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Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti believes Alex Iwobi needs more confidence to play in the wingback position for Everton.

Gabby Agbonlahor: Alex Iwobi is not a defender

Former Aston Villa forward Gabby Agbonlahor has insisted Alex Iwobi is not a defender and Everton should recruit full-backs during the January transfer window.
Barcelona are celebrating 20 years since star player Lionel Messi joined the club with his two decades outlined in an extraordinarily comprehensive report in Marca.

Lionel Messi closing in on Pele’s all time goal record

Lionel Messi could break Pele’s all time one club goal scoring record in La Blaugrana’s weekend La Liga clash with Cadiz, according to the front page of Saturday’s edition of Mundo Deportivo.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

Napoli provide fresh update on Victor Osimhen’s rehabilitation from shoulder injury

Osimhen dislocated his shoulder while on international duty with Nigeria last month and has not made an appearance for the Partenopei since then.
Everton have the quality in their squad to compensate for the absence of injured defenders Seamus Coleman and Lucas Digne but there is still room for improvement, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Everton to overcome defensive issues

Everton have the quality in their squad to compensate for the absence of injured defenders Seamus Coleman and Lucas Digne but there is still room for improvement, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has explained the rationale behind his choice of Alex Iwobi for the left wing-back position during his side’s 1-0 loss to Leeds United in their last Premier League outing at Goodison Park.

Carlo Ancelotti: Alex Iwobi key to Everton

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has explained the rationale behind his choice of Alex Iwobi for the left wing-back position during his side’s 1-0 loss to Leeds United in their last Premier League outing at Goodison Park.
“The agreement ... has some important shortcomings,” EU Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarcic told reporters. “Humanitarian aid should also go to areas not under government control in line with the fundamental principles of humanitarian aid. There may be malnourished children on the other side also.”

Ethiopia aid pact not good enough – EU official

A senior European Union official said on Friday that an agreement between relief organizations and the Ethiopian government for access to the war-hit Tigray region limits aid to federal-controlled areas only and requires too much bureaucracy.
Napoli overcame Croatian side Rijeka 2-0 on Thursday in their first match since the death of Diego Maradona, the Italian club's greatest and most popular player.

Napoli officially rename home ground after Diego Maradona

The Naples city council has unanimously approved a resolution that will change the name of Napoli's home stadium from Stadio San Paolo to Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.
Marcelo Bielsa said his Leeds players would relish their trip to Chelsea on Saturday, when the two clubs renew one of English football's' most bitter rivalries.

Marcelo Bielsa aware of extra edge to Leeds-Chelsea rivalry

Marcelo Bielsa said his Leeds players would relish their trip to Chelsea on Saturday, when the two clubs renew one of English football's' most bitter rivalries.
John Obi Mikel captained Stoke City to their first Championship victory at home this season with a 3-2 win over Brentford on Saturday.

Stoke boss: Mikel Obi extremely doubtful for Middlesbrough clash

Stoke City manager Michael O’Neil says John Mikel Obi is a major doubt for his side’s Sky Bet Championship home clash Middlesbrough on Saturday.
Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.

Ligue 1: Samuel Kalu doubtful for Bordeaux vs Brest clash

Samuel Kalu is doubtful for Girondis Bordeaux’s home clash against Brest at the Stade Mahmut-Atlantique on Sunday.
Nigeria forward Paul Mukairu is in the running for Anderlecht player of the month award for November.

Paul Mukairu nominated for Anderlecht Goal of the Month Prize

Nigeria forward Paul Mukairu is in the running for Anderlecht player of the month award for November.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye was in goal for Sparta Rotterdam who thrashed ADO Den Haag 6-0 in the Eredivisie on Sunday.

Maduka Okoye targets third clean sheet in five league games for Sparta

Maduka Okoye will be looking to keep a third clean sheet in his fifth Dutch Eredivisie game of the season tonight when Sparta Rotterdam host FC Emmen at the Sparta Stadion.
Coach Salisu Yusuf gets support of Nigeria coaches association

NPFL: Rangers boss sends warning to Enyimba ahead of new season

Rangers Coach Salisu Yusuf has disclosed the club is desperate to challenge for the 2020-2021 NPFL title.
Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Real Madrid he’s willing to wait for Zinedine Zidane to leave the job.

Real Madrid approach Mauricio Pochettino as Manchester United confirm intentions

It is looking increasingly like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to remain Manchester United manager for a very long time, regardless of the side’s indifferent start to the season.
Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is more than half way through his three year deal, signed in March last year

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has Ed Woodward’s backing at Manchester United

Ed Woodward has again backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and insists he will be backed in the transfer market.
Luis Suarez will be able to rejoin his Atletico Madrid team-mates for training after the striker posted a negative Covid-19 test following his battle with the coronavirus.

Luis Suarez tests negative for coronavirus

Luis Suarez will be able to rejoin his Atletico Madrid team-mates for training after the striker posted a negative Covid-19 test following his battle with the coronavirus.
Tottenham and Wales forward Gareth Bale scored his 200th career goal as he equalised for Spurs against LASK in the Europa League.

Gareth Bale scores 200th career goal

Wales international Bale had been stuck on 199 goals for club and country since he scored for Spurs in their 2-1 Premier League win over Brighton at the start of November.
Spanish premiere Liga has celebrated Samuel Chukwueze’s first league goal of the season for Villarreal.

Villarreal boss demands more from Samuel Chukwueze

Villareal manager Unai Emery has urged Samuel Chukwueze to improve his game so as to fulfill his huge potential for the club.

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has announced the fares on the the new Lagos-Ibadan train service, which would begin operations by January, 2021.

President Buhari to Inaugurate Lagos-Ibadan railway line January

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan railway in January, next year, the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said.
Eberechi Eze has expressed his delight after he was named Crystal Palace’s W88 Player of the Month for November.

Eberechi Eze named Crystal Palace Player of the Month

Eberechi Eze has expressed his delight after he was named Crystal Palace’s W88 Player of the Month for November.
Barbara Creecy, minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries of South Africa and President of AMCEN, said: “Whilst this pandemic is having a profound negative impact on sustainable development and our efforts to combat environmental degradation and eradicate poverty, it also presents opportunities to set our recovery on a path of transformative sustainable development.”

African environment ministers support green recovery plan

Ministers of Environment from Africa on Friday agreed to support a comprehensive green recovery plan to boost economies and social systems aimed at building back better from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Albert Muchanga

AU welcomes Nigeria ahead of AfCFTA kick-off

The African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga, said in Addis Ababa on Friday that instruments signifying Nigeria’s entry into the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will be received at the commission’s headquarters shortly ahead of next year’s kick-off of trading.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: President Buhari must account for $1 billion taken from excess crude account

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has queried President Muhammadu Buhari to account for the $1 billion withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to battle insecurity in the country.