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Okechukwu Dropped From Basaksehir Europa League Squad

Turkish club, İstanbul Basaksehir have surprisingly dropped Nigerian midfielder, Azubuike Okechukwu from their new official squad for the rest of their Europa League campaign, Okechukwu plays for Basaksehir on loan from Egyptian club, Pyramids FC and he played his part as they won this season’s Turkish Super Lig title late last month. The UEFA Europa League contenders were each permitted to register up to three new eligible A list players by midnight on Monday, 3 August with a couple of caveats. UEFA also said that each squad was still limited to 25 List A players (players could be removed to make room). Players must have been already registered and eligible to play for the club at domestic level since 3 February or in any

Saka Voted Arsenal’s Third Best Player Of The Season

Bukayo Saka has been voted Arsenal’s third best player of the 2019/2020 football season, reports. Arsenal made the the announcement in a statement released on their official website on Wednesday. Saka commanded 10 per cent of the final vote that was decided by fans of the club. Saka has enjoyed a stunning breakthrough season and has underlined his versatility by playing in a variety of different positions, from left back to central midfield.  In addition to his four goals, which included crucial strikes at Standard Liege, Bournemouth and Wolves, the 18-year-old has also been one of Arsenal’s main providers this season with 12 assists in all competitions.  He crowned his impressive performance with an FA Cup medal following Arsenal’s 2-1 comeback win against Chelsea at the

Super Eagles In Top 20 Of World’s 100 Most Valuable National Teams; 2nd In Africa

The Super Eagles have been ranked among the 100 Most Valuable National Teams in the world with the Nigerian senior national side also making the top 20 list, reports. According to Transfermarkt, the Gernot Rohr-led side is the second most valuable team on the continent of Africa with a valuation in the region of €216.65 million. Nigeria’s Super Eagles currently occupy the 19th position in the world and second in Africa just behind fellow West African nation, Senegal with a monetary valuation of €319.78m. The Three Lions of England are rated as the Most Valuable National Team in the world with a staggering monetary valuation of €1.12 billion ahead of second-placed France. Brazil are third on €913.60m, Spain is fourth with a valuation of €735.40m while

Lagos Boy Osimhen Will Be Big Hit For Napoli In Serie A –Manu Garba

Lagos Boy Osimhen Will Be Big Hit For Napoli In Serie A –Manu Garba Former Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has expressed firm optimism that Napoli new signing, Victor Osimhen, will be a big hit in the Italian Serie A, reports “Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said. “In congratulating Osimhen, I also want him to be disciplined, work harder and maintain his focus to achieve more. I believe he will conquer Italy

Manchester United Target Schmeichel As Replacement For De Gea

Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a move to sign Kasper Schmeichel, the son of club legend Peter, to Old Trafford this summer as possible replacement for David de Gea. Schmeichel is said to have appeared among the list of targets for United as they look to address a worrying situation between the sticks. According to the Sun, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the United chiefs have now turned their attention to Schmeichel, 33, who could provide the best value buy for a goalkeeper this summer. De Gea has endured a mixed season and, with a poor run of form leading into the end of the campaign, his place at Old Trafford is now under much scrutiny. Youngster Dean Henderson will return to United this summer