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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.

Josh Maja named in French Ligue 1 Team of the Week

Girondis Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has been named in the French Ligue 1 team of the week following his scintillating performance for the club in Tuesday night 6-0 thrashing of Nimes.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Josh Maja thrilled to net first career hat-trick in Bordeaux’s 6-0 win vs Nimes

Nigeria international Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes, in the French Ligue 1 on Tuesday night.
Lille manager Christophe Galtier is not worried about his side’s overdependence on Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen for goals this season.

No qualms depending on Victor Osimhen for goals – Lille coach

Lille manager Christophe Galtier is not worried about his side’s overdependence on Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen for goals this season.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

Victor Osimhen fires Lille back to winning ways against Dijon

Victor Osimhen scored the solitary goal in Lille’s 1-0 home victory against Dijon in Saturday’s Ligue 1 game.
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 reveals ‘bizarre’ reason for leaving Levante

Super Eagles forward Moses Daddy Simon has revealed the reason behind his temporary switch to French Ligue 1 side Nantes FC on a season-long loan from Spanish La Liga outfit Levante.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will be on the sidelines for the next two weeks after getting injured in training for French Ligue 1 side, Monaco.

Joseph Yobo: Henry Onyekuru should leave Monaco to play regular football elsewhere

Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo has advised Henry Onyekuru to leave French Ligue 1 club, Monaco for regular football elsewhere.
Henry Onyekuru the hero as Galatasaray secure Super Lig title

Henry Onyekuru wants Galatasaray’s return

Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru has turned down overtures from Russian giants, CSKA Moscow and Locomotiv Moscow, preferring a loan return to Galatasaray of Turkey.
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.

Lokomotiv Moscow plot January loan move for Henry Onyekuru

Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow are looking to sign Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru on loan from French Ligue 1 side, Monaco in January.
Super Eagles Forward, Moses Simon was on parade for FC Nantes as his goal was enough to see off OGC Nice in a French Ligue One Match at the Stade de la Beaujoire yesterday.

Moses Simon named Nantes player of the month for October

In a voting process conducted by the club, Simon won 62 per cent of the votes to beat Nicolas Pallois, Mehdi Abeid and Andrei Girotto to the award.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.

Super Eagles striker aims at role model’s mark

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.
Mauro Icardi is doing “everything” he can to ensure that a season-long loan at Paris Saint-Germain is turned into a permanent £60 million ($77m) transfer from Inter.

Mauro Icardi doing ‘everything’ to earn £60 million PSG move from Inter

Mauro Icardi is doing “everything” he can to ensure that a season-long loan at Paris Saint-Germain is turned into a permanent £60 million ($77m) transfer from Inter.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen happy to bring family out of poverty

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has reflected on the hardship his family faced while growing up but is happy the era has become history.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye is in line to make his much-awaited return from injury against Dijon in Friday’s Ligue 1 game.

PSG’s Idrissa Gueye set to return against Dijon

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa Gueye is in line to make his much-awaited return from injury against Dijon in Friday’s Ligue 1 game.
Lille’s Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen has received his award as French Ligue 1 player for the month of September 2019.

Victor Osimhen receives Ligue 1 Player of The Month award

Lille’s Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has received his award as French Ligue 1 player for the month of September 2019.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen: I grew up admiring Didier Drogba

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has expressed his admiration for Chelsea legend Didier Drogba.
Goalkeeper Andre Onana is excited with Ajax's result in the Uefa Champions League, beating Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final.

Andre Onana reveals he turned down Barcelona

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has said that he rejected the chance to move back to Barcelona over the summer, while he also admitted there was interest from Paris Saint-Germain.
In-form Victor Osimhen’s seventh league goal of the season wasn’t enough for Lille on Sunday as they missed the chance to go third in Ligue 1 after drawing 2-2 with Nimes.

Lille coach defends Victor Osimhen’s poor away scoring record

Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Newcastle keeping tabs on Victor Osimhen ahead January transfer

Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

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