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Benfica confirm Tyronne Ebuehi out of Super Eagles friendly against Ukraine with injury

Portuguese Primeira Liga side Benfica have confirmed defender Tyronne Ebuehi out of Nigeria’s September 10 international friendly against Ukraine at the 31,000-capacity Dnipro Arena in Kyiv, Ukraine, following a muscle injury copped by the former ADO Den Haag of Holland righ back last week in training.
Benfica midfielder Adel Taarabt has penned a new three-year deal that will keep him at the club until 2022.

Morocco midfielder Adel Taarabt extends Benfica contract

The 30-year-old joined the Primeira Liga outfit as a free agent in 2015 after terminating his contract with Queens Park Rangers.
Atletico Madrid are set to complete a €60 million (£56m-$67m) deal to sign Valencia star Rodrigo Moreno.

Rodrigo set to join Atlético Madrid in €60 million deal

After missing out on James Rodríguez, Atlético Madrid are extremely close to securing the signing of an excellent alternative.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak affirmed he is delighted to see Joao Felix make an instant impression at the club, and tipped the youngster to become a magnificent player in years to come.

Jan Oblak backs Joao Felix to shine at Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak affirmed he is delighted to see Joao Felix make an instant impression at the club, and tipped the youngster to become a "magnificent" player in years to come.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

UEFA Champions League draw holds August 29

Liverpool are heading into the Champions League 2019/20 competition as defending champions.
Joao Cancelo cited Pep Guardiola as a key factor in his decision to join Manchester City, where he is ready to battle with Kyle Walker for the right-back slot.

Joao Cancelo: Pep Guardiola factor key in decision to join Manchester City

Joao Cancelo cited Pep Guardiola as a key factor in his decision to join Manchester City, where he is ready to battle with Kyle Walker for the right-back slot.
Various outlets in Italy are reporting that Juventus full-back João Cancelo is poised to move to the Etihad Stadium in a €30m-plus-player deal which will also see Danilo moving in the opposite direction.

João Cancelo arrives in Manchester to complete City switch

Various outlets in Italy are reporting that Juventus full-back João Cancelo is poised to move to the Etihad Stadium in a €30m-plus-player deal which will also see Danilo moving in the opposite direction.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr: Some Eagles’ defenders to go

A major structure change is expected to be done in the Super Eagles defensive quartet which prosecuted Nigeria’s matches at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which ended in Egypt on July 19, with the Algerians beating Senegal 1-0 in a nail-biting final game.
Super Eagles defender Tyronne Ebuehi won his first trophy with Benfica following the side’s 5-0 bashing of Sporting Lisbon in their Portuguese Super Cup clash at the Estadio Do Algarve on Sunday night

Tyronne Ebuehi wins Portuguese Super Cup title with Benfica

Super Eagles defender Tyronne Ebuehi won his first trophy with Benfica following the side’s 5-0 bashing of Sporting Lisbon in their Portuguese Super Cup clash at the Estadio Do Algarve on Sunday night.
Man-of-the-match in Nigeria’s quarterfinals encounter with South Africa Samuel Chukwueze has expressed his excitement for scoring his first goal for Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports signs Samuel Chukwueze

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports agency have confirmed that they have added Nigerian youngster, Samuel Chukwueze, to their roster after agreeing on terms with the player’s representatives, 10 Management.
Former Brazil star Rivaldo believes Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen would fit in well at Real Madrid, but says the Spanish giants do not need them.

Rivaldo: Real Madrid don’t need Paul Pogba or Christian Eriksen

Former Brazil star Rivaldo believes Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen would fit in well at Real Madrid, but says the Spanish giants do not need them.
Joao Felix

Joao Felix shines as Atletico Madrid blanks MLS All-Stars

Portuguese teen sensation Joao Felix came off the bench to score a superb goal Wednesday as Atletico Madrid blanked the Major League Soccer All-Stars 3-0 at rain-soaked Exploria Stadium.
Joao Felix

Joao Felix hoping to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo

The 19-year-old became Atletico Madrid's record signing after they paid €126million to sign him from Benfica earlier this month.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has ruled out a buy-to-sell move for James Rodriguez this summer, stating that the club are not in the human trafficking business.

Koke: James Rodriguez is welcome at Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid captain Koke praised James Rodriguez and said the Real Madrid playmaker would be welcomed at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Super Eagles defender Tyronne Ebuehi has reacted after back-to-back pre-season friendly for Benfica in 1-0 win over AC Milan on Sunday night at the Gillette Stadium, Foxborough.

Ebuehi reacts after back-to-back pre-season game for Benfica

Super Eagles defender Tyronne Ebuehi has reacted after back-to-back pre-season friendly for Benfica in 1-0 win over AC Milan on Sunday night at the Gillette Stadium, Foxborough.
Victor Lindelof says he is excited by the prospect of competing with Harry Maguire for a place in the Manchester United starting XI as the club's pursuit of the Leicester City defender continues.

Victor Lindelof welcomes Manchester United’s interest in Harry Maguire

Victor Lindelof says he is excited by the prospect of competing with Harry Maguire for a place in the Manchester United starting XI as the club's pursuit of the Leicester City defender continues.
Luka Jovic feels he can play alongside Karim Benzema in the same team but indicated he is happy to let Zinedine Zidane decide how to use him at Real Madrid.

Savo Milosevic: Real Madrid’s Luka Jovic is a ‘goal machine’ every big club needs

Savo Milosevic has said Real Madrid recruit Luka Jovic is a "goal machine" every big club in the world needs, and he believes the striker will be afforded time to settle at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Ruben Dias

Wolves keen on services of Benfica starlet

Premier League outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers have their eyes set on the highly-rated Benfica defender, Ruben Dias, according to latest reports.

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