Ivory Coast

Toure: Almost became a Gunner

Wenger admits Yaya regret

Arsene Wenger admits missing out on the signing of Yaya Toure in 2003 was one of his biggest regrets as Arsenal manager.
Drogba: Blues legend

Drogba hails 'special game'

Didier Drogba admitted it was 'special' to come up against former club Chelsea as Galatasaray earned a 1-1 draw in the Champions League.

Monaco: One of the big boys

Monaco eyeing Gnagne deal

Ligue 1 title chasers Monaco are reportedly keeping tabs on Robin Gnagne, something the Hearts defender has welcomed with open arms.

Gnabry: Eyeing Germany berth

Gnabry picks Germany

Arsenal youngster Serge Gnabry has committed his international future to Germany, deciding against representing the Ivory Coast.

Cape Verde: One of only a few with reason for cheer

CAF nations in rankings stumble

Only a handful of Africa's top 30 nations moved up in the latest FIFA world rankings which were released on Thursday morning.

Mourinho: Big fan of Drogba

Jose relishing Drogba return

Jose Mourinho is looking forward to being reunited with Didier Drogba, but has urged his Chelsea players to remember the striker's quality.

Garcia hails two-goal Gervinho

Rudi Garcia hailed the match-winning contribution of much-maligned winger Gervinho after his two-goal haul helped Roma to a 3-2 win over Napoli.

Rodgers won't blame Toure

Brendan Rodgers refused to blame Kolo Toure after the defender's misplaced pass led to West Brom's equaliser in the 1-1 draw on Sunday.

Traore set for Everton medical

Monaco striker Lacina Traore looks set to undergo a medical at Everton on Monday ahead of a proposed loan switch to the club.

Zambian test for Sundowns

Premier Soccer League giants Mamelodi Sundowns have included several trialists for their upcoming mid-season tour of Zambia.

Toure: Mikel could have won

Yaya Toure, just crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2013, believes the award could just as easily have been won by John Obi Mikel.

Yaya claims African accolade

Yaya Toure has been named CAF African Player of the Year for a third successive time at a ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.

Drogba: Jose made me great

Didier Drogba has credited Jose Mourinho for turning him into "one of the best in Europe" during the pair's successes at Chelsea.

Mikel relishing Drogba return

John Obi Mikel is relishing the return of former Chelsea team-mate Didier Drogba when Galatasaray come calling in the Champions League last-16.

Madiba shirt messages irk TFF

Ivory Coast duo Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue are in hot water with the Turkish Federation for messages to the late Nelson Mandela.

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