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English Premier League giants Arsenal FC name 12 Nigerian-eligible stars in updated League squad

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By c.nananews | self meida writer
Published 28 days ago - 1725 views

According to the report from the Gunners, Mikel Arteta led English Premier League giants Arsenal football club have submitted the club's updated list to the English Football Association, after the closure of the January transfer window, and no fewer than 12 Nigerian-eligible youngsters have been registered by the club as an Under 21 players who could feature for the senior team.

The registered youngsters are the players who have been doing pretty well for the club's under 23 since the beginning of the season, and if they could continue with their excellent performance, they'll have the opportunity of making their senior debut in the league before the end of the season.

The registered Nigerian-eligible youngsters are

Goalkeepers; Arthur Okonkwo who has been dazzling with the young Gunners since the beginning of the season, and he has trained several times with senior Gunners, likewise Ovie Ejeheri.

Defenders; Mazeed Ogungbo, Tolaji Bola, Ryan Alebiosu, Daniel Oyegoke and Zachariah Awe who have been superb for the team's under 23 since the beginning of the season.

Midfielder; Miguel Azeez and Tim Akinola, Miguel Azeez has made his debut for Mikel Arteta led Arsenal this season in the UEFA Europa League group stage, but he is yet to get any playing time in the English Premier League despite the fact he was named in the match day squad twice this season.

Strikers; Folarin Balogun, Joel Ideho and Nathan Oyedeji, Folarin Balogun is a familiar name among the three players mentioned above, and he has made many appearances for the Gunners in the UEFA Europa League this season, scoring two goals plus an assist. Balogun failure to extend his contract with the club has made him to be linked with a move to RassenballSport Leipzig of Germany and Liverpool football club of England, because his contract with the Gunners will come to an end at the end of the season, but if he can get enough playing time this time around, he might have a change of mind.

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