Arsenal urged to consider signing two Nigeria strikers as alternative to Jesus
Published: May 22, 2022
The Mirror UK has identified five alternative strikers Arsenal should consider signing as an alternative to Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus who is being linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium in the summer, with Union Berlin's Taiwo Awoniyi and Napoli ace Victor Osimhen making the cut.   The stumbling...
The reason Samuel Kalu was omitted from Watford's squad in loss to Chelsea
Published: May 22, 2022
Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu was omitted from Watford's matchday squad for their final Premier League game of the season against Chelsea on Sunday evening.   Watford informed just before kickoff at Stamford Bridge that the winter signing from Bordeaux was not at the disposal of manager Roy Hodgson due to ...
EPL wrap : Iwobi loses heavily; Shoretire, Eze, Lookman subbed in; Onyeka, 6 others benched
Published: May 22, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of Nigeria-eligible players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on the final day of the season on  Sunday, May 22 2022.   It was an unhappy return to the Emirates Stadium for Alex Iwobi as Everton were thrashed 5-1 by Arsenal.   ...
'Let's finish strong' - Arsenal icon Kanu sends message to Gunners players before Everton clash
Published: May 22, 2022
Arsenal Invincible Nwankwo Kanu has sent a message to the Gunners players before their final day meeting with Everton at the Emirates Stadium, urging them to finish the season on a positive note.   The Gunners' main objective this season was to return to the Champions League but their fate is no longer in th...
'I would love to stay' - Super Eagles star literally pleads for new Rangers contract
Published: May 22, 2022
Leon Balogun is desperate to extend his stay at Scottish Cup winners Glasgow Rangers.   The Super Eagles star may have played his last game for the Light Blues after going the distance in yesterday's 2-0 win over Hearts, with his contract running out on June 30, 2022.   Balogun was a key player in Ran...
Erik ten Hag could watch Shoretire vs Eagles as winger is named in Man Utd provisional squad
Published: May 22, 2022
Incoming Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag could potentially run the rule over talented England U19 international of Nigerian descent Shola Shoretire when the Red Devils take on Crystal Palace on the final day of the season this afternoon.   The Dutch football tactician will be in attendance at Selhurst Par...
Glasgow Celtic to make decision on three players of Nigerian descent
Published: May 22, 2022
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic are set to make a decision on the future of three players of Nigerian descent before the start of the 2022-2023 season.   The Athletic (subscription required) says a decision will need to be made on  the future of 2019 Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide once he returns to ...
'They can’t rely on Antonio all season' - Ex-Watford striker urges West Ham to sign Dennis
Published: May 22, 2022
Former Watford and Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips has urged West Ham United to sign Emmanuel Dennis this summer so as to give Michail Antonio a helping hand.   The Nigeria international has been put up for sale following the Hornets demotion to the Championship.   Dennis was one of the bright sparks in...
Bassey provides big update on Rangers future amid Wolves, Aston Villa, Fulham, Brentford links
Published: May 21, 2022
Super Eagles left-back Calvin Bassey has insisted that he expects to be at Rangers next season despite speculation linking him with multiple Premier League and Italian clubs this summer.   The Daily Record reported on Friday night that Aston sent a scout to Hampden Park to run the rule over the Nigerian during S...
Snapped : Eagles coach Vieira promotes 18yo Irish-Nigerian to first team training pre-Man Utd
Published: May 21, 2022
Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira promoted 18-year-old Irish-Nigerian left-back Tayo Adaramola to first team training on Saturday ahead of their final game of the 2021-2022 season against Manchester United.   The official website of the Eagles has published the training images and the club's photographer...
'Playing with bags of confidence' - Chelsea legend hails Bassey's display in win vs Hearts
Published: May 21, 2022
Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey earned plaudits from Chelsea legend Pat Nevin for his performance during Rangers' 2-0 win over Hearts in the final of the Scottish Cup on Saturday.   Bassey caught the eye in Wednesday's Europa League final vs Eintracht Frankfurt and followed that up with another fine ...
Confirmed : Bournemouth extend contract of ex-Tottenham Hotspur youth teamer Okoh
Published: May 21, 2022
Through their official website, Premier League new boys Bournemouth have confirmed their retained and released list following the conclusion of the 2021-2022 season.   The Cherries have announced that academy star Ferdinand Okoh's scholarship deal has been extended, meaning the defensive midfielder will ente...
Balogun involved in Arsenal final training session before visit of Everton
Published: May 21, 2022
Folarin Balogun was involved in Arsenal's final workout before their Premier League meeting with Alex Iwobi's Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   Gunners manager Mikel Arteta and his coaching staff put the first team players through their paces at London C...
Flying Eagles goalkeeper dedicates WAFU B Championship triumph to Chelsea icon Petr Cech
Published: May 21, 2022
Flying Eagles goalkeeper Nathaniel Nwosu has dedicated Nigeria's win at the 2022 WAFU B U20 Championship to Chelsea icon Petr Čech.   The Nigeria U20s beat Benin 3-1 on Friday to win the trophy, courtesy of brilliant strikes from Tolulope Ojo (2) and Ibrahim Muhammad.   Nwosu revealed his admiration...
Official : Pacey right-back of Nigerian descent departs Norwich City
Published: May 21, 2022
Relegated Premier League side Norwich City announced their released list on Friday ahead of their final match of the season against Tottenham Hotspur at Carrow Road.   One of the players not retained by the Canaries is Anglo-Nigerian defender Olatunde Okeowo, meaning he will leave the club as a free agent when h...