Football

Emmanuel Emenike rules out China move

Ex-International Emmanuel Emenike has ruled out the possibility of him taking a deal with any club in China, as he says he prefers playing European football.
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David Silva to miss few weeks with hamstring injury

Pep Guardiola has confirmed David Silva will miss “a few weeks” after picking up a hamstring injury in Manchester City’s defeat to Chelsea.
Liverpool are set to shatter their transfer record to sign Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona, according to the Sun.

Barcelona fine Ousmane Dembele €10,000 for arriving late to training

French forward Ousmane Dembélé will need to dig deep into his pockets as punishment for his absent-mindedness on Sunday.
Yaya Toure

Olympiacos terminates Yaya Touré’s contract after three months

Former Manchester City and Barcelona Midfielder Yaya Touré’s time at Olympiacos has come to an abrupt end after the Greek club terminated his contract.
Cristiano Ronaldo may only just have started his Juventus career, but it looks like his son could soon be following in his footsteps.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates son’s feat at Juventus U-9s

Cristiano Ronaldo may only just have started his Juventus career, but it looks like his son could soon be following in his footsteps.

Bayern Munich’s Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tells Kingsley Coman to stop retirement talk

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Kingsley Coman to stop all talk of retiring from “aggressive” modern-day football and focus on returning to the fray with his morale intact.
Mohamed Diame has urged his Newcastle United teammates to improve on their results in home games.

Mohamed Diame calls for Newcastle United’s improvement at home

Mohamed Diame has urged his Newcastle United teammates to improve on their results in home games.
Barcelona

Barcelona backtracks on next month’s La Liga Miami match

La Liga’s plans to stage a match in the US next month have been derailed after Barcelona, who were scheduled to play Girona in Miami, withdrew their support for the game on Monday following a board meeting.
Lobi Stars will from today depart for Cameroon in two batches for a 2019 CAF Champions League preliminary round clash against UMS de Loum.

Lobi stars to arrive late in Kenya due to weather concern

Lobi Stars Chief Executive Officer Mike Idoko says the team is planning to travel to Kenya, the venue of the CAF Champions league game very late due to the East Africans weather conditions.
Neymar

Neymar signs agreement that guarantees stay at Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar has signed an important new deal with the National Bank of Qatar that effectively ends any hope of him joining Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo wedded his lovely spouse, Ebhota Bethel in a quiet traditional wedding ceremony in Warri, Delta State

Super Eagles star Oghenekaro Etebo gets married in Warri

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo wedded his lovely spouse, Ebhota Bethel, in a quiet traditional wedding ceremony in Warri, Delta State.
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Bayern to play without injured Arjen Robben for Ajax clash

Veteran Dutch winger Arjen Robben will play no part in Bayern Munich’s Champions League clash at Ajax due to an ongoing knee injury, the Bundesliga giants said Tuesday.
FC Basel Aldo Kalulu

FC Zurich condemn fans who threw a banana at Basel’s Aldo Kalulu

Swiss club FC Zurich have condemned fans who threw a banana at rival player Aldo Kalulu when he went to take a corner during their league match at FC Basel on Sunday.
Cesc Fabregas

AC Milan make move for Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas

The 31-year-old Spaniard’s current deal expires next summer but Blues coach Maurizio Sarri wants the hierarchy to give the midfielder an extension for at least another 12 months.

CAF to decide new AFCON hosts on January 9

The Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on 9 January to choose new hosts for the 2019 Nations Cup.
Shola Shoretire

Manchester United U19s call up 14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire for Valencia clash

Manchester United have called up 14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire for their UEFA Youth League game with Valencia on Wednesday.
Chinedu Udechukwu

Enyimba’s new signing Chinedu Udechukwu relishing new challenge

Forward Chinedu Udechukwu has spoken on his decision to join Enyimba Football Club of Aba from Katsina United.
Kylian Mbappe has stated that a lack of training is not an issue for Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar.

Kylian Mbappe: Lack of training not a problem for Neymar

The Brazilian has managed just 57 minutes for the French champions in the past month after struggling wth adductor problems, but is expected to feature in their Champions League clash with Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Dortmund’s players react after the German first division Bundesliga football match Schalke 04 vs Borussia Dortmund on December 8, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ - AFP) -

Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.