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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.

Real Madrid leading talks for radical new European Super League

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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux’s Josh Maja reacts to first career hat-trick against Nimes

Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in their 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesday's Ligue 1 game.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Nantes (FCN) at the Parc des Princes in Paris, on December 4, 2019.

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe on target as PSG sink Nantes

A superb Kylian Mbappe goal and a Neymar penalty helped Paris St Germain restore a five-point lead atop the Ligue 1 standings with a 2-0 home win over Nantes on Wednesday.
Ajax Amsterdam manager, Erik Ten Hag has warned his players to be cautious of Lille striker Victor Osimhen when the two teams face off in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League match-day 5 encounter.

Victor Osimhen bags third assist of the season for Lille

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen recorded an assist in Lille’s victory over Olympic Lyon at the Groupama Stadium on Tuesday night.
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.
hree emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission. Damien Meyer-AFP via Getty Images

Three flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash

Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said Monday.
Mario Balotelli could leave Brescia in the January transfer window after a turbulent six-month spell, according to club president Massimo Cellino.

Mario Balotelli free to leave Brescia in January – club president

Mario Balotelli could leave Brescia in the January transfer window after a turbulent six-month spell, according to club president Massimo Cellino.
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

Super Eagles star shines as Nantes claim maximum points

Nigeria international, Moses Simon, was at his best on a day Nantes destroyed the might of Toulouse with a 2-1 triumph at the Stade de la Beaujoire on Sunday.
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.

Patrick Vieira: Count me out of MLS switch

Ex-France national team player, Patrick Vieira, has dismissed suggestions that he was set to join David Beckham’s new MLS franchise Inter Miami as head coach.
Zinedine Zidane has provided an injury update on Real Madrid star Eden Hazard (Getty)

Real Madrid reveal how long injured Eden Hazard will be out

Real Madrid have breathed a sigh of relief that star forward Eden Hazard is only out for ten days following a leg injury.
Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, has said that the Ligue 1 club, will decide whether or not he leaves in January, amid speculation linking him with Barcelona.

Victor Osimhen’s scoring form to trouble Ajax

Troubled French side Lille OSC will hope Victor Osimhen will continue his terrific home scoring form against visiting Ajax at the Stade Pierre Mauroy tonight.
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.
Paris Saint-German manager Thomas Tuchel has aimed a sly dig at Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane for a public show of admiration for Kylian Mbappe.

PSG boss aims a sly dig at Real Madrid manager over his comment on...

Paris Saint-German manager Thomas Tuchel has aimed a sly dig at Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane for a public show of admiration for Kylian Mbappe.
Owen Otasowie is being monitored by clubs across Europe including PSG and Schalke (Birmingham Mail)

Liverpool, Arsenal track Nigerian-born defender

And Liverpool and Arsenal are both monitoring his progress at Wolves as they look to build for the future, according to the Sun.
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.

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