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12 Nigerian Footballers Who Have Represented London Clubs In Premier League

In the history of the Premier League, London Clubs are well reckoned with. Clubs like Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, QPR, Fulham and West Ham are from London.

Nigerian players have donned the colours of these clubs in the Premier League (past and present).

Here we take a look at 12 Nigerians who have featured for London Clubs in the Premier League....

12. Chuba Akpom: Arsenal

Forward Chuba Akpom showed early promises at Arsenal before he was farmed out on several loan spells. He is now a player of Middlesbrough.

11. Tosin Adarabioyo: Fulham

Big defender Tosin Adarabioyo was nurtured by Manchester City. He couldn't make the grade at the club. Now at Fulham, the central defender is calm and composed.

10. Josh Maja: Fulham

Fulham must be lucky to have Josh Maja on their pay roll. He is a good lad.

9. Taiye Taiwo: QPR

QPR fans won't forget the name Taye Taiwo. The defender scored a beautiful free kick against Sunderland but had a bad game in the loss to Manchester City. That probably didn't make QPR make his move permanent.

8. Emmanuel Emenike: West Ham

A lot was expected from Emmanuel Emenike during his loan spell at West Ham. But he couldn't meet up.

7. Ola Aina: Chelsea and Fulham

Currently have a good season at Fulham, Aina was a shadow of himself at Chelsea. He has gone on to rediscover himself at Craven Cottage.

6. Ademola Lookman: Fulham

The driving force behind Fulham's resurgence in the current Premier League campaign, Ademola Lookman is dreaded by defenders. He is the number one on Scott Parker's team sheet.

5. Victor Obinna: West Ham

Former Super Eagles winger Victor Obinna had an unsuccessful time at West Ham. Despite the setback, he can still look back and relish the moments.

4. Celestine Babayaro: Chelsea

The greatest Nigerian left back to ever play in the Premier League, Babayaro was a delight to watch for Chelsea.

3. Victor Moses: Chelsea and West Ham

Winger Victor Moses joined Chelsea as a young player and was sent on loan to several clubs. One of those clubs are West Ham. The skillful Moses didn't have a satisfactory spell with the Hammers. He enjoyed Premier League and Europa League success with Chelsea.

2. John Obi Mikel: Chelsea

The former Trabzonspor man spent over a decade at Chelsea and really served them well. He won the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Premier League titles with the Blues.

1. Kanu Nwankwo: Arsenal

Kanu Nwankwo proved his mettle for Arsenal and won laurels for the Londoners. Papillo helped Arsenal win the Premier League and FA Cup honours.

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