Nigerians Football players to watch this weekend

Nigerians Football players to watch this weekend

Soccerspen preview the national stars expected to appear for clubs around the world this weekend

Nigerians preview abroad

Victor Osimhen will be looking to continue his impressive footballing career on Sunday when the table above Napoli to Fiorentina looks to continue their unbeaten run.

In the Premier League, Alex Iwobi could appear at Old Trafford as Everton hope to surprise Manchester United.

Iheanacho & Patience

Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi did not appear on Thursday as Leicester City’s election campaign continued with a 1-0 victory over Legia Warsaw.

It has been revealed that Brendan Rodgers has used three-man defense in the Europa League and the Nigerian frontman will expect his manager to stick with their squad in their trip to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Aside from their 2-0 win over Millwall in the EFL Cup, the Foxes did not win a competitive game in September, a situation that will worry their Northern Irish striker.

Ndidi, suspended on Thursday, may be played from the start at Selhurst Park.

Alex Iwobi

Manchester United are hosting Everton of Iwobi this weekend, with the Toffees looking to take a look at the home side’s desire to settle in their last eight games at Old Trafford.

The Nigerian footballer is yet to open his Premier League account under Rafael Benitez but relish the opportunity of stopping the game now.

Everton can beat United at the table by victory.

Frank Onyeka

The striker will play his third London game during Brentford’s trip to West Ham United looking to surprise another Premier League outfit.

The midfielder returned to XI against Liverpool last season in a rousing game that ended 3-3.

Brentford are still winning by home and in their first season, they will need to extend their run at London Stadium to match the team record.

Nigerians Football players to watch this weekend

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen was introduced at half-time in Napoli’s Europa League match against Spartak Moscow and scored for the fifth time.

However, it was too late as the Azzurri 10 men fell to their 3-2 victory.

The Nigerian will look forward to Sunday’s meeting with Fiorentina, who have beaten Napoli only once in the last 12 Serie A meetings between the pair.

Luciano Spalletti gave Osimhen a little break on Thursday and he will be hoping the net continues in Florence as they look forward to continuing their competitive campaign without injury.

Taiwo Awoniyi

Awoniyi have not been featured in the last three Bundesliga games but will be expected to meet the Mainz this weekend.

The chances of him coming in his way have diminished in recent games, a wide-ranging situation Urs Fischer will be looking for remedy against the Carnival Club, despite hitting the back of the net when he enters a club meeting Europa and Maccabi Haifa on Thursday.

Union can move up to fifth at the end of the game if the results go up.

Nigerians Football players to watch this weekend

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