Spotting the 3 primary colours respectively, these 3 Nigerian I’s of the premier league; Iheanacho, Iwobi and Ighalo have undoubtedly given the best performances so far among the Nigerians in the league this season.
Another fantastic thing about these players is that they are doing well at their respective young ages.
With 13 goals and 5 assists in all competitions this season, Kelechi Iheanacho has been a revelation for Man City this season. With Kun Aguero briefly injured and Bony not in form, the Man City striker has proved himself when called upon so far to the admiration of his fans and manager.
Odion Ighalo’s story is some what similar, the Watford striker has been banging in goals for his team to ensure they do not go back to relegation. He has 17 goals and 3 assists in all competitions this season and is being eyed by big clubs in the forthcoming transfer window.
They say blood is thicker than water and this can be seen in the case of Alex Iwobi, J.J Okocha’s cousin. The 20 year old striker has taken over the mantle from his legendary cousin and is doing well in one of England’s top clubs. Due to Arsenal’s injury woes he was not until recently given a chance to prove himself and the young lad has shown an intelligent understanding of the game with delicate, intricate passes and fine finishing. He has 3 goals and 3 assists to his name.
These are definitely CorrectFootball’s best 3 in the EPL. Who is your