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Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.
Former Russian attacking midfielder Andrey Arshavin says Victor Moses’ arrival has strengthened Spartak Moscow and expects him to help the club this season.

Andrey Arshavin: Moses is a strong character for Russian championship

Former Russian attacking midfielder Andrey Arshavin says Victor Moses’ arrival has strengthened Spartak Moscow and expects him to help the club this season.
Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.

West Brom boss hails Semi Ajayi, teammates after draw vs Chelsea

Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised his players for celebrating Andreas Christensen’s red card.

Jurgen Klopp berates Liverpool bench for celebrating Chelsea’s red card

Chelsea defender Christensen was dismissed just before half time for hauling down Sadio Mane. Although he was initially given a yellow card, Christensen was sent off after referee Paul Tierney consulted the pitchside monitor.

​Zenit St. Petersburg join Tottenham in race for Jesse Lingard

Tottenham may have competition in the race to sign Jesse Lingard from Manchester United.
West Bromwich Albion have added defensive depth with the acquisition of experienced defender Branislav Ivanović.

West Brom sign former Chelsea skipper Branislav Ivanović

West Bromwich Albion have added defensive depth with the acquisition of experienced defender Branislav Ivanović.
Former Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic is being linked with a sensational return to England.

Ex-Chelsea skipper set to join West Bromwich Albion

West Brom manager Slaven Bilic has confirmed that the club are on the verge of signing former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, with the Baggies boss hopeful of getting a deal over the line in “a matter of hours”.
Nicolas Anelka has played for some of the most recognisable names in European football management over the last 25 years, but two stand out as his best managers- Arsene Wenger and Sam Allardyce.

Nicolas Anelka: Chelsea can be champions of England

Former Chelsea star, Nicolas Anelka, says Chelsea have a ‘great chance’ of becoming champions of England considering their latest signings.
Former Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic is being linked with a sensational return to England.

Branislav Ivanovic says that he has received an offer from Everton

The Toffees have been linked with the likes of Marseille’s Boubacar Kamara, Lille’s Gabriel, Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Silva, Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma and Manchester City’s John Stones in recent weeks, and former Chelsea star Branislav Ivanovic has also entered into the frame.
Former Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic is being linked with a sensational return to England.

Former Chelsea skipper in advanced Everton talks

Former Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic is being linked with a sensational return to England.
Luis Suarez showed phenomenal strength to recover from biting bans to become a Barcelona star, according to former Liverpool team-mate Charlie Adam.

Charlie Adam: Luis Suarez ‘phenomenal’ to bounce back from biting controversy

Luis Suarez showed "phenomenal" strength to recover from biting bans to become a Barcelona star, according to former Liverpool team-mate Charlie Adam.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.

Jamie Carragher blames Luis Suárez for costing Liverpool the title

Jamie Carragher believes Luis Suárez is responsible for Liverpool’s failure to win the Premier League title in the 2013/14 season.
Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.

Cesar Azpilicueta calls on Chelsea to maintain the standards set by John Terry, Frank...

Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.
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)

European Leagues critical of proposed Champions League reforms

The European Leagues has said plans to revamp the Champions League should be started from scratch as the current proposals only benefit "a few rich and dominant clubs".

Aleksandar Kolarov stunner gives Serbia victory over Costa Rica

Aleksandar Kolarov's brilliant second-half free-kick gave Serbia a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in their opening World Cup group match in Samara on Sunday.

Willian: Chelsea must make changes to succeed in Premier League

Willian insisted Chelsea "have to change something" ahead of next season and said that not even an FA Cup triumph can make up for the disappointment of their Premier League campaign.

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Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Aisha Falode, has expressed her satisfaction with the state of 14 venues to be used by teams in the Premier League.

NWFL chief expresses satisfaction with venues ahead December 9 kick-off

Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Aisha Falode, has expressed her satisfaction with the state of 14 venues to be used by teams in the Premier League.
Nigerian football boss Amaju Pinnick has accused Kano Pillars and Rivers United of lacking steel as the clubs prepare for CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round second legs this weekend.

Nigerian soccer boss criticises CAF Cup losers

Nigerian football boss Amaju Pinnick has accused Kano Pillars and Rivers United of lacking "steel" as the clubs prepare for CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round second legs this weekend.
Former Super Eagles stars Nwankwo Kanu and Sunday Oliseh and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF have joined the rest in mourning former Senegal star Papa Bouba Diop, who died on Sunday.

Senegal legend Papa Bouba Diop gets post-humous national award

Former Senegalese soccer international, Papa Bouba Diop, who died last Sunday in Arras, northern France, will receive a post-humous national award on Friday, after his body arrived in Dakar, before his burial on Saturday in Rufisque, his hometown.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Imo women receive N475 million under federal cash transfer programme

Vulnerable women in Imo have received N475 million from the Federal Government under its conditional cash transfer programme for rural women.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Children with disabilities most disadvantaged during pandemic

A new publication by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that children with disabilities were among the most disadvantaged during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.