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Samuel Eto’o: Why I’m best African player in history

The 38-year-old Cameroon legend recently put an end to an illustrious career on 7 September 2019, after winning 18 major trophies, including three Champions Leagues and two Africa Cup of Nations titles as well as an Olympic gold medal.
Sassuolo’s Italian midfielder Francesco Magnanelli (L) and Inter Milan’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku (2ndL) go for the ball during the Italian Serie A football match Sassuolo vs Inter Milan on October 20, 2019 at the Mapei stadium in Reggio-Emilia. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Inter Milan keep pace with Juventus as Ranieri’s Sampdoria hold Roma

Inter Milan held off a late Sassuolo surge to win 4-3 and keep pace with leaders Juventus in Serie A on Sunday as Claudio Ranieri settled for a goalless draw against former club Roma in his first game as Sampdoria coach.

Ronald Koeman confirms Barcelona clause in Netherlands contract

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman has a clause in his contract allowing him to move to Barcelona, though Dutch football chiefs hope to persuade to him to stay until the 2022 World Cup.
Lionel Messi is set to hand Barcelona a fitness boost, with the club's captain set to be ready to face Real Betis on Sunday.

Lionel Messi receives European Golden Shoe

Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi has been presented with the European Golden Shoe after ending the 2018-19 season as the leading marksman on the continent.
Italian Club AC Milan have sacked manager Marco Giampaolo after only three and a half months in charge because of a poor start to the season.

AC Milan sack boss Marco Giampaolo

Italian Club AC Milan have sacked manager Marco Giampaolo after only three and a half months in charge because of a poor start to the season.
Goalkeeper Pepe Reina saved an injury-time penalty as AC Milan earned a 2-1 comeback win over fellow strugglers Genoa on Saturday in which both teams finished with 10 men.

Pepe Reina saves late penalty as struggling AC Milan beat Genoa

Goalkeeper Pepe Reina saved an injury-time penalty as AC Milan earned a 2-1 comeback win over fellow strugglers Genoa on Saturday in which both teams finished with 10 men.

Cristiano Ronaldo seals Juventus win to keep pressure on Inter Milan

Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus to continue their unbeaten start to the Serie A season with a comfortable 2-0 home victory over struggling SPAL on Saturday.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Antonio Conte: Inter Milan will help struggling Alexis Sanchez find missing ‘brilliance’

Inter head coach Antonio Conte says the club are working hard to help Alexis Sanchez rediscover his golden touch.
Mario Balotelli has revealed that he wants to stay at Marseille beyond the end of this season and says the club is on another level from Nice.

Mario Balotelli in “great shape” before Brescia debut against Juventus

Mario Balotelli said he was “in great shape” as he prepares to return to Serie A on Tuesday with his first game for his hometown club Brescia against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Italian champions Juventus.
Inter boss Antonio Conte has urged his players to forget about the hype designating them as Juventus' chief rivals for Serie A glory this season.

Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan ready to kick back against AC Milan

Antonio Conte branded himself a ‘jackass’ for his tactical blunders which saw Inter Milan struggle to a draw in their European opener this week, but warned they would kick back into gear on Saturday against city rivals AC Milan.
Inter Milan’s Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez (L) and Udinese’s Brazilian defender Rodrigo Becao go for the ball during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs Udinese on September 14, 2019 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. Miguel MEDINA / AFP

Inter Milan top Serie A as Juventus held in Fiorentina

Inter Milan reclaimed top spot in Serie A after a 1-0 win over 10-man Udinese on Saturday as Juventus lost three players to injury in a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina to complicate preparations for next week’s Champions League opener.
Maurizio Sarri’s first game on the Juventus bench ended with a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina as the Italian champions held on despite losing three players to injury.

Maurizio Sarri returns as injury-hit Juventus suffer in Fiorentina stalemate

Maurizio Sarri’s first game on the Juventus bench ended with a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina as the Italian champions held on despite losing three players to injury.
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Manchester City to swoop for Serie A defender in January

With Aymeric Laporte unlikely to play again in 2019 after undergoing knee surgery, Manchester City have a predicament in defence.
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Samuel Eto’o quits professional football after 22 years

Former Barcelona, Chelsea and Real Madrid forward Samuel Eto’o has announced retirement from football after 22 years of successful career.
Juventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo (right) and Leonardo Bonucci celebrate above a stricken Kalidou Koulibaly after the Napoli defender’s decisive own goal. Tullio Puglia - Juventus-Juventus FC via Getty Images

Kalidou Koulibaly own goal hands Juventus dramatic win to ruin Napoli comeback

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly scored an injury-time own goal to hand Juventus a 4-3 Serie A victory in Turin on Saturday after the visitors had fought back from three goals down.
Chris Smalling could make his Roma debut in Sunday's derby against Lazio after joining on loan from Manchester United.

Chris Smalling eager to make Roma debut against Lazio

Chris Smalling could make his Roma debut in Sunday's derby against Lazio after joining on loan from Manchester United.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic nominated for FIFA Goal of the Year

Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are the star names on the 10-player short-list announced on Monday by FIFA for its Puskas award for goal of the year.
Lyon have reached an agreement with Angers over the transfer of former Arsenal youngster Jeff Reine-Adelaide.

Lyon reach €25 million agreement to sign former Arsenal youngster

Lyon have reached an agreement with Angers over the transfer of former Arsenal youngster Jeff Reine-Adelaide.

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NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

US Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

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Indian gang rape victim set on fire on way to court, dies

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