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Alisher Usmanov Makes $1.3bn Bid To Buy Arsenal

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has made a $1.3 billion (£998 million, 1.1 billion euros) bid to take control of Arsenal from rival majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, according to a Financial Times report on Friday. Uzbekistan-born Usmanov owns 30 percent of the Premier League club and is said to have recently …

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New Manchester City Deal for Yaya Toure

Veteran midfielder Yaya Toure is set to get a new Manchester City deal due to his impressive form this season. Toure’s current contract expires runs out at the end of this and the midfielder is keen to quickly resolve his future. The midfielder has really impressed Pep Guardiola who wants …

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Manchester United and the British High Commission mourns dead Man U Fans in Calabar

As many as 30 Manchester United fans are feared dead in Nigeria after they were electrocuted while watching the club’s Europa League match against Anderlecht. Nigerian Police said the fans died after a cable fell on them at a viewing centre in the city of Calabar, capital of the Cross …

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Jose Mourinho on the brink with senior Chelsea players bracing themselves for Special One’s exit

Chelsea’s senior players are braced for Jose Mourinho’s departure – with many believing it is a case of ‘when not if’ their manager is axed. Dressing-room sources are adamant that there has been no rebellion against Mourinho – but there is an increasing bemusement at the behaviour of the Portuguese …

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Mourinho awaits fate after Upton Park dismissal

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will learn in the coming days if he faces punishment for being sent to the stands during his side’s 2-1 defeat at West Ham United. Mourinho has complained over the last few months that he feels there is a vendetta against him and his team as …

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NFF hires foreign coach to assist Oliseh

[ninja-popup id=1406 autoopen=true]The first time the Nigeria Football Federation contacted Sunday Oliseh for Eagles’ job, the former national team captain declined on one condition: He was to assist a yet to be employed foreign coach. This was shortly after NFF announced they were parting ways with Keshi when Sudan beat …

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Brazil defeat Nigeria while Germany rout Fiji at Under-20 World Cup

Striker Judivan scored twice as Brazil beat Nigeria 4-2 on Monday in a thrilling start to their FIFA Under-20 World Cup campaign. The lead changed hands twice during the first half, and the teams went to halftime locked at 2-2 before Judivan clinched the match with his second goal eight …

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