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Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

West Brom shown strong interest in former Super Eagles skipper

The 33-year-old Nigeria legend is currently without a club having left Turkish Super Lig outfit Trabzonspor by mutual consent in March.

Nemanja Matic ‘very, very confident’ as Manchester United target third-place finish

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic says that he is “very, very confident” as the Red Devils push to end the season in third place in the Premier League.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Odion Ighalo: I brought what Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford lack to Manchester United

Former Nigerian International Odion Ighalo says he is a different kind of striker to Manchester United teammates Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Inter ready to sign Alexis Sanchez in €20 million permanent deal

Inter are considering turning Alexis Sanchez's loan switch from Manchester United into a permanent move as they look at securing a €20 million (£18m/$22m) cut-price deal.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Odion Ighalo bags another Manchester United goal of the month nomination

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo hoping he’s second time lucky as he has been nominated for Manchester United’s goal of the month award for June.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Odion Ighalo nominated for Manchester United Goal of the Month award

Ighalo’s second half strike in Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup 2-1 win against Norwich City is nominated along six other impressive goals.
Concerned Brendan Rodgers faces a sweat after his Leicester side stumbled again in their push for a Champions League place.

Brendan Rodgers: Leicester need to ‘reset mentally’ to reach Champions League

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester need to “reset mentally” to stay in charge of their Champions League destiny after their slump continued with a 2-1 loss at Everton.
Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has admitted that both the team’s strategy and the players’ attitude were wrong in the 4-0 defeat to Chelsea

Carlo Ancelotti lauds Alex Iwobi, others after victory over Leicester

Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has hailed the positive mindset of his players after they claimed a 2-1 victory over Champions League hopefuls Leicester City on Wednesday.
Bukayo Saka admits Arsenal “need to win games and win trophies” after hitting a serious slump, with Mikel Arteta being backed to turn the tide in north London.

Bukayo Saka signs long-term Arsenal deal

According to a statement published on Wednesday on the official Arsenal website, Saka has been with the Gunners since the age of seven and has come through the ranks from the famous Hale End academy.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Chelsea, Manchester United blocking Victor Moses, Alexis Sanchez loan deals over Europe fears

Chelsea and Manchester United are refusing to leave Victor Moses, Alexis Sanchez alongside Chris Smalling on loan to Inter and Roma for the Europa League, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Manchester United have offered Angel Gomes a new contract but will wish him well if he decides to leave the club.

Manchester United boss gives latest update on Angel Gomes’ future

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said that attacking midfielder, Angel Gomes, is yet to sign a contract extension with the club.
Axel Witsel has urged Borussia Dortmund to come back stronger next season after they closed the Bundesliga campaign with a 4-0 hammering at home to Hoffenheim.

Axel Witsel slams Borussia Dortmund team-mates after 4-0 Hoffenheim drubbing

Axel Witsel has urged Borussia Dortmund to come back stronger next season after they closed the Bundesliga campaign with a 4-0 hammering at home to Hoffenheim.
Manchester United have likely taken a bigger financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic than their rivals and it is unclear what funds will be available to sign players in the next transfer window, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Coronavirus crisis may disrupt Manchester United transfer plans

Manchester United have likely taken a bigger financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic than their rivals and it is unclear what funds will be available to sign players in the next transfer window, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

Manchester United confirm release of nine players

Manchester United have confirmed they have will release nine of their academy players when their contracts expire next week.
Manchester United are still searching for a centre forward (number nine) despite having recently extended Odion Ighalo’s loan deal.

Michael Owen: Odion Ighalo not long-term solution at Manchester United

This is according to former United striker Michael Owen, who feels that Ighalo is not the long-term solution since he is only on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua until January 2021.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has praised Jürgen Klopp for his “mind-blowing” impact at Liverpool since joining the club five years ago.

Trent Alexander-Arnold praises Jurgen Klopp impact at Liverpool

Trent Alexander-Arnold has praised Jürgen Klopp for his “mind-blowing” impact at Liverpool since joining the club five years ago.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer challenges Paul Pogba to show leadership for Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Paul Pogba to show leadership at Manchester United as the midfielder seeks to put a wretched season behind him.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a very high level.

Christophe Galtier: Why Victor Osimhen not part of Lille’s pre-season camp

Lille boss, Christophe Galtier, has explained Victor Osimhen’s absence from the Mastiffs’ pre-season camp is due to compassionate leave.

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