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Euro 2020 is almost certain to be postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the globe.

UEFA confirms Euro 2020 squad lists to be increased to 26 players

UEFA has confirmed that teams competing in this year's delayed Euro 2020 tournament will be allowed to select a 26-man squad instead of the usual 23.
When Thibaut Courtois was sold by Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2018, there was little affection for one of the world’s best goalkeepers from either the club he was joining or the one he had just left. Courtois‘ relationship with the Chelsea fans had soured after he pushed the move through by refusing to report for pre-season training and rejecting an offer of talks with then-coach Maurizio Sarri.

Thibaut Courtois finally feeling at home ahead of awkward return to Chelsea

When Thibaut Courtois was sold by Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2018, there was little affection for one of the world’s best goalkeepers from either the club he was joining or the one he had just left. Courtois‘ relationship with the Chelsea fans had soured after he pushed the move through by refusing to report for pre-season training and rejecting an offer of talks with then-coach Maurizio Sarri.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Edouard Mendy will be in goal when his side take on West Ham United in Saturday’s Premier League game.

Chelsea boss: Edouard Mendy will start vs West Ham United

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Edouard Mendy will be in goal when his side take on West Ham United in Saturday’s Premier League game.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick is upbeat Super Eagles pair Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze have the potential to become Africa’s best in the coming years

Victor Osimhen targets AFCON title with Super Eagles

Victor Osimhen says the quality of players in the Super Eagles put the team in good stead to challenge for Africa Cup of Nations title in Cameroon next year.
Atletico Madrid moved back to the top of La Liga on Sunday after a 1-1 draw against Real Betis opened a one-point lead over city rivals Real.

Atletico boss tells hobbling team to ‘resist’ in La Liga title push

Atletico Madrid moved back to the top of La Liga on Sunday after a 1-1 draw against Real Betis opened a one-point lead over city rivals Real.

David de Gea: Manchester United not considering ‘exit strategy’

Manchester United are reportedly not looking to give David de Gea a large payoff in the summer in order to get him to leave, contrary to what the latest rumours suggest.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has downplayed suggestions his side have reignited the Premier League title race after ending Manchester City’s 21-match winning run with a stunning 2-0 derby victory.

Manchester United boss denies David de Gea is being cast aside

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed his thoughts on David de Gea and Dean Henderson following the comeback win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

N’Golo Kante out of Chelsea vs Porto with hamstring injury

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that N’Golo Kante will miss the Blues’ next two matches against West Brom and Porto due to a hamstring problem.
Benin coach Michel Dussuyer will on March 16 name his final squad for an AFCON qualifier against the Super Eagles amid serious fears he may not have several of his foreign-based stars no thanks to travel restrictions caused by the Pandemic.

AFCONQ: Benin release final squad to tackle Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Captain Stephane Sessegnon, who has been without a club, has been named by Benin as a “non-playing captain”, just as the Super Eagles have done with Ahmed Musa, coach Michel Dussuyer has disclosed.
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has been rewarded for his upturn in form with a recall to the France squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

WCQ: Tottenham’s Tanguy Ndombele returns to France squad

Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has been rewarded for his upturn in form with a recall to the France squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Manchester United are reportedly targeting a move for former Arsenal Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

Manchester United target ex-Arsenal keeper Emiliano Martinez to replace David de Gea

United have been linked with a number of goalkeepers, with the likes of Jan Oblak, Nick Pope and Gianluigi Donnarumma all said to be targets.
Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma heaped praises on his players following their complete performance against Bloemfontein Celtics.

NPFL: Rivers United boss savours ‘difficult’ 2-0 win over MFM

After a resolute defending in the first 45 minutes, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club (MFM FC) caved in to concede twice in the second half against points thirsty Rivers United.
Barcelona starlet Pedri has been handed a maiden call-up to the Spain national team for this month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

WCQ: Barcelona starlet gets maiden Spain call-up

Barcelona starlet Pedri has been handed a maiden call-up to the Spain national team for this month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Former coach of Nigeria senior national team Christian Chukwu has called for a reorganization of the Super Eagles and reevaluation of the team under the stewardship of coach Gernot Rohr after the team played another draw against Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss names Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Francis Uzoho, 21 others for...

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has included Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Victor Osimhen in a 24-man list for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battles with Benin Republic and Lesotho.
FIFA has explained why some votes for Mohamed Salah to win The Best FIFA Men's Player award was not counted.

AFCONQ: Liverpool’s Mo Salah invited for Egypt’s games vs Kenya, Comoros

Egypt coach Hossam El-Badry has invited Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah and five other players based abroad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and Comoros.
Pressure on Mikel Arteta increased after Arsenal’s home defeat to Burnley. Laurence Griffiths-Reuters

Mikel Arteta accused of lacking ‘trust’ at Arsenal after summer transfer mistake

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez says the Gunners “didn’t deserve” to keep him after he was continually overlooked by the club.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

Thomas Tuchel urges Tammy Abraham to fight for Chelsea spot

Thomas Tuchel has urged Tammy Abraham to fight for his Chelsea place after leaving the England striker out of Sunday's squad to face Manchester United.
First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan and Ebube Duru.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr set to axe Ikechukwu Ezenwa from Super Eagles squad

Ikechukwu Ezenwa is set to be axed from Super Eagles squad for next month’s African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Edinson Cavani that he must bide his time before securing regular starts for Manchester United.

Edinson Cavani, Donny van de Beek ruled out for Manchester United clash vs Real...

Edinson Cavani and Donny van de Beek have been ruled out of Manchester United’s Europa League clash against Real Sociedad with muscle injuries.
Harry Maguire insists nobody at Manchester United has “even thought about the Europa League” as the Red Devils prepare to enter the Champions League’s last-chance saloon.

Harry Maguire ‘fed up’ with Manchester United critics

Harry Maguire is “fed up” with critics of Victor Lindelof and Manchester United’s defence, with the Red Devils skipper claiming a “blatant foul” denied Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side another three points at West Brom.
Having scored a goal to lead the Super Falcons past Algeria in September, the Nigeria international made her bow as the captain of the team under acting manager Christopher Danjuma.

Super Falcons off to Antalya for Turkish Women’s Cup

Reigning African champions Nigeria will land in Antalya on Monday to participate in the fifth edition of the Turkish Women’s Cup taking place 15th – 24th February.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss urged to decide his number one goalkeeper before Benin, Lesotho...

Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has advised the technical adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr to focus on the team’s goalkeeping department ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho respectively.

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