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Philippe Coutinho transfer saga is over: Barcelona agree £142million deal with Liverpool for Brazilian playmaker

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Philippe Coutinho has finally got his dream move to Barcelona. Liverpool have agreed a €160million (£142m) deal to sell the Brazilian playmaker to Barca. Coutinho will become the third most expensive footballer of all-time and the Spanish giants’ record buy. Reports in the Spanish media had claimed a deal was struck on Friday night between the two clubs. That has ...

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Majeed Ashimeru signs pro-contract with Red Bull, loaned to Wolfsberger

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Former WAFA SC midfielder, Majeed Ashimeru, has signed a pro-contract with Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg and has been loaned to fellow Austrian top-flight team, Wolfsberger AC. He joined Red Bull’s junior side (at age 19) in August 2017 and was sent to the team’s feeder side, Austria Lusternau, for the season. He impressed during the period with his 11 ...

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Ross Barkley joins Chelsea

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Chelsea Football Club has completed the signing of Ross Barkley from Everton. The 24-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract and will wear the number 8 shirt. Upon signing for the Premier League champions, Barkley said: ‘I’m overwhelmed, I’m looking forward to it and I’m really excited to get started. ‘To be given a fresh start at a new club like Chelsea, ...

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss gets touchline ban over referee row

Wenger was charged with misconduct after the New Year's Eve draw at West Brom (Image credit: Reuters)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been given a three-match touchline ban and fined £40,000 for his behaviour in the referee’s changing room after Sunday’s game against West Brom. A Football Association statement said the Frenchman admitted “his language and behaviour was abusive, improper and questioned the integrity of the match referee”. Wenger was angered by referee Mike Dean after his ...

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“Gov’t has plans for football development”- Prez Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has revealed his government’s intention to grow the game from the base in the country in order to produce more footballers for the future. Following Ghana’s failure to make the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the inability of the Black Starlets to make at least the last four of the U-17 World Cup in India, many ...

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Mohammed Salah: Egypt star named Africa’s best player

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Egypt and Liverpool star Mohammed Salah has been named African Footballer of the Year 2017 at the AITEO CAF Awards Ceremony held in Accra, Ghana Thursday night. The 25-year old beat competition from Liverpool teammate and Senegal international Sadio Mane who finished 2nd and Gabon and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who finished 3rd. Salah recorded 625 points while Mane had ...

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AITEO CAF Awards 2017: We make each other better- Salah, Mane

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Liverpool duo of Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane believe that being in the same team has improved their respective performances. The two, along with Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubamenyang are in contention for the 2017 AITEO CAF Awards which will be held on Thursday night at the Accra International Conference Center. Salah and Mane  scored 43 goals between them for Liverpool in ...

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CAF CL: Aduana present 24-man squad to CAF

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Ghana Premier League Champions Aduana Stars have presented a 24-man squad to CAF ahead of their CAF Champions League Preliminary Round qualifiers. The squad has three goalkeepers, eight defenders, nine midfielders and four strikers and includes new signings Yahaya Mohammed, Caleb Amankwah, Hafiz Adams, Justice Anane, Samuel Bioh, Paul Aidoo, Emmanuel Boateng, Gockel Ahortor, and Uba Ilama. But it is ...

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