1. Iwobi’s Goal Cited In Latest VAR Argument
Footballlive.ng reports that controversy is still rolling round Iwobi’s effort for The Gunners at Bloomfield Road, as his goal helped Arsenal book a spot in the fourth round with a 3-0 away victory.
Iwobi was controversially involved in the buildup play which resulted in The Gunners second goal, with the ball bumping off his hand as he ran into the penalty box.
2. Awoniyi Inches Nearer To Deal In Turkey
Footballlive.ng reports that, barely a week after Awoniyi was rated the biggest disappointment at Gent so far this season, the lad on loan from Liverpool of England got a huge shut-out by the team’s technical crew.
While all key players in the squad wrre included in the roster for their trip to Spain for the mid-season tour, Awoniyi was left out of the trip.
3. Mikel May Continue Eagles’ Captains At Fernebahce
Footballlive.ng reports that, dating back to the days of Uche Okechukwu and Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha at the Istanbul-based club, the Nigerian links with Fernebahce had in recent time also included Joseph Yobo.
Incidentally, while another Nigerian player, Emmanuel Emenike was also until recently on the cards of Fernebahce, all the previous three – Uche, Okocha and Yobo – are all former captains of the Nigerian team.
4. Arsenal can save themselves from a disaster by not splashing £30m to land this promising La Liga starlet
Samuel Chukwueze is yet another teenage star on his way to bigger things, with the 19-year-old enjoying what many call a breakthrough season. So far, the Nigerian starlet has scored goals in the La Liga, Europa League and the Spanish Cup, with a total of 4 goals in 13 appearances. Out of those 13 appearances, Chukwueze has started six La Liga games, one Copa Del Rey clash and has come off the bench thrice in the Europa League.
5. Rangers fans react to Sone Aluko Tweet, want him back at Ibrox
Sone Aluko reacted on Twitter after Rangers completed a move to sign Jermain Defoe on an 18-month loan deal from AFC Bournemouth – and fans reacted to Aluko’s Tweet by urging him to join Defoe back at Ibrox.
Defoe, 36, has made the somewhat surprising move to join Steven Gerrard’s Rangers, which sees the veteran striker team up with his former England teammate once again.