StoryVictor Moses looking forward to the new Premier League season

Nigeria international Victor Moses has said that he is looking forward to the new Premier League season with Chelsea. The 27-year-old has been a key performer for the Blues at right wing-back over the past two campaigns but his role is expected to change under new Maurizio Sarri after having featured as a right-winger during pre-season.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Moses said: “We’re looking forward to it. Obviously, we have a new manager now, he’s got a new philosophy, and we’re looking good in training. We just want to work hard together as a team and make sure we understand what he wants from us and do the best we can this season. Chelsea is a big club. It’s a club with a great history, we’ve won loads of big trophies, and we always want to do that.”

StoryJohn Obi Mikel Reveals Kidnapping News

John Obi Mikel of Nigeria had a tumultuous time when his team lost to Argentina at the same time when he also faced a personal tragedy in his home. His father was being held by kidnappers and for ransom money, which Obi revealed to the media.

Being the captain of the team, John Obi Mikel had to lead his team against Argentina on June 26th; this was the day when he already knew that his father had been kidnapped, but could not tell anyone since the kidnappers had threatened serious consequences of the authorities had been contacted.

StoryJoel Obi Eyeing World Cup Spot With Nigeria

Torino midfielder Joel Obi is aiming to represent Nigeria at this summer’s World Cup finals in Russia. The 26-year-old, who was omitted by the Super Eagles during the previous edition of the global tournament, took a step closer to realising his ambition last month after featuring in the country’s friendlies against Poland and Serbia.

StoryJohn Obi Mikel Looking Forward To Leading Nigeria At The 2018 World Cup

John Obi Mikel is looking forward to captaining the Nigeria national side at this summer’s World Cup finals in Russia. The Super Eagles were the first country from the African qualification phase to reach the global tournament, and there is seemingly pressure on them to progress beyond the round of 16, which they have achieved on three occasions.

StoryEmmanuel Petit: Private phone call urged Olivier Giroud to leave Arsenal

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has revealed that a private phone conversation with France coach Didier Deschamps convinced Olivier Giroud to leave the Gunners during the winter transfer window. The 31-year-old made the switch to London rivals Chelsea in an £18m deal prior to the transfer deadline.

In a report covered by Metro, Petit disclosed that his compatriot had made contact with Deschamps, who urged him to pursue a fresh challenge elsewhere in order to better his chances of making the France squad, he said: "As for Olivier Giroud, who departed as a direct result of Auba signing, I think he made the decision to leave himself. He knows that if he wants to go to the World Cup, he needs to play regularly.

StoryMikel reflects on short spell at United

John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian international with one of the most distinguished careers in modern times but he will probably be best remembered as the teenager at the centre of the most bizarre transfer stories ever.

As a teenager with a huge reputation he was touted as the next big thing and it seemed he was odds-on to be playing for Manchester United. A deal had been struck in April 2005.

StoryJohn Mikel Obi: Nigeria can beat anyone in Africa

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has vowed that his side are capable of beating any African team on their day after they brushed side Cameroon by a 4-0 scoreline.


The African champions were clearly outclassed by the Super Eagles in the qualifier on Friday, and this sees the Indomitable Lions on the cusp of missing out on next year's World Cup.

Mikel returned to the national side after a long injury layoff, and he managed to mastermind the thrashing of their cross-border rivals. Speaking in his post-match press conference, the former Chelsea man believes that there is more to come from Gernot Rohr's side, who look on course to qualify for another World Cup.

StoryAntonio Conte's treatment of John Obi Mikel far worse than Diego Costa's

Former Chelsea midfielder Emmanuel Sarki believes that the treatment of Diego Costa is 'mild' when compared to how John Obi Mikel was ignored at Chelsea.


The Nigeria international failed to make a single appearance under manager Antonio Conte before he was sold off to Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in the January transfer window.

StoryMIKEL OBI FLOWN TO ENGLAND FOR SURGERY

John Mikel Obi has featured and started all the 270 minutes of Tianjin’s first three games of the new season before he was flown to London for abdominal surgery.


The Super Eagles and Tianjin TEDA captain, has been out of the last three Chinese Super League matches because of an abdominal strain and has been announced to be injured for three weeks, according to a report on Sports Enorth.

StoryNIGERIA SET TO PLAY CORSICA

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to play the Corsica senior team in an international friendly game after the camp opens in Corsica on May 24.


After the game, they would move to France when there is another camp planned in Paris. The two phases of camping programme is to help the team bond ahead of the crucial African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

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