CORONAVIRUS stops Odion Ighalo from making his first kick in Manchester United

Manchester United's newest signing Odion Ighalo is training away from the first team due to novel coronavirus concerns following his arrival from China. Ighalo joined United on January 31 from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua and although the risk posed is minimal the city is hundreds of kilometers away from Hubei province which is at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak  the club has opted to take precautionary measures. United also decided against taking Ighalo on its winter break training camp in Spain due to concerns he may have difficulty re-entering the UK. Current medical guidelines advise people returning to the UK from certain countries, including China, to be quarantined for 14 days.According the United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Ighalo will travel with the squad to London for Monday's match against

Odion Ighalo reveals his memory of his sister with with her name on his Man United boot

Odion Ighalo has unveiled his Manchester United boots ahead of his official debut. The sensational forward switched side to the Old Trafford outfits on January deadline day He, however, dedicated his boots to his late sister Mary Atole who died last year December Odion Jude Ighalo has unveiled his Manchester United boots less than a week after making a sensational return to Premier League, and interestingly the beautiful pair was dedicated to his late sister Mary Atole. The 30-year-old AFCON Golden boot winner completed a dream sensational EPL return after agreeing to terms with the Old Trafford outfits, albeit without no option of purchase at the end of the season. From his hood in Ajegule to Manchester, Ighalo becomes the first Nigerian to don and

Mourinho: Tottenham not keen to sign Giroud as 2020 transfer option

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has conceded it will not be easy to compete on domestic and European fronts without a regular striker but said the club will not look to spend big on a forward to meet short-term objectives.

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has conceded it will not be easy to compete on domestic and European fronts without a regular striker but said the club will not look to spend big on a forward to meet short-term objectives. With Harry Kane sidelined until April, Spurs have been linked with a number of goalscorers in the January window, including Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, Real Sociedad's Willian Jose and Krzysztof Piatek - who has secured a move to Hertha Berlin. Although he would have preferred to add another striker, Mourinho claimed he was "happy" with Spurs' transfer business in January. "I cannot hide," Mourinho told reporters on Friday. "If I say it's easy to play three competitions without a striker, I'm going to lie. I

Mikel Arteta is happy with Arsenal Transfer deals

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal have emerged stronger from the January transfer window after landing two new signings and keeping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal have emerged stronger from the January transfer window after landing two new signings and keeping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arteta has bolstered his creaky defence by adding Flamengo's Pablo Mari and Southampton's Cedric Soares this week. Just as significantly, the Arsenal manager held on to Gabon forward Aubameyang despite reported interest from Barcelona, while Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka decided to stay after initially looking set to leave following his clash with fans. "I am happy for two reasons," Arteta told reporters on Friday. "We believed we could strengthen the team a little bit in some areas with the financial situation we have, but as well four weeks ago I was very concerned with some of the departures and we have been

Pep Guardiola roams up Jose Mourinho ahead of Spurs vs Man City clash

Guardiola says his great rival Jose Mourinho should not be judged solely on his recent record as the two managers prepare to go head-to-head again on Sunday.

Guardiola says his great rival Jose Mourinho should not be judged solely on his recent record as the two managers prepare to go head-to-head again on Sunday. Spurs have taken 20 points from 12 Premier League games since Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino and remain six points off fourth-placed Chelsea. The Portuguese joined Spurs a year after he was sacked by Manchester United following a period of dressing room unrest and poor results as Guardiola's City became the dominant side in England. Mourinho and Guardiola meet for the 23rd time this weekend as City travel to Tottenham and the Catalan said he respected his rival's record during a long career in the dugout. "The value of Jose, a manager with a lot

Transfer News: Lampard is yet to sign any star for Champions league fights

Chelsea remain firmly in the fight for a top-four finish this season and are in the latter stages of the Champions League but new signings are yet to be seen.

Chelsea remain firmly in the fight for a top-four finish this season and are in the latter stages of the Champions League but new signings are yet to be seen. Frank Lampard was restricted upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge due to the FIFA-imposed transfer ban but that was lifted for the New Year - although new arrivals are yet to be made. The legendary midfielder is pushing for his first Blues signing before the transfer window closes on Friday evening though, with contact made with Napoli regarding Dries Mertens. The Belgium international is among the many forwards that have been linked with a move to West London this month, following on from the likes of Edinson Cavani, Krzysztof Piątek and Moussa Dembele. On

Jose Mourinho slams one of the top European club over transfer move for Man United starget

Jose Mourinho blames Inter Milan over the transfer move of Christian Eriksen The Danish star was not in the Spurs team that was forced to 1-1 draw by Southampton Mourinho hinted that the north Londoners will sign Lo Celso on a permanent deal this month Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has launched an attack on Italian League giants Inter Milan over their move for want-away star Christian Eriksen. The Danish midfielder has been linked with a number of top European clubs including Manchester United. But Inter appear to be leading the chase to land the influential midfielder with less than six months to the expiration of his contract. Eriksen was not in the matchday squad for Spurs in their 1-1 draw against Southampton in their FA

Pablo Mari arrives London to join Arsenal from Flamengo

Pablo Mari has arrived London for a medical with Premier League giants Arsenal, reports claim. The Gunners Technical Director Edu was seen at Galeao Airport in Rio de Janeiro with the Flamengo center-back in a tweet shared on social media. And ESPN claims the 26-year-old is understood to be on the verge of completing a deal to the Emirates. Calum Chambers has been ruled out for the rest of the season while Shkodran Mustafi has continued to struggle in the center-half position. Sokratis also missed Premier League ties with Sheffield United and Chelsea but Rob Holding still has two months to recover fully from a knee problem. And it seems Mikel Arteta is ready to accept Mari who is a

Transfer News: Man United have been given over Tottenham target Bruno Fernandes

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Reported from Football.London Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in the January transfer window, amid interest from Manchester United and Tottenham Former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has warned that signing Bruno Fernandes would not solve the Red Devils' problems this month. https://twitter.com/MUFCReloaded/status/1219011872902352897 The Portuguese midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League for the past few months, having come close to joining Tottenham in the summer, before being strongly linked with Manchester United this month. However, Spurs were handed a boost yesterday as it emerged that Manchester United's move to sign Fernandes was all but over, with the Red Devils unable to agree a fee with Sporting Lisbon for the

Victor Moses moves to Inter Milan from Chelsea on loan bases

Victor Moses has officially joined Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea as the Nerazzurri finally make the announcement The ex-Nigerian international has had loan spells with Liverpool, West Ham, West Brom, Stoke City and Fenerbache The 29-year-old flourished under Antonio Conte during his short spell at Stamford Bridge winning the Premier League and the FA Cup It is understood the former England U19 international was signed on loan with a view of getting a permanent deal at the end of the season Victor Moses has finally completed his long speculated loan move to Inter Milan after days of speculation. The former Nigerian international had completed his medical a few days ago but the Nerazzurri were yet to make his signing official. Former Manchester United striker