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PSG owners close to completing English club take over
The investment company that owns Paris Saint-Germain, Qatar Sports Investments (QSI), are getting closer to a takeover of English second division club Leeds United, ESPN reports. It is understood that discussions between both camps, have been going on for a while now. Two other potential buyers are in talks with Leeds, but QSI have an advantage, because of a relationship with owner Andrea Radrizzani.
Radrizzani and the PSG and QSI president, Nasser al-Khelaifi, have been very close friends for years. Some of the reasons behind the delay over the takeover, include uncertainty over Brexit, the current difficult situation at beIN Sport and for Qatar diplomatically in general. Radrizzani paid €45m for full control of Leeds in May 2017.

Eden Hazard responds to criticisms from Arsene Wenger and John Obi Mikel
Despite facing a whole lot of criticism from the likes of former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and ex-Chelsea teammate John Obi Mikel regarding his weight issues and work ethic, Real Madrid ace Eden Hazard has insisted that he is “in good shape”. Hazard’s relatively silent start to 2019-20 also saw him facing criticisms from all corners, as Wenger described him to be “too heavy” and John Obi Mikel labelled him “the laziest player I have played with”. However, while speaking to Sky Sports on Monday, the Belgian himself insisted that he is fully fit and will “always try” to do his best.

“For the last month I’ve been in good condition with no injuries,” he said, before adding: “I’m in good shape. When I’m on the pitch I will always try to do my best, with Real Madrid or Belgium. I just want to keep this momentum.” It was during 2019 July that Hazard finally made his dream move to Real Madrid, after years of speculation. Sky Sports reports that the LaLiga giants signed the 28-year-old in a deal that could reportedly rise to a club-record transfer of £130million, once all bonus payments are completed.

Needless to say, the star attacker who amassed 110 goals and 92 assists for Chelsea across 352 appearances, arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu amidst huge expectations – but so far this season, he has not impressed much, having scored just one goal and provided four assists for Los Blancos in 11 appearances across all competitions.

Tottenham appoints Jose Mourinho as coach.
The London club announced the appointment of the self claim special one
In a statement Chairman Daniel Levy said: “In Jose we have one of the most successful managers in football. He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. He has won honours at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”

Speaking on his appointment, Jose said: “I am excited to be joining a Club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters. The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. Working with these players is what has attracted me.”

Compiled by: Emmanuel Ayoola Adetinkan

Meet the New Super Falcons Captain
Asisat Lamina Oshoala MON (born 9 October 1994) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Spanish Side FC Barcelona Femení in the Primera División as a forward. She was named best player and was the highest goal scorer at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. She was also named best player and second top goalscorer with the Super Falconsteam who won the 2014 African Women's Championship.

Facts on Yakubu Aiyegbeni

First African to score a UEFA Champions League hat trick on his debut Top Nigerian EPL Scorer (95).

Nigeria's 3rd Highest Goalscorer.

Most EPL Hat Tricks for an African (4).

First EPL Player to score against 20 Teams.