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January Transfer Window

Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq scored a first career hat-trick as Partizan Belgrade 6-2 big win over Javor Ivanjica in their Serbian Super Liga encounter at Partizan Stadium.

Sadiq Umar may replace Vitor Osimhen at Lille

Partizan Belgrade of Ser­bia striker Sadiq Umar may replace compatriot, Victor Osimhen, at Lille Metropole of France, se­quel to his stunning form this season.
Gabriele Gravina

Italian football transfer window dates set

FIGC has officially announced the transfer sessions will run from September 1 to October 5 2020 and January 4 to February 1 2021.
Brazil star Philippe Coutinho - Getty Images

Brazilian star begs to return to Liverpool

Philippe Coutinho reportedly has contacted Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp personally pleading for a return to Anfield.
Odion Jude Ighalo has hinted he is set to stay at Manchester United for another seven months.

Manchester United confirm Odion Ighalo loan extension until January 2021

The striker arrived from Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua on a temporary loan deal on the final day of the January transfer window, to provide Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with cover for the injured Marcus Rashford who was sidelined with a back issue.
Staging football matches without spectators must only be a short-term fix during the COVID-19 pandemic as the prolonged absence of fans could damage the game, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says.

Arsene Wenger wants winter transfer window scrapped

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the January transfer window should be scrapped after suggesting some major changes to the make-up of football.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Daniel Amokachi: Wilfred Ndidi is bigger than Leicester City

Leicester City might find it difficult to hold on to their Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi with several top European clubs looking to prise the footballer away from the King Power Stadium.
Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

The Athletic: No director of football for Manchester United

A number of names have been linked with the position at Old Trafford since José Mourinho’s tenure but nobody has been appointed.
Bruno Fernandes has “galvanised” Manchester United, says Andy Cole, with the Portugal international midfielder almost single-handedly helping to raise collective standards.

Andy Cole: Bruno Fernandes has galvanised Manchester United by himself

Bruno Fernandes has “galvanised” Manchester United, says Andy Cole, with the Portugal international midfielder almost single-handedly helping to raise collective standards.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Wilfred Ndidi reacts to Manchester United, Arsenal transfer links

Super Eagles and Leicester ace Wilfred Ndidi has responded to speculation over a £50m move to Manchester United or Arsenal this summer.
Odion Ighalo believes a midfield partnership between Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes could restore Manchester United to their former glories.

Kieran McKenna hails Bruno Fernandes, Odion Ighalo impact at Manchester United

Manchester United coach Kieran McKenna has hailed new signings Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo for making a “big impact in their own way”.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Andy Cole hails Odion Ighalo’s performance at Manchester United

Manchester United legend, Andy Cole, has hailed former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, for his contributions at the club.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Ikechukwu Uche: Samuel Chukwueze would get better at Villarreal

Former Villarreal and Getafe forward Ikechukwue Uche has advised his Nigerian compatriot Samuel Chukwueze to remain at Estadio de la Ceramica and continue his development.
Odion Ighalo has expressed his delight after playing in his first Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, completesports.com reports.

Odion Ighalo earns £92,000 bonus after first eight games

Despite only making just eight appearances for Manchester United, former Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo, has been rewarded with a hefty bonus of £92,000 (approximately N39m), excluding his weekly £120,000 wages.
Bruno Fernandes and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been nominated alongside Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Marcos Alonso, Matt Doherty and Nick Pope for February’s Premier League Player of the Month award.

Paul Ince: Bruno Fernandes can be a Manchester United hero like Eric Cantona, Paul...

Paul Ince believes Manchester United’s new star Bruno Fernandes can reach the same standing as club heroes Eric Cantona and Paul Scholes.
Olivier Giroud has confirmed he “did everything” he could to organise a move away from Chelsea in January.

Olivier Giroud: I did everything to try leave Chelsea in January

Olivier Giroud has confirmed he “did everything” he could to organise a move away from Chelsea in January.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the leadership qualities of Bruno Fernandes as the midfielder prepares for his first taste of the Manchester derby.

Manchester United blamed for signing Bruno Fernandes in January

Premier League legend, Robbie Savage, has insisted that Manchester United made a mistake by signing midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, from Sporting Lisbon in the January transfer window.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sang Odion Ighalo’s praises after the Manchester United striker scored twice in the 3-0 FA Cup fifth-round victory over Derby County.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Odion Ighalo’s Manchester United impact

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sang Odion Ighalo’s praises after the Manchester United striker scored twice in the 3-0 FA Cup fifth-round victory over Derby County.
Pablo Mari of Arsenal during Arsenal's Training Session on February 07, 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Image- David Price-Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta optimistic Pablo Mari will be ready for Arsenal’s clash with Newcastle

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has said that he is optimistic over whether new defender Pablo Mari will be up to speed in time to face Newcastle after the club's winter break, though did state that both Mari and fellow January addition Cedric Soares will continue to be “managed wisely”.

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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.

Gernot Rohr: I have the team to qualify for 2022 AFCON, World Cup

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted that 2022 will be tough for Nigeria’s senior national football team because of the loaded qualifiers his team would have to negotiate to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.
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Edo guber: Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s confession shows he is unfit to be governor ― PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the confession by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the September 19 Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is a vindication of the position of the APC former national chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as governor of the state.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC, road transport unions adopt resolutions on interstate travels

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Road Transport Unions have adopted resolutions towards enforcing COVID-19 protocol in the post interstate transportation restriction.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ex-SSG: I’m not leaving APC, but won’t support Governor Akeredolu’s re-election

Former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Honourable Ifedayo Abegunde, said he would not defect to another party and would also not support Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE market capitalisation opens week with N162 billion loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation opened the week on Monday with a loss of N162 billion in a day.