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Meet The Super Eagles Stars Set For Debut In The EPL And Serie A

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The ongoing Summer transfer window has been a bit busy for players across the world including those from Nigeria.

While some of these moves may be seen as primarily engineered by monetary gains others are career choices that should be commended.

Ahead of what should be another explosive season as fans are expected back at the match venues, here's a selection of three of the Nigerian Football Stars who will be playing in new leagues this season

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John Mikel Obi

The former Super Eagles captain shocked many after he turned down a chance for an extended stay at Stoke City for a move to Kuwait to join Al Kuwait SC.

Mikel started his professional football career abroad with Lyn Oslo from where he joined Chelsea.

Aside from his time in England, the midfielder has also played in China and Turkey.

This is the first time Mikel will be playing in Kuwait, hopefully he would also have a successful stint in the Middle East.

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Tyrone Ebuehi

The Dutch-born Nigerian professional footballer who majorly plays as a right back will be featuring for Italian side Venezia this season.

He is on loan from Portuguese side Benfica.

After previous stints in Holland and Portugal, Ebuehi will making his debut in the tough Italian Serie A this new season.

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Emmanuel Dennis

The Super Eagles forward is one of the Nigerian players that would be representing Watford FC in the new season.

Dennis last played for FC Koln in the German Bundesliga after a loan move from Belgian side Club Brugge.

Though he has previously played outside of Germany and Belgium, this is the first time Dennis will be playing in the English Premier League.

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