Antonio Rudiger, like John Terry, Didier Drogba, and Frank Lampard before him, has the potential to reach the same legendary heights at Chelsea. This is a bold claim, especially given the recent drama surrounding Rudiger at the club. But, if he can help Chelsea win the Premier League this season after winning the Champions League last season, he has a chance to go down in history.
Photo Credit: Twitter Victor Osihmen helped Napoli to get a goal at the 11th minute of the game. Ziekinski crossed the ball directly to the position where Osihmen could not miss. Earlier this season, Victor Osihmen got a red card against Venezia. That was Napoli's first game of the season, the Nigerian striker got criticized by Italian fans but Spaletti(Napoli Manager) believed in him.
Chelsea have produced some of the best strikers in the Premier League history, players like Jimmy Greaves, Didier Drogba and Bobby Tambling have helped the London club to both domestic and continental glory. Frank Lampard is Chelsea leading goalscorer of time and also hold the record for the most assists for Chelsea.
5. Kelechi Iheanacho Kelechi Promise Iheanacho is a Nigerian professional football player who currently plays for Premier League club, Leicester City, and the Nigeria national team as a forward. Regarded as one of the current best footballers in Nigeria, Iheanacho is the hottest Nigerian football forward in the English club, Leicester.
Chelsea football club, often known as the Blues, is one of the English premier league clubs that has consistently fielded great players in a variety of positions over the course of the past years. Do you remember Chelsea players such as Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard from your childhood?
Over the years, we have witnessed a number of foreigners who have lit up the English Premier League with their iconic performances for various club sides in the division. The likes of Thierry Henry, Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, Sergio Agüero and Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few fall into this list.
Romelu Lukaku was signed as Didier Drogba's successor in 2011, and while the Belgian didn't quite live up to that expectation during his initial time at the club, he's now stepping into the famous Chelsea striker's shoes. Photo Credit: Getty Images Meanwhile, Gianfranco Zola, a former Chelsea assistant manager, has picked Napoli striker Victor Osimhen as Romelu Lukaku's heir.
[OPINION] A Successful Renewal Of Rudiger's Contract Would Be The Biggest Signing Of The Year For Chelsea
Antonio Rudiger has been one of the cornerstones of Thomas Tuchel's successful time at Chelsea. The German defender has made a remarkable turnaround and improved in every single aspect of his game. Antonio Rudiger is currently one of the most complete defenders in the world and this has been surprising considering the fact that he was almost sold out of the club during the reign of Frank Lampard.
Chelsea is one of the biggest teams in England and has proved their worth and abilities over the years. The two-time champions of Europe have recorded some of the biggest wins ever recorded in the premier league as they have shown their ruthless side over the years too. In this article, we will take a look at some of the biggest wins achieved by the London side.
Napoli forward Victor Osimhen scored his first Seria A goal for this season in their 4-0 win over Udinese on Monday. The Nigerian striker was impressive again for the Blues, running the channels well and being a threat all through. Osimhen seems to have found his rhythm back since his involvement with the Super Eagles during the international break in which he found the net in Nigeria's 2-1 win against Carpe Verde.
2 Things Didier Drogba Did For Chelsea That Messi And Ronaldo Didn't Do For Barca And Man United respectively
What did Didier Drogba do for Chelsea that Messi and Ronaldo didn't do for Barca and Man United? A good question to ask. Well, here is the answer to that question. When Drogba came to Chelsea in the 2004/05 season, he won Chelsea's first-ever premier league title.
The highest Scoring African in the Premier League history is former Ivory Coast and Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba. He scored 104 goals in the English Premier League and left a legacy which many thought will not be beaten. So far Liverpool forwards, Sadio Mane and Mo Salah are edging closer to beating Drogba's record, and there is a major reason why they are scoring freely at the moment - their starting Lineup.
Playing at the highest level and being compared with the best players in the game is the dream of every young Nigerian footballer. For Victor Osimhen, the Nigerian striker is finally getting the praise he deserves as one of Europe's top forwards. Following his scintillating performance against Leicester City in the Europa League, Osimhen was compared with Didier Drogba by ex-Italy and Lazio striker Beppe Signori.
Just like the old saying that says "it's better to be late than never", some professional footballers were still able to make it late in their career unlike some of their counterparts who started making waves right from a young age. With the likes of Didier Drogba, Jamie Vardy and Miroslav Klose, all making it late in their career, patience and determination is indeed a virtue to be held onto.
A Premier League record, held by Chelsea FC legend, Didier Drogba, is on the verge of being matched, and sooner than later, broken, as Liverpool FC's duo (Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane), edges closer with their individual goals tally. The Ivorian former Chelsea FC striker Didier Drogba, at present, holds the record of the most goals scored by an African player in the English Premier League.
The Premier league has seen some of the most incredible strikers in world football play for them, which made English teams some of the most dangerous teams any opponent could face. The likes of Wayne Rooney, Didier Drogba, Thienry Henry, Fernando Torres, just to mention a few, have all hit English football by storm in the past.
Liverpool star player, Mohammed Salah celebrated his 101st premier league goal in grand style after scoring against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Mohammed Salah scored his 101st goal on Saturday against Crystal palace and he pulled off his shirt and threw it on the floor as he celebrated with his teammates.
Joining Liverpool on the 22nd of June, 2017, on a £36.5 million that had the tenacity to rise to £43 million, no one believed that the Egyptian will one day strive to become the Pharaoh of the Anfield road and having successfully scored a total of 130 goals in just 209 games for the North West English club, the player's mission in the club is clear to every secret admirer of the club.
Sadio Mane put Liverpool ahead against Crystal Palace in the first half at Anfield. The Reds dominated the opening 45 minutes against Patrick Vieira's men, with Diogo Jota missing an almost open goal from around six yards. But they finally took the advantage to make all their pressure pay off in the 43rd minute, just two minutes before the break.
Giuseppe Signori, a former Italian striker has applauded Victor Osimhen as the new Didier Drogba 'in the making,' after the Nigerian International shows an impressive performance against Leicester City on Thursday in their Europa League matchday one. Victor Osimhen scored a second-half brace to amass SSC Napoli a point at the King Power stadium.