LEICESTER BOSS PUEL HAILS NDIDI AHEAD SOUTHAMPTON CLASH

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has showered encomium on the Foxes’ Nigerian import, Wilfred Ndidi, after the midfielder recently penned a new six-year...

TROOST-EKONG AIMS TO BECOME A “LEADER” AT UDINESE

New Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong aims to become a “leader” as soon as possible and praised “competitive” Serie A. The Nigeria international, born and raised...

SPURS HAD £25M ABRAHAM BID REJECTED BY CHELSEA

The Blues denied their rivals a move for their academy product on transfer deadline day, as he looks set for a loan move Tottenham had...

SALAH LEADS EGYPT’S 13-MAN FOREIGN-BASED PLAYERS LIST FOR AFCON QUALIFIER

The main surprise was the recall of Vancouver Whitecaps’ Ali Ghazal, who has been absent from the Pharaohs over the past four years. Egypt coach...

JOHN OBI MIKEL RULED OUT OF SEYCHELLES CLASH

Coach Gernot Rohr will be without his captain when the Super Eagles face the Pirates in an African Cup of Nations qualifier next month John...

CAN IWOBI BLOSSOM TO BECOME A REAL SUPER STAR UNDER EMERY’S GUIDANCE?

Alex Iwobi is set for a very demanding season with his English Premier League side, Arsenal having been handed a more extensive role to...

WHAT WENT WRONG FOR BAKAYOKO IN LONDON?

The midfielder has left Stamford Bridge, just over a year after signing for the club. So what went wrong in west London? A new chapter...

KANTE RECKONS HIS PAST ­SUCCESSES COUNT FOR NOTHING

He has won the World Cup, back-to-back ­Premier League titles, an FA Cup, and reached the Euro 2016 final in just three incredible years. Yet...

DE BRUYNE COULD BE OUT FOR TWO MONTHS AFTER SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURY

The Premier League champions could be without one of their most influential players after he picked up an injury in training on Wednesday Manchester City...

INFORMATION NEEDED ABOUT THE GROUP STAGE DRAW OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

With club football drawing ever closer, we take a look at the key dates regarding this year's Champions League group stage draw This year's Champions...