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Aubameyang: Wenger has lost control at Arsenal – Ex-player, Alan Smith

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Former Arsenal striker, Alan Smith says the signing of Borussia Dortmund star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang means that manager, Arsene Wenger has lost power at the north London club. The Gunners on Wednesday confirmed the signing of Aubameyang for a club-record fee of £56 million.  According to Smith, Wenger is no more in control to suggest for the Emirate club on which players the club should sign. ... Read More »

Mesut Ozil: Arsenal midfielder signs new contract until 2021

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Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has signed a new three-and-a-half-year deal to stay at the club until 2021. Ozil, 29, becomes the highest-paid player in the club’s history – earning about £350,000 a week before tax. The deal, signed on Wednesday, follows months of speculation about the future of the Germany international, whose previous contract was due to expire at the end of the season. He ... Read More »

Mbappe Sent Off As PSG Reach League Cup Final

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Holders Paris Saint-Germain edged into the French League Cup final by beating Rennes 3-2 at Roazhon Park on Tuesday, despite seeing Kylian Mbappe sent off on his return from injury. Thomas Meunier put the visitors ahead with a magnificent volley, before Rennes winger Wahbi Khazri had a goal ruled out for handball after a video assistant referee review. Brazilian defender Marquinhos tapped in after half-time, ... Read More »

Eto’o Leaving Antalyaspor For Konyaspor

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Antalyaspor announced Tuesday they have released former Cameroon international striker Samuel Eto’o, who is expected to sign with fellow Turkish top-flight club Konyaspor. “Our team separated ways with our captain Samuel Eto’o by mutual agreement,” Antalyaspor, who are in the relegation zone in Turkey’s first division, said in a statement on the club’s website. Eto’o, 36, joined Antalyaspor in 2015 after a short spell in ... Read More »

English Clubs Top As FIFA Releases Report On Record Transfer Year

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Football clubs across the world splashed out a record $6.37 billion (about N2.293 trillion) on players during 2017 with English clubs again the biggest spenders. In FIFA’s Global Transfer Market Report published by Reuters, the total paid out was about 33 percent more than in 2016 as English clubs led the way with a net spending of $988 million on squad improvement. Deals such as ... Read More »

Neymar reveals why he refused to allow Cavani take penalty against Dijon

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Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar Jnr., has explained why he blocked Edinson Cavani from taking a penalty against Dijon, which would have made him the club’s all-time top goalscorer. Neymar refused to gift his team-mate the opportunity to make history, despite leading 7-0 at the time. Cavani eventually smashed the record with the opening goal against Montpellier last weekend. With speculation over a fallout and interest ... Read More »

CHAN: Injury knocks out Faleye

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Super Eagles striker, Sunday Faleye has disclosed that he will not play in the rest of the CAF African Nations Championship after falling awkwardly and dislocating his elbow in the quarter-final clash against Angola on Sunday night. “I have been ruled out of the rest of the tournament because of my injury. The doctor said I will be out for a month,” he disclosed yesterday. ... Read More »

2018 World Cup: Rohr gives conditions for taking Ahmed Musa, Isaac Success

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Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that Ahmed Musa and Isaac Success can only make his squad to this year’s World Cup, if their fortunes improve over the coming months. The two Nigerian forwards are enduring miserable campaigns at club level, having failed to make a Premier League appearance at Leicester City or Watford respectively since the start of the season. ... Read More »

CHAN 2018: Full semi-final fixtures

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The quarter-finals of the ongoing African Nation Championship (CHAN) were concluded on Sunday night. Hosts Morocco, Sudan, Nigeria and Libya have all booked their places in the last four. Morocco saw off Namibia in the first quarter-final winning 2-0 and will now take on Libya, who needed penalties to beat Congo-Brazzaville on Sunday. Sudan pipped Zambia 1-0 on Saturday and will now take on the ... Read More »

FA Cup: Iheanacho breaks Nigerian’s scoring record

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Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has broken former Nigeria international, Yakubu Aiyegbeni’s goal record in the FA Cup. Iheanacho scored twice in Leicester City’s 5-1 thrashing of Peterborough on Saturday. In doing so, the 21-year-old broke a record previously held by Aiyegbeni, as he took his tally in the prestigious competition to 9 goals in 9 appearances. Aiyegbeni notched 8 goals in 20 appearances in ... Read More »

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