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West Ham want to sign Olivier Giroud from Arsenal

West Ham are trying to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, according to Sky Sports. The Hammers are keen to bolster their attacking options this summer and are also interested in Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City), Michy Batshuayi (Chelsea), Adama Traore (Middlesbrough) and Henry Onyekuru (KAS Eupen). Giroud scored 16 goals last season, but started only 11 […]

Confederations Cup: Troubled Ronaldo eyes more silver

Cristiano Ronaldo will put speculation over his club future firmly to one side as he leads European champions Portugal into their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico in Kazan on Sunday. The 32-year-old Real Madrid superstar’s build-up to the tournament in Russia has been overshadowed after he was this week accused by prosecutors in Spain of […]

2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria to battle Tanzania

Nigeria’s U-20 women national side, will take on Tanzania in the first round qualifier for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday, conducted the pairing with the Falconets among the 19 countries battling for two qualification slots.  Coach Peter Dedevbo’s girls will host the first […]

Ronaldo’s agent in secret meeting with PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, held talks with Paris Saint-Germain, before this year’s Champions League final, it has been revealed. Sportsmail reports that Mendes met PSG president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, in Cardiff before the match on June 3.  Ronaldo went on to score twice, as Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1, to retain their trophy. With the […]

Chelsea ready to sack Conte over Costa text message

Antonio Conte’s future at Chelsea has become an uncertain, after it emerged that the club is not happy with their manager, over the text message he sent to Diego Costa . No firm decision has yet been made, but Sportsmail reports senior figures at Stamford Bridge are angry with Conte telling their first-choice striker by […]

All you need to know about the Confederation Cup

With the Confederations Cup starting on Saturday when hosts Russia take on New Zealand in St Petersburg, here are five things to know about the June 17-July 2 tournament: What is the Confederations Cup? It’s an international eight-team tournament, played every four years. Since 2001, it has been used as a warm-up for the following […]

Moses reportedly tells Henry Onyekuru the club to join

Chelsea wing-back, Victor Moses has advised his national team-mate, Henry Onyekuru to quash any interest to move to Arsenal and settle for West Ham for a better future. According to Metro UK, Moses has told Onyekuru to shun Arsenal’s interest and secure a move to West Ham United. The 19-year-old Onyekuru, who plays for KAS […]

Cyriel Dessers ready to dump Belgium for Super Eagles

‎FC‎ Utrecht’s new signing, Cyriel Dessers, has expressed his willingness to pledge his international allegiance to Nigeria ahead of Belgium. Dessers scored 29 goals and provided 13 assists last season for NAC Breda, to help them win promotion to the topflight, before leaving for Utrecht.  His impressive season has led to a tug of war […]

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Real have ‘full confidence’ in Ronaldo over tax

Real Madrid backed star forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday after Spanish prosecutors accused the star player of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies. “Real Madrid C.F. have full confidence in our player Cristiano Ronaldo, who we understand has acted in accordance with the legality regarding the fulfilment of his fiscal obligations,” Real […]