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Leicester Sign Argentine Striker Ulloa

Leonardo Ulloa Joins Foxes.

Newly promoted Premier League club Leicester City have broken the bank to sign Brighton striker Leonardo Ulloa. The Argentine, 27, becomes the club’s the ‘Foxes’ record signing in an £8m deal, which exceeds the £5.5m paid for Ade Akinbiyi in July 2000. The fee could also rise up to £10m ... Read More »

Juve New Boy Morata Out for Seven Weeks

Alvaro Morata Sprained His Left Knee in His First Training With the Italian Club.

Juventus new signing Alvaro Morata will miss the start of the club’s Serie A title defence with a sprained left knee. The former Real Madrid striker was forced out of the Bianconeri’s training session early on Monday after sustaining the injury. Subsequent scans carried out at the Clinica Fornaca di ... Read More »

Mikel Obi, Moses Absent from Chelsea Pre-Season Training

Jose Mourinho Addresses Chelsea Team Before Tuesday's Session.

Nigeria World Cup stars Mikel John Obi and Victor Moses were not part of Chelsea’s 26-man squad which arrived in Austria on Monday for the start of a two-week European training camp. Coach Jose Mourinho nonetheless named the club’s three new acquisitions Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa and Filipe Luis to ... Read More »

Real Sign £59m Rodriguez from Monaco

World Cup Golden Boot Winner Rodriguez Joins Real Madrid. Image: Getty Image.

Real Madrid has confirmed the signing of James Rodriguez from Monaco for an undisclosed fee. The Colombian World Cup star, 23, who joined Monaco from Porto in a deal worth £21.5m in May 2013, opted out of his five year deal with the Principality club to become the European champions’ ... Read More »

Koeman: Southampton Will Sell Lovren if the Price is Right

Dejan Lovren Celebrates Scoring for Southampton Last Season.

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has said Dejan Lovren could quit the club this summer but wants Liverpool to meet the player’s evaluation. The Croatian defender has made clear his intention to join the Merseyside club, with reports suggesting Brendan Rodgers’ side are closing in on a move for the 25-year-old. ... Read More »

‘Messi deserved Golden Ball’


Messi Lionel Messi was a deserving winner of the Golden Ball at the World Cup, according to his Barcelona team-mate Sergi Roberto. The Argentina star started the tournament with a bang but faded as the competition progressed and was a peripheral figure as his side lost to Germany 1-0 in ... Read More »

Gerrard international retirement will boost Liverpool – Carragher


Gerrad Steven Gerrad’s retirement from England duty will be of huge benefit to Liverpool, Jamie Carragher has predicted. Gerrard stepped down from the international game on Monday after amassing 114 caps and leading England into three major tournaments as captain. The 34-year-old cited Liverpool’s involvement in the Champions League as ... Read More »

Free Agent Drogba Mulls Chelsea Return

Didier Drogba Ponders Chelsea Return.

Didier Drogba is on the verge of returning to Chelsea, two years after scoring a memorable winning penalty in the Champions League final. The ‘Blues’ legend, now a free agent after leaving Turkish outfit Galatasaray, is considering a one-year deal to return to the club he left in 2012. Representatives ... Read More »

Gerrard Retires from International Football

Steven Gerrard During a World Cup 2014 Match Against Uruguay. Image: Getty Image.

England captain Steven Gerrard has called time on his 14-year journey with the national team. The Liverpool skipper, 34, ends his international career as the ‘Three Lions’ third most-capped player with 114 caps, a match behind David Beckham and 11 behind Peter Shilton. “I have enjoyed every minute of representing ... Read More »

Evra Bids United Farewells, Joins Juve Until 2016

Patrice Evra Celebrates His Goal Against Bayern Munich Last Season.

Juventus have signed full-back Patrice Evra from Manchester United for a fee £1.2m. The 33-year-old former France and United captain has signed a two-year deal with the Serie A champions. “After a great deal of thought I have decided the time is right for me to leave Manchester United. It ... Read More »

Omeruo Okays a Second Loan Spell At Middlesbrough

Kenneth Omeruo In Action for Middlesbrough During the 2013/14 Coca-Cola Championship Campaign.

Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo has turned down the opportunity of a loan move to an English top-flight club for a stay in the Championship with Middlesborough. The 20-year-old, who played in all of the Super Eagles’s matches at the 2014 World Cup, has set his sights on helping Boro ... Read More »

Kroos: I only decided to join Madrid after Bayern talks collapsed


Kroos Toni Kroos has stressed that he only started thinking about a transfer to Real Madrid after talks with Bayern Munich over a new deal collapsed. The Germany international was keen to stay in Bavaria, but he eventually opted to join the European champions for a reported €25 million after ... Read More »

Meet Vincent Enyeama’s Beautiful Family (PHOTOS)


Super Eagles’ star player Vincent Enyeama is obviously one athlete everyone wants to associate with, as he has proven himself to be Nigeria’s best goalkeeper. The handsome goal keeper took to Instagram to shower praises on his wife, whom he calls his “#MAGIC BAND”. He wrote: “What more could I ... Read More »

Germany Players Damage World Cup Trophy

Germany Players In Celebration Mood During Their Victory Parade In Berlin. Image: AFP.

Germany players blemished the World Cup trophy in the aftermath of last week’s 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana, says DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach. Niersbach admitted that a piece of the famous trophy “was chipped off” amid wild celebrations in Berlin during their victory party. Germany claimed their fourth ... Read More »

Woodward: United Working Hard On New Sinings

Ed Woodward Says United and Louis van Gaal Are Working Hard on Transfers.

Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has told fans to expect new signings and also admits heads will roll from the present squad. The club have already added Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw in a combined fee of over £50m, but Woodward says the Old Trafford club and their new ... Read More »

Manchester City’s striker injured for 2 months


Negredo Alvaro Negredo has confirmed via his instagram account that he has fractured his foot and would be unavailable for atleast two months. The striker suffered the injury during the Citizens win over club Hearts in a friendly game that saw them come out victorious. He wrote on his Instagram ... Read More »

Basketball: Pillars Retain NBBF DSTV PBL Title in Style

Kano Pillars Clinch Fourth NBBF DSTV PBL Title.

Kano Pillars Basketball Club clinched their fourth DSTV Premier Basketball League (PBL) title by a narrow victory over Mark Mentors in the final match of the 2013/14 season’s Final 8 playoffs on Saturday. Adeolu Olaiya Ojo of Kano Pillars headlined the dying minutes triumph at the indoor sports hall of ... Read More »

Spurs Set to Complete Ben Davies Move from Swansea

Ben Davies Celebrates Scoring for Swansea Last Season.

Swansea City full-back Ben Davies is set to complete a move to fellow Premier League club Totteham Hotspur. The 21-year-old has left the Welsh club’s pre-season tour camp in the United States early to undergo medical at White Hart Lane. Spurs could offer midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 24, as part of ... Read More »

HEARD NOTHING: Acmilan deny Arsenal bid for Balotelli


Balotelli Adriano Galliani, the CEO of Acmilan has revealed the club have not received any transfer bid from Arsenal for their striker. Information Nigeria understands The Gunners recently completed the signing of Alexis Sanchez, who’s versatility means he can play as a central striker. However, Wenger was initially interested in ... Read More »

Exclusive: Arsenal to announce Ospina signing this week


Ospina Information reaching Information Nigeria is that Arsenal have agreed a fee with club OGB Nice for David Ospina. The Goalkeeper had a scintillating tournament for his country Columbia and is currently valued at £3.2Million. Losing Fabianski and Vivianio meant the club are without a goalkeeper to compete with Wojciech ... Read More »

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