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Leicester's midfield marvel James Maddison is the man to take Liverpool to the next level, Jamie Carragher believes.

Jamie Carragher: James Maddison could take Liverpool to next level

The talented playmaker continues to catch the eye for the Foxes and created 100 chances last season, more than any other player in the Premier League.
Wilfried Ndidi is mobbed by his Leicester teammates after equalising with a second-half header. Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images

Wilfred Ndidi: Leicester City should have defeated Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi believes Leicester City should have claimed the three points against Chelsea in their Premier League game on Sunday.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Ashley Cole: No need for Chelsea to panic yet

There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
Wilfried Ndidi is mobbed by his Leicester teammates after equalising with a second-half header. Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images

Wilfred Ndidi: I knew I’ll score

Super Eagles’ star Wilfred Ndidi said he knew he would score in Sunday’s English Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City which ended 1-1 at the Stamford Bridge.
Mason Mount tackles Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi and goes on to score his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Michael Regan-Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi’s mistake against Chelsea was my fault

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has taken full responsibility for the error that led to Chelsea’s goal in their Premier League encounter on Sunday at the Stamford Bridge.

Wilfred Ndidi: How Mikel Obi became my idol as upcoming footballer

Wilfred Ndidi says former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi was a big inspiration to him while he was still learning the ropes as a young footballer.
Although Chelsea succumbed to defeats in their last two matches, Wilfred Ndidi has warned his Leicester City teammates to be aware of the danger posed by Frank Lampard’s men.

Wilfred Ndidi: Chelsea will be difficult for Leicester City

Although Chelsea succumbed to defeats in their last two matches, Wilfred Ndidi has warned his Leicester City teammates to be aware of the danger posed by Frank Lampard’s men.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi now Nigeria’s costliest player ever after £35 million move to Everton

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored both goals for Leicester City in their 2-2 stalemate with League One side Rotherham United in a pre-season game on Saturday.

Kelechi Iheanacho gets new jersey number at Leicester City

Kelechi Iheanacho will wear a new jersey number (14) at Premier League club, Leicester City next season after agreeing a switch with Belgian clubmate, Youri Tielemans.
Having coached Liverpool in his illustrious career, Brendan Rodgers believes Wilfred Ndidi could become his Leicester City version of Steven Gerrard.

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi will be ready for Leicester’s premier league opener against Wolves

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi will return to the club early next month and in time to be available for the club’s opening premier league game against Wolves at the King Power stadium on August 11, 2019.
Former MFM striker Stephen Odey has reacted after winning Belgium Super Cup with new club KRC Genk over the weekend.

Ex-MFM star reacts after winning first trophy with new club

The 21-year-old Nigerian attacker moves to Luminus Arena three weeks from Switzerland Super League side FC Zurich on a three-year contract with an option for an additional year for a fee of 7.5 million pounds.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon: Bronze winning Super Eagles arrive Abuja

Super Eagles team that won the bronze medal of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the third place match in Egypt on Wednesday landed in Abuja today.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Super Eagles lost to a better team – stakeholders

Some football stakeholders on Monday rued Sunday’s loss by the Super Eagles to Algeria in Cairo as undeserved, even though they admitted the better team won during the match.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Inexperience and individual mistakes cost young Super Eagles

On the eve of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.
Super Eagles keeper Dan Akpeyi has come under critcism for his jangling nerves while in action, but midfielder Wilfred Ndidi said Akpeyi was doing his best for the team.

Afcon: Daniel Akpeyi will prove critics wrong – Wilfred Ndidi

Super Eagles keeper Dan Akpeyi has come under critcism for his jangling nerves while in action, but midfielder Wilfred Ndidi said Akpeyi was doing his best for the team.
Udinese center-back William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.

William Troost-Ekong powers Super Eagles to AFCON semi-finals over Bafana

William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.
Rookies Madagascar are under no illusions that they remain underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations, even after their shock win over Nigeria on Sunday that ensured top place in Group B and progress to the knockout stage.

Afcon: Madagascar beat Nigeria 2-0, advance as group winner

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16.
Rookies Madagascar are under no illusions that they remain underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations, even after their shock win over Nigeria on Sunday that ensured top place in Group B and progress to the knockout stage.

Afcon: Madagascar were different against Nigeria – Joseph Yobo

Joseph Yobo applauded Afcon debutants Madagascar for playing Nigeria without fear after their 2-0 win at the Alexandria Stadium.

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