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Torres joins Milan

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Chelsea’s hit-man Fernando Torres has joined AC Milan on a two-year loan deal. Information Nigeria understands. The former Atletico Madrid and Liverpool striker joined the Stamford Bridge outfit in 2011, for a then-British record of £...

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Preview: Everton vs Chelsea; Diego Costa in the squad

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Definitely the top match of the weekend, there’s a lot at stake when Chelsea travel to Merseyside to take on Everton before the International break. There would certainly be eyes monitoring Romelu Lukaku, who recently completed a permanent switch to Everton, as...

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Preview: Manchester City vs Stoke City

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Reigning English Champions Manchester City welcome Stoke to the Ethiad Stadium on Saturday. City duo Sergio Agüero and Edin Dzeko are both fit for the enocunter. Earlier, there were indications the former could miss the game having suffered a training ground knock, ...

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Burnley vs Man Utd: Di Maria In Line for Debut

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Louis van Gaal will be on a quest for his first competitive win as Manchester United manager when they visit promoted Burnley in Saturday’s Barclays Premier League early afternoon kick-off. The Dutchman has only managed one point since the start of the English League ...

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Bayern Munich Sign Alonso from Real Madrid

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Bayern Munich have signed Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso after five years at Real Madrid. The confirmation comes few days after the 32-year-old announced his retirement from international football and shortly after the German...

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Leicester City Sign Esteban Cambiasso

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Leicester City have announced the signing of former Inter Milan midfielder Esteban Cambiaso on a free. The 34-year-old had been without a club since being released by Inter at the end of last season. ‘Foxes’ coach Nigel...

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Man Utd Loan Zaha Back to Palace

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Manchester United have announced it has agreed a deal to loan Wilfried Zaha back to his former club Crystal Palace on a season-long loan. Zaha, who cost the Old Trafford club £15m from Palace in January 2013, made just ...

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Ronaldo Claim European Player of the Year Award

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Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been named European Footballer of the Year. The Portuguese superstar topped a poll by 54 European journalists ahead of Germany’s Fifa World Cup winner Manuel Neuer and the Netherlands winger Arjen Robben. “I’ve worked hard for this award, I ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal not preparing for a new striker

Arsenal are unlikely to recruit a new striker from the transfer window, despite anticipating a second scan from their top forward Olivier Giroud, that could rule the player out of action for several months. Information Nigeria understands. The ...

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NFF Drama Part 2: Controversy at the Glass House

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• NFF in disarray after controversial elective congress• NFF scribe Musa Amadu refuses to play any part despite pressure• Chris Giwa picked to lead Nigerian FA Having insisted on a Tuesday, August 26, 2014, elective congress into the board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) executive committee, ...

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NFF Drama: Minister Insists on August 26 Elective Congress

• Aminu maigari, Mike Umeh, Musa Amadu whereabouts unknown• Sports Minister gets to open NFF electoral congress• 26 FA Chairmen detained• Tuesday’s General assembly disrupted• Fifa could ban Nigeria again for Government intervention Drama and intrigue that has bedeviled the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of late ...

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Mascherano Signs New Barca Deal

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Argentina international midfielder Javier Mascherano has penned a new four-year contract with Barcelona. The 30-year-old is expected to remain a the Nou Camp until 30 June 2018, with the option of a further year addition to the aforementioned period. The new contract, which is...

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Lampard Calls Time on International Football

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Midfielder Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from England duty after 15 years. The 36-year-old earned 106 caps since making his debut in October 1999. He said in a statement released by his management company: “I have taken the decision to...

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EXCLUSIVE: Di Maria close to joining Manchester club

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Di Maria Top sources have told Information Nigeria that the Argentine has agreed to a lucrative deal with Manchester United. Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria is expected to complete a switch to Manchester United for a deal believed to be around as high as £60 million. The 26-year ...

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Preview: Everton vs Arsenal

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Roberto Martinez and Lukaku In what promises to be the most anticipated tie of the weekend fixtures, Arsenal travel to Merseyside to battle Roberto Martinez’s resilient Everton side. Last season, the toffees...

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Mourinho: Everyone Will Get Playing Time as Season Progresses

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes goalkeeper Petr Cech will have his time at some point in the new season, but deem it difficult to offer any player selection guarantee. Cech was named as substitute behind Belgium international Thibaut Courtois for the opening game of the season, which the ‘Blues’ won...

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