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By Akintola Timothy

Check out Premier League updates, Bellingham, AFCON 2023 and Lisandro Martinez.

Manchester City tipped win record fourth consecutive league title.

Over the last decade, Manchester City has made the Premier League a one horse race, winning the trophy six times in the last ten seasons. Pep Guardiola has without a doubt, being the major catalyst of this dominion, helping City win the trophy five times in seven years, including the three-peat. With the PL title race tightening up this season, Manchester City presently sits at second place, two points behind League leaders but will have the chance to overtake Liverpool if they win their outstanding match. Opta’s Season Simulator has given City a 66% chance to win the title, tipping Pep Guardiola side to make history by winning a fourth consecutive Premier League title, for the first time in the PL’s 136-years history.


Lisandro Martinez set to be out for another two months with a knee injury.

The return of Lisandro Martinez looks to have been one of the major catalyst for Manchester United’s recent improvements this year. Since his return, United has gone unbeaten, winning four games and drawing one. In Manchester United’s 3-0 win against West Ham on Sunday afternoon, the defender seemed to have sustained an injury in the medial collateral ligament of his knee after a collision with Vladimir Coufal. The club has however just confirmed that Martinez will miss at least eight weeks. This is a huge blow for the Erik ten Hag side who continue to fight for a top four finish.


Aston Villa reaches agreement with Leon Bailey for new long term contract.

Jamaican star, Leon Bailey has been one of Aston Villa’s most consistent players this season as the team sit fourth in the premier league table. With Seven goals and six assists to his name, Bailey is having his best season since signing from Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Sources have however just confirmed that the Jamaican winger is immensely happy at the Villa Park and has now reached a verbal agreement with Aston Villa for a long term contract.


Nigerian High Commission warns Nigerians ahead of South Africa clash.

Ahead of AFCON 2023 semi final clash between Nigeria and South Africa which is set to be held on September 7, the Nigerian High Commission in South Africa have raised crucial warnings to Nigerians in South Africa to avoid provocative celebrations in case Nigeria wins. This warning comes after numerous reports of social media threats to life from some South Africans. Many are hopeful that no violent action is enacted regardless of the outcome of the game.


Adidas set to release new signature logo for Jude Bellingham.

Real Madrid midfielder, Jude Bellingham has immediately etched his impact since his big money move from Borussia Dortmund this summer. With 14 league goals, champions league goals and the Spanish Super Cup won, the England international is leading the Carlo Ancelotti side to a phenomenal season. One of the biggest shoe brands, Adidas is however set to launch its new Predator 24 shoe for Jude Bellingham and of course, with an introduction of his signature celebration.


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26 days ago

Latest bits across global football news. Check out Premier League updates, Bellingham, AFCON 2023 and Lisandro Martinez.Express your point of view.

Adeoye Adegoke
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25 days ago

Oh, there’s always so much happening in the world of football! Premier League updates are always exciting to follow, with all the twists and turns throughout the season. I’m sure fans are eagerly awaiting the latest news and updates from their favorite teams.
As for Jude Bellingham, he’s definitely a rising star in the football world. It’s impressive to see such young talent making an impact at the highest level. I’m excited to see how his career progresses and what he brings to the game.
AFCON 2023 is going to be a thrilling tournament, bringing together some of the best African teams. It’s always a great opportunity to witness the incredible talent and passion that African football has to offer. I can’t wait to see the matches and the performances of the players.
Lisandro Martinez is another player to keep an eye on. He’s been making waves with his performances for Ajax and has caught the attention of many football enthusiasts. It’s fascinating to see how players from different leagues and countries make their mark on the global stage.
Football never fails to keep us entertained with its endless excitement and surprises. It’s a sport that brings people together and creates unforgettable moments. I’m just as excited as you are to stay updated on all the latest happenings in the world of football!

Taiwo
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25 days ago

With six league championships in the past ten years, Manchester City has reduced the Premier League to a one-horse competition. The defender appeared to have suffered a medial collateral ligament injury in his knee following a contact with Vladimir Coufal, and they are currently the best team in the league.For Manchester United, it is a serious setback.

Kazeem1
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25 days ago

The club has just confirmed that Martinez will miss at least eight weeks, which is a huge blow for the Erik ten Hag side that continues to fight for a top four finish. The Nigerian High Commission in South Africa has raised important warnings to Nigerians in South Africa to prevent alarming celebrations in case Nigeria wins so they will not be in danger. It is better they behave themselves.