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Man United battle Real Madrid and 4 other clubs for Argentina forward

Man United battle Real Madrid and 4 other clubs for Argentina forward

Man United battle Real Madrid and 4 other clubs for Argentina forward
Champions League: 8 things we learnt after the first round of matches

Champions League: 8 things we learnt after the first round of matches

The first round of the Champions League group stage is now finished and there are first results. Some of them were fairly predictable, but in almost every match there were surprises. Here are 8 the most interesting facts about it.

Champions League: 8 things we learnt after the first round of matches
Important and stunning facts all athletes need to know about their heart rates

Important and stunning facts all athletes need to know about their heart rates

The name of former Nigeria international Kanu Nwankwo was on all the major newspapers in the country in 1996 when the ex Arsenal was diagnosed with a life threatening heart disease. He had an open heart surgery and survived.

Important and stunning facts all athletes need to know about their heart rates
Real Madrid star reacts to Ronaldo's red card in Juventus Champions League tie against Valencia

Real Madrid star reacts to Ronaldo's red card in Juventus Champions League tie against Valencia

Real Madrid defender Theo Hernandez has slammed the referee's decision to send off Cristiano Ronaldo against Valencia as shameful. Following the incident, Theo Hernandez, who is currently on loan with La Liga side Real Sociedad.

Real Madrid star reacts to Ronaldo's red card in Juventus Champions League tie against Valencia
Checkout Arsenal team in 1999 that were dethroned as EPL champions by treble winning Man United

Checkout Arsenal team in 1999 that were dethroned as EPL champions by treble winning Man United

Arsenal went into the 1998/1999 Premier League season as champions after winning the trophy the previous season. However, they were dethroned by a resilient Man United side in 1999 who went on to win a treble that same season.

Checkout Arsenal team in 1999 that were dethroned as EPL champions by treble winning Man United
English, French and Spanish clubs on standby for out of favour Chelsea star

English, French and Spanish clubs on standby for out of favour Chelsea star

Chelsea captain Tim Cahill has been linked with a move to Championship side Aston Villa but face competition from Watford, according to reports. The ex-England international has failed to make Maurizio Sarri's starting XI.

English, French and Spanish clubs on standby for out of favour Chelsea star
All you need to know about CAF Footballer of the year award

All you need to know about CAF Footballer of the year award

Every year, African players are rewarded for their impressive performances at their various club and countries. Match officials are also honoured for upholding the laws of the game and discharging their duties every time.

All you need to know about CAF Footballer of the year award
Checkout the 2018 FIFA World Cup Man of the Match winners

Checkout the 2018 FIFA World Cup Man of the Match winners

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup was held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. It was the first world’s global football fiesta hosted by an Eastern European nation. NAIJ.com reveals the Man of the Match winners.

Checkout the 2018 FIFA World Cup Man of the Match winners
Check out 4 important facts about the new UEFA substitutes law that all football lovers in the world must know

Check out 4 important facts about the new UEFA substitutes law that all football lovers in the world must know

Founded in the year 1955, the UEFA Champions League is one of the most prestigious tournaments and also the most watched annual sporting event worldwide. Spanish giants Real Madrid are the current champions of UEFA.

Check out 4 important facts about the new UEFA substitutes law that all football lovers in the world must know
Checkout how Nigerian athletes represented other countries in competitive sports

Checkout how Nigerian athletes represented other countries in competitive sports

There is a growing trend in athletics where athletes of different nationalities represent their adopted nations in competitions. The Olympic Charter has now made a statement in a bid to curb the trend to reduce how athletes cross.

Checkout how Nigerian athletes represented other countries in competitive sports
Manchester United and Arsenal eye move for 19-year-old German football star

19-year-old German football star emerges as a January target for Arsenal and Manchester United

19-year-old German professional footballer Arne Maier has emerged as a January 2019 transfer target for Premier League campaigners Arsenal and Manchester United. The defensive midfielder could be on his way to EPL next year.

19-year-old German football star emerges as a January target for Arsenal and Manchester United
Arsenal manager Unai Emery plotting to land highly rated Sevilla midfielder in January

Arsenal manager Unai Emery plotting to land highly rated Sevilla midfielder in January

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has reportedly concluded plans to land Sevilla midfield star Ever Banega in January. The Argentine midfielder joined the Spanish League giants in the summer of 2017 and his deal expires in 2020.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery plotting to land highly rated Sevilla midfielder in January
Nigerian international star Ahmed Musa scores brilliant hat-trick in Saudi Professional League

Man on fire! Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa scores first hat-trick for new club Al-Nassr

Nigerian international Ahmed Musa was on fire in the Saudi Professional League as he bagged a hat-trick in Al-Nassr's 3-0 victory over Al Quadisiya. The Super Eagles winger went on rampage in the 21st minute after making it 1-0.

Man on fire! Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa scores first hat-trick for new club Al-Nassr
Paul Pogba's brace help Jose Mourinho's Man United beat Young Boys 3-0 in Champions League opener

Paul Pogba's brace help Jose Mourinho's Man United beat Young Boys 3-0 in Champions League opener

Manchester United began their UEFA Champions League campaign in Group H on a high note thrashing BSC Young Boys 3-0 on Wednesday, September 19. Young Boys did look the better side at the start of the encounter and tested United.

Paul Pogba's brace help Jose Mourinho's Man United beat Young Boys 3-0 in Champions League opener
Lyon beat Man City 2-1 in tough Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium

Lyon beat Man City 2-1 in tough Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium

EPL champions Manchester City on Wednesday, September 19 kicked off their UEFA Champions League campaign on a disappointing note after suffering a 2-1 humiliating defeat to French side, Lyon at the Etihad stadium

Lyon beat Man City 2-1 in tough Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium
Real Madrid outclass Roma in Champions League opener at the Bernabeu

Real Madrid outclass Roma in Champions League opener at the Bernabeu

European Champions Real Madrid began the defence of their Champions League title as they recorded a comfortable 3-0 over Roma. Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos all missed their chances in the opening 26 minutes.

Real Madrid outclass Roma in Champions League opener at the Bernabeu
10-man Juventus beat Spanish League side Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener in Spain

10-man Juventus beat Spanish League side Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener in Spain

Italian League champions Juventus kicked off their UEFA Champions League campaign on a winning note following their 2-0 victory over Valentia at the Estadio Mestalla on Wednesday night. Ronaldo was sent off in the game.

10-man Juventus beat Spanish League side Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener in Spain
Checkout what Valencia fans did to Juventus team hotel ahead of Wednesday's UCL showdown

Checkout what Valencia fans did to Juventus team hotel ahead of Wednesday's UCL showdown

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates were victims of an attack in the early hours of Wednesday ahead of their UEFA Champions League showdown against Valencia. The attack was linked to a local group.

Checkout what Valencia fans did to Juventus team hotel ahead of Wednesday's UCL showdown
Former Arsenal captain reveals how Gunners player caused Arsene Wenger sack

Former Arsenal captain reveals how Gunners player caused Arsene Wenger sack

Ex-Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has revealed that Gunners players played a key role in retiring former manager Arsene Wenger. The German insists the Frenchman who spent 22 years at the EPL club was disappointed by his players.

Former Arsenal captain reveals how Gunners player caused Arsene Wenger sack
Manchester United star in line for debut against Young Boys in the Champions League

Manchester United star set to make his debut for the Red Devils against Young Boys in tonight's Champions League

Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot traveled with Manchester United team to Switzerland and he is now expected to make his debut for the Red Devils against Young Boys in the Champions League. He will replace Antonio Valencia.

Manchester United star set to make his debut for the Red Devils against Young Boys in tonight's Champions League
Mesut Ozil's agent lashes at Real Madrid superstar over racism claims

Shots fired: Mesut Ozil's agent blasts Kroos, 2 other Germany superstar over racism claims

Mesut Ozil's agent has reportedly lashed out at Germany trio of Manuel Neuer, Toni Kroos and Thomas Muller after the Arsenal star decided to quit international football. He retired from national team football after Russia 2018

Shots fired: Mesut Ozil's agent blasts Kroos, 2 other Germany superstar over racism claims
Manchester United star calls those who criticized him during the World 'Cup stupid'

Manchester United star calls those who criticized him during the World 'Cup stupid'

Manchester United shot-stopper David De Gea has described the criticisms he got during the World Cup as needless. The Spain international conceded a cheap goal from Cristiano Ronaldo in La Roja's 3-3 draw with Portugal.

Manchester United star calls those who criticized him during the World 'Cup stupid'
Chelsea star to be rested for the Blues' Europa League battle against PAOK Salonika

Chelsea star to be rested for the Blues' Europa League battle against PAOK Salonika

Belgium international Eden Hazard has been left at home by Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri for their Europa League encounter against Greece side PAOK Salonika. Eden Hazard scored three goals in the Blues's last Premier League tie.

Chelsea star to be rested for the Blues' Europa League battle against PAOK Salonika
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