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Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has congratulated Odion Ighalo on his maiden appearance for Manchester United on Monday.

Odion Ighalo set to equal Frank Lampard’s goal record in Manchester United vs Watford...

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo could equal a goal record held by Chelsea manager Frank Lampard if he gets to score in his Old Trafford debut against his former club Watford on Sunday.
Carlo Ancelotti says Everton are ready for an acid test of their revival under his leadership as the Champions League hopefuls head to Arsenal on Sunday at the start of a tough run of games.

Everton face stern test of Carlo Ancelotti-led revival

Ancelotti’s side has taken 17 points from his eight Premier League matches in charge — a return bettered only by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool (24) over the same period — and have moved from 15th to ninth since the Italian arrived in December.
Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard with Kepa Arrizabalaga. (Photo by Chris Brunskill-Fantasista-Getty Images)

Chelsea boss reveals board’s reaction to decision to bench world’s most expensive goalkeeper

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has said the board are in support of his decision to drop goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse-Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho: Chelsea favourites for top four ahead of London derby

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho said Chelsea are favourites to finish in the Premier League's top four as he heaped pressure on Frank Lampard's side ahead of the London derby.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho watches on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 22, 2020. (AFP)

Jose Mourinho: Reaching Champions League would be among top triumphs

Jose Mourinho says delivering Champions League football for Tottenham next season would be among his greatest managerial achievements as he battles what he calls the worst injury crisis in Europe.
Andre Gomes is available to feature for Everton against Arsenal on Sunday, with Carlo Ancelotti open to starting the midfielder.

Carlo Ancelotti: Andre Gomes could start for Everton against Arsenal

Andre Gomes is available to feature for Everton against Arsenal on Sunday, with Carlo Ancelotti open to starting the midfielder.
Soccer Football – Premier League – Leicester City v Chelsea – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain – February 1, 2020 Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante in action REUTERS-Chris Radburn

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante ruled out for three weeks

N’Golo Kante will be sidelined for three weeks after suffering a muscle injury against Manchester United, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard said on Friday.
RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner believes Liverpool are the best team in the world and says he is very proud to have been linked with a move to the Premier League leaders.

Dietmar Hamann: Timo Werner better suited to Manchester United or Chelsea than Liverpool

Timo Werner should consider a move to Manchester United or Chelsea instead of joining Liverpool, ex-Reds midfielder Dietmar Hamann believes.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is uncertain if Wilfred Ndidi will be available for their Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Friday.

Brendan Rodgers defends Leicester City call over injured Wilfred Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi was not rushed back from surgery, Brendan Rodgers has insisted, amid the Nigerian’s continued knee problems.
Jordan Henderson is set to miss at least “three weeks” of action with a hamstring injury, depriving Liverpool of their captain and one of their most in-form players for a minimum of four games.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson out for three weeks

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will be sidelined for up to three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury against Atletico Madrid, the Premier League leaders announced on Friday.
Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has set sight on three Chelsea players as he aimed to raid the Blues for reinforcement at the end of the season.

Inter Milan’s Antonio Conte set sights on three Chelsea stars

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has set sight on three Chelsea players as he aimed to raid the Blues for reinforcement at the end of the season.
Arsenal could lose starlet Bukayo Saka if they fail to secure European football for next season, according to reports.

Arsenal risk losing Bukayo Saka as contract extension talks stalls again

Arsenal could lose starlet Bukayo Saka if they fail to secure European football for next season, according to reports.
Former Nigerian international Victor Moses made his league debut for Inter Milan in their Sunday’s clash away to Udinese.

Victor Moses on cloud nine over Inter Milan win against Ludogorets

Victor Moses is overwhelmed with excitement and he could not hide his feelings after Inter Milan’s 2-0 win over Ludogorets in the Europa League round of 32 on Thursday.
Arsenal Bukayo Saka

Arsenal contract talk with Bukayo Saka suffer new setback

Arsenal could lose Nigerian-born youngster Bukayo Saka if they fail to secure European football for next season, according to reports.
Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

Andreas Pereira: Odion Ighalo has settled well into life at Manchester United

“He’s [Bruno] adapting to a new team, we’ll see him play better and better each game and hopefully Odion can come in and do the same thing.”
Former Manchester United centre-back Jaap Stam has asserted Eric Bailly has got quality after impressing in his comeback from injury in Monday night's 2-0 Premier League win at Chelsea.

Jaap Stam: Eric Bailly still has a future at Manchester United

Former Manchester United centre-back Jaap Stam has asserted Eric Bailly has "got quality" after impressing in his comeback from injury in Monday night's 2-0 Premier League win at Chelsea.
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse-Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho admits injury ravaged Tottenham are ‘really in trouble’ after RB Leipzig defeat

Jose Mourinho admits injury ravaged Tottenham are ‘really in trouble’ after seeing his side beaten 1-0 at home to RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has congratulated Odion Ighalo on his maiden appearance for Manchester United on Monday.

Solskjaer: Ighalo big boost for United

Ever since striker, Odion Ighalo, landed at Old Trafford on a short-term loan, he has enjoyed unwavering support from Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, despite criticisms from some former stars and pundits.

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Nobel Prize nominee dies at 93

Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.
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Tyson Fury: The king has returned to the top of the throne

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