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🇳🇬 Nigeria ⚽ Burkina Faso🇧🇫 match cancelled

Burkina Faso were forced to pull out of Monday's international friendly after seven of their squad were not cleared to travel to the United Kingdom.

A statement from NFF official Chris Green read: "Seven players in the Burkinabe contingent failed to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom.

The NFF …

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Barcelona will monitor Dybala but deal very difficult - Fernandez

Barcelona are tracking Paulo Dybala but the Liga title-holders expect the Juventus forward will prove difficult to sign if they make a move for him.

Barca have been linked with a move for the 23-year-old as a potential replacement for Neymar if he were to leave Camp Nou, with reports …

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Barcelona's Arda suffers groin injury on Turkey duty

Barcelona's Arda Turan has suffered a groin injury and will miss Turkey's friendly match with Moldova on Monday, the Turkish Football Federation have confirmed.

The TFF confirmed in a statement that the 30-year-old has been left out of Fatih Terim's matchday squad after failing to recover sufficiently from the problem …

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Guardiola videos bore Man City squad – Zabaleta

Pablo Zabaleta has admitted that some members of Manchester City's squad are bored by manager Pep Guardiola's persistent video analysis.

The Argentine defender has praised the Catalan's relentless drive for improvement but says the short attention span of some means that they are not fans of the daily sessions.

The …

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Sevilla move unlikely as Man City tell Nasri to find new club

Samir Nasri's Manchester City career is over and a permanent move to Sevilla appears unlikely, according to reports.

The France international had appeared to have won over City boss Pep Guardiola last summer but there is now no chance of him returning to the Etihad Stadium as City are ready …

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Netherlands want Van Gaal as adviser after Blind sacking

Louis van Gaal could be set for a return to the Netherlands national team as the KNVB is open to working with him as an adviser.

The former Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach took over Oranje for the second time after their disastrous Euro 2012 campaign and guided them …

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England defence continue qualification clean sheet record

Jermain Defoe wasn't the only one extending an impressive record on Sunday The 34-year-old scored his 20th England goal - four years after his 19th - in their 2-0 win over Lithuania, with the Three Lions once again keeping a clean sheet in the process.

In fact, England can now lay claim …

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Henry: Replacing Wenger as Arsenal manager? I don't know

Arsenal great Thierry Henry is unsure whether he is ready to replace under-fire boss Arsene Wenger as the Frenchman weighs up a career in management.

Arsenal have lost four of their past five league matches to drop down to sixth in table, having suffered a humiliating 10-2 aggregate defeat to …

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Marquinhos confides in Neymar after 'very difficult' Barcelona comeback

Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has held discussions with Neymar as he looks to get over his side's dramatic Champions League collapse against Barcelona.

But Neymar and Marquinhos are now on the same side as they represent Brazil during the international break and the PSG defender has talked about the comeback …

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