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Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Injury: Victor Osimhen to undergo further tests Tuesday

Victor Osimhen will undergo further tests on Tuesday to determine the extent of the injury he picked up in Lille’s 2-0 away win against Angers SCO on Friday.
FC Nantes coach Christian Gourcuff has described the club’s summer loan signing from Levante, Moses Simon, as an important creative player who will help improve his team this term

Moses Simon welcomes permanent Nantes stay

Moses Simon is excited with his consistent performances for French Ligue 1 side Nantes and has expressed his desire to remain with the club going forward.
Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen was on the scoresheet for his French Club side Lille Metropole in their French Ligue 1 win over Angers on Friday night.

Victor Osimhen injured after a great performance for Lille vs Angers

Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen was on the scoresheet for his French Club side Lille Metropole in their French Ligue 1 win over Angers on Friday night.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu has been told by Coach of Bordeaux Paulo Sousa to change his mentality or continue to be left out of the team.

Bordeaux coach slams Samuel Kalu’s attitude to work

Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu has been told by Coach of Bordeaux Paulo Sousa to change his mentality or continue to be left out of the team.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel hailed the impact of Brazil star Neymar in his side’s progression in the French Ligue 1 so far this season.

Thomas Tuchel hails Neymar after PSG star’s 13 goals in 13 games

Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel hailed the impact of Brazil star Neymar in his side’s progression in the French Ligue 1 so far this season.
Nigerian forward Chuba Akpom was on target for his Greek side Paok Thessaloniki in the Cup game with OFI Crete on Tuesday.

Chuba Akpom eager for Super Eagles chance

Chuba Akpom is looking forward to making his debut for Nigeria after pledging his international allegiance to the West African nation.
Monaco summer-signing Henry Onyekuru has returned to Turkey to reunite with his former Galatasaray teammates and coaches.

Henry Onyekuru to start training with Galatasaray next week

Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru will resume training with Galatasaray next week after leaving hospital following a treatment for malaria.
Samuel-Kalu

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form for Bordeaux

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to get back to his best following his struggles at French Ligue 1 outfit Girondis Bordeaux this season.
Girondis Bordeaux captain Laurent Koscielny has lavished on the club’s forward Josh Maja following the Nigerian impressive performance in the French Ligue 1 this season.

Bordeaux skipper applauds Josh Maja’s finishing ability

Girondis Bordeaux captain Laurent Koscielny has lavished on the club’s forward Josh Maja following the Nigerian impressive performance in the French Ligue 1 this season.
Villarreal’s coach Javier Calleja has squashed the report linking Samuel Chukwueze with a move to premier league giants Chelsea.

Lyon to battle Liverpool, Chelsea for Samuel Chukwueze

Chukwueze who plays for Villareal has become one of the brightest prospects in La Liga and has been attracting interest from a host of top European clubs.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

Victor Osimhen: Why I chose number 7 jersey at Lille

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has revealed why he decided to wear jersey number seven at French Ligue 1 club, Lille.
Galatasaray manager Fathi Terim is delighted to have ‘important player’ Henry Onyekuru back at the club and believed his arrival will make team’s attack stronger.

Henry Onyekuru will make our attack stronger – Galatasaray coach

Galatasaray manager Fathi Terim is delighted to have ‘important player’ Henry Onyekuru back at the club and believed his arrival will make team’s attack stronger.
French champions Paris Saint Germain have reportedly tabled a fee of £20 million for Nigeria international, Henry Onyekuru who is also being monitored by Borussia Dortmund and Olympic Marseille.

Henry Onyekuru eager to play regular football again for Galatasaray

Henry Onyekuru is keen to get his career back on track after a torrid six months with French Ligue 1 club, Monaco.
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Everton considering a move for Super Eagles star

Alex Iwobi’s Everton considering a move for Super Eagles striker Josh Maja in the January transfer window.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta can play a pivotal role in the development of Nicolas Pepe.

Rio Ferdinand confident of Nicolas Pepe’s development under Mikel Arteta

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta can play a pivotal role in the development of Nicolas Pepe.
Former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is the best passer in the Turkish Super Lig at the moment, according to information from football statistics experts Whoscored.

Mikel Obi emerges best passer in Turkey

Former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is the best passer in the Turkish Super Lig at the moment, according to information from football statistics experts Whoscored.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen reveals why he did not join Arsenal

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Liverpool speed-up on Victor Osimhen signing, negotiate with Lille

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has speed-up the signing of Nigeria and Lille of France striker Victor Osimhen.

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