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Torino exercised their option to buy Ola Aina from Chelsea for £8.7 million ($11m) after a successful campaign on loan, but this season has done more than secure a long-term club - it also sees the 22-year-old make the African Cup of Nations after disappointingly missing out on the World Cup.

Ola Aina: My father sold his car to fund my Chelsea move

Nigeria defender Ola Aina has revealed that his father sold his his car to facilitate his move to Premier League club, Chelsea.
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Hull City defender diagnosed with bowel cancer

Hull City defender Angus MacDonald has been diagnosed with bowel cancer, the club has confirmed.
Former Everton defender Ashley Williams has joined Bristol City on a short-term deal, the Championship club have announced.

Former Everton defender Ashley Williams joins Bristol City

Former Everton defender Ashley Williams has joined Bristol City on a short-term deal, the Championship club have announced.
Bournemouth are in talks with Liverpool over a loan move for winger Harry Wilson.

Harry Wilson leaves Liverpool for Bournemouth

Liverpool have announced that talented youngster Harry Wilson has departed the club to join Bournemouth on loan.
Bournemouth are in talks with Liverpool over a loan move for winger Harry Wilson.

Bournemouth in talks with Liverpool over loan move for Harry Wilson

The Cherries are keen to bring the Wales international to the Vitality Stadium, and have made an official approach to sign the 22-year-old before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
Leicester City star Harry Maguire has not been affected by links to Manchester United and Manchester City, insisted captain Wes Morgan.

Harry Maguire tipped to become Manchester United skipper

Harry Maguire’s former teammate at Hull City, Michael Dawson, has tipped him to captain Manchester United in the future.
Leicester City star Harry Maguire has not been affected by links to Manchester United and Manchester City, insisted captain Wes Morgan.

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City couldn’t afford Harry Maguire

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has congratulated cross-city rivals Manchester United on the imminent signing of Harry Maguire, and conceded that his own club “could not afford” the Leicester defender.
Leicester City star Harry Maguire has not been affected by links to Manchester United and Manchester City, insisted captain Wes Morgan.

Manchester United agree £80 million deal for Leicester’s Harry Maguire

Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign England centre-back Harry Maguire from Leicester for £80m - a world-record fee for a defender.
TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 10- Ola Aina of Torino FC celebrates the opening goal during the Serie A match between Torino FC and Udinese at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on February 10, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino-Getty Images)

Ola Aina: I’m determined to improve, achieve more at Torino

Nigeria defender Ola Aina has said he is determined to further prove his worth at Italian side Torino after a successful time with the club last season.
Newcastle United have named former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce as their new manager.

Newcastle appoint Bruce as new manager

The announcement comes in the wake of Rafa Benitez's departure from St James’ Park last month and his subsequent switch to Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang.
Manchester United has made fresh bid for Serie A defender Nikola Milenkovic, according to report in The Mirror.

Manchester United make ‘fresh bid’ for Serie A defender

Manchester United has made fresh bid for Serie A defender Nikola Milenkovic, according to report in The Mirror.
Serie A giant Torino complete €10m deal for Super Eagles full-back Ola Aina on a permanent basis from Chelsea after club president Urbano Cairo has confirmed.

Ola Aina proud to play for Nigeria

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina is happy to star for Nigeria at the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Harry Maguire

Vicente Iborra: Harry Maguire to Manchester City would be like Virgil van Dijk to...

Harry Maguire’s proposed move to Manchester City “could be like Virgil van Dijk’s to Liverpool”, claims former Leicester team-mate Vicente Iborra.
Ola Aina

Ola Aina’s emotional message to Chelsea after Torino transfer

The 22-year-old wing-back was signed permanently for a fee of €10 million by the Bull after impressing while on loan during the 2018-19 season.

Austin Okocha appears in UK court on money laundering charges

A World Cup and English Premier League football legend, Austin Okocha, has appeared in court in Aberdeen, United Kingdom facing money laundering charges.
TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 10- Ola Aina of Torino FC celebrates the opening goal during the Serie A match between Torino FC and Udinese at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on February 10, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino-Getty Images)

Florentina plot to outbid Torino for Ola Aina permanent deal

Italian club Fiorentina are reportedly keen on a summer move for Ola Aina despite Torino’s interest in negotiating the defender’s permanent transfer from Chelsea this summer, according to a report on La Nazione.
PAOK Thessaloniki’s Chuba Akpom has reiterated his desire to play for the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations competition slated for Egypt in June.

Chuba Akpom: I want to play for Super Eagles in Egypt

PAOK Thessaloniki’s Chuba Akpom has reiterated his desire to play for the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations competition slated for Egypt in June.
John Mikel Obi admitted is nice to lead Middlesbrough out for the second consecutive game following Saturday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Hull City at the Riverside Stadium.

Mikel Obi: Middlesbrough’s contract renewal not my priority

Nigeria midfielder John Mikel Obi says he’s only focused on helping Middlesbrough pick a playoff ticket and not thinking about his contract which is set to expire at the end of the season.

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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

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