Here are the top stories we reported here on soccernet.com.ng during this week ;
Chelsea retain Mikel, Moses, Omeruo
list made available to the league’s official website while four
Nigerians at the club have been retained by the Blues.
Super Eagles trio John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses who spent last season on
loan at West Ham United, Kenneth Omeruo who returns to the Bridge after a
season loan spell at Turkish side Kasimpasa and Ugbo Ikehave all survived the chop. Read More>>
Arsenal enter race for Mario Gotze
The Gunners have been forced to move on from transfer target Henrikh
Mkhitaryan after it emerged that the Dortmund playmaker has his heart
set on a move to Manchester United. Read More>>
Conte to Keep Omeruo at Chelsea
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo will be given a chance to prove
himself in the Chelsea first team next season by new coach Antonio
The 22-year-old central defender has always been sent on loan since signing for the former English champions in 2012. Read More>>
Iwobi: Arsenal almost dumped me
Alex Iwobi was one of the surprise packages of the 2015/16 season for
Arsenal as he burst onto the scene and forced a number of more senior
players down the pecking order.
The 20-year-old scored
two goals and assisted two more in 13 Premier League appearances for the
Gunners as well as earning his first six caps for Nigeria.
But it all could have been so different for the winger as he revealed that he was nearly cut loose as a teenager. Read More>>
Victor Moses to miss Rio Olympics?
There are reports that Super Eagles player Victor Moses may not be
listed in Nigeria’s squad to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Moses failed to honour yet another invitation to the Super Eagles, and
the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has vowed to deal with Chelsea
The West Ham loanee was alleged to have tactically withdrawn from the
friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg, and the NFF officials have vowed
to take “corrective measures” against the player. Read More>>