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Paul Canoville names ‘unbelievable player’ in Chelsea squad
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Paul Canoville names ‘unbelievable player’ in Chelsea squad

Former Chelsea winger, Paul Canoville has identified Trevoh Chalobah as an ‘unbelievable player’. Canoville said that Chalobah is so down to earth, adding that the centre-back was given his chance by Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, and he took it. The 59-year-old said this ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League tie with Aston Villa on Boxing Day. “He [Chalobah] is a very humble guy, very honoured,” Canoville told The Sun. “I love what the youth academy has done… Neil Bath especially. “It is a project of getting the young players to understand how the first-team plays and acts. “That is what they have picked up. “As soon as they have come in, right away they understand the system and that’s what makes them gel, that is what makes them not look out of place – they look like...
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Owen Hagreaves Names best team after Man City’s 7-0 Win Over Leeds

Former England midfielder, Owen Hagreaves has said Manchester City are currently the best team in the Premier League, following their “mismatch” against Leeds. The champions thrashed Marcelo Bielsa’s men 7- at the Etihad on Tuesday night. City also surpassed 500 league goals under Pep Guardiola in just 207 games. Kevin De Bruyne scored a brace, while Riyad Mahrez, John Stones, Phil Foden, Nathan Ake and Jack Grealish also got on the scoresheet. “Manchester City were unbelievable. They move the ball better than anybody in the Premier League. “They moved it as good as you could possibly move the ball. There was no wasted touches, everything had a purpose and they were clinical in front of goal. “It wasn’t a fair fight, I’ll be honest with you. It was such a ...
He does three men’s work – Ince tells Rangnick type of player to sign
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He does three men’s work – Ince tells Rangnick type of player to sign

Manchester United legend, Paul Ince, has urged the club manager, Ralf Rangnick, to sign someone like Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante in the upcoming January transfer window. Ince believes Rangnick needs two players like Kante, adding that he does three men’s work. Speaking on a YouTube channel, The United Stand, Ince said: “You look at the likes of Kante at Chelsea, he does two or three men’s work in midfield, the ground that he covers is unbelievable. “And that’s the type of player we (Manchester United) need. We need two of those players, not just one, we need two.” Kante has been brilliant for Chelsea since joining the Blues from Leicester City in 2016. The France international is widely praised for his work rate and defensive acumen. The 30-year-old recently fi...
I almost joined Man Utd – Jack Grealish
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I almost joined Man Utd – Jack Grealish

Manchester City midfielder, Jack Grealish, has claimed he almost signed for their rivals, Manchester United. The 26-year-old told the UK Telegraph he was “really close” to moving to Old Trafford in 2020. Grealish also said he “couldn’t care less” about being the most expensive player in British football after making a £100 million move to City last summer. The England international became one of the most sought after players, following several impressive campaigns with Aston Villa. On a potential move to United, he said: “I was really close to going, but nothing happened in the end. “We played United in a pre-season game on Saturday and I wasn’t supposed to play in a cup game at Burton. After the United game I said to [Christian] Purslow and my agent ‘if I’m not leaving, I...
Thierry Henry, Carragher terms Cristiano Ronaldo big problem for Man United
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Thierry Henry, Carragher terms Cristiano Ronaldo big problem for Man United

Arsenal and Liverpool legend, Thierry Henry, and Jamie Carragher have both criticised Cristiano Ronaldo, describing him as the passenger in Manchester United. They accused Cristiano Ronaldo of lack of defensive contribution to the squad and feel the Portugal star is a ‘massive problem’ for the next Manchester United manager. Ronaldo scored again when Man United beat Villarreal 2-0 in Spain in midweek, taking his tally in the Champions League this season to six. He has also bagged four goals and two assists in the English top-flight in what has been a largely productive return to Old Trafford. Carragher and Henry feel Ronaldo’s individual stats are obscuring his detrimental impact on the team. “How can a club the size of Manchester United still rely on a guy who’s [nearly] ...
Juventus happy Chelsea only scored four goals – Joe Cole hails five players
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Juventus happy Chelsea only scored four goals – Joe Cole hails five players

Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole has insisted that Juventus players will be happy that Chelsea only scored them four goals following both sides’ Champions League tie on Tuesday night. Cole also hailed five Chelsea academy graduates, Trevor Chalobah, Mason Mount, Loftus-Cheeks, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi, following their impressive performances against Juventus. Chelsea defeated Juventus at Stamford Bridge thanks to four goals from Trevor Chalobah, Reece James, and Callum Hudson-Odoi and Timo Werner. “Champagne football, it’s a beautiful performance,” Cole said on BT Sport. “Look at the smiles, unbelievable. Look at the goal-scorers and you add your Loftus-Cheeks and Mason Mounts to that, the academy graduates. The last goal summed it up. “The confidence of the pass wi...
A lot of people need it more than me”- Davido speaks on why he is giving out the N201m donated to him by his friends and fans to orphanages across Nigeria
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A lot of people need it more than me”- Davido speaks on why he is giving out the N201m donated to him by his friends and fans to orphanages across Nigeria

Singer, Davido, has explained why he is giving out the N201 million donated to him by his friends and fans ahead of his birthday tomorrow, November 21. In a video shared on his Instagram page, Davido said not that he is being corky, but he knows he doesn't need the money while some people really need the money. He said he will be adding N50 million of his money, making it N251 million to be distributed to different orphanages. ''The love that people have shown me is really unbelievable. I used to question myself like 'is being a good person even worth it' because I remember many people be like David you are too nice, you are too free, you are too accessible, you are too this, you are too that and it got to a point where I was even even thinking to myself like is this ...
Solskjaer’s project taking too long, no time in football – Schweinsteiger to Man Utd
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Solskjaer’s project taking too long, no time in football – Schweinsteiger to Man Utd

Former Manchester United midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger, has told the club that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s project at Old Trafford is taking too long in his eyes. Schweinsteiger believes Solskjaer’s project is not delivering results quickly, adding that there is no time in football. According to him, Norwegian keeps mentioning that Man United is in working progress despite having the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho in his squad. “United are still a work in progress, Solskjaer keeps mentioning that,” Schweinsteiger told BBC Radio 5 Live via Goal. “It takes too long, though, for me in my eyes. If you look at [Manchester] City or Chelsea and the impact that Tuchel had on them – it was unbelievable. They have a strategy and a DNA. They have more in the...
Ballon D’Or 2021: Lewandowski backed to win ahead of Messi, Jorginho
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Ballon D’Or 2021: Lewandowski backed to win ahead of Messi, Jorginho

Bayern Munich manager, Julian Nagelsmann, has backed Robert Lewandowski to win this year’s Ballon d’Or. Nagelsmann made the pick ahead of a top-of-the-table clash with Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. “Robert deserves to win it, because in my view he has been more unbelievably consistent than any other player,” Nagelsmann told Munich newspaper Abendzeitung. “He is so dynamic, he doesn’t get injured and he can train a lot. I back him to continue playing at the top level for a few more years yet.” Lewandowski is hoping to win his first Ballon d’Or next month after winning FIFA’s rival award for men’s player of the year in 2020. The 33-year-old has been nominated alongside Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante. With seven goals already this season, Lewand...
Suarez vs Salah: Glen Johnson picks Liverpool’s best player of Premier League era
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Suarez vs Salah: Glen Johnson picks Liverpool’s best player of Premier League era

Former Liverpool defender, Glen Johnson, has picked Luis Suarez as the club’s best player of the Premier League era ahead of Mohamed Sala Johnson believes Salah is ‘right up there’ with Suarez, who currently plays for Atletico Madrid, but the Egyptian international is not number one. Salah became the fastest Liverpool player ever to score 100 Premier League goals when he netted in their 3-3 draw with Brentford last week and recorded a sensational solo effort as Liverpool drew 2-2 with Manchester City on Sunday. “What he has achieved has been amazing and I don’t think anybody could have envisioned that from his days at Chelsea. “Mohamed Salah is unbelievable and he is right up there amongst the best Liverpool players to have played in the Premier League.” He a...
EPL: Robbie Savage Predicts Teams that will Finish in Top four
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EPL: Robbie Savage Predicts Teams that will Finish in Top four

Former Leicester City midfielder, Robbie Savage, has predicted how clubs will finish in the Premier League’s top four this season. Savage feels Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will win the Premier League and Manchester City will finish in the second position. According to him, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will finish in the third position, while Manchester United will take the fourth position. Liverpool are currently on top of the Premier League table, ahead of Man City (second), Chelsea (third) and Man United (fourth). “Before the start of the season, I would have gone for Chelsea, Man City, Man United and Liverpool, in that order,” Robbie Savage told the UMM YouTube channel. “I’m still going for Chelsea to win it because their squad is unbelievable and the Romelu Lukak...
Why Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua -Hearn, others
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Why Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua -Hearn, others

Boxing analysts and promoter have given an insight into why Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua in London on Saturday. The PUNCH had reported that Usyk ended Joshua’s reign as world heavyweight champion with a stunning unanimous points decision victory on Saturday, scuppering hopes of a ‘Battle of Britain’ unification bout with fellow world title-holder Tyson Fury. Joshua ended the 12th and final round of the contest backed up on the ropes, with the cheers of a crowd of more than 62,000 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium no match for the skills of his challenger. The impressive Ukrainian triumphed 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 on the scorecards of the three judges in just the former undisputed cruiserweight world champion’s third bout as a heavyweight. Reacting, box...
Ronaldo Scores Dramatic double on Old Trafford return
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Ronaldo Scores Dramatic double on Old Trafford return

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dramatic double to help Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Newcastle on his extraordinary Old Trafford return. The 36-year-old forward, back in United red for the first time since leaving in 2009, opened the scoring in first-half stoppage time, much to the joy of an expectant home crowd. And while former Liverpool player Javier Manquillo scored a fine equaliser on the counter-attack, Ronaldo was not to be denied, restoring the lead in front of the Stretford End. "It was an unbelievable moment," said the Portuguese superstar. "I was nervous and I was thinking last night what I wanted - to play well, to show that I'm still capable to help the team. But it's unbelievable, I feel so proud and I'm going to give everything to make them proud of me." Br...
Transfer deadline: Man United’s winger joins EPL rival club
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Transfer deadline: Man United’s winger joins EPL rival club

Leeds United have announced the capture of winger, Daniel James from Manchester United. The 23-year-old completed a £25 million switch from Old Trafford to Leeds on Tuesday. He underwent a medical earlier on Tuesday before joining up with the rest of Wales’ squad at their training camp in Finland ahead of the World Cup qualifying matches. The Welsh winger has put pen to paper on a five-year contract in west Yorkshire. “It’s been a bit of a whirlwind for me, a bit of a crazy time. But I’m here now, I’m grateful for the club being interested in me, still believing in me from that time two-and-a-half years ago,” James told Sky Sports. “I’m happy to be here and I can’t wait to play in front of these fans. “There’s always been an interest since I ne...
Rio Ferdinand claims Cavani has handed No 7 shirt to Ronaldo
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Rio Ferdinand claims Cavani has handed No 7 shirt to Ronaldo

Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has revealed that Edinson Cavani has given the number 7 shirt to Cristiano Ronaldo. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner returned to Old Trafford on Friday after informing Juventus that he wanted to leave the club. United officially announced that Ronaldo would be returning to Old Trafford 12 years after he left the club in a then record move to Real Madrid. Ronaldo is nicknamed CR7 and has won the No.7 shirt during his first spell at Old Trafford and Real Madrid. However, the shirt is being used by veteran forward, Cavani. Now Ferdinand, who was one of the Man United die-hards that spoke to Ronaldo to convince him to snub City, has hailed Cavani for giving up the hallowed jersey. But he further pointed out that Ronaldo might not be...
EPL Could block Ronaldo from wearing number 7 shirt after Man Utd return
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EPL Could block Ronaldo from wearing number 7 shirt after Man Utd return

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has suggested that Premier League rules could stop Cristiano Ronaldo from taking the number 7 shirt at the club. Ferdinand admits that Edinson Cavani who currently wears the shirt is ready to give it up, if the league approves. However, it could be difficult, if United have already registered their squad numbers. The Red Devils officially confirmed that Ronaldo would be returning to Old Trafford 12 years after he left. The 36-year-old famously wore the No.7 shirt during his first spell and continued to wear it at Real Madrid and Juventus. Ferdinand said on FIVE YouTube Show: “Just to think Cavani could be the back-up for Ronaldo, it’s unbelievable. Cavani, I have to say, what a man! He saw who was coming to town and gave...
De Bruyne Named 3rd world best Footballer behind Messi, Ronaldo
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De Bruyne Named 3rd world best Footballer behind Messi, Ronaldo

Manchester City’s newest signing, Jack Grealish, has hailed Kevin De Bruyne as the third best footballer in the world behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Grealish is now the most expensive English player ever, after completing a £100million move from Aston Villa on Thursday. The England playmaker has now spoken of his excitement at playing along with De Bruyne. “I have spoken about him a good few times. I have always said that apart from Ronaldo and Messi I think he is the best in the world. “I think he has got absolutely everything. He is another one where I don’t think people give him credit for how fast he is. “He normally knocks the ball by defenders, his final ball is obviously unbelievable. “I have never played alongside hi...
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Campbell Predicts winner of Heavyweight title Fight
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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Campbell Predicts winner of Heavyweight title Fight

  Former Commonwealth lightweight champion, Luke Campbell, has backed British boxer, Anthony Joshua to beat Ukrainian fighter, Oleksandr Usyk, when both men clash in a heavyweight title fight in September. Campbell believes Joshua will have an advantage over Usyk because he has quick hands. DAILY POST reports that the fight will take place in London at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. “I think it’s a great fight, Usyk is an unbelievable talent,” Campbell told Mirror Fighting. “His technique and boxing IQ is certainly up there with the best, but is he a heavyweight? “I don’t think he’s quite a heavyweight to be honest, this is where Joshua has the advantage. “Joshua has got quick hands, and is a big strong heavyweight, so if he imposes his strengt...
How Ronaldinho Paused Stamford Bridge – Ex-Chelsea star, Joe Cole
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How Ronaldinho Paused Stamford Bridge – Ex-Chelsea star, Joe Cole

  Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole, has revealed that Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, literally paused Stamford Bridge by scoring a 27th-minute penalty against the Blues during the 2005 Champions League last-16 second-leg tie. Cole said this while revealing the best game he’s ever played during his career. According to him, Chelsea’s 2005 encounter with Barcelona was the game that had everything, including Ronaldinho smashing up a fridge in the tunnel. Recall that Barcelona had defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Camp Nou in the first leg, but the Blues won the Catalan club 4-2 at Stamford Bridge to qualify for the last-8 on 5-4 aggregate. “I have never experienced this…, but when Ronaldinho scored that goal, I have never seen a stadium… he like paused the stadium, it was unbelievab...
Messi Breaks Ronaldo’s record after winning Copa America
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Messi Breaks Ronaldo’s record after winning Copa America

  Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has broken an Instagram record previously held by his biggest rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, after winning the Copa America earlier this month. Messi finally won on the international stage, as Albiceleste beat hosts Brazil 1-0 in the final of the competition. Following that victory on July 10, Messi took to Instagram to celebrate their triumph, with a post. It was a picture of him in the dressing room, holding the trophy alongside the caption: “What a beautiful madness! This is unbelievable! Thank you, God! We are the champions!” As things stand, the photo has been liked more than 20 million times, thus making the image the most popular Instagram post ever posted by an athlete. Ronaldo’s record lasted just under a year. The Juventus s...
Euro 2020: Wenger Snubs England, Predicts Country to win Tournament
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Euro 2020: Wenger Snubs England, Predicts Country to win Tournament

Former Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has predicted that France will go all the way and win this month’s European Championships. The Frenchman said Les Bleus are the “super favourite”, as the return of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema makes the attack an “even stronger” force. The reigning world champions play Wales and Bulgaria in friendlies ahead of the tournament, which starts June 11. France has been placed in the ‘group of death’ along with holders Portugal, Germany and Hungary. But Wenger is confident his fellow countrymen can progress into the knockout phase and go all the way. “France will be the super favourite of this tournament for many, many reasons,” Wenger told beIN SPORTS. “The main one of course is they just won the World Cup in a convincing way in Russia. Bu...
Chelsea’s Mason Mount Names best team in the world
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Chelsea’s Mason Mount Names best team in the world

Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount, has named the Blues as the best team in the world. Mount said this after Chelsea defeated Manchester City 1-0 on Saturday night in Porto to win the 2020/21 Champion League. The England international provided a key assist to Kai Havertz against Man City as Chelsea won their first Champions League since 2012. “I can’t put it into words. It is impossible,” Mount told BT Sport. “I just mentioned then that I have played in two finals for Chelsea and we lost them both. “The way that hurt … It’s all I have dreamt of winning a trophy with Chelsea. To go all the way in the Champions League. We played some tough teams. We are in the final and we won it. It is such a special occasion. “At this moment in time, we are the best team in the world. Yo...
Be Nice To Those You Don’t Need Favors From – Chioma Advises
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Be Nice To Those You Don’t Need Favors From – Chioma Advises

Davido’s 3rd baby mama, Chioma Avril Rowland, has advised her fans and social media users to be nice to people freely without looking for favours from them. According to her, being nice to these people will come with greater rewards and blessings that one was never expecting to receive. She made this known in a post sighted on her Instagram story. Chioma Avril Rowland Chioma’s post reads; “Be nice to those you don’t need favours from. When the reward will come, it will be unbelievable”. Chioma has been trending on social media lately when photos of Davido and an Instagram model, Mya Yafai kissing surfaced on social media. When netizens saw these photos, they slammed Davido for disrespecting his fiance, Chioma. Chioma If readers will recall, Chioma and Davido were expected ...
Nigerian Afro-Pop Star, Beema Signs New Record Deal With May Nine9 Records
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Nigerian Afro-Pop Star, Beema Signs New Record Deal With May Nine9 Records

Nigerian Afro-Pop recording artist, singer and songwriter, Ayotunde Samuel Efuwape also known as Beema has just signed a juicy record deal with newly launched label, May Nine9 Records owned by serial entrepreneur, Mr Tunde Somotun. Beema, who hails from Sagamu, Ogun State has over the years horned his skills as a super talented underground artist before gaining recognition in his hood and in his campus. The artist holds a degree in Mass Communication as well as a National Diploma from Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech). He was a well known musician in his university and headlined every major show on campus. In 2015, he was awarded the Best Campus Artiste during his National Diploma program at Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech). In his own words, ‘it’s all God’s engineeri...
Ashley Young Criticizes Man United, says Lukaku was Right to Leave Old Trafford
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Ashley Young Criticizes Man United, says Lukaku was Right to Leave Old Trafford

  Inter Milan star, Ashley Young has criticized Man United’s decision to sell Romelu Lukaku to Serie A champions. Young said he ‘couldn’t understand’ Man United’s decision to sell ‘unbelievable’ Lukaku, adding that the Belgium international was right to leave Old Trafford. The England full-back believes the decision the Red Devils made to part ways with Lukaku was made quickly. Lukaku scored 42 goals in 96 matches for Man United before being sold to Inter Milan in 2019. The 27-year-old striker has thrived in Italy, scoring 61 goals in 92 games for Inter and helping the club to win their first Serie A title in 11 years under Antonio Conte. But Young, who also played for Man United before joining Inter Milan, told Sky Sports: “I said it at the time, I couldn’t unde...
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin Warns that Players Involved in the European Super League Could be Banned from Playing Champions league & the World Cup
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UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin Warns that Players Involved in the European Super League Could be Banned from Playing Champions league & the World Cup

UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin has stated that clubs and players involved in the proposed breakaway European Super League could be banned 'as soon as possible' from all of its competitions and the World Cup. Addressing an emergency meeting on Monday, April 19, after 12 of Europe's top clubs announced the European super league the European Super League, Ceferin launched a scathing attack on the plan, which could change the game of football forever. Ceferin has now refused to rule out that players could be banned from the Euros. When asked about when the ban would begin, he said: 'I do not know when.' 'We're still assessing with our legal team but we will take all the sanctions that we can and we will inform you as soon we can,' he said. 'My opinion is that as soon as pos...
Cristiano Ronaldo could make shock move to Wolves
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Cristiano Ronaldo could make shock move to Wolves

  English Premier League side, Wolverhampton Wanderers could sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus this summer, according to Express UK. According to the newspaper, this is following decisions by Real Madrid and Manchester United hierarchy not to resign the Portugal captain for their separate clubs. Ronaldo spent six seasons at Manchester United before moving to Spain to join Real Madrid. He helped the Red Devils to three straight Premier League titles as well as the 2008 Champions League crown. But Express Sport understands that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side would not want to pursue Ronaldo, with Borussia Dortmund striker, Haaland currently their priority. The report noted that Wolves have signed several clients of Ronaldo’s agent, Mendes, in recent years and the P...
Dimitar Berbatov Predicts Burnley vs Arsenal, Man City vs United
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Dimitar Berbatov Predicts Burnley vs Arsenal, Man City vs United

  Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has predicted the possible outcome of some of the Premier League fixtures that will be played this weekend. Saturday’s early kick-off will see Arsenal travelling to Burnley. Berbatov told BetFair: “I saw Burnley’s match against Leicester and let me tell you Schmeichel was the man of the match, he made some unbelievable saves, so Burnley are not a team to be underestimated. “In this league, there are so many surprises and inasmuch as I like the way Arteta wants them to play, Arsenal are still a bit shaky in defence, so I’m backing Burnley in this one. Prediction 1-0.” On the Manchester Derby on Sunday, the Bulgarian added: “I don’t want to see a boring game. The last time these two sides met in the Premier League,...
Glen Johnson Names Two Important Signings for Chelsea Under Tuchel
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Glen Johnson Names Two Important Signings for Chelsea Under Tuchel

  A former Liverpool right-back, Glen Johnson, has said that Chelsea needs to sign a top striker like Dortmund’s Erling Haaland and a younger centre-back for their manager, Thomas Tuchel, this summer if they want to become title contenders next season. Johnson, who played for Chelsea between 2003 and 2007, said this ahead of the Blues’ Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday. “I think they [Chelsea] needs a top, younger centre half, and they need a top striker,” Johnson told Metro UK. “Obviously, they have spent a lot of money in the wide areas and in midfield. I think they are a far better side with Giroud, and he’s the guy that they have been trying to get out of the door for the last few years. It shows you that they have tried to replace him and have ...
EPL: Berbatov Predicts Leicester City vs Liverpool, Man City vs Tottenham
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EPL: Berbatov Predicts Leicester City vs Liverpool, Man City vs Tottenham

  Former Manchester United and Bulgaria striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has predicted Saturday’s Premier League fixtures. Liverpool, who were thrashed 4-1 by Manchester City last week, travel to Leicester City. The Reds’ title defence is all but over. However, they will be looking to pick up points, to stay in the race for top four places. Berbatov told BetFair: “Liverpool are having a bit of a shaky time at the minute, they have had their ups and downs this season and I think they are there for the taking. “I can see Leicester going out to shock them and I think they will get the win. Prediction: 3-1.” On Man City’s home against Spurs, he added: “Unfortunately, Spurs are playing City at the worst time, the way Guardiola’s team are playing at the moment is unbelievabl...
Liverpool Need Three new Players After Man City Defeat – Carragher
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Liverpool Need Three new Players After Man City Defeat – Carragher

The Premier League champions saw their title defence suffer a huge setback, as Pep Guardiola’s side put in a stunning second half performance to take all three points. City’s 10th league win in a row, means they have a 10-point advantage over Jurgen Klopp’s side and a game in hand. Liverpool have been hit with injuries this season, with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Diogo Jota sidelined for long spells. And Carragher admits it is hard to be “too critical” of Klopp’s side, as they lack freshness and strength in depth. “This is a team who have gone to the well and produced unbelievable moments and trophies for this club which is why I find it a little bit hard to be too critical of this team. “They just haven’t stopped for three years. That’s why I say they need a little ...
I Chose Liverpool Over Man Utd Offer- Markus Babbel:
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I Chose Liverpool Over Man Utd Offer- Markus Babbel:

Markus Babbel admits he signed for Liverpool ahead of Manchester United. The German arrived on Merseyside in 2000 on a free transfer from Bayern Munich, and went on to play a key role in the historic Treble winning season in 2000/01. Babbel explains how he didn't have the “right feeling" about Man United, and says he made the right choice in moving to Anfield. “After six years I had the feeling that I have to change something," Babbel told The Kopite podcast. “Of course, Bayern Munich is a massive club, not just in Germany but worldwide. “Still I said 'I have to change something', and I had the chance to move to Manchester United, but I didn't do it because I didn't have the right feeling. “I had talks with Liverpool, all the meetings that we had I always go...
Unbelievable – Nicki Minaj Says, As She Remembers Pop Smoke Following Tragic Death
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Unbelievable – Nicki Minaj Says, As She Remembers Pop Smoke Following Tragic Death

Pop Smoke was reportedly shot and killed in a home invasion in the Hollywood Hills early Wednesday morning (Feb. 19). Many in the hip-hop community, including Nicki Minaj, have paid tribute to the late Brooklyn rapper, who undoubtedly had a bright future ahead of him. Minaj memorialized Smoke with a heartfelt post to her Instagram putting life in perspective. “The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave,” she wrote of her fellow New York native. “Unbelievable. Rest In Peace, Pop.” Nicki co-signed Pop by hopping on the gritty “Welcome to the Party” remix back in August. Their debut collab peaked at No. 9 on the Rap Digital Songs Sales chart later that month. Find Nicki’s post below.
Solskjaer Reveals why Woodward was Absent for Man Utd’s 0-0 Draw with Wolves
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Solskjaer Reveals why Woodward was Absent for Man Utd’s 0-0 Draw with Wolves

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has insisted that the club’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, is not deliberately avoiding matches. Woodward’s house was attacked by fans on Tuesday, but the American went ahead to seal two late transfers before January’s deadline. Bruno Fernandes arrived in a deal that could reach £67.7million, while Odion Ighalo agreed to a six-month loan move. Supporters threatened to walk out in the 68th minute of Saturday’s clash with Wolves, in protest at the Glazer family’s running of the club. That walk-out never materialised, though, with Woodward’s empty seat attracting more attention. When asked if Woodward’s no-show was to avoid becoming a distraction, Solskjaer told the media: “Well, no, I don’t think so...
‘I Called My Girlfriend With Another Number & Wooed Her; Her Response Broke My Heart’ – Man Cries Out
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‘I Called My Girlfriend With Another Number & Wooed Her; Her Response Broke My Heart’ – Man Cries Out

A man has been left gnashing his teeth after getting an unbelievable response from his girlfriend when he used another number to woo her. The man who shared his experience took to Nairaland to lament. He wrote: "So I'll be very direct and summarize this as possible. But please bear with me if I get carried away... I've been been dating my girlfriend for a year now and we are very serious and I'm even considering proposing to her, but we are not based in the same town. So I called her with another number last night, she couldn't recognize my voice cause I sounded different, so I decided to play around cause we gist and make fun of each other a lot. So I acted like I was someone who got her number and is trying to toast her. She asked who was speaking and I said Victor, t...
Dimitar Berbatov Hands Man United Name of Player to Sign this Summer
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Dimitar Berbatov Hands Man United Name of Player to Sign this Summer

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has advised the club’s manager to sign Ajax defender, Matthijs de Ligt, this summer transfer window. Berbatov, who scored 56 goals in 149 appearances for Man United during his time at Old Trafford, said this ahead of the club’s Premier League clash with Chelsea on Sunday. The ex-Bulgaria international believes De Ligt is the right player to solve Man United’s struggles at the defense. “Ole needs a centre-back who can control the ball, pass into midfield and not be intimidated — just like Virgil Van Dijk,” Berbatov told The Sun. “If I am a striker with Van Dijk in my team, I know it will be OK. They need someone like that. “For a player so young, De Ligt’s performances are incredible. Berbatov added: “He’s mature, com...
De Ligt: We Didnt Fear Anybody
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De Ligt: We Didnt Fear Anybody

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt insists they “have no reason to fear any opponent” after knocking Juventus out of the Champions League. “It’s unbelievable. We are so happy that we did it and so proud of the team,” De Ligt told ViaSportFotball. This result follows two draws against Bayern Munich in the group stage, plus eliminating holders Real Madrid with a 4-1 win at the Bernabeu.  “We know that we have a lot of technical quality, so we don’t fear any opponent. We know we can play and, as you can see, we are really good at the moment. We have no reason to fear anyone. “I am not thinking about the semi-final, I’m just enjoying this moment, as you never know how long it’ll last. It was an unbelievable night and we have to enjoy it. “I can’t describe how proud I am of these ...
Mikel Obi cries out over Middlesbrough’s Inability to score goals
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Mikel Obi cries out over Middlesbrough’s Inability to score goals

Nigeria and Middlesbrough midfielder, Mikel Obi, on Wednesday expressed his disappointment over Middlesbrough’s inability to convert their several goalscoring chances. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Middlesbrough struggled in front of goal as they failed to beat Bristol City in Tuesday’s Championship clash at the Riverside Stadium. This was in spite of creating a lot of goalscoring chances. Middlesbrough’s hopes of securing a playoff ticket consequently suffered a huge setback following a 0-1 loss to the visitors. Mikel was quoted as saying on the club’s website that Middlesborough would have been out of sight with the first half chances that came their way. He had added that it was a familiar story in the club. The 31-year-old signed for Middlesbrough ...
Tottenham Unveil Their New Stadium with a Win Against Southampton
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Tottenham Unveil Their New Stadium with a Win Against Southampton

English Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspur have moved into their new stadium which was celebrated with an under 18 win against Southampton at a test event in front of almost 29,000 fans. However, the club’s manager Mauricio Pochettino believes the noise from the crowd in the 62k capacity stadium can be loud enough to drown Manchester City when they face in the round of 8 of the UEFA Champions League. Thanking Tottenham fans for their patience while away on exile at Wembley Stadium, Pochettino said: “The pay-off is going to be amazing and a massive help for the team to have the possibility to finish this season well. “We know we have a massive challenge in the quarter-final of the Champions League but with all our fans, 62,000 people behind us, we can make possible our dre...
Observers Hail INEC, Security Agencies for Ensuring Peaceful Polls
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Observers Hail INEC, Security Agencies for Ensuring Peaceful Polls

  International and local observers in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections in Kano have hailed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for ensuring free, peaceful and violent-free elections in the state. In a joint press conference held at Bristol Hotel, Kano on Tuesday, the South African-based Pan African Women Project and Nigerian-based Centre for Intervention expressed satisfaction with the way INEC and security agencies performed their duties during the election. According to the spokesperson of Pan African Women Project, Belinda Maduna, “Elections began at the scheduled time, with unbelievable turnout, notwithstanding earlier postponement of the polls by INEC.” She said over 67 per cent of voters began...
Male TV Presenters Caught Talking About Reporter’s Boobs in TV Studio
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Male TV Presenters Caught Talking About Reporter’s Boobs in TV Studio

Two male TV presenters have been dragged on social media for talking about a female reporter’s boobs during a broadcast break, just after she gave a report. Gerardo Velazquez de Leon and Carlos Albert, a former footballer, were off air when they were recorded discussing Mexican sports reporter Patty Lopez de la Cerda. They were caught during an advert break while filming the show ‘Reaccion en Cadena’ (‘Chain Reaction’) which airs in Mexico. The pair was discussing Patty’s social media activity and accused her of “always showing her boobs”. In the footage, Gerardo says: “Bro, this woman has posted photos and says that she finally found similar pictures and put them together to show her boobs 10 years ago and now. Reading from his electrical device, he adds: “10 years ago sh...
Trump Reacts to Video of African Lady Juggling Ball Skillfully
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Trump Reacts to Video of African Lady Juggling Ball Skillfully

President of the United State of America Donald Trump has reacted to a viral video of an African lady juggling ball in a highly skillful manner. The video had been posted on Twitter some few days ago by a Nigerian man identified as Akin Sawyer and it immediately went viral gathering millions of views. In the video, the African lady could be seen juggling a football skillfully with an unbelievable ease. It was even surprising that she was not professionally kitted, as she was adorning blouse and a piece of wrapper with a Slipper on. Her case is a typical example of talent without opportunity. Hopefully the attention the video has gotten will open door for her.
10 Unbelievable Times Nigerians Were Massively Deceived – Factboyz
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10 Unbelievable Times Nigerians Were Massively Deceived – Factboyz

Deceit comes in different shades, colours and sizes. Sometimes it comes glaringly, other times it doesn't come so clearly. Nigerians are known to be very superstitious and in this nature, they are extremely religious. However, some notable events have indeed taken its toll on a lot of Nigerians who were led astray by false information and ignorance. As anticipated, factboyz brings to you 10 Times Nigerians were deceived in a large scale. We do hope you enjoy our list. 1. MMM- The ponzi scheme was introduced in Nigeria in 2016 after massive successes in other countries. When it was introduced, many Nigerians as expected never took it serious not until testimonies of people who became instantly rich started flooding in that Nigerians began to invest- little by little. Within months...
Huge fibroid removed from woman during baby delivery
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Huge fibroid removed from woman during baby delivery

A Nigerian nurse identified as Eric Ojeh has shared photos of a huge fibroid removed from woman during delivery of her baby in the hospital yesterday December 25th. From all indications, it appears the woman and her child are in good health after the operation as the nurse wrote: MY CHRISTMAS GIFT JUST FINISHED A CASE ,A WOMEN With A FIBROID WEIGHING 9.8 KG WITH BABY WEIGHING 1.8kG. The size of the Fibroid actually made his claim unbelievable as some of the Facebook users that commented on the post wondered how the baby could have survived under the pressure of the Foreign growth. At the same time, some marveled at the great works of God considering the survival of the baby in that condition. De Leopardess Jessica wrote: omg…. thank u Jesus. the specialist in inposissible thing...
Drunk Road Safety Official Bashes Man’s Car In Lagos
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Drunk Road Safety Official Bashes Man’s Car In Lagos

An officer of the FRSC who is supposed to be more conversant with road use laws has surprised other motorists and commuters with an unbelievable act. The drunk officer An officer with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) caused a scene after he was caught in a drunken state following an accident in Lagos. It was gathered that the FRSC official identified as Mr. B Ojeamiren reportedly bashed a car while driving along the highway and when the driver stopped his vehicle to find out what happened, it was shockingly discovered that the officer who should know better about road safety rules – was very drunk. While being reprimanded by road users for driving in a drunken condition in a hot afternoon, the officer couldn’t say anything else other than ‘I am sorry’. ...
Kevin Hart to host the 2019 Oscars
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Kevin Hart to host the 2019 Oscars

Kevin Hart has reached another milestone in his impressive comedy career following the announcement on Tuesday night that he will host the 91st Academy Awards in February 2019 joining a lineup of iconic comedians to have filled that role, including Chris Rock, Jimmy Kimmel, Billy Crystal, Johnny Carson and Bob Hope.   In an emotional Instagram post, the comedia wrote, ''for years I have been asked if I would ever host the Oscars and my answer was always the same. I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it's suppose to. I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars. I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time. To be able to join the legendary list of h...
Ex-Celtic Boss Deila: Van Dijk Needed To Change Attitude To Get Liverpool Move
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Ex-Celtic Boss Deila: Van Dijk Needed To Change Attitude To Get Liverpool Move

Former Celtic boss Ronny Deila believes Virgil van Dijk won his move to Liverpool after changing his attitude towards fitness training. The Dutchman played under the Norwegian at Celtic Park for a year, winning the Scottish Premiership in 2014/15. "I think he was not fit enough to be at the highest level," Deila told theA Celtic State of Mind podcast when referring to Van Dijk's early days at Celtic. "He has unbelievable skills and potential but he needed to be better to train everyday, take care of himself better and I think he progressed a lot in that year to be more conscious about how he lives his life after football and also how he trains. "He was so good after this period."
Mourinho Rained Unbelievable Praise On Pogba In Post-match Conference
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Mourinho Rained Unbelievable Praise On Pogba In Post-match Conference

Mourinho and Pogba were the happy party, after the final whistle was blown on Friday night as both parties responded to critics with a 2-1 home victory over Leicester city. Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba were on target, as Manchester united nullified late Vardy attempt. Jose Mourinho surprised analyst by handing Paul Pogba a start despite the fact that Frenchman returned to training last week. Pogba have been linked with a move away from the Barcelona, with the media suggesting a possible rift between the France international and the Portuguese. The France international despite all the reports of rift, proved his maturity by converting a spot kick early on in the game to gift club faithful something to cheer for after their disastrous summer window. Jose Mourinho in his post-match conf...

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