Lukaku gets new Jersey number at Chelsea, Ronaldo reacts to joining Messi at PSG and more updates

Lukaku Gets New Jersey Number At Chelsea.Photo Credit: Goggle

Newly signed Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku will now wear the jersey number 9 following Tammy Abraham’s departure from Stamford Bridge.

The Belgian was officially listed as Chelsea’s No. 18 on the Premier League website but the Blues have released a plethora of images featuring Lukaku with no number on the back.

According to talkSPORT, this was because the number the Belgian striker probably wanted was worn by Abraham.

Abraham, who was the club’s No. 9, has completed a move to AS Roma in a £34million deal, freeing up Lukaku’s preferred number throughout his career.

Ronaldo Frowns At Reports Linking Him With PSG, Others.Photo Credit: Goggle

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has spoken on speculations linking him away from the Italian giants.

The Portuguese, in an Instagram post on Tuesday, described reports linking him with clubs in various leagues as disrespect to all the teams involved.

Ronaldo has been linked with a move to clubs such as Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain Manchester United and now Manchester City.

But the former Real Madrid and Manchester United said, Those who knows me is aware of how focused I am on my work. Less talk and more action, this has been my guiding motto since the start of my career. However, in view of everything that’s been said and written recently, I have to set out my position.

The 5-time Ballon d’Or winner said that those speculations concerning his future are only but disrespect to him as an individual and as a player.

Ronaldo lamented what he described as as the frivolous way his future is covered in the media, adding that it shows no respect to all the clubs involved as well as to their players and staff.

Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon, Others Discover Opponents.Photo Credit: Goggle

The draw for the group phase of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, was conducted at the Yaoundé Conference Centre in host nation Cameroon on Tuesday evening.

The draw was conducted by CAF competitions director Samson Adamu, and assisted by African legends, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, Gaelle Enganamouit, Rabeh Madjer and Asamoah Gyan.

Nigeria is the same with Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.

The host nation, Cameroon, is joined by Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Cape Verde in Group A.

The AFCON 2021 is scheduled to run from 9 Jan. to 6 Feb. 2022.

German Champions Win First Trophy Of The Season.Photo Credit: Goggle

Robert Lewandowski grabbed a brace as Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to win the German Super Cup.

The Poland striker begins the new campaign the way he ended the last season.

Lewandowski netted 41 goals last season in the Bundesliga.

He scored two more against his former on Tuesday night, as Bayern won the first trophy of the German season.

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