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De Bruyne to be out for 3 months

August 17, 2018

Manchester City have confirmed that Belgium international Kevin De Bruyne will be out for 3 months. This is because the player suffered a lateral collateral ligament lesion in his right knee. However, they revealed that the player does not require any surgical procedures for his recovery. De Bruyne was seen on crutches at the premiere […]

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De Laurentiis – Liverpool and Roma have the same owner

August 17, 2018

  Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has claimed that Liverpool and Roma are have the same owner. He made the claim after revealing that his side made an offer to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson from Roma before he left for Liverpool in a ¬£67 million deal which made him the most expensive goalkeeper in the […]

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Four players that can replace Ronaldo at Madrid

July 11, 2018

  Tuesday was one of those days where football fans were left in awe as a footballing legend Cristiano Ronaldo called it quits at Real Madrid and officially made a move to Juventus in the Serie A. This was a move that no one saw coming, although reports of its likelihood emerged recently. Ronaldo played […]

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Talking points from Africa’s performance in Russia 2018

July 3, 2018

  The Russia 2018 World Cup is obviously one of the footballing tournaments the African continent would want to forget in a hurry going by how poorly the representatives performed. It was unarguably one of the tournaments which many fans had thought would see some African players who have established themselves in European club football […]

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Maurizio Sarri’s contract resolved as Chelsea pay compensation fee

June 26, 2018

Reports in Italy suggest that Maurizio Sarri is a step closer to becoming the new manager at Stamford Bridge after being released from his Napoli contract. Sarri has already been replaced by Carlo Ancelotti at Napoli’s managerial helm and has reportedly agreed a deal with Chelsea FC. READ:¬†Martinez to rest De Bruyne and Lukaku when […]

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Martinez to rest De Bruyne and Lukaku when Belgium face England

June 26, 2018

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez on Monday revealed that the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and possibly Romelu Lukaku may be rested for their final Russia 2018 group stage match against England. England and Belgium are already through to the round of 16, thereby reducing the competitiveness of the tie, as Martinez described the game on […]

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Mikel backs young goalie Uzoho to impress in Russia 2018

June 16, 2018

Super Eagles of Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has thrown his weight behind teenage goalkeeper Francis Uzoho ahead of their Russia 2018 opener against Croatia. Uzoho made his international debut against Argentina in November 2017 and has displaced the likes of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi from the starting lineup. Uzoho made only two appearances […]

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Russia 2018 oracle cat Achilles predicts Iran victory over Morocco

June 15, 2018

  Achilles, a white-furred Hermitage male cat that has gained a reputation for its psychic powers has predicted that Iran will beat Morocco when both sides meet in the FIFA World Cup game in St Petersburg on Friday. The blue-eyed cat was offered two bowls containing food and the flags of the teams at the […]

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Rohr not revealing his lineup till last minute

June 14, 2018

Super Eagles of Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the starting XI to play against Croatia in their World Cup opener is set, although he won’t be making it known till the last minute. “We have our team in our head already, but we will wait until the last moment to publish the team […]

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Arsenal deal for Lucas Torreira ‘done’

June 14, 2018

Arsenal have reportedly completed the signing of Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the 22-year-old this summer, and reports emerged earlier this week that they had an offer worth ¬£26m accepted by Sampdoria. According to Di Marzio reporter Fabrizio Romano, the deal that sees Torreira move […]

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