Ahmed Musa

Leicester City

Ranieri recalls Vardy, Mahrez for Sevilla test

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri made 10 changes to the side that suffered a humiliating FA Cup exit to third tier Millwall on Saturday for the English champions Champions League last 16, first leg at Sevilla.

Only Nigerian Ahmed Musa retained his place as last season’s title heroes returned, including Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez.

Ranieri recalls Vardy, Mahrez for Sevilla test

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri made 10 changes to the side that suffered a humiliating FA Cup exit to third tier Millwall on Saturday for the English champions Champions League last 16, first leg at Sevilla.

Only Nigerian Ahmed Musa retained his place as last season’s title heroes returned, including Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez.

Arsenal, Spurs fire blanks to hand City initiative

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London (AFP) North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur were both held to goalless draws on Saturday, handing Manchester City the initiative in the nascent Premier League title race.

Spurs drew 0-0 at Bournemouth, before Arsenal were held at home by promoted Middlesbrough, nudging Arsene Wenger's side a point above previous leaders City, who host Southampton on Sunday.

Arsenal, Spurs fire blanks to hand City initiative

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London (AFP) North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur were both held to goalless draws on Saturday, handing Manchester City the initiative in the nascent Premier League title race.

Spurs drew 0-0 at Bournemouth, before Arsenal were held at home by promoted Middlesbrough, nudging Arsene Wenger's side a point above previous leaders City, who host Southampton on Sunday.

Arsenal, Spurs fire blanks in pursuit of Man City

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London (AFP) North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur were both held to goalless draws on Saturday, handing Manchester City the initiative in the nascent Premier League title race.

Spurs drew 0-0 at Bournemouth, before Arsenal were held at home by promoted Middlesbrough, nudging Arsene Wenger's side a point above previous leaders City, who host Southampton on Sunday.

Leicester City: Ahmed Musa Roasts Barcelona Defence To Score Consolatory Corker In Friendly Defeat (Video)

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After taking onthe likes of Lincoln City, Mansfield Town and Birmingham City last summer, Leicester City have found themselves mixing in altogether loftier circles this time round, with participation in the International Champions Cup affording theFoxes bigpre-season ties against Celtic, PSG and Barcelona.

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Nigeria omit bereaved Ighalo, teammate Success in

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Abuja (AFP) Watford striker Odion Ighalo has been excused from Nigeria's World Cup qualifier in Zambia to attend his father's funeral, but club team-mate Isaac Success has been handed a first call-up.

Ighalo will bury his late father in Nigeria on October 8, a day before the away clash in Ndola.

Manchester United open talks over singing £18m striker in January

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Premier League leaders Leicester City are interested in CSKA Moscow's Ahmed Musa, but the Foxes are anticipating stiff competition for his signature from Manchester United.

According to Nigerian magazine Sky Sports (via SportWitness) Manchester United have opened talks with Musa's representatives.

Argentina Secure First Place in Group with 3-2 Win Over Nigeria

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Nigeria and Argentina have storied history at all levels of international football. They met at the 2005 U20 world cup finals with a Lionel Messi-led Argentina triumphant over the Nigerians. That game was sandwiched in between two Olympic Gold medal games, with Nigeria 2-1 winners in 1996 and Argentina 1-0 winners in 2008.

Nigeria Announces 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

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Nigeria has announced its 23-man squad for World Cup 2014.

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi will be leading the current African champions, which include several footballers who play in many of the top leagues around the world.

Familiar names include John Mikel Obi, Shola Ameobi, Peter Odemwingie, Emmanuel Emenike, Victor Moses and Joseph Yobo.

Is Nigerian Whiz Kid Lined Up For Arsenal Move?

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Yet another teenager being lined up for a move to Arsenal, but this one is slightly different because he has already an experienced international as he has won 10 full international caps at the tender age of just 19. Ahmed Musa plays for VVV-Venlo in the Dutch Eredivisie, where he has already played over 30 [.

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Liverpool Battle Tottenham For Moses Daddy-Ajala

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Liverpool will fight it out with Tottenham for Nigerian starlet Moses Daddy-Ajala.
The Premier League pair have been tracking the winger, 17, who is compared to Cristiano Ronaldo in his homeland.
He is tipped to become the next Nigerian wide man to make his mark in Europe and follow in the footsteps of Chelsea's Victor Moses.

Hot Nigerian striker issues Come-And-Get-Me plea to Arsenal

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Nigerian youngster wants to play for Arsenal by AM

CSKA Moscow attacker Ahmed Musa has said that he wants to play for Arsenal sometime in his future. The Nigerian international is highly rated and was brought by the Russian side this summer from VVV-Venlo. The Dutch side does have a considerable reputation in producing young talents.