Three best Nigerian players in Europe revealed
Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwueze of Villarreal and Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi have been ranked three best Nigerian players in Europe by GIES Football Observatory..
The Switzerland-based football research group rated players in Europe’s top five leagues on a match-by-match basis by taking into account the pitch production and efficiency at both individual and collective level picking the three Super Eagles stars as the best from Nigeria in the last six months.
Ndidi, Chukwueze and Iwobi were the highest ranked Nigerians of the 861 players ranked.
Ndidi finished in 238th position with a score of 76.6, Chukwueze was ranked 317th and was awarded 75.0, while Iwobi was the 384th ranked player with a score of 73.6.
The three players were key members of the Super Eagles squad that finished third at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Completing the top five are Udinese’s William Troost-Ekong (718th, 68.2) and Chelsea-owned defender Kenneth Omeruo (722nd, 68.1).