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Pogba happy Neymar is now world’s most expensive player

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba has admitted he is happy that Neymar has taken over his title as the costliest player in football history.

AFCON calendar changed to help African players – Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, says the calender of the African Cup of Nations was changed for the benefit of players from the continent.

Neymar becomes Handicap International ambassador

Neymar-mania, which has engulfed France, landed briefly in neighbouring Switzerland on Tuesday where the Brazilian star became Handicap International's first-ever ambassador at a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva.

Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo make Player of the Year shortlist

Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as one of three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

Nigeria’s Umar Sadiq set to join Torino on loan from Roma

Torino are on the verge of signing Roma’s Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq on loan, with a view to signing permanently.

Leicester reject Roma’s £31.8m bid for Mahrez

Leicester City are set to reject Roma’s most recent €35m (£31.8m) plus bonuses offer for winger Riyad Mahrez, as they want at least €44m (£40m).

Man City’s Kayode in Spain for loan spell with Girona

Manchester City latest signing Olarewaju Kayode hass arrived Spain where he will spend the season on loan with Girona.

Eagles should replicate form against Lions – Akanni

Ex-international Waidi Akanni has urged Super Eagles players performing well for their clubs across various leagues in Europe to replicate such form while playing for the national team.

Chelsea fine Costa for not training

Chelsea have fined Diego Costa two weeks’ wages for failing to return to training as the dispute over his future rumbles on, according to reports.

Why Redknapp wants me – Onazi

Ogenyi Onazi has revealed he is on his way to English Championship side Birmingham City because manager Harry Redknapp has long wanted to sign him and he believes his experience will help the club return to the Premier League.

Beaten Barcelona have to buy – Busquets

Barcelona have to strengthen a squad depleted by the departure of Neymar, influential midfielder Sergio Busquets admitted after the Catalans suffered a 3-1 home defeat to rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.

Paulinho’s Barca move shows CSL strength – Villas-Boas

Barcelona's move to sign midfielder Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande demonstrates the strength of the Chinese Super League, Andre Villas-Boas has said.

Give us live coverage of Eagles’ matches – Sadiq tells NFF

Yakubu Sadiq, team manager of Nigerian Air force (NAF) FC Abuja on Monday called on Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure live coverage of all Super Eagles matches.

Man City agree deal to sign Olarenwaju Kayode

Manchester City have agreed a deal with Austria Vienna to sign Nigeria international striker Olarenwaju Kayode.

Lukaku targets successful partnership with Rashford

Romelu Lukaku says he has already developed a "special" relationship with new Manchester United teammate Marcus Rashford.

Ronaldo banned for 5 matches after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid's 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday.

Neymar has displayed why PSG signed him – Alves

Brazilian International and Paris Saint Germain defender Dani Alves lauded Neymar’s debut after the world’s most expensive player marked his PSG start with a goal.

Chelsea table £50m for Southampton’s Van Dijk

Chelsea are now set to add Southampton defender, Virgil van Dijk, to their lineup after the shock defeat to Burnley in the first day of the Premier league season.

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Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

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