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Victor Moses looks set to make his seventh UEFA Europa League appearance for Chelsea after he was named in the Blues’ 21-man squad to face PAOK Thessaloniki in Thursday’s encounter in Greece.
Eden Hazard can score 40 goals this season and win the Premier League Golden Boot, according to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri after the Belgium forward scored a hat-trick to maintain the club’s perfect start to the season.
France manager Didier Deschamps believes they need to sharpen up when they play the Netherlands on Sunday in their first home match since winning the World Cup in July following their goalless draw away to Germany.
Olivier Giroud has dismissed the importance of The Best FIFA Men's Player award and is adamant a Frenchman or Luka Modric has to win this year's Ballon d'Or for their respective World Cup exploits.
Alvaro Morata admits he considered leaving Chelsea after a “disastrous” year that culminated in him missing the World Cup.
Maurizio Sarri backed Marcos Alonso to become the world's best left-back if he improves defensively after he played a key role in Chelsea's 2-0 win over Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea stretched their perfect Premier League start to four games after second-half goals from substitute Pedro and Eden Hazard gave them a 2-0 home win over Bournemouth on Saturday.
France coach Didier Deschamps gave his firm backing to Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and recalled “retired” defender Adil Rami as he named his first post-World Cup squad ahead of two Nations League matches.
Dennis Wise believes fellow Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola could be key to helping Alvaro Morata rediscover his goalscoring touch.
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has joined Spanish club Valencia on a season-long loan.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has distanced himself from talk of a move to Marseille, with the Frenchman set to discuss his future with Maurizio Sarri in the coming days.
Atletico Madrid have approached Chelsea over the possibility of taking Olivier Giroud on loan, according to Sky Sports.
France and Croatia go into Sunday’s World Cup final in Moscow with the same starting line-ups as in their semi-final wins over Belgium and England respectively.
Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but his mere physical presence will guarantee the Chelsea forward a place in Sunday's final against Croatia.
Cristiano Ronaldo should escape an increase on his one-match ban in the Champions League but Juventus’ star summer signing might not get off so easily in the race for the Ballon d’Or.
Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night burnt down three villages in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno, in an attack that left at least seven people dead.
The Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday said the latest report which indicates that it is among the most fiscally stable states in Nigeria is a confirmation of the frugal nature of the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson led administration.
Two persons have been stabbed to death by armed robbers who raided Amenze street and environs Off Costain Road, New Benin, Oredo local government area.
Tokyo stocks closed flat on Thursday, with traders taking Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's widely expected victory in the party leadership election in their stride.
Fatal Badru, a professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos, on Tuesday said statistics indicate that a minimum of five cases of domestic violence are being reported daily in Lagos.
Presidential aspirant on the platform of Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to proceed on decent retirement to allow younger Nigerians rebuild the country.
The Bishop on the Niger, Onitsha, Anambra State, Rev. Dr. Owen Nwokolo, has appealed to riverine communities situated in flood-prone areas to relocate to camps provided by the government pending when the rains subside.
Nigeria needs to invest about N959 billion to eradicate open defecation, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.
The woman died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, the state capital, shortly after her blood sample was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo State, for tests.