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Napoli chief Cristiano Giuntoli says the club is not expecting Victor Osimhen to return to action again this year.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss hopes Victor Osimhen will be fit for Nigeria games

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr is hoping Napoli forward Victor Osimhen will be fit enough to feature for his side in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Gareth Bale is not playing regularly at Tottenham because he is coming towards the end of his medal-strewn career, his agent Jonathan Barnett said on Wednesday.

Gareth Bale open to Real Madrid return – agent

Gareth Bale "still loves" Real Madrid with a return to Santiago Bernabeu no issue for the Welshman, according to his agent - but Zinedine Zidane may have other ideas about the striker's future.
Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has reacted after he became the target of racial attacks following their 0-0 draw against Arsenal on Saturday.

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford named in Time’s Next 100

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has praised Manchester United attacker Marcus Rashford as a "galvanising force" and says his efforts to fight child hunger in the United Kingdom have been "truly inspiring".
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says he’s excited staging a return to the national team after missing out recent games due to injury.

​West Ham weighing up move for free agent Ahmed Musa

The attacker, who played for Leicester City a few years ago, is wanted by a few clubs in England's top division.
Tammy Abraham scores the only goal of the game to give Chelsea victory in the FA Cup. Alex Dodd-CameraSport-Getty Images

Chelsea boss lauds Tammy Abraham for scoring ‘very important’ goal vs Barnsley

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, is overwhelmed and still rejoicing over the decider netted by Tammy Abraham against Barnsley, describing it as ‘very important’ to the team.
Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will start his mandatory four-week national service in his native South Korea this month, the Premier League club have announced.

Tottenham boss confident Son Heung-min will sign new contract

Son Heung-min's future at Tottenham is "not a problem", according to Jose Mourinho, who says he's confident that the forward will sign a new contract with the club.
For the dozens of women training at a shooting range near Johannesburg, learning how to use a gun has become a means of protection in a country where a woman is murdered every three hours.

South African women turn to guns to fight rape, murder scourge

For the dozens of women training at a shooting range near Johannesburg, learning how to use a gun has become a means of protection in a country where a woman is murdered every three hours.
Nigeria winger, Samuel Chukwueze, just went through a successful surgery in Germany to remove a troublesome groin issue, his Spanish club, Villarreal confirmed.

Villarreal confirm Samuel Chukwueze’s successful surgery in Munich

Nigeria winger, Samuel Chukwueze, just went through a successful surgery in Germany to remove a troublesome groin issue, his Spanish club, Villarreal, confirmed.
Neymar is set to return from injury for Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Friday with a view to facing RB Leipzig in a crucial Champions League match next week, the club said.

Neymar could sign new Paris Saint-Germain contract this week

The 28-year-old’s current deal with the French champions expires in the summer of 2022, but he has previously talked up the prospect of staying with the club for the long-term.
Nigerian and Reading forward Ovie Ejaria was included in the English Championship Team of the Week, following his impressive in his side’s win against Bristol City at the weekend.

NFF supremo: Only Ovie Ejeria cleared by FIFA to play for Nigeria

Only the Reading midfielder, Ovie Ejaria, has been cleared by FIFA to represent Nigeria at the international level, according to the NFF boss, Amaju Pinnick.
Israeli forces surround the body of a Palestinian man shot by the army after he allegedly attempted to carry out a knife attack in the occupied West Bank. HAZEM BADER-AFP

Palestinian killed amid attempted West Bank knife attack

The Israeli army said it killed a Palestinian who carried out an attempted knife attack Sunday in the Gush Etzion area of the occupied West Bank.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says that new loan signing Martin Odegaard was always going to be fighting a losing battle when being compared to Barcelona great Lionel Messi, but believes the Norwegian has the necessary qualities to thrive with the Gunners.

Arsenal boss: Martin Odegaard fighting ‘lost battle’ with Leo Messi comparisons

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says that new loan signing Martin Odegaard was always going to be fighting a losing battle when being compared to Barcelona great Lionel Messi, but believes the Norwegian has the necessary qualities to thrive with the Gunners.
According to The Times, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in bringing Leicester City winger Demarai Gray to North London this summer as boss Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his attack.

Crystal Palace pushing to sign Leicester’s Demarai Gray

The Sun says the Eagles will swoop for Gray as a replacement for Andros Townsend if he leaves this month — or at the end of his deal in the summer.
Felix Owolabi has advised Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to build his team around Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, who he described as a ‘matchmaker.’

Victor Osimhen returns to training after nearly 80 days

Serie A side Napoli have officially announced that their Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has recovered from COVID-19 and a shoulder injury.
Rangers have held talks with Bournemouth over midfielder Nnamdi Oforboh.

Rangers closing in on deal for ex-Flying Eagles star

Rangers have held talks with Bournemouth over midfielder Nnamdi Oforboh.
Manchester City are more than a match for Real Madrid but they must be wary of Karim Benzema's threat in the final third, says Joleon Lescott.

Didier Deschamps: I will never forget Karim Benzema’s racism accusations

The following month, he was arrested by French police following an investigation into an attempt to blackmail international team-mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. It was confirmed this month that the 33-year-old will stand trial on charges related to the plot, though he denies any wrongdoing.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Report: Cristiano Ronaldo to extend his Juventus contract by a year

There have been talks of the Juventus attacker leaving the club in the nearest future, however, the latest report from Momblano via Calciomercato says that the attacker will sign a one-year extension to his current deal soon.
West Ham United insider ExWHUemployee has delivered an exciting update on the club’s striker chase.

West Ham poised to make opening €10 million bid for Boulaye Dia

Téléfoot Chaine report that Premier League club West Ham United are poised to make an opening €10m bid for 24-year-old Senegalese attacker Boulaye Dia to Reims.
Akwa United’s striker Ndifreke Effiong says he has no regrets scoring against his former team, Abia Warriors.

Ndifreke Effiong: No regrets scoring against Abia Warriors

Akwa United’s striker Ndifreke Effiong says he has no regrets scoring against his former team, Abia Warriors.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

Napoli confirm Victor Osimhen will retake coronavirus test

Details of how Osimhen contracted the virus was revealed on social media as the forward did not follow Covid-19 rules when he celebrated his birthday on December 29, which he has apologized for.
Paris-Saint Germain have reportedly reignited their interest in Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala.

Paris-Saint Germain reignite interest in Juventus star

However, despite a largely successful spell in Turin which has seen Dybala lift 10 major trophies, including five Serie A titles, the 27-year-old has shockingly fallen out-of-favour with new boss Andrea Pirlo.
Czech Republic second division club FK Dukla Praha are delighted to secure the signing of Super Eagles attacker Sunday Faleye.

Czech Republic side FK Dukla Praha sign Sunday Faleye

Faleye signed a three-year contract with the club on Thursday, following the expiration of his contract with Austrian second division side FC Wacker Innsbruck.

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NDLEA boss urges Nigerians to take ownership of war against drug abuse

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Gennaro Gattuso was critical of himself and his Napoli players after a 3-1 home defeat to Milan. ‘It’s no coincidence that we falter in the important games.

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TETFund increases budget by 40% to N500 billion for tertiary institutions in 2022

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