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PEP GUARDIOLA DROPS IHEANACHO FROM CITY’S PRE-SEASON SQUAD TEAM

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Kelechi Iheanacho has been left out of Manchester City’s provisional pre-season tour squad. But the squad list is subject to change due to visa applications.City manager, Pep Guardiola, has named a 32-man travelling party for the tour to Germany and China and Iheanacho is conspicuously missing. It is not yet clear of this latest development will open up an opportunity …

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PAUL LE GUEN REJECTS SUPER EAGLE’S JOB OFFER

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Newly appointed Super Eagles’ technical director, Paul Le Guen, has rejected the job offer by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF. This was revealed by a top French journalist Herve Penot, via the verified Twitter handle (@hpenot_lequipe). According to the tweet, Le Guen will not go to Nigeria because the NFF is yet to meet the terms & conditions for the …

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BREAKING: PAUL LE GUEN NAMED AS SUPER EAGLES COACH

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The Frenchman takes over from Sunday Oliseh as Eagles’ handler, and he will be expected to qualify the country for the 2018 Fifa World Cup Russia The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed the appointment of Paul Le Guen as the new Nigeria Super Eagles coach after he was recommended by the technical committee on Monday evening. The 52-year-old succeeds Sunday …

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OFFICIAL: KANTE JOINS CHELSEA ON FIVE-YEAR DEAL

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The club has now made its second signing official , adding Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante into the fold, after previously signing Michy Batshuayi earlier in the transfer window. Kante joined the Blues on Saturday after signing a five-year contract with the five-time Premier League winners. Kante, 25, made a name for himself in the Premier League during the 2015/16 …

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BELGIUM SACK COACH WILMOTS AFTER EUROS DISAPPOINTMENT

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Belgium sacked national coach Marc Wilmots on Friday after their highly fancied team of talents failed to advance beyond the quarter-finals at Euro 2016 this month, Belgian FA president Francois De Keersmaecker said. “The objectives set for the Euros were not achieved. We need a new momentum,” he told a news conference. A search was under way for a coach …

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HIGUAIN AGREE TERMS WITH JUVENTUS

The Italian champions have finalised a four-year contract worth €7 million a season with the Argentina striker and will now look to strike a deal with Serie A rivals Napoli. Juventus have agreed a four-year contract with Gonzalo Higuain worth €7 million a year. The Argentina striker has decided to seek a move away from Napoli this summer and Juventus …

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POGBA AGREES ON TERM WITH UNITED

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Manchester United are closing in on a move to sign Paul Pogba with reports in Spain suggesting the player has agreed personal terms. Spanish publication Marca claim Pogba has accepted United’s offer of a five-year contract that will see him earn €250,000-a-week. United’s move to seal his return from Juventus is likely to cost over €120m.

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FERGUSON HAIL RONALDO AS “THE SPECIAL FOOTBALLER OF HIS GENERATION”

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Sir Alex Ferguson has described Cristiano Ronaldo as a special player after his country won the European title at the expense of France. The 74-year-old legendary manager enjoyed a six-year relationship with Ronaldo at Manchester United and insists the Portuguese forward’s rewards are justified for his effort over the years. Ferguson told Bild, ‘He has an incredible desire for football, …

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#TNDailyDevotional: WHEN YOU MOVE, MOUNTAINS ARE REMOVED!

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All the difficulties that are hanging around you now are simply waiting to see your action. When you start moving they will move. Stop talking about your beautiful plans and the things you hope to do soon. Start doing something now! “Soon” is a language of deception. It keeps people hoping endlessly until they waste. If you introduce massive action …

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Spanish Tax Authorities Slam Barcelona’s Social Media Campaign For Messi

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The Tax authorities in Spain have come out to slam Barcelona for their campaign on Lionel Messi after the tax fraud verdict. “Our view is that a campaign of solidarity, such as the one being run at the moment by Barcelona, in support of people who have defrauded the public purse isn’t something that exactly improves the tax conscience of …

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KLOPP READY TO OPEN DISCUSSIONS OVER NEW ALLEN CONTRACT

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As speculation mounts over whether the Wales midfielder will be offered a new deal or offloaded by the Reds, the manager says talks are imminent Joe Allen is set for showdown talks with Jurgen Klopp to decide his Liverpool future. The midfielder is a reported transfer target for the likes of Celtic, where ex-Reds boss Brendan Rodgers took charge in …

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BEN ARFA PLEASED WITH WARM PSG WELCOME

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The former Newcastle player featured for the first time in the colours of the Ligue 1 holders as they registered a 2-1 victory, and stated he was pleased with his bow. Paris Saint-Germain winger Hatem Ben Arfa has been delighted with his initial settling in period with the club after making his debut in their pre-season victory over West Brom. …

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Antonio Conte took charge of his first Chelsea training session

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The Blues appointed the 46-year-old as their next permanent manager earlier this year ahead of Italy’s Euro 2016 campaign. Conte replaces interim manager Guus Hiddink after the Dutchman succeeded Jose Mourinho in December. The former Juventus head coach led Italy to the quarter-finals of the European championship before a penalty shootout defeat by world champions Germany. The west London side …

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PORTUGAL BEATS FRANCE 1 – 0 TO CLAIM EURO 2016 TROPHY (PHOTOS)

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IT’S OVER! Portugal beat France 1-0 and are the champions of Europe! Such contrasting emotions from the two sides. Tears from both, but for many different reasons. Cristiano Ronaldo’s sadness has turned to joy, while many of the France players look inconsolable as they sit dejected on the turf. Ronaldo has now entered into Football immortality. This is what champions …

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VIDEO: France 0 – 1 Portugal [Euro 2016 Final] Highlights

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Eder clinched Portugal’s first-ever major title, as the nation prevailed over hosts France 1-0 to take the Euro 2016 trophy   Download here 

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