for the club, but he wished he could have. And specifically, he wished he could have played under Mauricio Pochettino. Beckham trained with the club on a number of occasions during his career and admitted, when White Hart Lane closed in 2017, that it would always


Fans fumes at Advert break against Man City
Football fans voiced their frustration on Twitter after live coverage of Norwich's Premier League clash with Manchester City on Sky Sports was twice interrupted by adverts on Saturday night.
Viewers were left baffled when the action on Sky Sports Main Event was temporarily replaced by TV adverts midway through the first-half at Carrow Road.


Ukraine 2 - 2 Nigeria



Eto'o retires at 38


Samuel Eto'o is said to be the most successful footballer in africa retires at 38
Eto has played for 11 teams and won 18 trophies both in club and for his country. He scored 426 goals in 877 matches and holding the record for the most goals in the African Cup of Nations and he is Cameroon’s all-time leading scorer

In 2004 Barcelona paid Real Mallorca €24m ($26.4m) to sign Eto’o and by the end of the season he had repaid a hefty chunk of the transfer fee with 25 goals in 37 La Liga appearances as Barcelona rolled to the title

Pierre-Emerick is Arsenal's August best player


The Gabon international was in fine form throughout August, scoring the only goal of the game as Arsenal beat Newcastle on the opening day. Auba was on target again as Burnley was beaten at the Emirates Stadium, cutting in from the left before firing in an unstoppable winner. The forward was also on hand to lay on an assist for Lucas Torreira in the defeat at Liverpool. Auba received 34 per cent of the votes cast, with Joe Willock in second place and Matteo Guendouzi in third. Congratulations Auba

Bartomeu: Messi can leave if he wishes

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.


Mkhitaryan departs Arsenal for Roma on loan

AS Roma are delighted to confirm the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan on a season-long loan deal. The Armenia international, 30, joins the club from Premier League side Arsenal until 30 June 2020, for a fixed fee of €3 million.

The agreement also includes potential additional payments that could reach a maximum of €100,000 – depending on the meeting of certain performance targets. “It’s a great opportunity for me to begin a new chapter, with a great club,” said Mkhitaryan. “I know what this club is all about and I am sure we can achieve great things together.”

Mkhitaryan joins the club after amassing a wealth of European experience, having previously represented the likes of Manchester United, Borussia Dortmund and Shakhtar Donetsk. “Henrikh fits our desire to add players to the squad who can serve as examples to our younger players, and who have the technical quality to quickly adjust to Serie A football,” said Roma sporting director Gianluca Petrachi.
Mkhitaryan will wear the No. 77 with the Giallorossi.


Liverpool on summer transfer profit.



Liverpool made £44million in the summer transfer window after selling Ryan Kent and Bobby Duncan on deadline day. Kent’s £7million switch to Rangers and Duncan’s £1.9million move to Fiorentina sealed a profitable window for Liverpool as they cashed in on loan fees and sales of young and fringe players.
Liverpool’s insistence that Kent and Duncan would not leave on loan paid off as Rangers and Fiorentina agreed permanent cash deals. Kent, 22, has returned to Rangers to play under Steven Gerrard after enjoying a successful loan spell at Ibrox last season when he scored six goals and made nine assists to be named Scotland’s Young Player of the Year.

Liverpool agreed a £1.9million move for Duncan plus a 20 per cent sell-on clause after rejecting Fiorentina’s loan offer with a view to a permanent move next summer. The Reds have made a healthy profit on Duncan and the youth striker, who is Gerrard’s cousin, cost them £200,000 from Manchester City last year.

Liverpool’s most-lucrative deal was making Danny Ings’ move to Southampton permanent for £20million and they also received a loan fee for Harry Wilson. Jurgen Klopp blocked a loan move for Dejan Lovren and Roma, AC Milan, Juventus and Bayer Leverkusen wanted the Croatia centre-half for the rest of the season, but the Reds boss did not want to leave himself short. The European champions somewhat surprisingly did not splash the cash on strengthening the squad, choosing to only spend money on 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg from PEC Zwolle, who cost just £1.71m, while goalkeepers Adrian and Andy Longeran were signed for free and 16-year-old winger Harvey Elliott joined for an undisclosed fee.

It remains to be seen whether Jurgen Klopp decides he needs a new player or two in January, and much will surely depend on Liverpool's success both domestically and in Europe up until then.

Rebic heads to Milan

The Croatian striker moves to the Rossoneri from Eintracht Frankfurt
C Milan (the Club) announces that it has acquired, on a temporary two-year basis, from the Eintracht Frankfurt, the right to the sports performance of the player Ante Rebić.
Born in Split, Croatia, on September 21, 1993, Rebić made his professional debut in 2011 with RNK Split. In 2013 he arrived in Serie A with Fiorentina and, after Verona and Leipzig, he moved to Eintracht Frankfurt, where he finally established himself, collecting 100 appearances and 25 goals, two of which were made in the German Cup final in 2017/18, won against Bayern Munich.

Ante Rebić is a member of the Croatian national team, whose largest selection started in August 2013 against Liechtenstein. With a goal in 6 appearances, he was one of the protagonists of the last world championship in Russia, in which Croatia reached the final played in Moscow against France.

Tammy Abraham showing strong work ethic by staying behind after training



Tammy Abraham has been staying behind after training sessions in order to put extra work into his role, according to The Sun.
The 21-year old is reportedly staying on at Cobham when the group session is over and working on his long range shooting, as well as his hold up play.
You have to admire that commitment and work ethic from the young Blues striker, who has already notched 4 league goals in 4 games for his club this season.

He bagged his second brace in a row on Saturday, putting Chelsea 2-0 up against Sheffield United in front of the Stamford Bridge faithful.
Unfortunately though, they threw away the lead and ended up drawing the game, with Abraham perhaps being one of the few shining lights of the performance.
The England international is competing with France World Cup winner Olivier Girourd, and Belgium international Michy Batshuayi for that starting striker role at the club, so this extra work will do him the world of good.

Icardi becomes PSG player


Several reports have said Mauro Icardi has completed his move to Paris Saint-Germain on loan with option to buy, having first extended his Inter contract.

The new deal to 2022 with the Nerazzurri was an essential step, as it was due to expire in June 2021 and that would’ve left them at risk of losing him as a free agent.

After that was worked out in an overnight summit, he flew out with Wanda Nara in a private jet from Milan to Paris.

The striker had his medical at the American Hospital in Neuilly, while wife and agent Wanda Nara visited the PSG headquarters to work out the final details of the contracts.
There are differing reports on the exact details, as Sky Sport Italia claim it is a loan for €5m with option to buy at the end of the season for around €65m, with the player earning €7.5m per season.

On the other hand, Sportitalia suggest the loan itself is free, with PSG covering the improved €7.5m salary, and option to buy for €70m. The 26-year-old Argentine came up through the Barcelona academy, but moved to Sampdoria in January 2011, then was purchased by Inter for €13m in the summer of 2013.

Icardi has a sensational scoring record in Serie A, with 121 goals in 219 games, but his rapport with Inter broke down completely over the last six months.
It started in February when he was suddenly stripped of the captaincy for reasons that have never entirely been clarified, then immediately claimed he had a knee injury.

Even after a month of treatment and the medical staff insisting there were no physical issues, he refused to train and only ‘recovered’ sufficiently after his agent and lawyer had lengthy negotiations with the club.

When the season ended, Icardi was told in private and publicly that he was not in their plans and should find a new club, but he rejected every transfer and last week took legal action against Inter, demanding €1.5m compensation and to be put back into full training sessions.
His lawyer made clear that if Icardi did join another club in the transfer window, then the lawsuit would be dropped.

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.