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Manchester City center-back Nicolas Otamendi was recalled to the Argentina squad on Friday but as expected, Lionel Messi was left out of the group due to play arch-rivals Brazil in Saudi Arabia.
The striker, 30, had said in March he could leave City in 2020, when his previous deal was due to expire, as he wanted to end his career at former club Independiente in his native Argentina.
Vincent Kompany believes he is playing better than ever as he celebrates a decade as a Manchester City player, with the club captain even talking of extending his stay at the Premier League champions.
Manchester City starlet Tosin Adarabioyo is set for a season-long loan deal at West Bromwich Albion, according to reports.
Argentina had come from 1-0 down to lead 2-1 in a match illuminated by outstanding goals from Angel Di Maria and Benjamin Pavard but a quickfire second-half double from Mbappe put France firmly in the driving seat.
Argentina hero Marcos Rojo has stated that he had the premonition he would score against Nigeria in Tuesday’s crucial Group D Russia 2018 World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg.
Lionel Messi and Argentina hit the training ground on Saturday with renewed hope of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.
Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland in their World Cup opener.
The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow tonight.
Raheem Sterling’s future at the Etihad looks less certain after he and Manchester City failed to reach an agreement over a new long-term deal.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has named his 23-man World Cup squad as he gets to face Iceland, Croatia and then Nigeria in the group phase of the Mundial in Russia. Predictably, the coach has included...
Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Argentine manager Jorge Sampaoli has included five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi in his 35-man preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Pep Guardiola has insisted John Stones remains a key player at Manchester City and strongly denied speculation the England defender could leave at the end of the season.
Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne and his Manchester City team-mates made up almost half of the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Premier League team of the year revealed on Wednesday.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola blasted Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz and lamented decisions that cost his side dear after a 2-1 home defeat by Liverpool on Tuesday sealed a 5-1 aggregate Champions League quarter-final win for the five-time European champions.
Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has cried out, alleging that some forces within the party are plotting to remove him because he did not allow them to impose their choice candidates on the party during the primaries.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Strike Force team announced last week that it made a number of seizures amounting to over N207 million between September 19 and October 18, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will tomorrow perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry.
Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa-Ibom State governor, has raised the alarm over threats by troublemakers to disrupt the 2019 governorship election in the state.
Afe Babalola (SAN), a legal luminary and university administrator, has urged the Federal Government to revisit the moribund education bank to enable students to access loans at reduced rates.
The Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has licensed six infrastructure companies(infraco) for the deployment of broadband fiber across the 774 Local Government Areas of the country.
The Police Command in Bayelsa has intensified efforts to fish out the killers of a police officer in the state last Sunday night and ensure that they are all prosecuted.
Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers Forum (SFF) has affirmed their support for the re-election bid of Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom.
A leading Chinese green industry company, Elion Resources Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Nigeria as part of its exploration of investment opportunities in the country in the areas desertification control, agriculture and development of new energy resources.
The U.S. government on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to promote peace and unity in Nigeria through sports.