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Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. Ronaldo, 35, who has won the Ballon d’Or five times, played in Portugal’s goalless Nations League drawRead More
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Wenger calls for scrapping of UEFA Nations League

Arsene Wenger says the UEFA Nations League should be binned and claims holding the World Cup and Euros every other year would “be more appropriate for a modern world”. Currently, the Euros and World Cup are held every four years and the Nations League was conceived to give international teams a greater number of competitiveRead More
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How Partey was convinced to pick Arsenal over London rivals

  Thomas Partey’s father has revealed how he convinced his son to join Arsenal over Chelsea and Juventus. Partey arrived at the Emirates on transfer deadline day after the Gunners triggered his £45million release clause. The midfielder was one of Mikel Arteta’s top targets and was always thought to be keen on a move toRead More
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Solskjaer hits back at Monchi over ‘illogical’ Man Utd comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hit back at Monchi after the Sevilla sporting director claimed Manchester United should hire someone to do his role at the club. Monchi said he “can’t believe” any big club would not have a sporting director in place. United have been criticised for their approach to transfers in recent times, withRead More
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Coutinho hungry for Barca success after fantastic Bayern spell

Philippe Coutinho is determined to make his spell at Barcelona a success after returning from a trophy-laden loan stint with Bayern Munich. The midfielder had been a long-time target for Barca when at Liverpool and the LaLiga giants finally got their man in January 2018 for a deal worth €120million upfront. However, Coutinho was initiallyRead More
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Kane set to start for England, despite Mourinho’s concerns

Gareth Southgate is hopeful star forward Harry Kane will be fit to start for England when they meet Denmark in the Nations League on Wednesday. Spurs head coach Jose Mourinho called on Southgate not to use Kane in all three of England’s fixtures during the international break, with Tottenham having had a congested start toRead More
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Busquets: I could talk for five or six hours about Barcelona drama

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says he could talk for “five or six hours” about the turbulence at the club. LaLiga giants Barca have been engulfed in drama for much of 2020, following Lionel Messi’s public declaration that he wanted to leave the club, Luis Suarez’s contentious departure to Atletico Madrid and the appointment of Ronald Koeman as newRead More
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Netherlands still goalless under De Boer, after Bosnia stalemate

Frank de Boer is still waiting for his first goal since taking charge of the Netherlands after his side laboured to a 0-0 Nations League draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina. Having started his reign with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Mexico in Amsterdam, De Boer – appointed after Ronald Koeman’s departure to take charge at Barcelona –Read More
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Ozil rejects Al-Nassr move, hopes to fight for place in Arsenal

Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr made a £5m offer to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, but the German was not interested in the move. Özil, who was left out of the Gunners’ Europa League squad, has repeatedly insisted he wants to stay at the Emirates Stadium and fight for his place in the team, despite Arsenal’sRead More
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Football: African international results

Results of African international friendly matches Sunday: At Blantyre, Malawi Malawi 0 Zimbabwe 0 At Dar es Salaam Tanzania 0 Burundi 1 (Ntibazonkiza 86) At Lisbon Benin 2 (Soukou 35, Mounie 71) Gabon 0 At Rustenburg, South Africa South Africa 1 (Dolly 66) Zambia 2 (Kampamba 78, Zulu 82) At Tunis Comoros 2 (Youssouf 70,Read More
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Nigeria vs Tunisia: Livescore from Super Eagles friendly in Austria

Nigeria will take on Tunisia in a friendly match Tuesday evening in Austria. The game comes four days after the Super Eagles lost 1-0 to Algeria in another international friendly. Gernot Rohr is using these matches as preparation for his side’s double-header 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone. It is also the …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Livescore from Super Eagles friendly in Austria

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Why Nigeria must be wary of North African side, Tunisia

The Super Eagles face a tough test against Tunisia in Austria when both sides clash in an international friendly. Both sides had a contrasting experience on the international scene on Friday as Nigeria was beaten 0-1 by Algeria. Tunisia defeated Sudan ahead of the AFCON qualifiers next month. With the Tuesday fixture drawing nearer by …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Why Nigeria must be wary of North African side, Tunisia

Chelsea reacts to ‘clash’ between Lampard, Kante

Chelsea has strongly debunked stories of a rift between N’Golo Kante and Frank Lampard, according to the UK Metro. On Monday, reports in France claimed the relationship between Kante and Lampard has become strained and the player’s agents are attempting to engineer a move to Inter Milan in the January transfer window. It was reported …
Chelsea reacts to ‘clash’ between Lampard, Kante

Find ways to get Ozil involved again – Wenger warns Arteta

Legendary Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has criticised the club’s treatment of Mesut Ozil and claims they are “wasting” his talent. Speaking with BBC Sport, Wenger advised manager Mikel Arteta to end Ozil’s exile. The 31-year-old has not featured for the Gunners since football restarted after the COVID-19 lockdown. Ozil has also been axed from Arsenal’s …
Find ways to get Ozil involved again – Wenger warns Arteta

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Tiki Taka coach advises Rohr on what to do against Kebaier’s men

Tiki Taka FC coach, Cornelius Monday, has urged Super Eagles’ technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, to feature a formidable team against Tunisia. Nigeria will face Tunisia on Tuesday night in an international friendly game in Austria. The Super Eagles head to the match after losing 1-0 against Algeria in their previous fixture last Friday, while Mondher …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Tiki Taka coach advises Rohr on what to do against Kebaier’s men

Newcastle vs Man Utd: Tension in dressing room with players angry at Solskjaer

Several Manchester United players are said to be upset with manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, over his treatment of goalkeeper Sergio Romero, ESPN reports. The club failed to sanction Romero’s exit this summer, and he now faces the prospect of not playing any football until January at the earliest. The 33-year-old has been David De Gea’s …
Newcastle vs Man Utd: Tension in dressing room with players angry at Solskjaer

Paul Scholes names player to reach Messi, Ronaldo’s levels

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has tipped Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, to reach Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo’s levels in football. Haaland has become one of Europe’s fastest-rising prospects alongside the likes of Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho. But Scholes believes Haaland, 20, has the potential to …
Paul Scholes names player to reach Messi, Ronaldo’s levels

Nigeria vs Tunisia: COVID-19 test results of Super Eagles players confirmed

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that all players of the national team have tested negative to COVID-19, ahead of today’s friendly against Tunisia. NFF disclosed this via their verified Twitter page. “Ahead of tonight’s friendly game against Tunisia, all @NGSuperEagles players have tested negative to COVID-19,” the tweet reads. This comes days after …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: COVID-19 test results of Super Eagles players confirmed

Possible reasons Victor Moses is struggling with career

A former Nigerian international, Victor Moses could be on his way to Sparta Moscow after he was declared surplus to requirement at Chelsea football club. Despite playing alongside current boss, Frank Lampard, the Chelsea legend has come out to make it known to all sector of the club that Victor Moses is not in his …
Possible reasons Victor Moses is struggling with career

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Two key Super Eagles players leaves camp ahead of friendly clash

Two key Super Eagles stars have left the team’s camp ahead of their friendly clash with Tunisia on Tuesday night in Austria. The players are William Troost-Ekong and Samuel Kalu. This was revealed by the Super Eagles’ media officer, Toyin Ibitoye. Troost-Ekong and Kalu were in action for the Super Eagles’ friendly 1-0 defeat to …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Two key Super Eagles players leaves camp ahead of friendly clash

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