'The Best Attacking Player On The Pitch', Iwobi Impresses The Press As Arsenal Beat Watford
Published: April 15, 2019
Alex Iwobi was in action for 90 minutes on Monday night as Arsenal defeated Watford 1-0 at Vicarage Road to move into fourth place in the Premier League table and boost their UEFA Champions League hopes.As usual most notable media organizations with interest in the Premier League rated the players after the game and al...
Dallas Cup: Four Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Arsenal Squad; Balogun Scores Vs CF Monterrey
Published: April 15, 2019
Four players with Nigerian blood flowing in their veins have been included on the Arsenal roster for the prestigious Dr Pepper Dallas Cup which got underway on Sunday at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. Right winger Ryan Alebiosu, midfielder Miguel Azeez, defender Mazeed Ogungbo and striker Folarin Balogun were part of the...
Nigeria-Eligible Teenager Promoted To Arsenal First Team Training Pre-Watford
Published: April 15, 2019
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery promoted Nigeria-eligible goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo to first-team training ahead of their Premier League meeting with Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Monday evening. The England youth international was photographed training with the likes of Alex Iwobi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and...
Iwobi's Wages Revealed : World's Highest Paid Player Messi Earns 31 Times More Than Arsenal Winger
Published: April 15, 2019
English newspaper the Daily Mirror has published on its website the wages of all the Arsenal first-team players and it has come to light that Alex Iwobi is among the least paid players at the London club despite penning a new contract last summer. The Hale End Academy product is the 18th highest earner at the Emira...
Chelsea's Uwakwe Looks Ahead To Arsenal Clash PL2, Happy To Be Fully Fit
Published: April 15, 2019
Chelsea midfielder Tariq Uwakwe is thrilled to be fully fit after a spell on the sidelines and hopes to play a part when the young Blues face off with Arsenal in a Premier League 2 clash at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening. The former England U18 international expects a difficult match and is wary of the threat pos...
Southampton Open Talks With Versatile Nigerian Defender Over New Contract
Published: April 15, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Southampton are in advanced talks with promising Nigerian defender Oludare Olufunwa over a new deal. The highly-rated teenager is in the second year of his scholarship with The Saints, meaning he could walk away as a free agent at the end of this season, if talks are not fruitfu...
Chelsea-Owned Defender Named Derby County Supporters' Club Player Of The Year
Published: April 14, 2019
Chelsea-owned defender Fikayo Tomori has won Derby County Supporters' Club Player of the Year, informs the official website of The Rams. The award was handed to the England U21 star by the supporters at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday evening after Derby County's 4-0 thrashing of Bolton Wanderers in the Championship....
Arsenal Fans Receive Good Transfers News That Could Be A Major Setback To Nigerian Whizkid
Published: April 13, 2019
According to a report that emanated via the Telegraph UK, Arsenal are interested in signing David Neres in the summer transfer window. The media outlet reported that the Gunners are showing interest in the young Ajax winger and they are ready to spend huge money in order to beat Everton and Borussia Dortmund to his...
EFL : Chelsea Loanee Abraham, Wolves Loanee Enobakhare, Wycombe's Akinfenwa Open The Scoring
Published: April 13, 2019
There were four goals to report scored by Nigeria-eligible players in the English Football League on Saturday, April 13. In the Championship, Aston Villa brightened their playoff hopes by beating Bristol City 2-1 at Villa Park. Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham broke the deadlock eight minutes after the restart when h...
Tall Nigerian Defender Makes Competitive Debut For Leicester City In U18 Premier League
Published: April 13, 2019
Promising Nigerian defender Daniel Obi made his competitive debut for Leicester City U18s as they claimed a 3-1 win over Norwich City in an U18 Premier League fixture staged at the Leicester City Training Ground in Aylestone on Saturday, April 13. The highly-rated teenager has agreed a scholarship deal with The Foxe...
One Start In Five Games: Is Iwobi's Starting Spot At Arsenal Under Threat?
Published: April 13, 2019
Nigeria winger and playmaker Alex Iwobi was one of the untouchables in Arsenal starting lineup during Unai Emery's early days at the Emirates Stadium.Though Emery's decision to remain glued to the youngster was widely criticized by the Gunners fans, the former Paris Saint-Germain tactician doesn't give a listening ear ...
Fulham's Nigerian Coach Wants Crystal Palace Young Star To Join Man Utd Ahead Of Arsenal, Spurs
Published: April 13, 2019
Fulham U18 coach Colin Omogbehin wants his former pupil Aaron Wan-Bissaka to join Manchester United ahead of the other teams interested in his signature. Regarded as one of the best young players in the Premier League, the England U21 star of Congolese descent is on the radar of Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchest...
'Anything Might Happen There' - Slavia Prague's Nigerian Star Fires Warning To Chelsea
Published: April 12, 2019
Chelsea earned a valuable 1-0 win over Slavia Prague in the first leg of the quarterfinal of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night thanks to Marcos Alonso's 86th minute winner at the Sinobo Stadium. Having started the previous four matches on the bench, former Nigeria U23 invitee Peter Olayinka returned to Slavia...
Former Man City Striker Iheanacho Needs Pellegrini As Much As Pellegrini Needs Him
Published: April 12, 2019
Kelechi Iheanacho was one of the youngsters who broke into the limelight during the 2015-16 season when he scored 14 goals despite spending little time on the field of play.Iheanacho's fast-paced development at the Etihad Stadium could be traced to the trust Manuel Pellegrini had in him.Pellegrini's trust in his abilit...
'At Chelsea Whoever Went With You Always Lost'- Fabregas Trolls Victor Moses
Published: April 12, 2019
Former Arsenal and Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has aimed a light-hearted dig at his former Blues teammate Victor Moses after the Nigerian took to Instagram to celebrate a win by his team in a Fenerbahce training match. Now at Monaco, Fabregas had to end his Chelsea career in the January transfer window due to a lack...