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  • Luka Toni Reacts As Ronaldo Throws Shirt Away After Serie A Game

    Former Juventus striker, Luca Toni has reacted to Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction after he failed to score in Juventus’ win against Genoa last week. Ronaldo was spotted apparently throwing away his jersey at the sound of the final whistle in the Serie A game. This is despite being the club’s leading goalscorer this season. Reacting, Toni said during his own days, he was very selfish but still celebrated with his teammates when they scored. “He’s very important for Juventus,” the former Bianconeri forward told Tuttosport. “He’s the leading goalscorer, he scored a lot. But I’m not impressed by some of his attitude towards the group. I think back to when I was playing. “I was very selfish and if I didn’t score, I still remained on the pitch to celebrate anyway. I endured the disappointment. “Regardless of whether it was a coincidence or not, you don’t throw the shirt. Sometimes a great champion has to lead by example.”

  • AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Why I Didn't Invite Other NPFL Stars, Rohr Opens Up

    Rohr Reacts As Ahmed Musa Rejoins Kano Pillars

    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has reacted to the squad’s captain, Ahmed Musa, joining his old club Kano Pillars. Musa who started his career with Kano Pillars has had stint in Leicester City and Saudi Arabia side Al Nassr. However, his failure to secure another club in Europe made the 28-year-old sign a temporary deal with Kano Pillars last week. He had tired to sign with West Brom but failed the club’s trial. “I am delighted for Ahmed Musa to be able to play again with his old club of Kano Pillars,” Rohr said in reaction to the news. “This will allow him to keep in shape while waiting to find a club elsewhere in the world.” “Kano Pillars are a good club and I wish him all the best at the club,” he added. Ahmed Musa himself has promised to help Kano Pillars win the NPFL. “I left Pillars over 10-years ago without winning the league then,” Musa said. “But now, by God’s grace, I will make a special record by leading the club to the Nigeria Professional Football League title.”

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    Europa League: Man United Beat Granada 4-0 Aggregate

    Manchester United reached the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday after Edinson Cavani’s early strike and a Jesus Vallejo own goal secured a 2-0 home win over Granada.

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    I Will Help Kano Pillars Win The NPFL – Ahmed Musa

    Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has promised to win the Nigerian Professional Football League with Kano Pillars. Musa who started his career with Kano Pillars has had stint in Leicester City and Saudi Arabia side Al Nassr. However, his failure to secure another club in Europe made the 28-year-old sign a temporary deal with Kano Pillars last week. He had tired to sign with West Brom but failed the club’s trial. “I left Pillars over 10-years ago without winning the league then,” Musa said. “But now, by God’s grace, I will make a special record by leading the club to the Nigeria Professional Football League title.”

  • Europa League: Arsenal Beat Slavia Prague 4-0

    Arsenal cruised past Slavia Prague 4-0 to book a Europa League semi-final spot on Thursday, with three quick-fire goals in seven first-half minutes to advance 5-1 on aggregate.

  • Liverpool Apologize As Fans Attack Real Madrid Team Bus

    Liverpool have apologized after the bus conveying Real Madrid players to Anfield for their Champions League clash got attacked by fans.

  • Coronavirus: Liverpool's Klopp In The Dark On EPL Title Coronation

    No Guarantee Liverpool Will Qualify For Champions League – Klopp

    Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has said there is no guarantee his side will qualify for next season’s Champions League. This was after Liverpool crashed out in the quarter final of the tournament 3-1 on aggregate against Real Madrid. The only way Liverpool can qualify for next season’s tournament is if they move from sixth place in the English Premier League table to top four. Asked how confident he is that Liverpool will be in the Champions League next season and he said, “That has nothing to do with confidence. I would say I’m naturally confident but that doesn’t mean we will end up there. “We just can read the table, we know the points, we know the situation, stuff like this and we know who we play. “We don’t have to talk too much about it. I said now what I think about it already, yes I want and we have to and if we want that, we should better play really good football. “Like we did tonight but we should finish the situation off on top of that because that is very helpful as well. “I think we are not in a bad moment at the moment, we played …

  • Real Betis vs Real Madrid: Zidane Bemoans Team's 'Worst Game Of La Liga Season'

    What Zidane Told Real Madrid Players Before Liverpool Game

    The conversation between Zinedine Zidane and his Real Madrid players before their second leg Champions League clash with Liverpool has emerged.

  • Why FA Cup Replays Should Be Scrapped - Pep Guardiola

    Haaland Is Unstoppable – Guardiola Hails

    Pep Guardiola has hailed Erling Haaland after his side Manchester City defeated Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League semi-final. Guardiola describe Haaland as a talented player who was almost unstoppable. According to him, the only way to stop such players is by preventing them from playing. “I would say this player [Haaland] is almost unstoppable, and the best way to defend against these talented players is to not let them have the ball,” Guardiola said at his post-match news conference. “They want the ball, they need the ball, so don’t [let them] have it. For that, we need to play good and try to let him live away from our box. It happened in both games. “He is a player not [just] because he is fast, the quality of his first control, how he links with his mates, strong in the air and good finishing. “He’s a top-class player, top class, and will be stronger in the future.”

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    Ahmed Musa Rejoins Kano Pillars

    Nigeria captain and former Leicester attacker Ahmed Musa has rejoined former club Kano Pillars in his home country on a short-term deal, the team said on Wednesday.

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    Champions League: Owen Predicts Liverpool, Real Madrid Clash

    Former England international, Michael Owen has predicted the second leg of the Champions League between Liverpool and Real Madrid. The first leg in Spain was won 3-1 by Madrid who now travel to Anfield for the second leg. Owen also predicted the outcome of the Borussia Dortmund’s clash with Manchester City at the Westfalenstadion Stadium in Germany. “Dortmund gave City a real game at the Etihad last week, but in the end, it was Phil Foden who made the difference with an injury-time goal. “Following up with a defeat at home to Leeds at the weekend, it clearly took a lot out of the City players. “Saturday’s performance was unlike the soon-to-be English champions, but it is possible they had one eye on this match, and complacency crept in. “The Citizens are desperate to add the Champions League to their ever-growing list of trophies, and if they are at the top of their game, I can only see one winner. Dortmund 1, Manchester City 2.” Commenting on the Liverpool vs Real Madrid game, Owen said, “Liverpool were slightly under-par away in Spain last week, but they bounced back with a win at Anfield against Aston Villa on Saturday. “Although they weren’t …

  • Champions League: Why I Benched Neymar Against Madrid - Tuchel

    Neymar Speaks On Messi And Mbappe Comparison

    Brazil football star, Neymar has said there is no comparison between Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and his Paris St Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe. Neymar stated that Messi is the best footballer he has ever seen while he believes Mbappe is on his way to becoming one of the best. “There’s no comparison,” Neymar told France Football when asked to compare the two. “They have two very different styles of play. “Messi is the best player I’ve seen, and Kylian is on his way to becoming one of the best.” Messi is currently touted to make a move to PSG this summer to join Neymar and Mbappe.  

  • Modric Reveals Why He Was Landed Red Card In Real Madrid’s 3-0 Victory Over Celta Vigo

    Modric Issues Warning To Liverpool Ahead Of UCL Clash

    Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has issued a warning to Liverpool ahead of their second-leg clash in the quarter final of the Champions League. Modric stated at a press conference in Anfield that despite going into the game with a two goals advantage, Madrid will be putting up a display worthy of the Champions League. “I expect it to be a very demanding game, in which we’ll have to deliver a performance befitting of the competition and we’ll have to put in a top display,” Modric told the press. “We’ll have to try and do what we did in the first leg and attack and defend as a unit, go out to get the win and not defend our lead. We’ve got to go for the win”. “We’re in good shape. There are so many games and they really take their toll, particularly at this important stage of the season, in which we’ve got a lot of important players out. But we’re in good shape, we’ve got to keep going. “We’ve worked hard for nine months to be in this position and to be in the hunt in the league and the Champions League and we can’t go pointing to …

  • I Was Not Treated Fairly Under Solskjaer – Ighalo

    Odion Ighalo has said he was not treated fairly during his time at Manchester United under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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    Neymar Gives Reasons Why Mbappe Is PSG’s Golden Boy

    Brazilian footballer star, Neymar has said that Kylian Mbappe is Paris St Germain’s golden boy.

  • Pirlo Reacts As Ronaldo Throws Juventus Jersey Away

    Juventus manager, Andrea Pirlo, has revealed why Cristiano Ronaldo threw away his jersey after his side’s win against Genoa in the Italian Serie A.

  • UCL: Tottenham's Mourinho Makes 'Strong Vow' Ahead Leipzig Clash

    Mourinho Slams Solskjaer Over Comment On Son Heung-min

    Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been slammed by Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho over his comment on Son Heung-min.

  • EPL: Manchester United's Bailly Applauds 'Uncle' Solskjaer

    I Won’t Feed If My Son If He Acts Like Son Heung-min – Solskjaer

    Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has slammed Son Heung-min after his side’s clash with Tottenham on Sunday.

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    NSF: Edo Wins Men’s Team Event In Gymnastics

    Edo has emerged champion in the artistic men and best-all-round gymnastics men event at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Benin.

  • Alexander-Arnold Scores Late Winner As Liverpool Beat Aston Villa

    Trent Alexander-Arnold’s injury time winner ended Liverpool’s record run of home defeats to beat Aston Villa 2-1 and move up to fourth in the Premier League on Saturday.

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