Recently former Chelsea midfield maestro Willian saw his contract terminated by Arsenal after two unsuccessful seasons with the London club and this incident stirred mixed reactions on social media. The Brazilian international who won the Uefa Europa cup with Chelsea in 2019 alongside Giroud and Eden hazard is currently without a club as Arsenal has reportedly terminated his contract at the club.
Manchester United who lost the UEFA Europa league title to Villarreal last season, will be looking forward to taking their revenge when they meet each other in the UEFA Champions league group stages on the 29th of September 2021. Villarreal are obviously the strongest opponent in Manchester United champions league group stage this season.
Victor Osimhen set tongues wagging when he bagged a brace for Napoli in their 2-2 draw against Leicester City on Thursday night. The youngster opened his season's account in the UEFA Europa League match. It's not just the goals which are catching the eye of onlookers but the work rate he displayed at the King Power Stadium.
Would Arsenal rise above the storm?, Is there about to be a turn of events?, This question and more lingers in the head of Arsenal fans who are beginning to lose hope in their football club. Since the commencement of the new Premier League season, Arsenal are yet to secure win.
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English premier league giant, Manchester United have been phenomenal since inception having won several titles both at the domestic top-flight league and European competitions. The Red Devils were spectacular in the last season with their top notch deliveries that helped them finished as league runners-up behind Manchester City, coupled with their success recorded in the UEFA Europa league where they lost narrowly to Unai Emery's Villarreal team in the final.
Chelsea Football Club are an English professional football club based in Fulham, London. Founded in 1905, they compete in the Premier League, the top division of English football. Chelsea in the past two decades, is the most successful English club having won the UEFA Champions league 2 times, the premier league title 5 times, the UEFA Europa league 2 times, the FA cup 6 times and the Carling cup also known as carabao cup 3 times.
Nigerian international and prolific winger, Bright Osayi Samuel was in action yesterday for Fenerbahce in their second leg of the UEFA Europa League qualifiers against HJK at the Bolt Arena. The Nigerian dazzler was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game.
African players are currently the highest goal scorers in the UEFA champions league and UEFA Europa League. Ivorian star player, Sebastian Haller is currently the highest goal scorer in the champions league this season. He has already scored six goals in three champions league games this season.
The UEFA Europa league competition for the 2021/2022 season will start next week and we are expecting some Nigerian players to participate in the action. Photo Credit: All Nigerian Soccer. Some Nigerian players helped their respective teams to qualify for this tournament, so here are 7 Nigerian players that will play in the UEFA Europa league this season.
With UCL ended for the week, Matchday 2 of the UEFA Europa league kicks off today. Without much ado, A number of footballers with Nigerian heritage would be fielded tonight and we take a look at 5 Nigerians you'd like to keep an eye on tonight.
Norwegian manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been phenomenal with his evolution for Manchester United since taking charge the helm of affairs at the Old Trafford in 2018 when he first came as an interim (caretaker) manager. The 48 years old manager who also played for the Red Devils between the period of 1996 and 2007 did pretty well during his spells as an active player and has also been doing the same as a manager for the Premier League giant.
Manchester United's team performed woefully in front of their supporters at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, following their UEFA Champions League match played between the Red devils and the Yellow Submarines, Villareal. The Yellow Submarines, defeated the Red devils months ago in the UEFA Europa cup final on penalties.
On Wednesday, UEFA champions league winners; Chelsea hosted Villareal, the UEFA Europa league winners at Windsor, Belfast for the UEFA super cup. The trophy is usually played between the UEFA champions league winners and the UEFA Europa league winners. The last team to clinch the UEFA super cup was German side, Bayer Munich after defeating La Liga giant, Sevilla on extra time.
Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro, Joe Aribo was in action today for Glasgow Rangers in their first leg of the UEFA Europa league qualifiers against Alashkert FC at the Ibrox Stadium. The Nigerian star retained his spot in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game.
Chelsea and Manchester United are unbeaten in the 2021/2022 premier league campaign. They have won many trophies, hence among the most successful sides in English football. They are arguably the two most widely supported English teams in Europe. Chelsea and Manchester United fans have argued over time on which team is better, however, here are 3 Records that show Chelsea are better than Manchester United now:
Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Henry Onyekuru was incredible for Olympiacos on Thursday night in their return leg of the UEFA Europa League qualifiers against Slovan Bratislava at the National Football Stadium. The former AS Monaco star plied his trade on loan with Galatasaray in the last season before making his move to the Greece Super League club this summer on a permanent transfer.
Super Eagles of Nigeria star Anthony Nwakaeme was exceptional for Trabzonspor football club of Turkey on Thursday night, as he guided them to an away victory over Molde FK in the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers. The former Hapoel Beer Sheva striker was given another starting role by coach Abdullah Avci and he was impressive in the entertaining encounter.
Nigerian international and midfield maestro, Osayi Samuel was in action today for Fenerbahce in their first leg of the UEFA Europa league qualifiers against HJK at the Ulker Stadyumu Fenerbahce Sukru. The Nigerian star was given a role to play in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game.
Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro, Ogenyi Onazi was in action on Thursday night for Zalgiris Vilnius in their first leg of the UEFA Europa league qualifiers against Mura at the Fazanerija Stadion. The Nigerian star was yet again given a role to play in his team's starting XI following his incredible performance for his side in their previous game and he was able to impress in the show of the night.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler, Henry Onyekuru was in action yesterday for his new club Olympiacos in their first leg of the UEFA Europa League qualifiers against Slovan Bratislava at the Karaiskaki Stadium. The former AS Monaco star came off the bench to play in front of the home fans for the first time and as such made his Olympiacos debut in their 3-0 Uefa Europa League victory over Slovan Bratislava yesterday.