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January 15, 2019 8:38 PM All my medals, Olympic torch gone – Kanu Nwankwo cries out

Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu has said that he had suffered the “saddest day” of his life. Kanu, a former Arsenal star, said he had found out every medal he won during his playing days had vanished from his Lagos property. The former Ajax star told The Cable, that he is in a “rude shock” after learning that a host of cherished keepsakes earned 299

January 15, 2019 3:04 PM Petr Cech: How Jose Mourinho reacted to Arsenal goalkeeper’s retirement

Former Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has reacted to the retirement of Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech, from football. But reacting, Mourinho said he was honoured to have introduced Cech to the Premier League. “I am honoured to have been the manager that, at such an early age, gave Petr a top Premier League number one shirt,” Mourinho was quoted 250

January 15, 2019 10:22 AM EPL: Solskjaer fires dig at Mourinho’s ‘stupid tactics’

Manchester United caretaker boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has thrown a major dig at Jose Mourinho’s tactics, after his side’s 1-0 win against Tottenham, the UK Metro reports. The Red Devils made it six wins on the bounce in all competitions under the Norwegian, thanks to Marcus Rashford’s goal at Wembley. Mourinho lost support of most of the squad and his side’s 247

January 14, 2019 8:16 AM Eden Hazard reveals player he believes to be ‘Greatest of All Time’

The Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, has revealed he considers Lionel Messi to be the ‘Greatest of All Times’ (GOAT), despite the debate surrounding the historic rivalry between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . Hazard, who took on Messi twice in last season’s Champions League fixtures, revealed he reckons the Argentine to be the best to ever lace up a pair of football 72

January 14, 2019 6:44 AM Ex-Bafana striker, Masinga is dead

Former South Africa star, Philemon ‘Chippa’ Masinga, was on Sunday announced dead. The ‘Bafana’ striker died, aged 49, in a Johannesburg hospital from cancer, the national South African football association said in a statement. “I saw him last Sunday before I flew to Dakar (for Confederation of African Football activities) and although Phil was not feeling 77

January 12, 2019 6:31 PM Transfer: Barcelona to replace Suarez with Ighalo

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has emerged as an option for Barcelona, who want to sign a No. 9 in the winter window, to cover for the departures of Munir El Haddadi and Denis Suarez, according to Sport. Ighalo has many offers to return to Europe, after leaving Watford to play for Changchun Yatai in China for two years. Changchun Yatai have been relegated 71

January 9, 2019 11:26 AM Transfer: Bayern Munich confirm signing Pavard ahead of Liverpool, Man Utd

Bayern Munich director of football, Hasan Salihamidzic on Wednesday confirmed the signing of VfB Stuttgart defender, Benjamin Pavard, ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool. The defender will join Bayern on a five-year deal after they activated his €35m (£31m) release clause. The 22-year-old starred for France at the World Cup finals in the summer 95

January 9, 2019 9:36 AM Transfer: Andy Brassell names player that may stop Rodriguez from joining Arsenal

European football expert, Andy Brassell has said that Arsenal are unlikely to sanction a move for Real Madrid and Bayern Munich star, James Rodriguez, while Mesut Ozil is at the club. The Gunners have been linked with Rodriguez amid the player’s difficulties on loan at Bayern. The Colombia international has struggled at the Allianz Arena this season 81

January 9, 2019 6:34 AM Salah named 2018 CAF African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salahm has been voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year. Salah won ahead of fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, at the Confederation of African Football’s 2018 awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday night. The Egyptian edged the same two players 64

January 9, 2019 6:28 AM Transfer: Iniesta speaks on Neymar’s return to Barcelona

Former Barcelona midfielder, Andreas Iniesta, has admitted a return to the club for Neymar, will be “difficult”. Neymar has been linked with a return to Barca, ever since he moved away from the Nou Camp. The 26-year-old Brazilian left Spain for Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €220million move. There was even reports last month that the sensation 66