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Napoli president concedes Koulibaly sale inevitable despite turning down €105m

The man in charge of the Italian side is aware he'll have to cash in on the club's star defender at some point Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has admitted there will be a time when he will have to sell star defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Koulibaly has established himself as one of the best and most in-demand defenders in the world since joining Napoli from Genk in 2014. The 28-year-old Senegal
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Barcelona expected to target Neymar instead of Osimhen

The in-form Nigerian forward has been rumoured to interest the Camp Nou outfit and Goal takes a look if such a transfer could be possible The chances of Victor Osimhen joining Barcelona in next summer's transfer window is very remote, Goal understands. Several reports are linking the Nigeria international as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who will be leaving at the end of the season. The Uruguayan has a
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I moved to Enyimba to play in the Champions League – Olufemi

The former Lobi Stars keeper tells Goal he is disappointed his target is already not possible at his new club Enyimba goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode says he believes South African side TS Galaxy are a good team despite not playing in their country’s top division. The People’s Elephant and the Rockets will face-off in one of the Caf Confederation Cup play-off round ties at the end of the month before the second
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Izwan Mahbud earns 50th cap for Lions in defeat against Uzbekistan

Izwan Mahbud reached a new milestone with the Singapore national team on Tuesday.... Izwan Mahbud reached a new milestone with the Singapore national team on Tuesday (15th Oct) as he earned his 50th cap, in the Lions' 3-1 defeat to Uzbekistan. Singapore's number one had a shaky game against the Uzbeks and was at fault for the first goal conceded. The 29-year-old began his career with the Young Lions and
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Fandi Ahmad remains undeterred by tough SEA Games draw

Fandi Ahmad remains undaunted by the mammoth task ahead of him.... Despite his team being handed a tough draw in the upcoming SEA Games, U22 head coach Fandi Ahmad remains undaunted by the mammoth task ahead of him. In an interview given to local media, Fandi said that Singapore shouldn't see the draw as something bad - but to use it as motivation to compete with some of the best
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Eibar vs Barcelona Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

The Camp Nou outfit boast a fantastic record against the side from the Basque Country and we are backing a win for the champions this weekend Barcelona travel to the Estadio Ipurua on Saturday to face Eibar, with Ernesto Valverde's side looking for their fourth consecutive La Liga victory. The Catalans' last away game saw them triumph at Getafe, their first victory on the road since April and Barca will
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Pochettino reveals Tottenham players’ dinner invite as exit rumours denied

The Argentine affirmed that he still has the support of his charges in north London despite a run of disappointing form Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino pointed to a dinner invitation extended by the Spurs squad to show that he retains their backing.  After the ecstasy of reaching the Champions League final during the 2019-20 final, Tottenham have come back to earth with a bump this term.  Three defeats in their
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Singapore given tough draw for upcoming SEA Games

Singapore has been drawn alongside some of the region's top teams. Singapore has been handed a tough draw for the upcoming SEA (Southeast Asia) Games in November, as they have been drawn alongside some of the region's top teams. Fandi Ahmad's charges are in Group B alongside Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and Brunei. Singapore are gunning for their first gold medal in this competition. The top two teams from each group
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Woodward defends Man Utd recruitment policy from ‘insulting myth’

The executive vice-chairman is confident the Red Devils will return to competitive ways as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is backed by a strong recruitment team Manchester United's transfer strategy is now more "efficient and productive" than it has been in recent years, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, as he hit back at criticism surrounding the club. The Red Devils have had an underwhelming start to the new season as they sit 12th in