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Odion Ighalo Finally Arrives Eagles Camp Ahead Of Libera Clash

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Odion Ighalo, the Super Eagles striker, has gotten back to Super Eagles, two years after his earlier retirement from national team football.

Ighalo, who showed up at the camp on Thursday, communicated amuse at his coming back into the Super Eagles after over two years of rest.

“I’m glad to be back. It has been long. Two years in addition to. Great to see a portion of the folks.

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“I have seen Ekong, my resilient man, ideally, I will see different folks,” the Al Shabab striker told NFF TV.

Ighalo resigned from the Nigerian senior public football crew in the wake of aiding the Super Eagles to a third spot finish at the 2019 AFCON in Egypt where he arose as the top scorer.

The previous Watford objective lord is at present having a decent structure in Saudi Arabia where he plays for Al Shabab.

Nine-pointer Nigeria need each of the three focuses from the experience with the Lone Star to remain in conflict to star in the knockout period of the World Cup qualifiers, set for March 2022. Just the gathering champs will continue to the knockout stage that will be a home-and-away exercise to create Africa’s five flagbearers in Qatar.

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Cape Verde’s Blue Sharks, who have Central African Republic in Mindelo on Saturday, have seven focuses and will trust the Super Eagles stagger in North Africa.

Notwithstanding, the Super Eagles have scaled the obstacle in their last three significant qualifying efforts with matches to save, and are certain they could arrive at the knockout round before the last day of the qualifiers by beating Liberia, and trusting Cape Verde are off the wall on home soil by the Beasts.

Nigeria came to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals with a match to save; an accomplishment rehashed in the passing series for the 2019 AFCON. For the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon, the Super Eagles qualified with two matches to save.

In the mean time, the designation of Liberia’s Lone Star additionally showed up in Tangier on Monday and included three goalkeepers, seven protectors, seven midfielders and five advances.

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The Lone Star, lower part of Group C of the African series with three focuses, have an extremely slim possibility of qualifying despite the fact that they play their last two matches at ‘home’ in Tangier, which is the setting they settled on as home ground after CAF decided that there is no scene in the entire of Liberia fit and appropriate to have global matches.

Nigeria, the Lone Star’s rivals on Saturday and gathering pioneers, as of now have nine focuses (the greatest that the Lone Star can store up in this mission if they win their last two matches). In any case, the Super Eagles have a home game against second-set Cape Verde in Lagos on Tuesday one week from now.

After the meeting with the three-time African heroes, the Lone Star will stay in Tangier for their last round of the mission, against the Wild Beasts of Central African Republic, additionally on Tuesday one week from now.

Cape Verde’s Blue Sharks, with seven focuses, are at home to the Beasts on the island of Mindelo, expecting to gather another three focuses that could make the last Group C experience with Nigeria in Lagos a precipice holder.

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Real Reason Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Manchester United

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Football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, has given a reason why forward Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United this summer.

On Saturday, Ronaldo informed Man United he wanted to leave the club this summer.

The Portugal captain, who finished as Man United’s top scorer last season, is not keen on playing in the Europa League next season.

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However, Romano has now revealed that Ronaldo wants to leave Man United because he is not happy with the club’s general situation in the ongoing transfer market.

According to him, Ronaldo is disappointed because Man United have not signed any new player this summer as of today, adding that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is really ambitious.

“He [Ronaldo] is really disappointed by Manchester United’s general situation in the transfer market,” Romano said on his YouTube channel.

“The general situation on the market especially. I am told he appreciates Erik ten Hag. He is convinced he is a very good manager to restart the project but can’t be the manager.

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“He needs the club, the board and the owners to make a strong statement in the market. They need to sign players. It’s the beginning of July. Man United have no new players in their team.

“This is something that is really disappointing to Cristiano. He is really ambitious. We know him very well in football and this is why Cristiano is not happy with the Manchester United situation.

“He was expecting new signings, some strong messages from Man United in the transfer market, looking at other big clubs [Man City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham] in England making signings.”

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Stop looking for attention – Mikel Obi blasts Oliseh

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Former Nigeria captain, John Mikel Obi, has told another ex-international Sunday Oliseh to stop looking for unnecessary attention.

Oliseh was Mikel Obi’s coach in the national team for a brief period.

Both men hardly saw eye to eye, as Oliseh accused the former Chelsea midfielder of not playing to instructions and named Ahmed Musa as captain after he fell out with Vincent Enyeama.

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Oliseh also admitted he prefers Wilfred Ndidi in defensive midfield.

“I thought I had a good relationship with the coach (Gernot Rohr) but after I left, I read some things in the media that there were issues between Alex Iwobi and me during the Nations Cup in Egypt.

“Unfortunately, it was the opposite because I have a solid relationship with the player just like others in the national team. I read it just the same way I learnt a few days ago about my disagreement with Sunday Oliseh when he was the coach.

“All these are mere distractions and will not want to join issues with anyone. Respect is the key rather than unnecessary attention,” Mikel Obi told This Day.

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EPL: Chelsea to break bank for €70m-rated star

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Chelsea is reportedly ready to break the bank in a bid to sign €70m-rated winger, Raheem Sterling this summer, Balkan Talk reports.

The Blues are stepping up their attempts to add the Manchester City star in a sensational move and are set to push again for him with a new bid expected to arrive from the west London club.

Chelsea had their initial proposal rejected by Man City, who are holding out for around €55 million to let go of Sterling.

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Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, is keen to lure the England international away from Man City this summer.

Sterling, 27, has been a revelation since breaking onto the scene at Liverpool as a 17-year-old sensation.

But since his controversial move to Man City, Sterling has polished his end product and established himself as a capable goal-scorer, especially under Pep Guardiola’s tutelage.

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Hazard to get new role at Real Madrid

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Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti, is planning to use attacking midfielder, Eden Hazard, as cover for striker Karim Benzema next season, according to AS.

Benzema was heavily used last season, so Real Madrid will have to ensure he doesn’t suffer a burnout ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup later this year.

Ancelotti has his eyes on Hazard as an alternative for the France international.

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Hazard is looking to start anew next season after having an osteosynthesis plate in his right fibula removed.

The Belgium international is hoping to make up for a lost time after regaining full fitness.

However, the 31-year-old has little chance of ousting teammate Vinicius Jr. from his preferred position on the left flank attack line.

Also, Rodrygo has shown promise on the right flank, which has prompted Ancelotti to consider deploying Hazard as a false nine.

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Hazard operated in the role with decent success at Chelsea, so Real Madrid is hoping that experience comes in handy next season.

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