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Nigeria’s Kelechi Nwakali says he’s happy to play competitive football again after six months of absence from the pitch.

Huesca‘s Kelechi Nwakali desiring Barcelona move

The player whose role models are former Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu and ex-Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is aspiring to play along with the Argentine star, Lionel Messi.
The Super Eagles CD Leganes defender Chidozie Awaziem has set his sight on their next league match against Deportivo Alavés on Friday, December 13.

Sevilla shows interest in signing Chidozie Awaziem

Spanish La Liga giants Sevilla are reportedly interested in the signature of Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem.
Eden Hazard has reportedly vowed to return to Chelsea one day after he’s done with his time at Real Madrid.

Eden Hazard vows to seal transfer return to Chelsea from Real Madrid

Eden Hazard has reportedly vowed to return to Chelsea one day after he’s done with his time at Real Madrid.
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Rivaldo: Barcelona’s problem isn’t VAR, it’s a lack of quality

Rivaldo has dismissed Josep Maria Bartomeu's claims of La Liga bias towards Real Madrid, insisting Barcelona's "problem isn't VAR", but rather a lack of "quality".
Zinedine Zidane confirmed in the post match press-conference that he took Dani Carvajal off at half-time because he had an ankle problem. He also confirmed that he replaced Hazard as he had picked up a knock.

Aitor Karanka: Zinedine Zidane has got the magic touch

The Blancos entered lockdown sat behind arch-rivals Barcelona in the table and with a 2-1 deficit to overturn in a Champions League last-16 clash with Manchester City in order to keep their European dreams alive.
Barcelona coach, Quique Setien, defended his decision not to play Antoine Griezmann until injury-time for Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid.

‘Noise’ over Antoine Griezmann sub ‘all part of the circus’ – Barca coach

Barcelona boss Quique Setien has played down talk of a rift with attacker Antoine Griezmann and has said he is not fearful for his own future.
Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.

Barcelona boss defends his decision to bench Antoine Griezmann against Atletico Madrid

Barcelona manager Quique Setien has defended his decision to drop Antoine Griezmann to the bench until injury-time in the 2-2 draw against Atletico Madrid in the La Liga on Tuesday evening at the Camp Nou.
The Super Eagles CD Leganes defender Chidozie Awaziem has set his sight on their next league match against Deportivo Alavés on Friday, December 13.

Chidozie Awaziem wanted by Turkish giants Besiktas

Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem, is reportedly attracting interest from the Turkish side, Besiktas.
Barcelona head coach Quique Setien anticipates a close finish in the La Liga title race with just two points separating the club from second-placed Real Madrid.

La Liga: Barcelona boss questions use of VAR

Barcelona boss Quique Setien believes that officials in La Liga are not using the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system correctly.
Frenkie de Jong has to adapt his game after moving from Ajax to Barcelona, according to new team-mate Sergio Busquets.

Barcelona confirm Frenkie de Jong injury with uncertain return date for midfielder

De Jong started for the Catalan giants on their return to La Liga action in the 4-0 victory over Mallorca on June 13, but missed the subsequent clash against Leganes and the 0-0 draw against Sevilla on Friday.
Liverpool were forced to apologise as the Premier League club ditched their controversial plan to furlough non-playing staff during the coronavirus on Monday, while FIFA urged players and clubs to reach agreement over wage reductions.

Nantes complete signing of Liverpool’s central midfielder

The former Spain U17 international is now set to leave the Anfield club on a free transfer once his contract with the current European champions comes to an end on June 30.
Eden Hazard started for Real Madrid on Sunday for the first time since February as his team restarted their La Liga title challenge at home to Eibar.

Eden Hazard starts as Real Madrid resume against Eibar

Eden Hazard started for Real Madrid on Sunday for the first time since February as his team restarted their La Liga title challenge at home to Eibar.
The pitch invader, a French Mallorca resident, said he had planned his action ‘ever since I knew the match was happening’. Jaime Reina-AFP-Getty Images

La Liga to sue pitch invader during Barca, Mallorca match

La Liga have said they will launch criminal proceedings against the pitch invader who ran on during Barcelona’s match against Real Mallorca on Saturday, which was supposed to be behind closed doors.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Simon Moses provides update on Nantes’ future

Moses was reported to have agreed a four years deal with the French league one side earlier this week, reports added the Nigerian international was allowed to join the club for a fee of €5 million.
Nigeria international Moses Simon has revealed that it took him time before he could adapt to life in Europe, Sportinglife.ng reports.

FC Nantes signs Moses Simon on permanent deal

FC Nantes has signed Nigerian international, Moses Simon, on a permanent deal that will keep him contracted to the club for four years after activating the five million euro clause in his contract with La Liga team AD Levante as agreed in his loan agreement.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

La Liga to restart with Sevilla, Real Betis clash

La Liga president Javier Tebas said Sunday he hopes the resumed season will start on June 11 with the Seville derby, “one game for all of Spain”.
Lionel Messi clashed with Joao Felix during Thursday's semifinal.

Simao: Joao Felix can win the Ballon d’Or

But the forward has struggled to replicate the goalscoring form that caught the attention of Europe’s top teams when he was with the Lisbon giants, where he netted 20 times in just 43 games.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

La Liga to use video analysis if player tests positive for coronavirus

La Liga will use a video analysis programme to help it determine if a player is likely to have infected a team mate or opponent.

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