Besiktas snap Demba Ba

Turkish club Besiktas have announced the acquisition of striker Demba Ba on their official website. The deal is said to be worth 6 million Euros (£4.7m). Ba arrived in Istanbul on Wednesday to undergo a medical and pose with the number nine jersey he will wear next season. The 29-year-old has been speaking

Fowler back in Liverpool

  Robbie Fowler has found his way back to Liverpool. This time the former England forward returns as club ambassador The 39-year-old scored 183 goals in 369 appearances across two spells with the Anfield club. Fowler will now fill a variety of ambassadorial roles, including work at Liverpool's academy. Speaking on his new role, he

Nigeria moves up in Fifa Ranking

  The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has released the 1st ranking of Male National football Teams after the World Cup. African champions,Nigeria have moved 10 places in the latest ranking. The Super Eagles are now ranked 34th in the world and are the 3rd best team on the African continent according

Obinna in search for new club

Nigeria International Victor Obinna has been released by Russian giants Lokomotiv Moscow. Obinna spent the most of last season on loan at Serie A side Chievo Verona. Reports from Russia indicate that the former Internationale attacker is among three Lokomotiv players who have been asked to find a new club. The 27-year-old narrowly

John Chibuike on the move

Rosenborg Striker John Chuibuike is set to join Turkish side Gaziantepspor. The 25-year-old was the subject of interest from top clubs in Europe and finally settled for Gaziantepspor. Chibuike started his career back home at Enugu Rangers and has also defended the colors of BK Häcken of Sweden. The defender turned midfielder spent

Chelsea loan Hazard to Borussia Monchengladbach

Chelsea have sent out midfielder Thorgan Hazard on loan to German club Borussia Monchengladbach. The 21-year-old who is the younger brother of the more established Eden Hazard will be spending his third straight season away fron Stamford Bridge. Hazard arrived London along with his elder brother in 2012 and spent last season

Lampard set to make decision on new club

England International Frank Lampard says he will confirm his next footballing destination 'very shortly'. The 36-year-old announced last month that he has ended his 13-year association with English premiership side Chelsea. Lampard has been linked with MLS side New York City who only just recently signes Spanish star David Villa - and

FIFA set to ban Nigeria

Fifa has warned Nigeria of an imminent suspension if they fail to comply with the rules. The Nigerian Government has been given untill July 8 to reinstate the sacked Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) executive committee. On Thursday,a  Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos sacked the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),

Vidic wants number 15 shirt at Inter

  New Inter Milan signing Nemanja Vidic says he hopes to wear number 15 in Italy. The former Manchester United defender was unvielled by Italian side International today. “I would like to have number 15, my number,” he said. “But I haven’t spoken to anyone about it and I will be happy with it

Southampton Reject Liverpool’s bid for Lovren

  English Premiership outfit Southampton have rejected an £18m bid for defender Dejan Lovren. The Croatia international was one of the stand out players for the Saints has season and has been attracting interest from a number of top sides in England. The centre-back is reportedly keen on joining former team-mates Rickie Lambert

Costa tipped to suceed at Chelsea

It is no longer news that Chelsea has agreed a a £32m deal with the Spanish side Atletico Madrid to sign striker Diego Costa. The Brazil-born Spain international helped himself to 36 goals for the Spanish League winners last season and his former boss Simeone expects the 25-year-old to be a

Pogba: Yaya, Gerrard and Lampard helped improve my game

  France midfielder Paul Pogba admits he watches Manchester City's Yaya Toure, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard Frank Lampard to help improve his game. The 21-year-old has been in superb form at the World cup and is justifying his reputation as one of the most promising youngsters in Europe. The former Manchester United Midfielder scored

Arsenal confident of signing Remy

Arsenal are confident of landing Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy in an £8 million deal, according to latest reports. Remy spent last season on loan at Newcastle United scoring 14 goals in 27 appearances. He has recently made it clear that he does not want to stay with Queens Park Rangers