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  • Napoli Chairman, De Laurentiis: Sarri’s Team Plays Well But Wins No Trophy — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    August 24, 2018 2:21 PM 65

    Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has taken a swipe at new Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri’s failure to win a trophy during his three year spell in charge of the club. Sarri joined Napoli from Empoli back in 2015, but despite winning Serie A coach of the year in 2016-17, was unable to guide the club to any silverware. Laurentiis banded Sarri as a ‘one-dimensional’

  • Hot Weather Forces Rescheduling Of Two LaLiga Games — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    August 24, 2018 11:19 AM 66

    The kickoff of two matches have been rescheduled in the Spanish leagues this weekend because the organisers have deemed 30 degrees celsius too hot a weather for football in the cities concerned. According to Marca, the start of the Sevilla vs Villarreal in LaLiga Santander, originally set for kick-off on Sunday, August 26 at 8:15 pm CET, has been put back to 10:15 pm CET on the same day, due to the forecast

  • Veteran Midfielder Marchisio Bids Farewell To Juventus After 25 Years — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    August 17, 2018 12:23 PM 66

    Italian international midfielder Claudio Marchisio has called time on his Juventus career after 25 years spent with the Turin giants. The 32-year-old, nicknamed The Little Prince, joined his hometown club at the age of seven and won seven Serie A titles and four Italian Cups. Juventus agreed to terminate the 55-times capped Italian international’s contract

  • Omeruo Joins CD Leganes On One-Season Loan From Chelsea

    August 15, 2018 1:43 PM 106

    Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has joined Spanish top division side, CD Leganes on a season loan deal from Chelsea. Omeruo completed his short term switch to Mauricio Pellegrino’s side on Wednesday and took part in the club’s photograph session which was posted on the club’s official Twitter handle on Wednesday. He will be presented on Friday at the club’s

  • Russia Star Cheryshev Joins Valencia On Loan

    August 15, 2018 8:54 AM 93

    Russia winger Denis Cheryshev, one of the standout performers at the World Cup this summer, has returned to Valencia for the second stint on loan from Villarreal. The 27-year-old, who scored four goals as Russia reached the quarter-finals on home soil, will rejoin Valencia on a season-long loan having spent six months at Mestalla in 2016. Cheryshev moved

  • Musa Targets More Goals For Al Nassr After Scoring Debut Vs Al Jazira

    August 14, 2018 11:58 AM 99

    Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, is looking forward to scoring more goals for Saudi Arabian side, Al Nassr, after opening his goal account for the club in Monday’s Arab Champions League round of 32 clash against Al Jazira of UAE. Musa, who came in as a second half substitute for Moroccan midfielder, Noureddine Amrabat in the encounter scored the winning

  • Facebook To Broadcast La Liga Games For Free

    August 14, 2018 11:43 AM 70

    Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and other La Liga stars will soon be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday. All 380 football matches of the new 2018-2019 La Liga season, which begins Friday, will be available to watch on the social media

  • I’m Delighted At Joining Chievo Verona, Says Joel Obi

    August 13, 2018 2:20 PM 61

    Super Eagles’ midfielder, Joel Obi has said he feels fulfilled after joining fellow Serie A side Chievo Verona from Torino. Obi, who represented Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, signed a three-year deal with Chievo after spending three seasons at Turin with Torino. Speaking to the club’s website shortly after his unveiling, the midfielder said he was excited

  • Emery Needs Time To Rebuild Arsenal – Cech

    August 13, 2018 1:32 PM 78

    Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech pleaded for patience after Unai Emery’s first match as Arsene Wenger’s successor ended in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City. The Gunners were largely outclassed by the Premier League champions on Sunday and struggled to implement some obvious changes demanded by Emery in the offseason. Cech nearly scored an embarrassing own goal and looked

  • Musa Arrives In Riyadh Friday To Assume Al Nassr Duties

    August 8, 2018 11:34 AM 69

    Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia new signing, Ahmed Musa, is expected to finally join the Riyadh-based club on Friday August 10. Musa last week signed a four-year contract with Al Nassr to end his two-year stay with English Premier League club, Leicester City. “#ALNASSR new Nigerian