1. Liverpool Legend Blasts Arsenal Coach Emery For Substituting Iwobi In Loss To Tottenham

Liverpool legend Jamie Redknapp has criticized Unai Emery’s substitution of Alex Iwobi in Arsenal’s 2-0 loss o Tottenham Hotspur in the quarterfinal of the League Cup on Wednesday night.
Redknapp, who won the League Cup with Liverpool in 1995, has suggested that it was unwise for the Spaniard to replace Iwobi with Lacazette in the 58th minute because the Nigerian was making things happen in attack.

2. Nigeria: Super Falcons’ Slipping African Crown Does Not Inspire World Cup Hope

If there was one thing the just concluded Africa Women’s Cup of Nations proved, it is that Nigeria’s claim to the throne is no longer as uncontested as it once was.

Where the Super Falcons initially held the rest of the continent comfortably at arm’s length in women’s football, the gap is now a lot narrower. The eight-time champions needed successive penalty shoot-outs to emerge triumphant in Ghana last month, following barren draws against both Cameroon and South Africa.

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5. Chukwueze Catches Atletico Madrid’s Attention

Following another blistering weekend for Chukwueze and the addition of his name to the list of best youth talents currently shaking La Liga, Atleti appear ready to break the bank to get him out of Villarreal’s grip.

However, Los Rojiblancos may have to improve their reported offer, as Chukwueze has a buy-out clause that is a little above €10m.

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