football news round-up – tuesday, september 11

09:00    11 Sep 2018

Manchester United's Luke Shaw. Tuesday August 29, 2018 Luke Shaw believes Manchester United's dressing room boasts the spirit, determination and talent to bounce back from Monday's embarrassing home humbling by Tottenham. See PA story SOCCER Man Utd Shaw. Photo credit should read Nick Potts/PA Wire.
Welcome to Fox Sports Africa’s round-up of football news for Tuesday, September 11.

International and European club football

Stoke City midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has underlined the importance of Nigeria reaching the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals; Ghanaian star Kevin-Prince Boateng says he is looking forward to a top-of-the-table Serie A clash between Juventus and his Sassuolo side this coming weekend; and Kieran Trippier has called for the FA to offer England manager Gareth Southgate a new contract.

Premier League, EFL Championship & Scottish Premiership

Dele Alli should be fit for Tottenham's Premier League game with Liverpool on Saturday despite the midfield withdrawing from the England squad for Tuesday's friendly against Switzerland; Luke Shaw is likely to miss Manchester United’s next two games following the concussion he suffered on England duty; Aston Villa could be about to make a move for Robert Huth after missing out on a new deal for ex-England captain John Terry; and Aberdeen midfielder Dean Campbell has become the latest member of the club’s under-20 squad to commit his future to the club after signing a new deal which will keep him at Pittodrie until the summer of 2021.

Ligue 1, Belgian First Division A, Eredivisie, Turkish Super Lig & MLS

Teenage forward Myron Boadu has revealed that he rejected an offer from English giants Arsenal to remain at Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar; Former Saint-Etienne footballer William Gomis has died, the French club have confirmed, with the 19-year-old reportedly shot dead; and Swansea City loanee Andre Ayew has hailed level and intensity of the Turkish Super Lig, insisting the league deserves respect.

Transfer rumours & gossip

Man Utd left-back Luke Shaw is still to make a decision over whether to sign a new deal at Old Trafford; St Mirren have parted company with first-team coach Darren Jackson following the appointment of new manager Oran Kearney; Nottingham Forest have reportedly taken an interest in former Crystal Palace attacker Bakary Sako, according to the Nottingham Post; and Peter Crouch says he hopes to continue playing until he is 40 and has revealed he would ‘love’ to return to Queens Park Rangers before he retires.


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