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February 19, 2018 8:06 PM Why Rohr might drop Mikel Obi, Ighalo from Super Eagles’ next matches

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is considering dropping the China-based duo of John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo, from the squad for their upcoming friendly matches. Rohr is mulling the decision, because they are stil in pre-season training with their Chinese clubs. Also, the timing of the friendly games coincides with when the league will resume 16

February 19, 2018 7:01 PM Arsenal seal club record shirt sponsorship deal with Emirates

The package is understood to be second in the Premier League only to Manchester United, whose deal worth Chevrolet is worth £47m a year. The new deal kicks in for the 2019/20 season and £20m extra will be made available for purchase of players. “Emirates are again demonstrating their great belief in our approach and ambition and their significantly increased 18

February 19, 2018 3:16 PM Presidency, Enyimba FC react to death of former captain, Chinedu Udoji

Enyimba International FC has reacted to the death of its former Captain, Chinedu Udoji who died on Sunday. Chinedu Udoji who captained Enyimba for five years, was until his death, playing for Kano Pillars FC. The Chairman of the People’s Elephant, Felix Agwu, in a statement in Lagos described Udoji’s death as untimely. Agwu said that the contributions 18

February 19, 2018 7:51 AM EPL: Mourinho allegedly in dressing room burst up with Pogba, Jones

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, was involved in a furious dressing-room bust-up with midfielder, Paul Pogba and Phil Jones. The Frenchman was missing from United squad that beat Huddersfield on Saturday due to reported illness, defender Jones was rested. A source at Old Trafford told The Sun, UK, that Mourinho launched a furious attack on the two players 15

February 19, 2018 7:47 AM EPL: Chelsea considering Hazard-Aguero swap deal

Manchester City are ready to rival Real Madrid’s interest in Eden Hazard, but would have to shell out a British record £150million to sign him from Chelsea. According to the Daily Star, Chelsea are desperate to hold on to Hazard. However, so far, negotiations over a new deal for the Belgium midfielder have ended in deadlock. Hazard’s current contract 17

February 19, 2018 6:40 AM Champions League: Mourinho admits having “problems” as injury ravages Manchester United squad

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has said he hopes to have some of his key players fit for Wednesday’s clash with Sevilla in the Champions League. United overcame Huddersfield 2-0 in the FA Cup on Saturday without a host of first-team players. Marcus Rashford, Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Marouane Fellaini and Zlatan 15

February 19, 2018 6:36 AM Pogba trains 24 hours after missing Manchester United’s game due to ‘illness’

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has returned to training and is set to play in their Champions League tie at Sevilla on Wednesday. Pogba missed Saturday evening’s 2-0 FA Cup victory over Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium, but trained at Carrington as normal on Sunday morning. He will be hoping to return to Jose Mourinho’s starting lineup 14

February 18, 2018 5:59 PM Champions League: Why Mourinho may not play Pogba against Sevilla

Paul Pogba is a doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League clash with Sevilla on Wednesday, after missing the win over Huddersfield through illness. The French midfielder was pencilled to start the 2-0 win at the John Smith’s Stadium, but became sick on Friday. Manager Jose Mourinho says he will wait to see if Pogba recovers in time to make the trip to Spain 16

February 18, 2018 2:57 PM Chelsea vs Barcelona: Conte speaks ahead of clash

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has admitted that his team must produce the ‘perfect game’ to get the better of Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 tie. The Blues will battle the La Liga league leaders at Stamford Bridge for the opening leg on Tuesday night. Conte, however, insisted Chelsea face a huge challenge against the Catalan club, who stayed 14

February 17, 2018 8:03 PM LaLiga: Barcelona defeat Eibar to go 10 points clear ahead of Chelsea clash

Barcelona on Saturday defeated Eibar 2-0 at the Municipal de Ipurua stadium to go 10 points clear in the LaLiga table. Striker Luis Suarez and defender Joldi Alba got the goals for the Catalan club. Ernesto Valverde side got the lead in the 16th minute as Suarez received a precise pass inside the box from Lionel Messi and he beat the goalkeeper with a neat finish 14